2015-16 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs

Art

Art Department Mission Statement

The objective of the art program is to develop creative, expressive and technically competent graduates who direct their time, energy, skills, and materials toward fulfilling these program outcomes. Within an aesthetic and historical context, students will form and articulate qualitative judgments and make critical decisions about their work and the work of others from the perspective of contemporary culture.

In the art program, the learning challenge will provide students with knowledge of other cultures, as well as their own. The creative work will be tailored to the unique intellectual, emotional and physical abilities of the student.

The art program is designed to provide a rewarding creative experience, challenging the student to flourish in technical abilities, design decisions, concept development and aesthetic evaluation.

Find out more about majoring in art at MSU by visiting: http://www.minotstateu.edu/msuart/.

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Art

The Bachelor of Arts degree is a professionally oriented program designed to offer the candidate a well-rounded, rich experience in the process and practice of studio art and design in preparation for a career as a professional artist, or for direct entry into various art careers. Enrollment in the BA program is recommended for those students willing to make a considerable commitment of time and energy, which is necessary to achieve professional competencies in their chosen option. Candidates accepted into the BA program are expected to adhere to a high standard of excellence and demonstrate significant artistic growth.

BA Art Program Goals and Outcomes

GOALS
Originate: value originality, authenticity, integrity innovation, insight, and dedication in the creation of artworks.
Design: know and practice the fundamental concepts of good design and master personal creative and expressive abilities.
Create: solve technical problems competently in a variety of media.
Critique: critique the art of peers and self with respect and an awareness of diverse people, cultures, different art styles and the periods of their production
Present: evidence professional presentation through portfolio, exhibitions and marketing.

OUTCOMES
The student will:
Know the fundamental concepts of design and technique.
Solve technical problems competently in a variety of media.
Exhibit proficiency in an option: art history, ceramics, drawing, graphic design, integrated media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and traditional arts.
Master personal, creative, expressive and aesthetic abilities.
Value the expression of authenticity, integrity, innovation, insight and dedication to the process of creating artworks.
Critique the art of peers and self with respect and encouragement.
Develop awareness of diversity among people, cultures, art styles and the periods of their production.
Form qualitative aesthetic judgments within an historical context.
Develop a capstone experience that demonstrates mastery of the goals and outcomes of the program. This experience can be an instrument for post-graduate employment, career path, or for other personal goals.

BA Art majors are expected to attend Northwest Art Center exhibitions and other public art receptions. BA Art majors are expected to enroll in art seminars each semester throughout their university career, respectively Art 191, first year; Art 291, second year; Art 391, third year, Art 491, fourth year; and 091 each semester thereafter until graduation. BA Art majors are required to participate in a sophomore review and complete a capstone experience in partial fulfillment of their degree.

