SCHOOL OF ART
Michael Dorsey, Dean, 2000 Jenkins
Jacquelyn Leebrick, Director of Graduate Studies
Arthur J. Haney, Associate Dean
Phil Phillips, Associate Dean
Graduate programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The MAEd in art is accredited by the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction and the National Council on Accreditation of Teacher Education.
As a prerequisite to graduate study in a degree program, the School of Art requires that the applicant meet the admission requirements of the university Graduate School including a satisfactory score on the Miller Analogy Test or the Graduate Record Examinations. In addition, applicants must meet all admission requirements of the School of Art, including a portfolio showing competence in a studio area or studio areas and sufficient undergraduate preparation in art history. Applicants for the MAEd must possess at least the initial certificate. Applicants with deficiencies in undergraduate course requirements or preparation will be required to remove them. All university and School of Art admission requirements must be satisfied by February 15. This deadline date is the application date for the upcoming summer, fall, and spring semesters. (If special circumstances exist and are deemed acceptable, applicants requesting spring admission and meeting application requirements will be considered on October 1.) Each entering student should consult with the director of graduate studies in art prior to beginning graduate studies. Appointments are required.
MA IN ART
The master of arts is the traditional liberal arts degree with a major studio concentration and a minor in art. This is a one-year or equivalent degree (30 s.h.). The total time limit for completing requirements for this degree is six years. Students interested in applying for the MA degree must submit a portfolio of slides of their work prior to acceptance in the studio areas in which they wish to major and minor. Concentrations are offered in all areas represented by course work except art history and video art.
|Art: Studio concentration for which candidate is qualified.||
|Art minor for which candidate is qualified.||
|ART 6000, 7000.||
Research Skills: Proficiency in a foreign language, computer science, or research methods in art history.
|Thesis: A thesis is required for this degree. The thesis may be creative or conventional research, depending on the candidate and problem. A written report of the creative thesis is required.|
MAEd IN ART
The master of arts in education is the professional degree in art education. Graduate certification requires demonstrated competence and recommendations from the certifying institution. This is a one-year or equivalent degree (33-36 s.h.). The total time limit for completing requirements for this degree is six years . Students interested in applying for admission to this degree program must submit a portfolio of slides of their work to indicate their competence in art.
|| Education: ART 6801, 6898; EDUC 6001; SPED
Art education: ART 6800
Art history elective.
Students must achieve a passing score on a comprehensive examination in art education and education.
MFA IN ART
The master of fine arts degree is the terminal professional degree in studio art. This is a two-year or equivalent degree (60 s.h.). Assessments of progress are provided on a regular and periodic basis. Students must present the equivalent of the bachelor of fine arts degree, School of Art program, which is described in the undergraduate catalog. Students interested in applying for the MFA degree must present a portfolio of slides of their work prior to acceptance in the studio area in which they wish to major. Concentrations are offered in all areas represented by course work except art history and video art.
|Art: Studio concentration for which candidate is qualified.||
|Studio art electives (outside concentration area).||
ART 6000, 7000.
|Thesis: A creative thesis and a written report of the thesis are required.|
6000. Readings in Art (3) P: Graduate standing in the School of Art. Exploration of ideas, theories, emergent issues, and trends in art through selected readings in art and philosophy. Discussion and analysis of reading as applied to the students' personal aesthetic and studio production.
ART: Art Education
5323. Art in the Secondary School (3) P: Acceptance in MAT program. Art education philosophy, methodology, media, and techniques for teaching junior and senior high school students.
5810. Arts and Crafts for Elementary Teachers (3) Workshop course. Not open to ART majors. Drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and craft processes suitable for elementary school classes.
5851. Art in the Elementary School (3) P: Acceptance in MAT program. Art education philosophy, methodology, materials, processes, and specific projects for elementary classes.
5860. Classroom Participation in Art (1) P: Acceptance in MAT program. Classroom practice in the teaching of art and discussion of procedures used.
5870. Computers in Art Education (1) P: Acceptance in MAT program. Entry-level basic computer operations applicable to the K-12 art education classroom.
6800. History and Philosophy of Art Education (3) P: Admission to Graduate School and MAEd in art program; consent of instructor. History of art instruction in American schools, philosophies of art education, past and present, the influences on current and past art instruction, and recent trends in art education.
