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Robert Winokur, Area Head, Ceramics 
Jon Clark, Area Head, Glass 
In the Ceramics area, equipment is available for wheel work, mold making, and slip casting projects, as well as large kilns for hand building and sculpture. Processes include: wood firing, raku, salt glazing, stoneware, and porcelain. The glass curriculum incorporates glass blowing, casting, fusing, and kiln work. 

Major Requirements
B.F.A in Ceramics

Beginning Ceramics 0151 or 0152 
Intermediate Ceramics 0160 

Advanced Ceramics 0293 
Advanced Ceramics 0294 
Two additional specialized Ceramics course s

Advanced Ceramics 0393 
Advanced Ceramics 0394 
Two additional specialized Ceramics courses 

Major Requirements B.F.A. in Glass

Introduction to Glass 0158 

Advanced Glass 0243 and 0244 
At least two of the following courses: 
  Glass Construction 0237 or 0238 
  Hot Glass 0241 or 0242 

Advanced Glass 0343 and 0344 
At least two of the following courses: 
  Glass Construction 0337 or 0338 
  Hot Glass 0341 or 0342 

Fibers/Fabric Design

Rebecca Medel, Area Head 
The Fibers major covers weaving, off-loom, and fabric design in a curriculum based on printing, dye, and techniques of fiber structure. Once techniques are mastered, the program promotes experimentation and development of a personal direction. 

Major Requirements B.F.A in Fibers and Fabric Design

Off Loom Structure I 0117
Fabric Pattern and Image I 0105

Eight of the following courses: 
 Woven Structure I 0118
 Off Loom Structures II 0217
 Woven Structures II 0218 
 Field Internship Fibers 0203 
 Structural Embellishment I 0206
 Silkscreen on Fabric I 0282 
 Woven Structure III 0318
 Off Loom Structures III 0317
 Structural Embellishment II 0306 
 Silkscreen on Fabric II 0382
 Fabric Pattern and Image II 0305

Graphic and Interactive Design
Alice Drueding, Area Head 
The program covers visual communication in advertising art, illustration, and typography. Included in the curriculum are courses dealing with computer graphics, animated film, offset lithography, publications, television graphics, environmental design, and packaging. 

Major Requirements B.F.A. in Graphic and Interactive Design

Graphic Design 0117 
Introduction to Computer Graphics 0146 

Advanced Graphic Design 0253 (Fall)
Advanced Graphic Design 0254 (Spring)
Illustration 0255 or 0256 or Typography I 0257 
Intermediate Computer Graphics 0283 

Three specialized courses in Senior Graphic Design (courses numbered 0385-0390) 
Senior Portfolio 0362 (Spring) 

Stanley Lechtzin, Area Head 
This program stresses the use of traditional techniques and materials in relation to their historical significance while encouraging the use of new technologies in the advanced courses. Assignments focus on the design and creation of jewelry, non-functional forms, furniture, and tableware. 

Major requirements                                                                              B.F.A. Jewelry and Metals Major

Jewelry 0153 or 0154 

Junior Metalsmithing 0265 
Junior Metalsmithing 0266 
CAD-CAM I 0133
One specialized Metals course

Senior Metals and Plastics 0363 
Senior Metals and Plastics 0364 
One specialized Metals course

Margo Margolis, Area Head 
This program offers a pattern of studio and seminar courses that fosters the development of pictorial concepts realized in the tangible form of painting and drawing. Visiting professional artists and critics are regularly scheduled to lecture and critique student work. 

Major Requirements B.F.A. in

Painting 0131 or 0132 
Drawing 0143 or 0144 (prerequisite for advanced level drawing courses) 

Three courses in advanced level Drawing (courses numbered 0200-0399) 
Three courses in advanced level Painting (courses numbered 0200-0399) 
Two additional courses in either advanced level Drawing and/or Painting 
Four courses must be at the 0200 level and four courses at the 0300 level. 

Martha Madigan, Area Head 
In addition to traditional black and white and color photography, this program offers a variety of workshops focusing on temporal and cultural issues. The faculty stresses an experimental approach to picture-making, ranging from the handmade camera to production on a Heidelberg press. 

Major Requirements B.F.A.
Photography Major

Photography I 0171 or 0172 

Photography II 0173 or 0174 
Digital Photography 0203 
Color Photography I 0205 
View Camera 0281 or 0282 
Graphics Arts Processes 0201 
Photo Process Workshop 0279
Senior Photography 0383 
Senior Photography 0384 

John Dowell, Area Head 
This program offers courses in the basic printmaking areas of Serigraphy, Etching, and Lithography with advanced courses in color and photo-etching, photo-lithography, metal engraving, mezzotint, viscosity, color printing, woodcut, and light sensitive materials. 

Major Requirements B.F.A. in Printmaking 

Survey of Printmaking Techniques 0116 

Serigraphy 0133 or 0134 
Etching 0135 or 0136 
Lithography 0137 or 0138 
Art Career Workshop 0349 or W349 

Two advanced courses chosen from the following three groups: 
  Advanced Etching 0321 or 0322 
  Advanced Lithography 0331 or 0332 
  Advanced Serigraphy 0345 or 0346 
One specialized course in Printmaking 

Amy Hauft, Area Head 
The sculpture facility houses wood shops, metal fabrication equipment, plaster and model-making facilities, and an extensive foundry for casting bronze and aluminum. The initial emphasis is on the development of basic skills with tools and equipment. Advanced courses provide intensive studio experience and the dynamics of a critical dialogue. 