General Education
General Education Courses38-40
Required Foundation37
ART 91Visual Arts Seminar V0
ART 112Computer Graphics3
ART 122Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 123Color and Design3
ART 124Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 130Drawing I3
ART 180Digital Photography3
ART 191Visual Arts Seminar I1
ART 207Digital Tools: Imaging & Print3
ART 210Art History I3
ART 211Art History II3
ART 231Figure Drawing I3
ART 291Visual Arts Seminar II1
ART 310Modernism (If Art History, whichever not taken in that option.)3
or ART 311 Postmodernism
ART 391Visual Arts Seminar III1
ART 491Visual Arts Seminar IV1
Options
Select one of the following options:19
Art History
ART 110Introduction to Visual Arts3
ART 212Non-Western Art History3
ART 420Advanced Study in Art History1-6
Select from the following:
ART 310Modernism (Whichever is not taken in Foundations.)3
or ART 311 Postmodernism
ART 312History of Architecture3
ART 313Women in the Visual Arts3
ART 315Native American Art3
ART 496Study Tour3
ART 499Special Topics3
Ceramics
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 265Sculpture I3
ART 351Ceramics II3
ART 352Ceramics III3
ART 412Advanced Independent Ceramics3-4
Select from the following:
ART 140Traditional Arts3
ART 204Jewelry and Small Sculpture3
ART 413Advanced Independent Sculpture1-4
Drawing
ART 323Illustration Techniques3
ART 331Advanced Drawing3
ART 332Figure Drawing II3
ART 410Advanced Independent Drawing3-4
Select from the following:
ART 220Painting I3
ART 225Water Media I3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 274Paper Works3
Graphic Design
ART 213Graphic Design I3
ART 214Graphic Design II3
ART 322Graphic Design III3
ART 497Art Internship1
ART 422Digital Design:Interactive Web3
ART 423Digital Design:Motion3
Select from the following:
ART 220Painting I3
ART 225Water Media I3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 274Paper Works3
ART 323Illustration Techniques3
Integrated Media
ART 265Sculpture I3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 274Paper Works3
ART 423Digital Design:Motion3
Select from the following:
ART 140Traditional Arts3
ART 213Graphic Design I3
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 271Printmaking II3
ART 280Traditional Photography3
ART 382Alternative Photography3
ART 410Advanced Independent Drawing1-3
ART 411Advanced Independent Painting1-3
ART 412Advanced Independent Ceramics1-3
ART 413Advanced Independent Sculpture1-3
ART 414Advanced Independent Graphic Design1-3
ART 415Advanced Independent Jewelry and Small Sculpture1-3
ART 416Advanced Independent Traditional Arts1-3
ART 417Advanced Independent Photography1-3
ART 418Advanced Independent Printmaking1-3
ART 419Advanced Independent Computer Graphics1-3
ART 421Advanced Independent Integrated Media1-16
Painting
ART 220Painting I3
ART 225Water Media I3
ART 323Illustration Techniques3
ART 333Painting II3
ART 334Painting III3
Select from the following:
ART 325Water Media II3
ART 331Advanced Drawing3
ART 332Figure Drawing II3
ART 411Advanced Independent Painting1-3
Photography
ART 280Traditional Photography3
ART 380Advanced Photography3
ART 382Alternative Photography3
ART 497Art Internship3
Select one from the following:
ART 422Digital Design:Interactive Web3
ART 423Digital Design:Motion3
Select from the following:
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 271Printmaking II3
ART 417Advanced Independent Photography1-3
ART 419Advanced Independent Computer Graphics1-3
Printmaking
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 271Printmaking II3
ART 274Paper Works3
ART 362Printmaking III3
ART 418Advanced Independent Printmaking1-3
Select from the following:
ART 323Illustration Techniques3
ART 331Advanced Drawing3
ART 332Figure Drawing II3
ART 382Alternative Photography3
Sculpture
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 265Sculpture I3
ART 266Sculpture II3
ART 351Ceramics II3
ART 413Advanced Independent Sculpture1-3
Select from the following:
ART 140Traditional Arts3
ART 204Jewelry and Small Sculpture3
ART 331Advanced Drawing3
ART 352Ceramics III3
Traditional Arts
ART 140Traditional Arts3
ART 204Jewelry and Small Sculpture3
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 416Advanced Independent Traditional Arts1-3
Select from the following:
ART 225Water Media I3
ART 265Sculpture I3
ART 351Ceramics II3
ART 352Ceramics III3
ART 415Advanced Independent Jewelry and Small Sculpture1-3
Second Major or Minor and/or Concentration(s)
Second Major or Minor and/or Concentration(s)32

Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Major in Art

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is a professionally oriented program designed to offer the candidate a well-rounded, rich experience in the process and practice of studio art and design in preparation for a career as a professional artist, or for graduate study leading to the MFA, or both. Enrollment in the BFA program is recommended only for those students willing to make a considerable commitment of time and energy, which is necessary to achieve professional competencies in their chosen option. Candidates accepted into the BFA program are expected to adhere to a high standard of excellence, demonstrate significant artistic growth, and maintain a minimum of 3.00 grade point average in all art courses.

