Art & Design (ARTS)

www.wc.edu/academics/fine-arts

Duane Durrett, Dean of Fine Arts
Fine Arts Building (FINE), RM 109
817-598-6222


Art majors should see Associate of Arts degree requirements.

Classes

ARTS 1301 : Art Appreciation

Exploration of purposes and processes in the visual arts including evaluation of selected works. Three hours lecture per week.

Credits

3

ARTS 1303 : Art History Survey I

A survey of painting, sculpture, and other visual arts from prehistoric times to the 14th century. Three hours lecture per week.

Credits

3

ARTS 1304 : Art History Survey II

A survey of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other visual arts from the 14th century to the present. Three hours lecture per week.

Credits

3

ARTS 1311 : Design I

A basic course in the study and application of the elements and principles of design and color theory. Studio work involves the use of a wide range of media in solving problems dealing with value, line, space, texture, color and shape in two-dimensional design. Three hours lecture and three hours lab per week.

Credits

3

ARTS 1312 : Design II

A study and application of the principles of creative processes using three-dimensional design. Three hours lecture and three hours lab per week.

Credits

3

ARTS 1316 : Drawing I

A beginning course investigating a variety of media, techniques, and subjects, exploring perceptual and descriptive possibilities with consideration of drawing as a developmental process as well as an end in itself. Three hours lecture and three hours lab per week.

Credits

3

ARTS 1317 : Drawing II

Expansion of Drawing I exploring a variety of drawing media and stressing expressive aspects of drawing. Three hours lecture and three hours lab per week.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ARTS 1316.

ARTS 2316 : Painting I

An introductory course in the study and practice of painting. Emphasis on color and composition. Three hours lecture and three hours lab per week.

Credits

3

ARTS 2317 : Painting II

Continuation of Painting I with emphasis on individual expression. Three hours lecture and three hours lab per week.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ARTS 2316.