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Course Code
ART 430  Credits
Title Nineteenth Century Art 
Prerequisite ART 233 ART 234 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description History of Nineteenth-Century painting, sculpture, photography and architecture, including Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism. 



Course Code
ART 431  Credits
Title Twentieth Century Art 
Prerequisite ART 233 and ART 234 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description History of Twentieth-Century avant-garde painting, sculpture, photography and architecture, from Art Nouveau to Pop Art. 



Course Code
ART 450  Credits
Title Contemporary Art, Design, and Theory 
Prerequisite ART 233 and ART 234 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Writing Intensive Yes  
Description This seminar course is designed as a capstone course for art majors. Emphasis will be placed on major art movements and theoretical concepts from 1945 to the present day. In addition to the listed prerequisites, students must complete one upper-level art history course prior to enrolling in this class. 



Course Code
ART 460  Credits
Title Professional Practices III 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Seminar focusing on living a sustainable life as an emerging professional artist. Topics include developing a business plan, working with contracts, and taxes and bookkeeping.  



Course Code
ART 467  Credits
Title Art Therapy Related Field Experience 
Prerequisite ART 325 or PSY 325 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This field experience is intended for students in Junior or Senior standing who have completed at least 50% of the required Art Therapy Minor credit requirements in both Psychology and Visual Art. Students will select a placement from a list of over 20 agencies and organizations in the Fargo-Moorhead Area that have established partnerships with MSUM. These organizations and agencies range from pre-school to elder ages and include: Health care facilities, mental health agencies, juvenile education centers, elder-care facilities, homeless shelters and programs for at risk-youth. The experience is conducted under the direct leadership of a supervisor who has conveyed the mission, training requirements and parameters of the organization as well as the very specific characteristics, personal perspectives and expressive intent of the clients. Students will spend 40 hours at their site and be responsible for goal setting, reflective writing and submitting a final report. 



Course Code
ART 469  Credits 1-12 
Title Internship 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description A one semester self-directed exploration or professional experience with an artist, designer, illustrator, art museum or studio. A maximum of 12 internship credits may be applied to the degree. 



Course Code
ART 479  Credits 1-6 
Title Art History Thesis 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Independent Study in art history for senior thesis. Required for art history emphasis. Students need a minimum of six credits. 



Course Code
ART 490  Credits 1-4 
Title Topics in Art 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Studio, seminar or discussion of topics not included in other art courses. Up to four credits may be applied to the major. This is a topical course and may be repeated when the topic changes. 



Course Code
ART 494A  Credits 1-8 
Title Mentored Research in Ceramics 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Guided research designed to increase the professionalism of the student's creative work in all aspects of artistic production. The course will culminate in the production of a creative portfolio of superior quality. Permission from instructor is required to enroll in this course. 



Course Code
ART 494C  Credits 1-8 
Title Mentored Research in Painting 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Guided research designed to increase the professionalism of the student's creative work in all aspects of artistic production. The course will culminate in the production of a creative portfolio of superior quality. Permission from instructor is required to enroll in this course. 



Course Code
ART 494D  Credits 1-8 
Title Mentored Research in Printmaking 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Guided research designed to increase the professionalism of the student's creative work in all aspects of artistic production. The course will culminate in the production of a creative portfolio of superior quality. Permission from instructor is required to enroll in this course. 



Course Code
ART 494E  Credits 1-8 
Title Mentored Research in Sculpture 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Guided research designed to increase the professionalism of the student's creative work in all aspects of artistic production. The course will culminate in the production of a creative portfolio of superior quality. Permission from instructor is required to enroll in this course. 



Course Code
ART 494F  Credits 1-8 
Title Mentored Research in Photography 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Guided research designed to increase the professionalism of the student's creative work in all aspects of artistic production. The course will culminate in the production of a creative portfolio of superior quality. Permission from instructor is required to enroll in this course. 



Course Code
ART 494H  Credits 1-8 
Title Mentored Research in Drawing 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Guided research designed to increase the professionalism of the student's creative work in all aspects of artistic production. The course will culminate in the production of a creative portfolio of superior quality. Permission from instructor is required to enroll in this course. 



Course Code
ART 494L  Credits 1-8 
Title Mentored Research in Illustration 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Guided research designed to increase the professionalism of the student's creative work in all aspects of artistic production. The course will culminate in the production of a creative portfolio of superior quality. Permission from instructor is required to enroll in this course. 



Course Code
ART 497  Credits 1-6 
Title Independent Study in Art 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Studies selected from art history, theory of ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and watercolor. May be repeated for up to 12 credits. 



Course Code
ART 498  Credits
Title Exhibition 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course will familiarize students with professional practices involved in the preparation of work for an exhibition, interactions with gallery/museum personnel, and the execution of an exhibition.