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Unformatted text preview: Course Descriptions Course Descriptions A&S Arts and Sciences A&S 100 SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY COURSE: TITLE TO BE ASSIGNED. (1-6) This course permits the offering at the introductory level of special courses of an interdisciplinary, topical, or experimental nature. Each proposal must be approved by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. A particular title may be offered at most three times under the A&S 100 number. Students may not repeat under the same title. May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credits. Prereq: Will be set by instructor. A&S 101 SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY COURSE: TITLE TO BE ASSIGNED. (1-6) This course permits the offering at the introductory level of special courses of an interdisciplinary, topical or experimental nature. Each proposal must be approved by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. A particular title may be offered at most twice under the A&S 101 number. Students may not repeat under the same title. Offered pass/ fail only. May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credits. Prereq: Will be set by instructor. A&S 103 BASIC INSTRUCTION IN LESS COMMONLY TAUGHT LANGUAGES I (Subtitle required). (3-5) This course provides elementary language instruction with an emphasis upon the spoken language of everyday use where appropriate. Writing and the elements of grammar are gradually introduced. Students may not repeat this course under the same subtitle. Prereq: Will be set by instructor. A&S 104 BASIC INSTRUCTION IN LESS COMMONLY TAUGHT LANGUAGES II (Subtitle required). (3-5) A continuation of A&S 103. Students may not repeat this course under the same subtitle. Prereq: A&S 103. A&S 203 INTERMEDIATE INSTRUCTION IN LESS COMMONLY TAUGHT LANGUAGES I (Subtitle required). (3-5) This course provides intermediate instruction in a less commonly taught language. Development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, as appropriate, will be stressed. Students may not repeat this course under the same subtitle. Prereq: A&S 104 in the same language or permission of instructor. A&S 300 SPECIAL COURSE (Subtitle required). (1-6) Interdisciplinary, topical or experimental courses to be approved by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. A particular course may be offered at most three times under the A&S 300 number, and no A&S 300 course may be given for more than six credits per semester. Open to all University students, subject to such limits or prerequisites as set by the instructor. May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credit hours under different subtitles. *A&S 350 PERSONAL STRENGTHS AND YOUR CAREER DEVELOPMENT. (3) This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of planning and organizing career development strategies. Emphasis is placed on identification of individual goals, assessment of talents/strengths and values, exploration of career options, analysis of the job market, effective use of employment search tools (e.g., résumés, cover letters, and interviewing), and management of career pathways. Stresses the value of the arts and sciences degree in the labor market and develops job search skills that will be useful throughout life. Prereq: Sophomore standing (30+ credits) or higher. A&S 500 SPECIAL COURSE (Subtitle required). (1-6) Interdisciplinary, topical, or experimental courses to be approved by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Dean of the Graduate School. A particular course may be offered at most three times under the A&S 500 number. Open to all university students, subject to such limitations or prerequisites as set by the instructor. May be repeated to a maximum of six credits under different subtitles. Prereq: As specified by the instructor. A-E Art Education #A-E 120 PATHWAYS TO CREATIVITY IN THE VISUAL ARTS. (3) Students will be challenged to think creatively, expand cognitive development, perception, self-expression, and sensory awareness through research and rich studio experiences. Aesthetic knowledge and skills will provide students with a pathway to learning in art that integrates prior knowledge with new experiences which enhance creative learning through discovery, discussion, and collaboration. University of Kentucky KEY: # = new course A-E 200 WORKSHOP IN DESIGN EDUCATION FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS. (3) A lecture-laboratory course that explores and analyzes concepts in the visual arts and examines how these concepts might be used to improve and enhance learning opportunities in the visual arts and in various disciplines for elementary students. A-E 395 INDEPENDENT WORK: ART EDUCATION. (1-3) Supervised individual research, practicum, and field experience leading to the development of art education curriculum theory, and teaching techniques appropriate for various populations and conditions. A learning contract will be submitted to both the department and to the office of the dean at the time of registration. May be repeated to a maximum of six credits. Prereq: Major and consent of instructor. A-E 399 EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION. (1-15) Development of personally motivated and planned projects and internships in art education and interdisciplinary program activities outside the academic classroom experience, encompassing recreation, general education, adult education, special education, state programs, and group field experiences and workshops. May be repeated to a maximum of 15 credits. (Approval of Fine Arts dean required for more than six credits per semester.) Prereq: Recommendation of art faculty member and department chairman; completion of departmental learning agreement. A-E 515 INTRODUCTION TO ART THERAPY. (3) An examination of various historical and contemporary conceptions of the therapeutic function and value of art from an art education perspective. The impact of art experience on emotional, intellectual and behavioral development and/or rehabilitation will be explored through readings, discussions, guest lectures, and lab experiences. Lecture, two hours per week; laboratory, two hours per week. Prereq: PSY 331 and major or consent of instructor. A-E 538 ADVANCED ARTS AND CRAFTS IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. (3) Planned to give the elementary teacher an understanding of teaching methods involved in, and construction of, art activities which would enrich the classroom program. A-E 545 TOPICAL STUDIES IN ART EDUCATION (Subtitle required). (3) Intensive study and analysis of a designated topic, issue or development in the philosophy, history, or methodology of art education in community and public school settings. May be repeated to a maximum of six credits. Prereq: Art education major or consent of the instructor. A-E 550 COMMUNITY ART EDUCATION. (3) An examination of community arts organizations and the role they play in identifying and interpreting the diverse artistic make-up of the community. The course will provide students with the tools to define, locate, and research community organizations as potential sites for art programming. A-E 560 MUSEUM EDUCATION. (3) An examination of educational techniques and practices of learning in a museum setting. The course will focus on educational theories, learning styles and techniques, audiences, educational materials and outreach strategies that will prepare students for successful professional careers in museum education. A-E 576 ART IN MIDDLE SCHOOLS. (2) Study of perceptual and aesthetic awareness in Middle School level children/adolescents. Field and practicum experiences with methods and materials appropriate to the teaching of art in the middle school. Lesson planning, curriculum design, evaluation, teaching skills, classroom safety, and multicultural activities. Included: readings, lecture, discussion, demonstration, micro-teaching laboratory and studio experiences. Prereq: Major in art education, admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP), or consent of instructor. A-E 577 ART IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS. (2) This course provides students with an overview of the secondary school in American education and explores the history, theory, techniques and contemporary issues of teaching art in the secondary schools. Skills in the planning of multicultural activities and the teaching and evaluation of secondary art experiences are stressed. Full class instruction, video, micro-teaching, laboratory and studio experiences are incorporated into class design. Prereq: Major in art education, admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP), or consent of instructor. A-E 578 ART IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS. (2) Study of perceptual and aesthetic awareness in children. Field and practicum experiences 2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin * = course changed † = course dropped 299 Course Descriptions with methods and materials appropriate to the teaching of art in the elementary school. Multicultural activities stressed. Lesson planning, curriculum design, evaluation, teaching skills, classroom safety, multicultural activities included: lecture, demonstration, microteaching laboratory and studio experiences. Prereq: Major in art education, admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP), or consent of instructor. A-E 579 ARTS AND HUMANITIES IN ART EDUCATION. (2) Inquiry into the relationship of current philosophies of art education and aesthetics; a consolidation of art education ideas with a formation of criteria for making value judgments; the development of a personal viewpoint consistent with education and art as humanistic endeavors. Prereq: Major in art education, admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP), or consent of instructor. *A-E 645 TOPICAL RESEARCH IN ART EDUCATION (Subtitle required). (3) Advanced study and research of a designated topic, issue, or development in the philosophy, history, or methodology of art education in community and public school settings. