Offered by Department of Art and Art History
College of Fine Arts and Humanities
- ART 800P - Drawing - 3 hours
- Experimentation in form, value, line, color, and pictorial composition is encouraged as a means toward individual expression.
Open to students who have completed basic courses in drawing composition.
- ART 803 - Art Education Research Methods - 3 hours
- This is a required "Arts Based Educational Research" (ABER) class. This course prepares the student for coursework and the
final research paper within the ABER rationale. This class includes the development of research and writing skills and becoming
proficient in APA style. In addition to Arts Based Education Research, other methodologies include case studies, action
research and qualitative and quantitative research.
- ART 805P - History of 19th Century Art - 3 hours
- A study of the development of 19th Century art in Europe and America: Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism and
- ART 809P - History of Nebraska Art - 1-3 hours
- A survey of art and artists in 19th and 20th century Nebraska and how their art relates to the history of art in western
civilization. Unique characteristics of regional art forms are examined and discussed.
- ART 825P - Aesthetics - 3 hours
- History and theories of the development of Aesthetics in Art. Directed readings and special investigation of current trends in
art and aesthetics.
- ART 828 - Creative Photography - 3 hours
- The primary goal of this course will be to explore photography technically, visually, and conceptually. This course will
explore the artistic potential of photography via digital technologies. We will start with an overview on the basics of
photography as they pertain to using digital cameras and digital output and move onto exploring some of the major concepts and
visual theories on photography. This course will culminate into an original body of photographic work.
- ART 840P - Special Problems in Art History - 1-3 hours
- Course by appointment. Research on specific problems which may involve historical, philosophical, aesthetic or critical
aspects of art.
- ART 843P - Independent Study in Art - 1-4 hours
- Special investigation in any art area may be pursued on the approval of the Department of Art; course will be handled by
appointment. Special materials fee will be assessed as needed.
- ART 844 - History, Theories and Philosophies of Art Education - 3 hours
- Students will learn about the development of American art education by examining historical ideas and practices and current
theories and philosophies. Influences of society on art education and the impact of art and art education in a democratic
society will be explored.
- ART 845 - Multicultural Art in the Elementary and Secondary Curriculum - 3 hours
- This course explores the art of many cultures and enhances the teaching of art to a culturally diverse student body. Problems
and issues of teaching art from cultures other than one's own will be addressed. Multiple aesthetic perspectives will be
examined and debated.
- ART 846 - Seminar in Art Education - 3 hours
- A study of the philosophies of art education; investigation of current practices and techniques used.
- ART 848 - Art for Students with Diverse Needs - 3 hours
- Students in this course will be instructed on methodologies for teaching students with physical, mental and emotional
disabilities, gifted students, the very young and the elderly.
- ART 849 - Art Across the Curriculum - 3 hours
- This class explores the methods for incorporating art into other subjects and other subjects into art. Students in this class
will learn how to develop interdisciplinary (integrated) lessons which address multiple intelligences, are intellectually
stimulating and help develop children's problem-solving skills.
- ART 850 A, B, C, D, E, F - Painting - 1-6 hours
- Research in advanced problems in painting. May be taken for credit up to a total of nine hours.
- ART 851 A, B, C, D, E, F - Sculpture - 1-6 hours
- Research in advanced problems in sculpture. May be taken for credit up to a total of nine hours. Special materials fee of $100.
- ART 852 A, B, C, D, E, F - Ceramics - 1-6 hours
- Research in advanced problems in ceramics. May be taken for credit up to a total of nine hours. Special materials fee of $60.
- ART 853 A, B, C, D, E, F - Printmaking - 1-6 hours
- Research in advanced problems in various printing techniques. May be taken for credit up to a total of nine hours.
- ART 854 - Special Problems in Art History - 1-3 hours
- Advanced research on specific problems which may involve historical, philosophical, aesthetic or critical aspects of art.
- ART 860 - Seminar in Art Criticism and Philosophy - 3 hours
- Aesthetics and philosophy of art criticism for advanced students.
- ART 865 - Directed Reading - 3 hours
- Supervised study and research in an area approved by the instructor. By permission of instructor only.
- ART 870 A, B, C, D - Independent Study - 1-4 hours
- Advanced individual research pursued at the approval of the Department of Art. Special materials fee will be assessed as
needed. By permission of instructor only.
- ART 872P - Women in Art - 3 hours
- This course analyzes women's artistic role in their societies and highlights pertinent issues in each individual period.
"Women in Art" is a chronological survey from the prehistoric era through the end of the twentieth century.
- ART 895 - Art Education Research Paper - 3 hours
- Prereq: completion of 27 hours of the program, TE 800
The development of a problem, written or creative, in Art to be developed under the supervision of the major Professor in the
discipline. By permission of graduate advisor.
- ART 896 - Thesis in Art Education - 6 hours
- Prereq: minimum of 27 hours toward the degree, TE 802
The student may elect to do a written or a creative thesis approved by the Department of Art. By permission of graduate advisor.
- ART 899P - Special Topics in Art - 3-6 hours
- Designed to meet special needs for students in Art Education, Art History, Graphic Design, and Studio Art. By permission of
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