GOALS
Originate
: value originality, authenticity, integrity innovation, insight, and dedication in the creation of artworks.
Design: know and practice the fundamental concepts of good design and master personal creative and expressive abilities.
Create: solve technical problems competently in a variety of media and exhibit proficiency in the chosen option.
Critique: critique the art of peers and self with respect and an awareness of diverse people, cultures, different art styles and the periods of their production
Present: evidence professional presentation through portfolio, exhibitions and marketing.

OUTCOMES
The student will:
Know the fundamental concepts of design and technique.
Solve technical problems competently in a variety of media.
Exhibit proficiency in an option: ceramics, drawing, graphic design, integrated media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and traditional arts.
Master personal, creative, expressive and aesthetic abilities.
Value the expression of authenticity, integrity, innovation, insight and dedication to the process of creating artworks.
Critique the art of peers and self with respect and encouragement.
Develop awareness of diversity among people, cultures, art styles and the periods of their production.
Form qualitative aesthetic judgments within an historical context.
Develop a capstone experience that demonstrates mastery of the goals and outcomes of the program. This experience can be an instrument for post-graduate employment, career path, or for other personal goals.

BFA Art majors are expected to attend Northwest Art Center exhibitions and other public art receptions. BFA Art majors are expected to enroll in art seminars each semester throughout their university career, respectively Art 191, first year; Art 291, second year; Art 391, third year, Art 491, fourth year; and 091 each semester thereafter until graduation. BFA Art majors are required to participate in a sophomore review and complete a capstone experience in partial fulfillment of their degree.

Bachelor of Fine Arts Admission Guidelines
Applicants for admission into the BFA program must meet the following requirements:

  1. Applicants must have second year status and have completed 15 credits of art courses required for the BFA.
  2. Applicants must have been an enrolled art major at Minot State University for at least one semester before an official application may be submitted. (This does not preclude students from working toward BFA credits.)
  3. Applicants must meet a minimum academic GPA of: 2.50 in coursework and a 3.00 in art coursework.

Students seeking admission to the BFA program must submit an application packet to the BFA Program Advisor, who will then schedule a portfolio presentation and personal interview for the candidate with the BFA Committee, consisting of any three full-time art faculty. Applicants may submit works for consideration in the form of digital images, and original works of art. Application packets consist of the following:

  1. Letter of intent stating objectives and qualifications. In this letter, students should indicate an awareness of the differences between the BA and BFA degree programs.
  2. Current copies of all college transcripts.
  3. A list of all college art courses taken with the number of credits earned and grades received.

Students must maintain continuous enrollment in the BFA program. Failure to do so will result in termination from the BFA program. Students seeking a hiatus must make a formal appeal in the form of a letter to their BFA Committee to extend their program. Admission into the BFA program, termination from it, and granting of the degree are done at the discretion of the BFA Committee based on annual portfolio review and interview evaluations. Enrolled BFA students must present their work annually the Sophomore/BFA Review throughout the duration of the program. Failure to do so will result in the termination from the BFA program.

