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Engineering Transfer 005
Accounting 010
African American Studies 014
Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
American History 512
American Literature 352
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Art (Art 080, Art History 082)
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biological Sciences (Biology 120, Botany 130, Microbiology 680, Physiology 760, Plant Physiology 780, Zoology 990)
Biomedical Technology 124
Botany 130
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
Economics 220
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Engineering Transfer Program 005
English (English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Writing 989)
Film Studies 387
Finance 390
Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Dance 203; Museum Studies 690; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965)
International Studies
Art 080 and Art History 082
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Studio Art and Electronic Arts Areas 080
Electronic Arts Area of Specialization
Art History 082 Area of Specialization
Student-Proposed Majors
Departmental Honors Program in Art and Art History
Art Major with Teacher Certification
Courses (Art 080)
Courses (Art History 082)
Museum Studies 690
Music 700, Applied Music 701
Music Major Requirements (minimum 45 credits)
Music Minor Requirements (minimum 20 credits)
Music Major with Teacher Certification (minimum 44 credits)
Musical Theater Program (minimum 46 credits)
Musical Theater Minor Requirements (minimum 20 credits)
Departmental Honors Program in Music
Courses (Music 700)
Courses (Applied Music 701)
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Major Requirements (minimum 44 credits)
Musical Theater Program
Minor Requirements (minimum 20 credits)
Teacher Certification in Theater Arts
Courses (Dance 203)
Courses (Speech 950)
Courses (Theater Arts 965)
Foreign Languages and Literatures (French 420, German 470, Italian 560, Russian 860, Spanish 940)
Geology 460
History (Historical Methods and Research 509, European History 510, American History 512, African, Asian, Latin American and Comparative History 516)
Home Economics 520
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International Studies Program 549
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
Journalism 570
Justice and Society 572
Latin American Studies Minor
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Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
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Microbiology 680
Museum Studies 690
Music 700, 701
Nursing 705
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Plant Physiology 780
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Speech 950
Statistics 960
Teacher Preparation Program 964
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Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2008 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Dance 203; Museum Studies 690; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965) Courses (Art 080)  

Courses (Art 080)


Note: Not all courses will be offered every term. Most courses are offered on a rotating basis. Please consult the Schedule of Classes online for current offerings. This is especially important for the workshop studio courses and special topics courses because they are offered focusing on a variety of topics.
50:080:101 Introduction to Studio Art (R) (3) Art majors may not take for credit. Introduction to concepts and processes of making art. Studio projects complemented by lectures and discussions on ways of looking at art, both past and present. Emphasis on the development of each student's creative capacities and awareness.
50:080:102 Visual Fundamentals (R) (3) An expansive exploration of traditional and contemporary two-dimensional design concepts integrated with discussions and studio work that emphasize the formal elements of design along with issues of identity, culture, collaborative experience, and exposure to metaphor and symbol. Prerequisite to all upper-level studio classes.
50:080:103 Three-Dimensional Foundations (R) (3) A hands-on exploration of architectural, natural, and digital design in three dimensions. This studio-based class addresses how to create in the physical world and answers the question of why forms take the shapes that they do.
50:080:211 Ceramics I (3) A dynamic, hands-on exploration of clay. Covers slab building, hand building, figurative work, surface treatment, glazing techniques, and the firing process. Prerequisite: 50:080:102 or permission of instructor.
50:080:212 Ceramics II (3) A continuing exploration of concepts and materials and techniques in ceramics, emphasizing advanced hand building, figurative work, mold making, and glaze techniques. Prerequisite: 50:080:211 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:213 Introduction to Computer Graphics (3) Introduction to the use of the computer as a tool for art and design used in the graphic arts and communication industries. Fundamentals of the Macintosh environment and system commands. Illustration, two-dimensional paint, and object-oriented programs. Hands-on experience with the Macintosh computer, laser scanners, and printers. Methods for developing graphic presentations and intangibles that provide originality and variety in a creative field.
50:080:221 Drawing I (R) (3) Drawing as independent art form and personal statement. Stresses both disciplined draftsmanship and imaginative composition and explores a variety of media. Prerequisite to all upper-level studio classes. Pre- or corequisite: 50:080:102 or permission of instructor.
