ARTS

ARTS 101 Basic Design 2-D
3 hours. An introduction to materials, techniques, and theory related to two-dimensional design. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 102 Basic Design 3-D
3 hours. This course focuses on three-dimensional design. Hands-on projects are the primary learning mode. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 105 Art & Design Professional Networking Seminar
1 hour. This seminar course will meet weekly to focus on theory, concepts and methodology of art historical study and their application by engaging students in discourse surrounding lectures of visiting professional artists. Investigations of film and writing will be a secondary approach to this course. Must be taken minimum 5 out of 8 semesters in students’ program. Satisfies: core major requirement. Additional course fee required.

ARTS 111 Drawing I
3 hours. Art majors given preference. This course is a study of materials, methods, and techniques used for drawing with pencil, ink, charcoal, and other drawing media. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 112 Drawing II
3 hours. Art majors given preference. This course is a study of materials, methods, and techniques used for drawing with pencil, ink, charcoal, and other drawing media. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 111 Drawing I.

ARTS 201 Beginning Painting
3 hours. Introduces students to materials, methods, and techniques used in painting with acrylics or oils. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 111 Drawing I, or instructor's permission.

ARTS 216 Art History Survey to 1450
3 hours. A survey of the elements and concepts of art theory and practice as reflected in culturally and historically significant painting, sculpture, architecture, and other art forms, from prehistoric times to 1450. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 217 Art History Survey from 1450
3 hours. A survey of the elements and concepts of art theory and practice as reflected in culturally and historically significant painting, sculpture, architecture, and other art forms, from 1450 to the present. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 220 Arts Administration I
3 hours. This course will introduce students to the practical skills required for the successful management of arts organizations. Areas covered will include budgeting, marketing/publicity, fundraising, and issues associated with the founding of a non-profit organization.

ARTS 221 Beginning Sculpture
3 hours. An introduction to investigating methods of additive, subtractive, assembled, and cast sculptural techniques. Students will use medias such as glass, plaster, clay, wood and stone, working with the traditional sculptural subject matter of the human figure, plant and animal imagery and abstraction. Additional course fee required.

ARTS 230 Beginning Photography
3 hours. Introduction to the materials, methods, and techniques used in photography. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 231 Beginning Printmaking
3 hours. An introduction to screen printmaking, and relief printmaking (woodcut, linocut, collagraph) techniques and methods. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 240 Beginning Mixed Media
3 hours. An inquiry of the essentials of combining a variety of art methods and materials, this class creates opportunities for students to integrate methods of kiln worked glass, assemblage, painting, photography, printmaking, mosaic, and sculptural techniques. Conceptually the student is challenged to have their artwork develop out of ideas gleaned from literature, science, their personal narrative, and current events. Additional course fee required.

ARTS 241 Beginning Ceramics
3 hours. Introduction to basic hand-building techniques and surface design. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 245 Selected Studio Media
3 hours. A lecture/studio course that deals with an area of interest and faculty specialty, such as watercolor, kiln-worked glass, jewelry, encaustic painting, and bookmaking. The lower-division class is required of the student in the given topic before they can take a more advanced course. The student under a different topic may repeat this course. Student may need to purchase additional supplies. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 275 Field Experience
1-3 hours. Field Experience provides on-site work experience at an approved business or institutional site. Pass/No Pass.

ARTS 276 Arts Administration Practicum
3 hours. This course brings sophomore or junior level students into an internship experience with George Fox University exhibition and collection resources. Students will complete work in the academic semester related to museum studies, exhibition design and management and collection registration and care. Prerequisite: junior status or instructor approval.

ARTS 285 Selected Topics
1-3 hours. A lecture/studio class that deals with areas of interest and specialty in studio and graphic arts. Student may need to purchase additional supplies. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 295 Individualized Study
1-3 hours. Individualized study or supervised research in an area of special interest to the student which is outside the regular offerings of the major. Additional course fee (per credit) is required.

ARTS 301 Intermediate Painting
3 hours. A further development of the students' knowledge and use of the materials, methods, and techniques used in painting with acrylics or oils. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 201 Beginning Painting.

ARTS 305 Art & Design Professional Networking Seminar
1 hour. This seminar course will meet weekly to focus on theory, concepts and methodology of art historical study and their application by engaging students in discourse surrounding lectures of visiting professional artists. Investigations of film and writing will be a secondary approach to this course. Must be taken minimum 5 out of 8 semesters in students’ program. Satisfies: core major requirement. Additional course fee required.