6801. Supervision of Art Education (3) P: Admission to Graduate School and MAEd in art program. Duties of the art supervisor, philosophies of supervision as applied to art, curriculum development in art, personnel practices and staff development in art supervision, public relations, preparation of art budgets, and legal aspects of art supervision.
6898. Research in Art Education (3) P: Admission to Graduate School and MAEd in art program. History, significant findings, practical applications and implications, recent studies, areas needing further research, and research procedures in art education.
ART: Art History
5900. Art of the United States (3) P: ART 1906, 1907. Painting, sculpture, architecture, design, and crafts in US from colonial times to present.
5981. Studies in Contemporary Art (3) P: ART 1906, 1907. Selected topics in art from 1945 to present.
6900. History of Prints and Drawings (3) History of printmaking and drawing from Renaissance to present.
6901. Northern Renaissance Art (3) Northern European painting, sculpture, and architecture from 1300-1600.
6902. Northern Baroque Art (3) Painting, architecture, and sculpture in Low Countries, Germany, Central Europe, England, Spain, and Portugal during Baroque Period.
6903. Nineteenth Century Painting (3) Neo-classicism, romanticism, realism, impressionism, postimpressionism, and related trends of nineteenth century.
6905. Twentieth-Century Painting and Sculpture: 1900 to 1950 (3) Art movements from first half of twentieth century. Fauvism, Expressionism, Cubism, Futurism, Dada, and Surrealism.
6906. Twentieth-Century Architecture (3) Sources and development of contemporary architecture of the world.
6908. Research Methods in Art History (3) Readings and research in theory and methodology of art history.
6909. Seminar in Art History (3) Theory, methodological studies, and reading in history of art.
6910. Art of the Middle Ages (3) Major directions in art and architecture of Europe from Early Christian period to ca. 1300.
6911. History of Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Design (3) Major artists and movements in history of textile, ceramic, metal, wood, and graphic design.
6912. African Art (3) Traditional and contemporary art of west and central Africa.
6913. Asian Art (3) Significant traditions in art of India, China, and Japan from antiquity to modern times.
6914. Contemporary Art: 1950 to the Present (3) Art movements from second half of twentieth century.
6915. Italian Renaissance Art: 1500 to 1600 (3) Significant artists and art theories of Renaissance Italy.
6916. Art of India (3) Significant art periods, traditions, and artists of ancient and modern India.
6917. Ceramic History of North Carolina and the Southeastern United States (3) NC ceramics from colonial times to present.
6918. Art and Power in Mesoamerica (3) Chronological survey of major Mesoamerican cultures and how visual arts they produced reflect aspects of religious and political power.
6919. Native North American Art and Ritual (3) Overview of major native North American cultures and how visual arts created by native artists were part of their ritual, religious, and everyday lives. Covers cultural changes attributed to European impact.
6950. Architectural History of the Middle East Before 1600 (3) Architecture of ancient Babylon, Assyria, Persia, and Egypt and early Christian and Islamic cultures of Middle East.
5100. Ceramics Studio IX (3) P for graduate students: May count as an elective with consent of instructor. Senior projects in ceramic art and design. Slide portfolio requirement and senior exhibition.
5110. Ceramics Studio X (3) P for graduate students: May count as an elective with consent of instructor. Advanced projects in ceramic art and design.
6100, 6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6105, 6106, 6107. Problems in Ceramics (3 each) To be taken in sequence.
ART: Communication Arts
5210. Advanced Graphic Design (3) For students specializing in the discipline. P for undergraduate students: ART 4200 or 4210; P for graduate students: ART 4210. Advanced problems in graphic design history. Development of self-promotional materials and professional portfolio.
5220. Advanced Photography (3) P: ART 2220. Advanced photographic techniques, sequential problems, animation, and film.
5230. Advanced Illustration (3) P: ART 4230. Advanced problems in illustration. Emphasis on exploring aesthetic issues related to various forms of image making for illustrators. Development of creative professional illustration portfolio.
6200, 6210, 6220, 6230, 6240, 6250, 6260, 6270. Problems in Communication Arts (3 each) To be taken in sequence.
5550. Advanced Figure Drawing (3) P: ART 3553. Indepth investigation of the figure for exploring various drawing issues.
5551. Advanced Drawing (3) P: ART 4551. Indepth exploration of drawing as depiction, organizational device, metaphor, and object. Drawing for exploring aesthetic issues related to various forms of image making.