50:080:222 Drawing II (3) Continuing exploration of drawing as an expressive medium. Prerequisite: 50:080:221 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:223 Figure Drawing (3) Concentrates on the structure and anatomy of the human form. Emphasizes composition and drawing techniques related to the figure. Prerequisite: 50:080:221 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:224 Digital Hybrids (3) Explores the evolving relationship between digital technologies and traditional drawing media, methods, and practices. Art will incorporate traditional art media with digital technology. Prerequisites: 50:080:102, 213, 221, or permission of instructor.
50:080:225 Color Theory (3) A theoretical and historical exploration of theories of color and the role of color in the visual arts. Prerequisite: 50:080:102.
50:080:226 Introduction to Conceptual Art Making (3) An introduction to conceptual strategies that can be utilized to make art. Traditional and nontraditional media are used in this studio-based course to explore such topics as time, chance, risk, identity, context, process, generative art, and performance. The work done in class will be accompanied by lectures and readings that trace the historical significance of each project. Students need no prior background in art making to take this class.
50:080:229 Drawing Workshop (BA) Covers many facets of drawing (both concepts and techniques) but with concentration on one area of study each time the course is offered. Check the Schedule of Classes to determine area of study. Prerequisite: 50:080:221 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:233 Graphic Design Workshop (BA) A studio workshop in various aspects of the graphic design field such as typography, packaging, and illustration. Covers one area that changes from term to term. Prerequisite: 50:080:331 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:253 Painting Workshop (BA) Explores a variety of problems and techniques, but with emphasis on one area each time the course is offered. Check the Schedule of Classes to determine area of study. Prerequisite: Prior studio art experience or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:261 Photography I (3) Uses camera and photographic processes as vehicles for artistic expression and perceptual discovery. Explores traditional and experimental use of photographic processes. Prerequisite: 50:080:101 or 102 or permission of instructor. Students are expected to provide their own cameras and some basic materials.
50:080:262 Photography II (3) This course is a continuation of Photography I. Basic camera and darkroom competence are assumed. Focuses on developing a personal vision through photographic imagery and communicating the vision through a coherent body of work. Prerequisite: 50:080:261 or permission of instructor. Students are expected to provide their own cameras and some basic materials. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:263 Photography Workshop (BA) Use of the medium of photography to explore a variety of creative problems. A different area is covered each time the course is offered. Check the Schedule of Classes to determine area of study.
Prerequisite: 50:080:261. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:264 Digital Photography I (3) An introduction to photography using digital technology. State-of-the-art digital cameras and photo-editing software will be utilized. The course will focus on the art of photographic sight with the goal of coherent portfolio creation. Prerequisite: 50:080:102.
50:080:265 Digital Photography II (3) This course is a continuation of Digital Photography I. Basic competence in digital photography is assumed. The course focuses on the use of advanced photo editing and printing techniques to increase the students' skills in order to promote the ability to create meaningful and effective imagery. Prerequisite: 50:080:264 or permission of instructor.
50:080:271 Printmaking (3) An exploration of basic concepts, materials, and techniques in printmaking. Prerequisites: 50:080:102 and 221 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:279 Animation Fundamentals (3) Prepares students for three-dimensional animation by providing exercises in a variety of key concepts in animation, as well as experience with a number of software programs. May be taken as part of a minor in film studies. Pre- or corequisite: 50:080:213.
50:080:280 Classical Animation (3) Builds on traditional animation skills, working with both drawings and digital approaches. The principles of classical animation and two-dimensional animation software will be demonstrated. Students are expected to find their own style, working toward personal career goals. This course may be taken as part of a minor in film studies. Prerequisite: 50:080:223 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:281 Introducton to Video and Film (3) Exploration and survey of a variety of methods of video production and filmmaking using traditional videotaping equipment and Macintosh computer nonlinear editing and assembly to produce a range of videos or films. This course may be taken as part of a minor in film studies. Prerequisite: 50:080:213 or permission of instructor.