ARTS 310 Watercolor I
3 hours. A studio course involving theory and practice combined with creative and technical exploration in watercolor. This course explores creative and technical aspects of drawing and painting in watercolor. The course goal is to paint multiple short and long-term watercolors to create a diverse and broad portfolio in a short time, resulting in a high quality outcome. Students will also explore significant historical watercolor artists and experiment with some of their styles to gain insight and technical knowledge. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 111 Drawing I, or instructor’s permission.

ARTS 311 Figure Drawing I
3 hours. Practice and Theory pertaining to drawing the human figure from live models. Translating the 3 dimensional figure to 2 dimensions will be the first priority, along with exploration and study in historical and contemporary figural interpretations. Both traditional and non-traditional mediums will be explored with the intent of gaining competence and confidence in the use of figural subject content in a variety of mediums. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 111 Drawing I, or instructor’s permission.

ARTS 320 Arts Administration II
3 hours. Focusing on a variety of curatorial problems and strategies, this seminar addresses the range of methods that encompass the practice of curating and the conceptual perspectives that have shaped Collection and acquisitions of art objects. Arts Administration II emphasizes museum contexts, but also includes a review of alternative spaces, commercial galleries, and auction houses. Topics include the changing role of the museum, exhibition planning, crisis management, audience development, collections management, and strategic planning.

ARTS 321 Intermediate Sculpture
3 hours. This course continues exploration of sculptural techniques, including specific projects working with casting methods using glass, plaster, plastic, clay, and wax. Students are also at liberty to work in developing a deeper understanding of working in media such as metal, stone, wood and clay while cultivating a conceptual framework for their artwork. Additional course fee required. Prerequisite: ARTS 221 Beginning Sculpture.

ARTS 330 Intermediate Photography
3 hours. Provides an opportunity for further development of skills and for the introduction of more advanced techniques. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 230 Beginning Photography.

ARTS 331 Intermediate Printmaking
3 hours. A further development of the students' knowledge and use of printmaking (silkscreen, woodcut, linocut, collagraph) and a further introduction to intalio and etching techniques and methods. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 231 Beginning Printmaking.

ARTS 340 Intermediate Mixed Media
3 hours. A further broadening of the student’s knowledge and ability to combine methods of painting, sculpture, fiber arts, photography and other media. Students are encouraged to learn from contemporary artist’s methods and techniques while building upon a variety of ideas and concepts. Additional course fee required. Prerequisite: ARTS 240 Beginning Mixed Media

ARTS 341 Intermediate Ceramics
3 hours. A further development of the students' knowledge and skill in throwing, hand building, and firing techniques in ceramics. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 241 Beginning Ceramics.

ARTS 345 Selected Studio Media
3 hours. A lecture/studio course that deals with an area of interest and faculty specialty, such as watercolor, kiln-worked glass, jewelry, encaustic painting, and bookmaking. The lower-division class is required of the student in the given topic before they can take a more advanced course. The student under a different topic may repeat this course. Student may need to purchase additional supplies. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 355 Topics in Art History
3 hours. An in-depth study of a specific era or group found within Western art, such as studies in the Baroque and Rococo, Renaissance, or Women in Art. Specific topics will be dependent on the instructor's area of specialization. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 382 Twentieth-Century Art
3 hours. Art and its relationship to Western culture of the 20th century. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 384 Contemporary Art Forms
3 hours. This course examines and participates in the forms and methods of art in the 21st Century. Emphasis is placed upon investigating post-modern art theory while looking at current artists of note. The genres of video, installation, conceptual, digital and performance art are explored. In addition, students create their own work of digital media and conceptual art in the progression of the class. Additional course fee required.

ARTS 399 Cross-Cultural Experience
3 hours. This course offers in-depth discipline specific cross-cultural study designed to enhance the intercultural emphasis of various academic majors. The course includes class meetings followed by travel to various locations throughout the world. Students will use core disciplinary knowledge to serve, learn and interact with other cultures. (Offered in May Term. Students must meet eligibility requirements.) Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 401 Advanced Painting
3 hours. Focuses on the individual artistic development of students as they combine techniques and subject matter into a personal style of visual communication. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 301 Intermediate Painting.

ARTS 410 Watercolor II
3 hours. Continued study in watercolor theory and practice with more emphasis on creative exploration. Students are given more freedom in subject and technical direction as they demonstrate competence in basic skills. Course includes study of and mastery of contemporary and historic techniques and the exploration of one's own stylistic direction in watercolor. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 310 Watercolor I, or instructor’s permission.