General Education
General Education Course Requirements38-40
Required Fine Arts Core52
ART 91Visual Arts Seminar V0
ART 112Computer Graphics3
ART 122Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 123Color and Design3
ART 124Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 130Drawing I3
ART 180Digital Photography3
ART 191Visual Arts Seminar I1
ART 207Digital Tools: Imaging & Print3
ART 210Art History I3
ART 211Art History II3
ART 212Non-Western Art History3
ART 231Figure Drawing I3
ART 280Traditional Photography3
ART 291Visual Arts Seminar II1
ART 310Modernism3
ART 311Postmodernism3
ART 312History of Architecture3
ART 391Visual Arts Seminar III1
ART 397BFA Internship2
ART 426BFA Thesis Research1
ART 491Visual Arts Seminar IV1
ART 492Capstone Experience2
Options36
Ceramics
ART 204Jewelry and Small Sculpture3
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 265Sculpture I3
ART 266Sculpture II3
ART 351Ceramics II3
ART 352Ceramics III3
ART 412Advanced Independent Ceramics6
ART 497Art Internship3
Select from the following:
ART 140Traditional Arts3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 413Advanced Independent Sculpture1-3
ART 422Digital Design:Interactive Web3
Drawing
ART 220Painting I3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 274Paper Works3
ART 323Illustration Techniques3
ART 331Advanced Drawing3
ART 332Figure Drawing II3
ART 410Advanced Independent Drawing1-3
Select from the following:
ART 225Water Media I3
ART 271Printmaking II3
ART 325Water Media II3
ART 333Painting II3
Graphic Design
ART 213Graphic Design I3
ART 214Graphic Design II3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 322Graphic Design III3
ART 323Illustration Techniques3
ART 422Digital Design:Interactive Web3
ART 423Digital Design:Motion3
ART 497Art Internship3
Select from the following:
ART 220Painting I3
ART 225Water Media I3
ART 271Printmaking II3
ART 274Paper Works3
ART 325Water Media II3
ART 382Alternative Photography3
ART 414Advanced Independent Graphic Design1-3
ART 419Advanced Independent Computer Graphics1-3
Integrated Media
ART 213Graphic Design I3
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 265Sculpture I3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 274Paper Works3
ART 423Digital Design:Motion3
Select from the following:
ART 140Traditional Arts3
ART 271Printmaking II3
ART 280Traditional Photography3
ART 382Alternative Photography3
ART 410Advanced Independent Drawing1-3
ART 411Advanced Independent Painting1-3
ART 412Advanced Independent Ceramics1-3
ART 413Advanced Independent Sculpture1-3
ART 414Advanced Independent Graphic Design1-3
ART 415Advanced Independent Jewelry and Small Sculpture1-3
ART 416Advanced Independent Traditional Arts1-3
ART 417Advanced Independent Photography1-3
ART 418Advanced Independent Printmaking1-3
ART 419Advanced Independent Computer Graphics1-3
ART 421Advanced Independent Integrated Media1-3
Painting
ART 220Painting I3
ART 225Water Media I3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 323Illustration Techniques3
ART 325Water Media II3
ART 331Advanced Drawing3
ART 333Painting II3
ART 334Painting III3
ART 325Water Media II3
ART 411Advanced Independent Painting1-3
Select from the following:
ART 271Printmaking II3
ART 332Figure Drawing II3
ART 382Alternative Photography3
ART 410Advanced Independent Drawing1-3
Photography
ART 380Advanced Photography3
ART 382Alternative Photography3
ART 417Advanced Independent Photography1-3
ART 422Digital Design:Interactive Web3
ART 423Digital Design:Motion3
ART 497Art Internship3
Select from the following:
ART 213Graphic Design I3
ART 214Graphic Design II3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 271Printmaking II3
ART 419Advanced Independent Computer Graphics1-3
Printmaking
ART 220Painting I3
ART 225Water Media I3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 271Printmaking II3
ART 274Paper Works3
ART 323Illustration Techniques3
ART 331Advanced Drawing3
ART 362Printmaking III3
ART 418Advanced Independent Printmaking1-3
Select from the following:
ART 213Graphic Design I3
ART 214Graphic Design II3
ART 333Painting II3
ART 325Water Media II3
ART 382Alternative Photography3
ART 419Advanced Independent Computer Graphics1-3
Sculpture
ART 140Traditional Arts3
ART 204Jewelry and Small Sculpture3
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 265Sculpture I3
ART 266Sculpture II3
ART 331Advanced Drawing3
ART 351Ceramics II3
ART 352Ceramics III3
ART 413Advanced Independent Sculpture3
Select from the following:
ART 220Painting I3
ART 333Painting II3
ART 413Advanced Independent Sculpture1-3
ART 415Advanced Independent Jewelry and Small Sculpture1-3
Traditional Arts
ART 140Traditional Arts3
ART 204Jewelry and Small Sculpture3
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 265Sculpture I3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 351Ceramics II3
ART 415Advanced Independent Jewelry and Small Sculpture1-3
ART 416Advanced Independent Traditional Arts1-3
Select from the following:
ART 220Painting I3
ART 333Painting II3
ART 413Advanced Independent Sculpture1-3
ART 415Advanced Independent Jewelry and Small Sculpture1-3

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Arts Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Arts Administration degree is a professionally oriented program designed to offer the candidate a well-rounded, rich experience in preparation for a career as an arts professional as a gallery manager, director. Enrollment in the AA degree program is recommended for the candidate who wants to work in a small to mid-sized museum. Candidates accepted into the AA program are expected to adhere to a high standard of excellence and demonstrate significant artistic growth.

