Course Offerings

COURSE OFFERINGS IN ART (ART)

Upper Division

520. Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism
An examination of selected major movements of contemporary art, and recent art theory and criticism. Formerly ART 459 and 625. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: a minimum of 12 units in art history. (4 units)
525. Seminar in Art History
Historical perspectives on specific art disciplines including research methods in art history for studio artists. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: a minimum of 12 units in art history. (4 units)
575. Internship
Supervised work in a private or public setting which provides professional experience in the field of art. May be repeated for a maximum of 10 units in the major. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (1-5 units)
595. Independent Study
Studio and/or library research conducted under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated for credit, a total of ten units may apply toward graduation. Materials fee required. Prerequisites: a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0, consent of instructor and departmental approval of a written proposal of a project submitted on a standard application filed in advance of the quarter in which the course is to be taken. (1-6 units)
596. Strategies for Curriculum and Instruction
Current art education methodologies, research and theory applied to practice, assessment, and classroom management strategies. Design of curriculum units and lesson plans based on state and district standards. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: admission to the Master of Arts in Art, Art Education Emphasis. (4 units)

Graduate/Postbaccalaureate

May not be taken by undergraduate students.

603. Graduate Studio in Art
Investigation of advanced studio problems focusing on the development of individual directions. May be repeated for credit. Materials fee may be required. Formerly ART 602. Prerequisite: admission to the M.A. in Art program. Corequisites: concurrent enrollment in ART 615 and 620 (2 units).
604. Graduate Studio in Art
Investigation of advanced studio problems focusing on the development of individual directions. May be repeated for credit. Materials fee required. Formerly ART 605. Prerequisite: admission to the M.A. in Art or M.F.A. in Studio Art and Design. Corequisites: (M.A.) concurrent enrollment in ART 615 and 620; or (M.F.A.) concurrent enrollment in ART 620. (5 units)
615. Graduate Seminar in Art
Advanced study in contemporary art and theory with individual and group projects. May be repeated and a maximum of four units may be applied to the M.A. in Art, Studio Art. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: admission to the M.A. in Art. (1-4 units)
617. Graduate Seminar in Critical Theory and Methodology
Theoretical, critical and methodological approaches with emphasis on contemporary visual arts. Research paper is required in this course. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: admission to the M.F.A. in Studio Art and Design. (4 units)
618. Graduate Seminar in Contemporary Art Issues and Practices
Current issues and practices and their relevance to contemporary artists. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: admission to the M.A. in Art, Art Education or M.F.A. in Studio Art and Design. (4 units)
620. Graduate Studio Critique
Weekly critique and discussion of individual student work. May be repeated and a maximum of six units may be applied to the M.A. in Art, Studio Art or four units to the M.A. in Art, Art Education. Enrollment required every quarter that student is enrolled in the M.F.A. in Studio Art and Design. Materials fee required. Graded credit/no credit. Prerequisite: admission to one of the Master's programs in Art. (2 or 4 units)
630. Professional Practices in the Visual Arts
The various roles of the artist in our society, portfolio development and selection of art markets, legal and financial issues in the production and protection of art, and postgraduate professional development. Writing an extended artist's statement that fulfills the graduate writing requirement. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: admission to the M.A. in Art, Studio Art or the M.F.A. in Studio Art and Design. (4 units)
641. Art Education: Survey of Research and Methodologies
Survey and examination of existing research in the field of art education. Various approaches to qualitative and quantitative research methodologies used in art education and of the history of the field. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: admission to the M.A. in Art, Art Education program. (4 units)
643. Art Education: Research Statement and Literature Review
Development of a research statement and literature review of student's chosen topic. Emphasis on in-class, guided, peer critique, and independent research. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 641. (2 units)
695. Master's Project in Studio Art
Preparation and exhibition of works produced by student in the M.A. in Art, Studio Art or the M.F.A. in Studio Art and Design. A report and documentation of the project required. Open only to students who have been advanced to candidacy. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: successful completion of advancement review conducted by the Department of Art graduate committee and graduate coordinator. (4-5 units)
696. Master's Project in Art Education
Preparation for and participation in a group exhibition of artwork produced in the student's area of studio emphasis, and preparation and presentation of research in art education. A report and documentation of the artwork, and a completed research paper required. Open only to students who have been advanced to candidacy. Materials fee required. Prerequisites: admission to the M.A. in Art, Art Education; successful completion of advancement review conducted by the Department of Art graduate committee, graduate coordinator, and art education advisor. (4 units)
698. Continuous Enrollment for Graduate Candidacy Standing
Independent study leading to completion of requirements (other than course work) for the master's degree. To retain classified standing in the master's program, a student must enroll in 698 each quarter until the project or thesis is accepted or the comprehensive examination passed. Cannot be used to satisfy degree requirements. Students who enroll in 698 through the university have full use of all university facilities. See Page 370 Culminating Experience: Exam, Thesis, or Project. Prerequisites: advancement to candidacy and approval of program graduate coordinator or, if an interdisciplinary studies major, consent of the Dean of Graduate Studies. 698 is a variable unit course, see Page 43 for fee schedule. Earned units are not degree-applicable nor will they qualify for financial aid. (0-6 units)

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