Major Requirements B.F.A. in Sculpture

Sculpture 0169 or 0170 

Advanced Sculpture 0221 (and/or 0222)
Junior Sculpture Seminar 0249 
Senior Sculpture 0335 
Senior Sculpture 0336
Two advanced-level courses in Drawing 
Two advanced-level courses in Sculpture 

Richard Hricko, Chair 
The purpose of the studio art concentration is to offer students an education in art within a liberal arts context. The curriculum is devised to offer students a rich range of choices in other academic disciplines to augment their studio studies. 
It is the purpose of the visual studies concentration to organize the various approaches to visual thinking that cut across various disciplines into a logical whole. Students will analyze visual communication from a variety of aesthetic, theoretical, scientific, sociological, and historical viewpoints. 

Major Requirement B.A. in Studio Concentration

C059 - Introduction to Visual Language - Design 
C069 - Introduction to Visual Language - Drawing 
C079 - Introduction to Visual Language - Painting 
C089 - Introduction to Visual Language - 3-D Design 
Art 0159 - Color Design 
Art 0140 - Drawing II 
Art 0118 - Painting II 
2 Art History Electives, any time period (not AH 0051) 
Printmaking 0131, 0133, 0136, 0138 (2 of the 4) 
Five Studio Electives 
2 Upper-level Liberal Arts course in Social Science or Nat./Math Sciences 
W192 - Art Seminar (writing intensive in the major) 

Digital Media Concentration Requirements
C059 - Introduction to Visual Language - Design 
C069 - Introduction to Visual Language - Drawing 
C079 - Introduction to Visual Language - Painting 
C089 - Introduction to Visual Language - 3-D Design 
Seven Required Digital Studio courses 
Six Digital Studio Electives 
Three Non-digital Studios 
2 Art History Electives, any time period (not AH 0051) 
Five Other Electives 
W192 - Art Seminar (writing intensive in the major) 

Visual Studies Concentration Requirements
C059 - Introduction to Visual Language - Design 
C069 - Introduction to Visual Language - Drawing 
C079 - Introduction to Visual Language - Painting 
C089 - Introduction to Visual Language - 3-D Design 
One Printmaking or Photography or Computer Imaging 
AH C055 Art History 
AH C056 Art History 
Four of the following: 
Anthropology 0241 - Intro to Visual Anthropology 
Philosophy C061 - Art & Society 
Philosophy 0131 - Intro to Aesthetics 
English R170 or 0170 - Art of the Film 
Film & Media Arts X155 - Intro to Film & Video Analysis 
2 Art History Electives, any time period (not AH 0051) 
A minimum of four elective courses in one of the following groups: History, Science, Theory, or Studio; plus two more courses in any of the other above group(s). 
Capstone Seminar (writing intensive in the major) 

Art Education
Jo-Anna Moore, Area Coordinator 
The Art Education program is conceived as a curriculum ensuring a fully rounded preparation for the elementary and secondary school teacher. This program provides content study for art teacher preparation and teacher certification to teach art in kindergarten through twelfth grade. 

Major Requirements
B.S. in Art Education
C059 - Introduction to Visual Language - Design 
C069 - Introduction to Visual Language - Drawing 
C079 - Introduction to Visual Language - Painting 
C089 - Introduction to Visual Language - 3-D Design 
Relief Printing 
Color Design 
2 Studio Art Seminars 
4 Studio Art Electives 
AH C055 Art History 
AH C056 Art History 
Art History Elective, any time period (not AH 0051) 
Art Education 0085, 0187 (Student Teaching) 
Education 0110, 0111, 0122, 0151, 0153, 0155, X060, 0255 
Speech Communication 
Psychology C050 
8 Liberal Arts courses 

Art History
Therese Dolan, Chair 
The Art history curriculum includes lecture courses and seminars in Western and non-Western art history from ancient to modern: special concentrations include Aegean and Greek art; Etruscan and Roman art; Indian, African, and Oriental art; Early Christian art; Medieval art and architecture; Renaissance and Baroque painting and sculpture; European and American art of the Romantic era; and the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. 

Major Requirements B.A. in Art History
Two of the following four: 
C051 - Visual Experience 
C053 - Non-Western Art 
C055 - Art Heritage Western World I 
C056 - Art Heritage Western World II 
Five of the following six: 
19th Century 
20th Century 
Three Art History Electives, any time period 
(note: one of the upper level classes must be writing intensive.) 
One Studio Art Elective 
Two upper-level Liberal Arts courses in Social Science or Nat./Math Sciences 
Three upper-level Liberal Arts course 

Other Programs
Ambler Campus
Some courses required for the B.A. in Art History may be taken on the Ambler campus. Prerequisite courses in Art and Art Education are offered for students who may transfer in the junior year to Tyler. 

Digital Imaging Concentration
A B.F.A. Studio major may complete a concentration in Digital Imaging. As a concentration this program complements the the studies in the major. This course of study provides access to a broad range of digital technology and an introduction to ways in which new technologies can enhance artistic production.

Freshman course:            1 course required
Foundation Computer 

Sophomore courses:       2 - 3 courses required
 Digital Imaging 
 Digital Drawing 
 Intro to Computer Graphics 

Junior/Senior courses:      2 - 3 courses required
 Interactive Design for non-majors
 Digital Photography 
 Imaging for the WWW 
 Printmaking Workshop

Total credits for concentration     17 - 19 

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