AA Art Program Goals and Outcomes

GOALS
Originate: value originality, authenticity, integrity innovation, insight, and dedication in the creation of artworks.
Design: know and practice the fundamental concepts of good design and master personal creative and expressive abilities.
Create: solve technical problems competently in a variety of media and exhibit proficiency in museum and gallery administration.
Critique: critique the art of peers and self with respect and an awareness of diverse people, cultures, different art styles and the periods of their production
Present: evidence professional presentation through portfolio, exhibitions and marketing.

OUTCOMES
The student will:
Exercise leadership in a changing cultural environment, identifying and articulating key issues and future trends facing arts management.
Plan for funding and development of the arts or cultural organization.
Effectively understand board governance structures, and processes for working successfully with employees, sponsors and volunteers.
Recognize the role of culture in the nation, its people and the world.
Understand how to facilitate connections between artists, artifacts and the audience through effective management practice.
Develop a professional network of resources in the community.
Develop a capstone experience that punctuates the experience, demonstrating mastery of the goals and outcomes of the program. This experience can be an instrument for post-graduate employment, career path, and graduate school admission or for other personal goals.

AA Art majors are expected to attend Northwest Art Center exhibitions and other public art receptions. AA Art majors are expected to enroll in art seminars each semester throughout their university career, respectively Art 191, first year; Art 291, second year; Art 391, third year, Art 491, fourth year; and 091 each semester thereafter until graduation. AA Art majors are required to participate in a sophomore review and complete a capstone experience in partial fulfillment of their degree.

General Education
General Education Course Requirements38-40
Required Art Foundation
ART 91Visual Arts Seminar V0
ART 110Introduction to Visual Arts3
ART 112Computer Graphics3
ART 122Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 123Color and Design3
ART 180Digital Photography3
ART 191Visual Arts Seminar I1
ART 210Art History I3
ART 211Art History II3
ART 213Graphic Design I3
ART 291Visual Arts Seminar II1
ART 391Visual Arts Seminar III1
ART 491Visual Arts Seminar IV1
Required Administration Foundation
ACCT 200Elements of Accounting I3
ACCT 201Elements of Accounting II3
ACCT 300Legal Environment of Business3
BADM 301Fundamentals of Management3
BADM 303Human Resource Management3
BADM 304Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management3
BADM 321Marketing3
BADM 436Organizational Behavior Principles and Practices3
BADM 465Strategic Management3
FIN 353Corporation Finance3
Required Communication Arts Foundation
COMM 212Interpersonal Communication3
COMM 218Public Relations Principles3
COMM 220Broadcast Advertising & Applications3
COMM 244Reporting and Feature Writing3
COMM 325Campaigns and Strategies3
Required English Foundation
ENGL 315Profes and Tech Writing3
Highly Recommended Electives
Select from the following:8
ACCT 315Government/Not-For-Profit Accounting3
ART 101Introduction to Studio Art3
ART 130Drawing I3
ART 212Non-Western Art History3
ART 310Modernism3
ART 311Postmodernism3
BADM 408Negotiations3
BADM 421Applied Business Research3
BADM 422Consumer Behavior3
BOTE 247Spreadsheet Applications3
COMM 210Advanced Public Speaking3
ENGL 411Poetry Workshop3
HIST 203Modernization of Early America3
HIST 220North Dakota History3
HIST 261American Indian History3
HIST 280Practice and Method3
HUM 254Non-Western Humanities3
MUSC 100Music Appreciation3
MUSC 201World Music3
MUSC 205History of US Through Music3
SS 283Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in America3
THEA 250Creative Drama3
THEA 270Stagecraft3
THEA 414Theatre Management3
Total:128

Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in Art

The Bachelor of Science in Education art degree is a professionally oriented program designed to offer the candidate a well-rounded, rich experience in preparation for a career as an arts teacher in the K-12 schools. Candidates accepted into the BSEd program are expected to adhere to a high standard of excellence and demonstrate significant artistic growth.

