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Course List and Selected Syllabi - Glass Program

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Art 2710 - Introduction to Glass3 Credits
Beginning glassblowing for both majors and non-majors. Vessels and paperweights made at the furnace, and coldworking techniques such as sandblasting, grinding and polishing. Exploration of the role of glass in technology and an overview of the history of glass.

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Art 3710AB - Intermediate Glass Studio.  3 Credits
Prerequisite: ART 2710 or permission of instructor. Intermediate glass blowing and coldworking, introduction to mold making and exposure to a variety of professional artists' work.

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Art 3720AB - Advanced Glass Studio.  3 Credits
Prerequisite: ART 3710 and 3711 or permission of instructor. Advanced glassblowing; sandblasting, etching, slumping, and different types of glass forming.

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ART 3730, 3731 -  Independent Studies in Glass.  1, 2, or 3 Credits
Individual studies in glass through specific projects arranged between the instructor and student.

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ART 4710 - Senior Thesis in Glass.  1-6 Credits
Guided individual studio projects leading to a professional level of technical accomplishment in a stylistically coherent body of work. A twelve credit series of Senior Thesis classes culminate in the required final exhibition.

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ART 4740 - Special Problems in Glass.  1, 2, or 3 Credits
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. Individual studio projects agreed upon by the instructor and student.

 

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