50:080:283 Sculpture Workshop (BA) Provides fundamental concepts and techniques in a variety of sculptural media, but emphasis is on one particular medium each time the course is offered. Discusses historical, conceptual, technical, and aesthetic aspects of the medium and techniques. Check the Schedule of Classes to determine area of study. Prerequisite: 50:080:381 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:331 Graphic Design I (3)  An introduction to various aspects of graphic communications covering design concepts, typography, and composition. Prerequisites: 50:080:102 and 221 or permission of instructor.
50:080:332 Graphic Design II (3)  A continuation of Graphic Design I and a further exploration of the foundations of graphic design with an emphasis on conceptualization and execution of ideas. Explores a variety of concepts, methods, and technical skills. Prerequisite: 50:080:331 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:333 Typography (3) Covers the fundamentals of typographic theory, practice, and history. Includes the study of letterforms, typographic text creation and composition, typographic expression and communication, hierarchy and legibility. Prerequisite: 50:080:331 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:334 Graphic Design Production (3) Examines graphic design methodology, process and production techniques, balancing conceptual and practical skills. Building on design fundamentals, the course explores the stages of design: research, visualization, and production. Prerequisites: 50:080:331, 332, and 333, or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:345 Computer Multimedia (3) Presents students with an overview of multimedia components, focusing on graphics, text, video, audio, and animation elements. This course may be taken as part of a minor in film studies. Prerequisites: 50:080:281 and 331 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:346 Design for the World Wide Web (3) Graphic design and production techniques for web publishing. Applications used to create dynamic interactive web pages and sites. Building upon basic design skills, the student creates a variety of assignments. Emphasis on clarity of visual communication in this new medium. Prerequisites: 50:080:213 and 331 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:347 Environmental Design (3) An exploration of two- and three-dimensional design relating to the environment. Projects include murals, wall graphics, and redesigning exterior sites. Prerequisite: 50:080:102 or permission of instructor.
50:080:351 Painting I (3) Introduction to painting concepts, media, and techniques. Prerequisites: 50:080:102 and 221 or permission of instructor.
50:080:352 Painting II (3) A continuing exploration of painting concepts, media, and techniques. Emphasis on development of painting as a medium for personal visual expression. Prerequisite: 50:080:351 or permission of instructor.
50:080:353 Painting III: Contemporary Issues in Painting (3) Examines a combination of various forms that are now referred to and embraced as the "new" expanded notion of contemporary painting. Through readings, visual and audio recordings, field trips, presentations, and hands-on studio explorations, students will deepen their understanding of the new conceptual and material ideas imbedded in what is currently taking place in the field of painting. Prerequisite: 50:080:352 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:355 Elementary Art Education (3) Survey of the artistic growth of children. Survey of philosophies, issues, methods, materials, resources, processes, and strategies for teaching art in the elementary grades and integrating art into the curriculum. Prerequisite: 50:964:354 or permission of instructor.
50:080:356 Secondary Art Education (3) Survey of the artistic growth of adolescents. Survey of philosophies, issues, methods, materials, resources, processes, and strategies for teaching art in the secondary grades and relating art to other areas of the curriculum. Prerequisite: 50:964:354 or permission of instructor.
50:080:381 Sculpture I (3) An introduction to sculptural concepts, media, and techniques, emphasizing form, process, scale, and connectivity. Prerequisites: 50:080:103 and 221 or permission of instructor.
50:080:382 Sculpture II (3) A continuing exploration of concepts, materials, and techniques utilizing mold making, time-based media, and advanced work in sculpture as an expressive medium. Prerequisite: 50:080:381 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:386 Computer Animation I (3) Provides a foundation in three-dimensional modeling, texturing, lighting, and camera techniques through working with animation software. This course may be taken as part of a minor in film studies. Prerequisite: 50:080:279 or permission of instructor.
50:080:387 Computer Animation II (3) Exposes students to the conceptual and technical aspects of three-dimensional animation. Students are expected to develop an understanding of how three-dimensional animation technology can be applied in artistic creation and in digital industry settings. This course may be taken as part of a minor in film studies. Prerequisite: 50:080:386 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:391 Individual Study in Studio Art (BA) Senior art major expected to further investigate the chosen area of emphasis; projects and research initiated by the student and approved by the faculty. Guidance and criticism offered by department staff, with occasional critiques by outside artists. Prerequisites: One course in advanced studio work and permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:395 Artist in Society (3) Explores the many facets of the artist's role historically and in today's world. Concepts are examined through readings, discussion, and public lecture. Prerequisite: Junior or senior art major standing or permission of instructor.