Art Education Program Goals and Outcomes

GOALS
Originate
: value originality, authenticity, integrity innovation, insight, and dedication in the creation of artworks.
Design: know and practice the fundamental concepts of good design and master personal creative and expressive abilities.
Know: the history of art and its impact on contemporary art.
Create: solve technical problems competently in various media: ceramics, drawing, graphic design, integrated media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and traditional arts .
Critique: critique the art of peers and self with respect and an awareness of diverse people, cultures, different art styles and the periods of their production.
Present: evidence professional presentation through portfolio, exhibitions and student teaching.
Teach: display proficiency in peer teaching and in teaching K-12 art.

OUTCOMES
The student will:
Know the fundamental concepts of design and technique.
Solve technical problems competently in a variety of media.
Exhibit proficiency in teaching art, K-12.
Master personal, creative, expressive and aesthetic abilities.
Value the expression of authenticity, integrity, innovation, insight and dedication to the process of creating artworks.
Critique the art of peers and self with respect and encouragement.
Develop awareness of diversity among people, cultures, art styles and the periods of their production.
Form qualitative aesthetic judgments within a historical context.
Develop a capstone experience that demonstrates mastery of the goals and outcomes of the program. This experience can be an instrument for post-graduate employment, career path, graduate school admission or for other personal goals.

BSEd Art majors are expected to attend Northwest Art Center exhibitions and other public art receptions. BSEd Art majors are expected to enroll in art seminars each semester throughout their university career, respectively Art 191, first year; Art 291, second year; Art 391, third year, Art 491, fourth year; and 091 each semester thereafter until graduation. BSEd Art majors are required to participate in a sophomore review and complete a capstone experience in partial fulfillment of their degree. Please see the Teacher Education Policies and Procedures page for more information concerning admission to the program.

General Education
General Education Course Requirements38-40
Required Core
ART 91Visual Arts Seminar V0
ART 112Computer Graphics3
ART 122Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 123Color and Design3
ART 124Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 130Drawing I3
ART 140Traditional Arts3
ART 180Digital Photography3
ART 191Visual Arts Seminar I1
ART 201Art Methods for Elementary Education3
ART 210Art History I3
ART 211Art History II3
ART 220Painting I3
or ART 225 Water Media I
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 265Sculpture I3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 291Visual Arts Seminar II1
ART 391Visual Arts Seminar III1
ART 491Visual Arts Seminar IV1
Recommended electives:
ART 220Painting I (Whichever not taken in Foundations.)3
or ART 225 Water Media I
ART 231Figure Drawing I3
ART 271Printmaking II3
ART 274Paper Works3
ART 280Traditional Photography3
ART 310Modernism3
ART 311Postmodernism3
ART 331Advanced Drawing3
ART 332Figure Drawing II3
ART 333Painting II3
ART 351Ceramics II3
K-12 Certification
ED 260Educational Psychology2
ED 260LClinical I0
ED 282Managing the Learning Environment2
ED 282LClinical II0.5
ED 283Teaching Diverse Learners2
ED 284LClinical III0.5
ED 320Curriculum, Planning & Assessment I2
ED 321LClinical IV0.5
ED 322Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment II2
ED 323LClinical V0.5
ED 324LFall Experience0
ED 380Technology in Teaching 12
SS 283Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in America3
SPED 110Introduction to Exceptional Children3
PSY 255Child & Adolescent Psychology3
ART 390Art Methods 14
ED 484Student Teaching Seminar2
ED 494Student Teaching K-1212
1

 Required admission to Teacher Education.