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. Prereq: Graduate standing in department. or the Americas and be able to evaluate the development of artistic practices within a tradition or comparatively between traditions. A-H 104 INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN ART. (3) Study of African art in which sculpture, painting, pottery, textiles, architecture, altar arts, human adornment and performance are approached on the basis of style, iconography and function, and in relation to religious, political, market and daily contexts. This course examines the ways in which “Africa” has been conceived and deconstructs the assumptions shaping each approach. The processes (and problems) of collecting and displaying African art will be addressed throughout the course. A-H 105 ANCIENT THROUGH MEDIEVAL ART. (3) Survey of the development of art and architecture with primary emphasis on cultures of Egypt, Western Asia, Greece, Rome, and medieval Europe. A-H 106 RENAISSANCE THROUGH MODERN ART. (3) Historical development of Western art and architecture from the fourteenth century through the present. A-E 670 SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY ART. (3) Analysis of the social function of art; organization of school and community related programs in art; case studies of existing programs. Field experience, educational involvement. Lectures and demonstrations. Prereq: Major in Art Education or consent of instructor. A-H 307 ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN AND EGYPTIAN ART. (3) Study of the art, architecture, and material culture of the civilizations in the ancient Near East (Mesopotamia, Assyria, Persia) and of Egypt, from Neolithic origins through the first millennium BCE. Prereq: A-H 105 recommended. A-E 675 AESTHETICS AND DESIGN. (3) Focuses on advancing aesthetic awareness, developing an understanding of the principles of visual design, and the application of aesthetic design to human-computer interaction in order to integrate an artistic approach to the examination of technological innovation. A-H 308 STUDIES IN AFRICAN ART (Subtitle required). (3) Focus upon a particular medium, region, period or theme within African art studies. Visual materials, research, reading and discussion to address one or more of the following topics: arts by region (central, east, north, south, or west Africa, or the African diaspora), by medium (such as ceramics, performance, or architecture), by time period (such as ancient or “contemporary”), or by theme (such as gender or politics). May be repeated under a different subtitle to a maximum of six credits. Prereq: A-H 104 recommended. A-E 680 HISTORY OF ART EDUCATION. (3) A-E 680 is a survey of general education practices from classical times to the present. The class will examine the teaching of art in European schools and its influence on American art education. The course will analyze the birth of American art education and significant events related to art in the schools from the 19th to the 21st century. #A-E 685 ACTION RESEARCH IN ART EDUCATION. (3) This course is built within the context of the Advance Teacher Leader program. All students in this course are expected to integrate the design elements of their curriculum contract into their activities, field experiences, research, and action research projects. Prereq: Students must be enrolled in one of the Advanced Teacher Leader Programs in Art Education to take this course or by instructor permission. #A-E 686 TEACHER LEADERSHIP IN ART EDUCATION. (3) This course is built within the context of the Advanced Preparation Programs in Teacher Leader Programs in Art Education. All candidates in this course are expected to integrate the design elements of their curriculum contract into their activities, field experiences, research, and action research projects. This course must be repeated for a minimum of two times for a total of six hours but can be repeated for no more than three times for a total of nine credits. Prereq: Candidates must be enrolled in one of the Advanced Preparation Teacher Leader Programs in Art Education to take this course. Candidates must also have completed A-E 685 Action Research in Art Education as a prerequisite. *A-E 695 INDEPENDENT WORK: ART EDUCATION. (1-3) Supervised individual research, experimental practicum, and the initiation of field programs leading to the discovery and development of new knowledge in art education theory and method. A formal learning contract between student and supervising faculty member is required. May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits. Prereq: Graduate standing in the department and consent of instructor. A-H 309 CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES IN ART (Subtitle required). (3) This topical study will investigate art originating in at least three of the following regions: Africa, Europe, North America, South America, Central America, Western Asia, East Asia, and the Pacific Islands. At least two thirds of the traditions studied will be non-European. According to the subtitles, the course will focus upon themes, periods, media, or theoretical issues in arts from varied cultures. May be repeated under a different subtitle for a maximum of six credits. Prereq: A-H 105 and A-H 106 recommended. A-H 310 STUDIES IN EAST