50:080:437 Communication Design I (3) Explores visual solutions that convey information regarding products, services, and ideas. Investigates larger contexts for such visuals as packaging, corporate identity, publication, and signs. Emphasis on creating work suitable for a professional portfolio. Prerequisites: 50:080:331,332,333, or permission of instructor.
50:080:438 Communication Design II (3)  A continuation of Communication Design I; students continue to explore fundamentals of good design, while adding to a body of work suitable for a professional design portfolio. Prerequisites: 50:080:331,332,333, 437, or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:446 Advanced Computer Studio (3) Project-oriented course. Develop computer-generated graphics and animation for specific purposes, including visual realizations of faculty research, promotional design and video for the campus, and other related projects. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Intended primarily for advanced electronic arts students. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:447 Video and Film Production (3) Advanced study and exploration of a variety of methods of video and filmmaking using traditional videotape and digital video equipment, with Macintosh computer nonlinear editing software. The student produces a range of films, from creative short subjects to films dedicated to specific promotional purposes. Additionally, the laboratory portion of the class makes use of the animation studio and its Unix-based computer editing equipment. This course may be taken as part of a minor in film studies. Prerequisite: 50:080:281 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:448 Character Animation (3) Deepens students' understanding of three-dimensional character animation techniques by applying animation principles. This course may be taken as part of a minor in film studies. Prerequisites: 50:080:386 and 387 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:449 Animation Production (3) Offers practical experience in preproduction and production practices for animation. Covers such topics as animation storyboards, character design, effects, compositing, and editing. This course may be taken as part of a minor in film studies. Prerequisite: 50:080:448 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:451 Advanced Painting (3) Advanced study in painting with emphasis on developing and refining an individual point of view and personal means of expression. Experimentation encouraged, but attention is also given to further knowledge of materials, techniques, and theories of painting. Explores both traditional and contemporary stylistic approaches. Prerequisite: 50:080:353 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:460 Advanced Photography (3) Advanced study in photography with a focus on refining a personal vision. Experimentation with traditional and alternative photo methods is encouraged. Prerequisite: 50:080:262 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:461 Studio and Commercial Photography (3) Focus on the skills required for a career in photography. Areas covered include production, assistants, models, technique, equipment, and business matters. Prerequisite: 50:080:262 or permission of instructor. Intended primarily for majors with a photography concentration.
50:080:481 Advanced Sculpture (3) Concentrated study of particular modes of expression and techniques designed to allow the advanced student to prepare for graduate work or other field specialization. Prerequisite: 50:080:382 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:484 Special Studio Projects (BA) Working closely with a studio faculty adviser, the student develops and executes a specified series of art works. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:488 Postproduction (3) Explores postproduction techniques for animation, film, video, and audio. Focuses on the production-related aspects of rendering, transforming, converting, importing, exporting, compositing, effects, and sound. This course may be taken as part of a minor in film studies. Prerequisites: 50:080:386, 447, and 449, or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:489 Special Topics in Electronic Arts (3) An exploration of specific topics in the areas of animation or graphic design. Topics vary from term to term. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:080:491 Electronic Arts Internship (BA) An internship with an agency, design studio, or computer graphics company. The student qualifies by presenting a portfolio and performs those duties required by the studio; learns new concepts and techniques through in-house preparation and execution of artwork (40 hours of internship per credit.) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Credit dependent on hours worked.
50:080:492 Art Internship (BA) An internship in some area of art, which may involve working with arts institutions or artists in the area or some other activity that advances the student's knowledge of some area of art. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Credit dependent on hours worked. Coordinated by the art program.
50:080:497-498 Honors in Art (3,3) Requires an independent and advanced studio project under the supervision of a professor in studio art or electronic arts. Candidates for honors in studio art or electronic arts must, at the end of their junior year, have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better and an average of 3.5 or better in the major.
 
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