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Multimedia Studies

The Bachelor of Science in Multimedia Studies degree is a professionally oriented program designed to offer the candidate a comprehensive and interdisciplinary understanding of business, design, communication and technology in preparation for a career as a professional in the communications industry. Candidates accepted into the MMS program are expected to adhere to a high standard of excellence and demonstrate significant artistic growth.

MMS Program Goals and Outcomes

GOALS
Originate
: value originality, authenticity, integrity innovation, insight, and dedication.
Know: practice the fundamental concepts of good design and communication.
Create: solve technical problems competently using technology.
Critique: critique the art of peers and self with respect and an awareness of diverse people, cultures, different art styles and the periods of their production
Present: evidence professional presentation through portfolio, recitals, exhibitions and marketing.

OUTCOMES
The student will:
Know the fundamental concepts of design and communication.
Master problem solving abilities.
Master use of technology in creating design.
Develop a professional network of resources in the community.
Develop a capstone experience that punctuates the experience, demonstrating mastery of the goals and outcomes of the program. This experience can be an instrument for post-graduate employment, career path, graduate school admission or for other personal goals.

MMS Art majors are expected to attend Northwest Art Center exhibitions and other public art receptions. MMS Art majors are expected to enroll in art seminars each semester throughout their university career, respectively Art 191, first year; Art 291, second year; Art 391, third year, Art 491, fourth year; and 091 each semester thereafter until graduation. MMS Art majors are required to participate in a sophomore review and complete a capstone experience in partial fulfillment of their degree. A senior project in Communication Arts may substitute for an art capstone experience by enrolling in COMM 392 Junior Project and COMM 492 Senior Project with the consent of the respective instructor.

General Education
General Education Courses38-40
Required Foundation - Art32
ART 91Visual Arts Seminar V0
ART 112Computer Graphics3
ART 122Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 123Color and Design3
ART 180Digital Photography3
ART 191Visual Arts Seminar I1
ART 207Digital Tools: Imaging & Print3
ART 213Graphic Design I3
ART 214Graphic Design II3
ART 291Visual Arts Seminar II1
ART 391Visual Arts Seminar III1
ART 422Digital Design:Interactive Web3
ART 423Digital Design:Motion3
ART 491Visual Arts Seminar IV1
ART 497Art Internship1
Required Foundation - Business Administration12
BADM 321Marketing3
BADM 324Integrated Marketing Communications3
BADM 422Consumer Behavior3
BADM 427International Marketing3
Required Foundation - Communication Arts30
COMM 120Introduction to Broadcasting3
COMM 218Public Relations Principles3
COMM 225Audio Production I3
COMM 244Reporting and Feature Writing3
COMM 283TV Activities1
COMM 284Radio Activities1
COMM 286Promotions Activities1
COMM 323Journalism History3
COMM 325Campaigns and Strategies3
COMM 360Video Production I3
COMM 412Communication Law3
COMM 475Broadcast Production1
Required Foundation - English6
ENGL 244Writing in Multiple Genres3
ENGL 315Profes and Tech Writing3
Required Foundation - Music6
MUSC 100Music Appreciation3
MUSC 205History of US Through Music3
Total:124-126

Art Minor

An art minor is a good companion to several majors, notably business and any of the sciences. Employers are seeking more creative employees with the adaptive problem solving skills that art courses provide.

ART 110Introduction to Visual Arts3
ART 112Computer Graphics3
ART 122Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 123Color and Design3
ART 124Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 130Drawing I3
Select from the following:
ART 140Traditional Arts3
ART 180Digital Photography3
ART 204Jewelry and Small Sculpture3
ART 210Art History I3
ART 211Art History II3
ART 213Graphic Design I3
ART 220Painting I3
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 265Sculpture I3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 280Traditional Photography3
Total:21

Art History Minor

ART 110Introduction to Visual Arts3
ART 212Non-Western Art History3
ART 310Modernism3
or ART 311 Postmodernism
ART 312History of Architecture3
ART 315Native American Art3
ART 420Advanced Study in Art History1-6
Select from the following:3
ART 210Art History I3
ART 211Art History II3
ART 310Modernism (Whichever not taken above.)3
or ART 311 Postmodernism
ART 313Women in the Visual Arts3
ART 496Study Tour3
ART 499Special Topics3
Total:21

Art Concentrations for Non Art Majors:

An art concentration is a good companion to several majors, notably business and any of the sciences. Employers are seeking more creative employees with the adaptive problem solving skills that art courses provide.