ASIAN ART (Subtitle required). (3) Depending on subtitle, a study of the art production of a particular medium, theme, period, or region in East Asia. May be repeated under a different subtitle to a maximum of six credits. Prereq: A-H 103, 105 or 106 recommended. A-H 312 STUDIES IN GREEK ART (Subtitle required). (3) Study of the arts of Greece. According to subtitles, attention may focus on particular periods or media from Bronze Age through Hellenistic Greece in the context of political, social and intellectual developments. May be repeated under a different subtitle to a maximum of six credits. Prereq: A-H 105 recommended. (Same as CLA 312). A-H 313 STUDIES IN ROMAN ART (Subtitle required). (3) Study of the art and architecture of Rome. According to subtitles, attention will focus on various aspects of public or private painting, sculpture and architecture as reflections of political, social and cultural developments in the Roman world from the early Republic through the age of Constantine. May be repeated under a different subtitle to a maximum of six credits. Prereq: A-H 105 recommended. (Same as CLA 313.) A-E 748 MASTER’S THESIS RESEARCH. (0) Half-time to full-time work on thesis. May be repeated to a maximum of six semesters. Prereq: All course work toward the degree must be completed. A-H 323 STUDIES IN MEDIEVAL ART (Subtitle required). (3) Considers the interrelationships of art and architecture with religion, literature, politics, and other expressive forms as they shape and are shaped by medieval patrons and artists between the fourth and fifteenth century C.E., according to subtitle. May be repeated under a different subtitle to a maximum of six credits. Prereq: A-H 105 recommended. A-H A-H 334 STUDIES IN RENAISSANCE ART (Subtitle required). (3) According to the subtitle, a study of specific developments, problems and issues pertaining to art production between 1300 and 1550. May be repeated under a different subtitle to a maximum of six credits. Prereq: A-H 106 recommended. Art History #A-H 101 INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL STUDIES. (3) The course introduces students to the concepts and techniques of visual literacy. It explores a full spectrum of man-made visual forms encountered by contemporary Americans from architecture and works of art to graphic novels, advertisements, television programs and films, photos and the Internet. A-H 102 INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN ART. (3) This course introduces the art of Asia, mainly focusing on China and Japan, but also examining art in other Asian countries. The course syllabus combines chronology with a thematic approach, giving a sense of historical development while examining specific cultural manifestations or media. Students will learn to identify and distinguish between works from different periods and related cultures through methods of visual analysis, as well as gain an understanding of the cultural context of Asian art. No prior experience with art history or Asian culture is expected. A-H 103 WORLD ART. (3) An introduction to the visual arts of civilizations outside the European tradition. Students will become familiar with selected monuments from cultures in Africa, Asia, the Pacific, University of Kentucky KEY: # = new course A-H 335 STUDIES IN EARLY MODERN ART, 1500-1700 (Subtitle required). (3) According to the subtitle, a study of specific developments, problems, and issues pertaining to art production between 1500 and 1700. Prereq: A-H 106 recommended. A-H 339 STUDIES IN ART 1700-1840 (Subtitle required). (3) Study of specific developments, problems, and issues pertaining to art, art practice, and art theory between 1700 and 1840. May be repeated under a different subtitle to a maximum of six credits. Prereq: A-H 105 or A-H 106 recommended. A-H 340 STUDIES IN ART 1840-1914 (Subtitle required). (3) Study of specific developments, problems, and issues pertaining to art, art practice, and art theory between 1840 and 1914. May be repeated under a different subtitle to a maximum of six credits. Prereq: A-H 105 or A-H 106 recommended. A-H 341 STUDIES IN 20TH CENTURY ART (Subtitle required). (3) Depending on subtitle, this course examines aspects of 20th century art in its social, 2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin * = course changed † = course dropped 300 Course Descriptions political, and aesthetic contexts. May be repeated under a different subtitle for a maximum of six credits. Prereq: A-H 106 recommended. etc. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits when identified by different subtitles. Prereq: Junior standing. A-H 342 STUDIES IN AMERICAN ART (Subtitle required). (3) Readings, research and discussions in a lecture format on American visual arts in one or more of the following contexts: colonial America, ante-bellum America, the Gilded Age, 20th C. Modernism, the Depression, and America during the Cold War. May be repeated under a different subtitle to a maximum of six credits. Prereq: A-H 106 recommended. A-H 528 TOPICAL SEMINAR IN ART HISTORY (Subtitle required). (3) In-depth study ...
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