6550, 6551, 6552, 6553. Problems in Drawing (3 each) To be taken in sequence.
ART: Fabric and Weaving
5305. Weaving Design Studio VII (3) P: ART 4315. Original research in weaving and fiber design.
5306. Fabric Design Studio VIII (3) P: ART 4326. Original research in nonstructural textile design.
5315. Weaving Design Studio VIII (3) P: ART 5305. Original research in weaving and fiber design.
5316. Fabric Design Studio IX (3) P: ART 5306. Original research in nonstructural textile design.
6300, 6310, 6320, 6330, 6340, 6350, 6360, 6370. Problems in Design (3 each) To be taken in sequence.
6305, 6315, 6325, 6335, 6345, 6355, 6365, 6375. Problems in Weaving and Fiber Design (3 each) To be taken in sequence.
6306, 6316, 6326, 6336, 6346, 6356, 6366, 6376. Problems in Fabric and Textile Design (3 each) To be taken in sequence.
ART: Interdisciplinary and Independent Study
5500. Independent Study (3) P: Consent of instructor, curricular coordinator, and dean.
6070. Visual Problems in Computer-aided Design (3) For artists and art educators. P: Minimum of 12 s.h. graduate-level ART courses or consent of instructor. Computer use for solving advanced visual problems related to experiences in specific areas of concentration and professional practice. develop electronic portfolios and presentations of artwork and resumes.
6510, 6511, 6512. Directed Graduate Field Study in Art (1,1,1) Minimum of 35 hours of instruction at a qualified off-campus institution or program. May count toward studio major. P: Graduate standing; consent of area coordinator and supervising instructor. Studio research supervised by School of Art faculty in conjunction with another structure program or institution. Strengthens competence in areas related to School of Art programs.
6515. Directed Graduate Field Study in Art (3) Minimum of 105 hours of instruction at a qualified off-campus institution or program. May count toward studio major. P: Graduate standing; consent of area coordinator and supervising instructor. Studio research supervised by School of Art faculty in conjunction with another structure program or institution. Strengthens competence in areas related to School of Art programs.
6991, 6992, 6993, 6994. Problems in Interdisciplinary Studies in Art (3 each)
7000. Thesis (3) May be repeated. May count maximum of 6 s.h.
ART: Metal Design
5301. Metal Design Studio VIII (3) P for undergraduate students: ART 2300 or consent of instructor. Original research in metal design.
5311. Metal Design Studio IX (3) P for undergraduate students: ART 2300 or consent of instructor. Original research in metal design.
6301, 6311, 6321, 6331, 6341, 6351, 6361, 6371. Problems in Metal Design (3 each) To be taken in sequence.
5560. Advanced Painting VI (3) Personal direction in painting. Individual and group criticism.
5561. Advanced Painting VII (3) Personal direction in painting.
6560, 6561, 6562, 6563, 6564, 6565, 6566, 6567. Problems in Painting (3 each) To be taken in sequence.
5610. Printmaking Studio X (3) Independent investigation of specific problems in printmaking.
6600, 6601, 6602, 6603, 6604, 6605, 6606, 6607. Problems in Printmaking (3 each) To be taken in sequence.
5700. Sculpture Studio VIII (3) P for undergraduate students: ART 2705 or consent of instructor. Concentrated studio pursuit and development of strong personal aesthetic sculptural statement.
5710. Sculpture Studio IX (3) P for undergraduate students: ART 2705 or consent of instructor. Concentrated studio pursuit and development of strong personal aesthetic sculptural statement (architectural scale).
6700, 6701, 6702, 6703, 6704, 6705, 6706, 6707. Problems in Sculpture (3 each) To be taken in sequence.
ART: Wood Design
5302. Wood Design Studio VIII (3) P for undergraduate students: ART 2304 or consent of instructor. Original research in wood design.
5312. Wood Design Studio IX (3) P for undergraduate students: ART 2304 or consent of instructor. Original research in wood design.
6302, 6312, 6322, 6332, 6342, 6352, 6362, 6372. Problems in Wood Design (3 each) To be taken in sequence.
ART Banked Courses
5820 Visual Presentations in the Classroom (3)
5950 Culture and Art of Europe (6)
5960 Culture and Art of Mexico (6)