Art History Concentration

ART 110Introduction to Visual Arts3
ART 212Non-Western Art History3
ART 315Native American Art3
ART 420Advanced Study in Art History3
Select from the following:3
Art History I
Art History II
Modernism
Postmodernism
History of Architecture
Women in the Visual Arts
Study Tour
Special Topics
Total:15

Ceramics Concentration

ART 124Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 351Ceramics II3
ART 352Ceramics III3
ART 412Advanced Independent Ceramics3
Total:15

Drawing Concentration

ART 122Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 123Color and Design3
ART 130Drawing I3
ART 331Advanced Drawing3
ART 332Figure Drawing II3
Total:15

Graphic Design Concentration

ART 112Computer Graphics3
ART 122Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 123Color and Design3
ART 130Drawing I3
ART 213Graphic Design I3
ART 214Graphic Design II3
Total:15

Painting Concentration

ART 122Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 123Color and Design3
ART 130Drawing I3
ART 220Painting I3
ART 225Water Media I3
Total:15

Photography Concentration

ART 112Computer Graphics3
ART 122Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 180Digital Photography3
ART 280Traditional Photography3
ART 382Alternative Photography3
Total:15

Printmaking and Drawing Concentration

ART 123Color and Design3
ART 130Drawing I3
ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 271Printmaking II3
ART 274Paper Works3
Total:15

Sculpture Concentration

ART 123Color and Design3
ART 124Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 140Traditional Arts3
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 265Sculpture I3
Total:15

Art Concentration for Art Majors:

An art concentration is a good companion to several majors, notably business and any of the sciences. Employers are seeking more creative employees with adaptive problem solving skills that art courses provide.

Art History Concentration

ART 110Introduction to Visual Arts3
ART 212Non-Western Art History3
ART 315Native American Art3
ART 420Advanced Study in Art History1-6
Select from the following:3
Modernism
Postmodernism
History of Architecture
Women in the Visual Arts
Study Tour
Special Topics
Total:15

Ceramics Concentration

ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 265Sculpture I3
ART 351Ceramics II3
ART 352Ceramics III3
ART 412Advanced Independent Ceramics3
Total:15

Drawing Concentration

ART 274Paper Works3
ART 323Illustration Techniques3
ART 331Advanced Drawing3
ART 332Figure Drawing II3
ART 410Advanced Independent Drawing3
Total:15

Graphic Design Concentration

ART 213Graphic Design I3
ART 214Graphic Design II3
ART 322Graphic Design III3
ART 414Advanced Independent Graphic Design3
Select from the following:
ART 422Digital Design:Interactive Web3
ART 423Digital Design:Motion3
Total:15

Painting Concentration

ART 220Painting I3
ART 225Water Media I3
ART 325Water Media II3
ART 333Painting II3
ART 334Painting III3
Total:15

Photography Concentration

ART 280Traditional Photography3
ART 380Advanced Photography3
ART 382Alternative Photography (Repeatable course.)6
ART 417Advanced Independent Photography3
Total:15

Printmaking and Drawing Concentration

ART 270Printmaking I3
ART 271Printmaking II3
ART 274Paper Works3
ART 362Printmaking III3
ART 418Advanced Independent Printmaking3
Total:15

Sculpture Concentration

ART 122Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 123Color and Design3
ART 124Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 265Sculpture I3
Total:15

Traditional Arts Concentration

ART 140Traditional Arts3
ART 204Jewelry and Small Sculpture3
ART 250Ceramics I3
ART 265Sculpture I3
ART 270Printmaking I3
Total:15