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AUART101 Introduction to the History of Art I Course Page

Description: Introduction to the history of art from the Prehistoric Age to the end of the Renaissance.

AUART102 Introduction to the History of Art II Course Page

Description: Introduction to the history of art from the Renaissance to the present.

AUART103 Caves to Skyscrapers: The Built Environment Course Page

Description: Introduction to the history of the built environment from the Prehistoric age to the present.

AUART111 Studio Foundation I Course Page

Description: Art-making is explored with basic techniques in drawing and color media. The visual language of perception and expression is introduced using principles of composition. Aesthetic and psychological principles of visual organization are applied to elements of line, shape, colour, and texture.

AUART112 Studio Foundation II - 3-D and Colour Theory Course Page

Description: Further exploration of art-making in two and three dimensions. Visual structure is investigated expressively and technically in sculpture processes and paint media. Development of personal creativity and a basis for compositional analysis are included. Prerequisite: AUART 111, or Art 30 equivalence with consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission). Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUART 112 and 113.

AUART215 Sculpture I Course Page

Description: Introduction to principles of composition and practice in 3-dimensional art. Historical and contemporary issues are explored. Prerequisite: Second year standing. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

AUART223 Canadian Art Course Page

Description: Survey of the visual arts in Canada, from the indigenous beginnings to the present, with emphasis on the twentieth century.

AUART224 Art and Its Histories Course Page

Description: Study of works, movements, theories and institutions of art with an emphasis on contemporary art and recent approaches to the study and analysis of art works. It examines painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, graphic and applied art.

AUART231 Drawing I Course Page

Description: Introductory course that develops basic skills of perception and recording as they apply to the practice of drawing. Historical and contemporary practices are explored primarily on the basis of direct observation of still life, landscape, and architecture. Issues in composition, expression, critical analysis, and technique using monochromatic media are included. Prerequisite: Second year standing, or Art 30, or consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

AUART232 Drawing II Course Page

Description: Further exploration of drawing practice with the application of observational and conceptual skills to issues of expression and composition. Figure drawing, including anatomy, perceptual considerations, and the expressive potential of the human figure, is introduced. The use of colour media, the development of a personal aesthetic response, as well as critical analysis are included. Prerequisite: Second year standing. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

AUART260 Selected Topics in Art History Course Page

Description: Selected topics in Art History possibly, but not necessarily, linked to a course that would later visit sites of art and visual culture. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUART 260 or AUCLA 193, 293.

AUART261 Selected Topics in Art History Course Page

Description: Selected topics in Art History possibly, but not necessarily, linked to a course that would later visit sites of art and visual culture.

AUART262 Selected Topics in Art History Course Page

Description: Selected topics in Art History possibly, but not necessarily, linked to a course that would later visit sites of art and visual culture.

AUART265 Selected Topics in Art History Tour Course Page

Description: Tour course following the selected topics course to which it is linked. The tour visits art sites discussed in that course. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

AUART271 Painting I Course Page

Description: Painting from the ground up. The course introduces painting technique and colour usage in acrylic and/or oil media. Perceptual and conceptual problems are based on historical and contemporary practices with an emphasis on personal creativity. Critical analysis of art is a component. Prerequisites: Second year standing. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

AUART272 Painting II Course Page

Description: Further exploration of painting practice using oil and acrylic painting techniques. Critical analysis is included. Varieties of conceptual contexts and individual expressive directions are investigated. Prerequisite: AUART 271 or consent of the instructor (based on portfolio submission). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

AUART289 Studies in Visual Culture Course Page

Description: Selected topics in the history of visual culture that are organized thematically rather than by period, nationality or style. Prerequisite: Second-year standing.

AUART298 Selected Topics in Art Studio Course Page

Description: Selected topics in art studio practice that are theme or media based. Prerequisite: Second year standing. Notes: AUART 298 does not count towards any major or minor in Art.

AUART331 Drawing III Course Page

Description: Intermediate drawing further develops techniques and concepts of drawing with a focus on contemporary practices leading to self-initiated projects. Prerequisite: AUART 231. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

AUART371 Painting III Course Page

Description: Intermediate painting further develops techniques and concepts of painting with a focus on contemporary practices leading to self-initiated projects. Prerequisite: AUART 272. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

AUART380 Directed Reading in Art History Course Page

Description: Individual study project for the advanced art history student. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.

AUART411 Visual Explorations Course Page

Description: Advanced studies in a studio discipline with individualized programs designed in collaboration with the instructor. Direction is guided by issues in contemporary practice and thought. Prerequisites: AUART 331 and one of 215, 371.

AUART480 Directed Reading in Art History Course Page

Description: Individual study project for the highly advanced art history student. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.

AUART490 Directed Project in Visual Explorations Course Page

Description: Individual study course for the highly advanced studio art student. A selected theme in two- or three-dimensional expression is explored intensively. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.