ARTS 411 Figure Drawing II
3 hours. Upper division students will be given more latitude in the creative application of the concepts stated in Figure Drawing I. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 311 Figure Drawing I or instructor’s permission.

ARTS 421 Advanced Sculpture
3 hours. This course pursues rigorous development in one’s sculptural methods. Students focus on a particular three-dimensional media while clarifying their conceptual framework with further research over the semester, creating a cohesive body of sculptural works. Additional course fee required. Prerequisite: ARTS 321 Intermediate Sculpture.

ARTS 430 Advanced Photography
3 hours. Focuses on the individual artistic development of students as they combine techniques and subject matter into a personal style of visual communication. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 330 Intermediate Photography.

ARTS 431 Advanced Printmaking
3 hours. Focuses on the individual artistic development of students as they combine techniques and subject matter into a personal style of visual communication. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 331 Intermediate Printmaking.

ARTS 440 Advanced Mixed Media
3 hours. This course pursues focused creation of a body of mixed media work as the culmination of this course. Working in combined media of their choice, the student is challenged to create a series of pieces applying professional levels of artistry and technique. Methodical research of artists, media, and concept is required. Additional course fee required. Prerequisite: ARTS 340 Intermediate Mixed Media.

ARTS 441 Advanced Ceramics
3 hours. Focuses on the individual artistic development of students as they combine techniques and subject matter into a personal style of visual communication. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: ARTS 341 Intermediate Ceramics.

ARTS 445 Selected Studio Media
3 hours. A lecture/studio course that deals with an area of interest and faculty specialty, such as watercolor, kiln-worked glass, jewelry, encaustic painting, and bookmaking. The lower-division class is required of the student in the given topic before they can take a more advanced course. The student under a different topic may repeat this course. Student may need to purchase additional supplies. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 455 Portfolio Development
3 hours. This course is designed to assist students in the preparation, production and presentation of their culminating portfolio of work relative to each sub-discipline within the Arts. Class will focus on assessment of needs, corresponding design, and execution of projects for final portfolios. Activities will center on practice of conceptual design, design development, production/fabrication, coordination, critique and presentation. Additional Course Fee Required. Prerequisite: Junior Standing.

ARTS 460 Art And Christ
3 hours. A study of the relationship between art and Christianity in the contemporary world. Designed primarily for studio art majors. Prerequisite: either ARTS 382 Twentieth Century Art or ARTS 384 Contemporary Art Forms. Additional course fee required.

ARTS 465 Continuing Studies in Studio Media
1-3 hours. Guided study in studio media such as ceramics, sculpture, painting, glasswork, printmaking, photography, etc., focused on professional practice, in-depth media exploration, development of individual voice, and exploration of historical and contemporary exemplars. Additional course fee required. Student may need to purchase additional supplies. Pre-requisites: completion of advanced course in corresponding discipline and instructor's permission.

ARTS 475 Field Experience
3 hours. Field Experience provides on-site work experience at an approved business or institutional site. Pass/No Pass.

ARTS 485 Selected Topics
1-3 hours. A lecture/studio class that deals with areas of interest in art, such as watercolors, calligraphy, or special topics in art history. Student may need to purchase additional supplies. Additional course fee is required.

ARTS 491 Senior Thesis I
3 hours. In this course, students identify, research, and begin creating a body of work and written thesis in their studio area of interest. Emphasis is placed on strong technical and formal articulation in support of a compelling, developing thesis concept. Professional practices for the emergent studio practitioner will be examined and executed. Participation in the Professional Networking visiting practitioner program through studio visits and lectures is a key component of this course. Prerequisite: art major with senior status, or by permission.

ARTS 492 Senior Thesis II
3 hours. The Senior Thesis II course represents the culmination of four years of study. Each student is expected to create a focused and in-depth body of studio work, which is developed through research and critical feedback with instructors and visiting practitioners. In recognition of the transition from student to artist this process represents, student will be working largely in a self-directed manner, in consultation with the Thesis Faculty. This work should reflect mature and independent decisions made regarding content and means of expression. Students work in their individual studio spaces. Additional course fee is required. Prerequisite: art major with senior status, or by permission.

ARTS 495 Individualized Study
1-3 hours. Individualized study or supervised research in an area of special interest to the student which is outside the regular offerings of the major. Additional course fee (per credit) is required.