University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Introduction to the Major (AIM)

Studio Art

Gateway/Entry-Point Courses into Studio Art Major/Minor

Each of the three gateway courses described below is for student learning through class-time experiences with the instructor present. All upper-level Studio Art courses require one or more of these three foundation level courses.

ARTS 001 Drawing

Introductory study of visual experience through drawing and its transformation of the three-dimensional visual world onto a two-dimensional surface. Emphasis varies with instructor. Offered spring and fall.

ARTS 002 Two-Dimensional Studies

A studio course exploring through classroom projects how we perceive space and how we work with materials and concepts to organize two-dimensional surfaces. Offered spring and fall.

ARTS 003 Three-Dimensional Studies

Introductory study of the manipulation of actual space in diverse media. Emphasis varies with instructor. Offered spring and fall.

Contact Information

Thomas Brennan, Chair
Department of Art and Art History
Phone: (802) 656-2014
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