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Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for ARTS 307 at Metropolitan State University in Fall 2017 (Aug - Dec)

While all courses listed as equivalents below are transferable, they are not necessarily equivalent in both directions. The courses below transfer TO the college or university shown above. To see how courses from your home college or university transfer to other participating colleges or universities, you can search Transferology.

If you are enrolling in the equivalent course in order to fulfill a program/major requirement, it is best to check with your academic advisor to ensure that the equivalent course will meet the requirements of your particular major.

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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
ART 1241 - Painting I - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
(MnTC Goal 6) Recommended Skills, Abilities, or Coursework: ART 1115, ART 1141 or ART 1144 Painting I introduces the student to painting techniques and history. The course covers canvas preparation, basic color theory, and visual theory. It also covers a range of painting approaches - from traditional realism to abstraction. Painting I will introduce the style of different artists and art movements and students will begin to develop their own painting style. This course will focus on personal expression in addition to an emphasis on technical skill. Students will work on in-class exercises as well as independently. A course fee is required; additional costs may be incurred based on individual student need. See course notes or contact the instructor for additional information. Students must be prepared to spend 6-8 hours per week in the painting studio outside of class.
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Century College
ART 1051 - Painting 1 - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of painting principles, methods, materials, and critique. Students work from observation, simultaneously strengthening perceptual abilities increasing knowledge and use of acrylic paint. Painting assignments are supported by readings, discussions and research of historic, cultural and contemporary painting issues. Recommendations: ART1024, ART1041
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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
ART 1030 - Painting - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Provides an introduction to the principle elements of painting and color theory. The instructor will guide students through explorations of acrylic painting mediums, brush technique and composition.
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Inver Hills Community College
ART 2251 - Painting I - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Introduces basics of acrylic painting, preparation of a canvas stretcher, and color theory. A variety of contemporary painting approaches are assigned including an opportunity for personal exploration. The studio course involves active hands-on participation by the student. Gallery and museum visits may be included in this course. Lab fee.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
ARTS 1142 - Painting 1 - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course explores important concepts in painting. While most of the emphasis is on painting, lectures and critiques allow for some investigation of painting in a historical context. This course defines painting in a broad sense and allows for an exploration of both traditional and nontraditional methods. Acrylic paint is the medium used. The course is designed to help students with all levels of experience.
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
ART 203C - Introduction to Painting - 4 credits
Study of basic materials, techniques, and formal issues of painting. Topics include historical and contemporary painting approaches. Emphasis on oil and acrylic painting media.
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
ART 2215 - Intermediate Painting - 3 credits
Emphasizes technical and creative application of paint. Students will be encouraged to explore the creative process using a wide variety of painting surfaces, techniques and subject matter. Prerequisite: ART 1115.
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Normandale Community College
ART 1127 - Painting - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Introduction to concepts, materials, and methods of painting. Explore paint to create various artworks that solve technical and creative problems. Development of critique and related vocabulary.
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North Hennepin Community College
ART 2611 - Painting I - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is an introduction to the basic skills and techniques of painting. The study of paint and materials, the use of color in painting and the development of ideas are important elements in this class. Exploration of realism, abstraction and contemporary painting are all important aspects of Painting I. Prerequisite: Art 1401 Recommended: Art 1340
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Saint Paul College
ARTS 1740 - Introduction to Painting - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course will introduce students to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Assignments will be geared towards improving one's ability to paint from direct observation, depicting the natural world and the human form with greater accuracy, and integrating "color theory" into oil paintings. (MnTC: Goal 6) 3C/1/2/0
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Southwest Minnesota State University
ART 321 - Painting - 4 credits
An introduction to basic painting techniques and materials, focused on developing students' painting skills. Students will explore how formal elements, techniques, and materials combine with cognitive meaning. Advanced students will focus on self-directed projects and the development of significant content.
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Winona State University
ART 217 - Painting I - 3 credits
Beginning studio practice in oil and/or acrylic media. Students explore basic problems of form and space on a two-dimensional surface using traditional and contemporary methods. Visual analysis of historic and contemporary work is employed extensively in this course and is designed to broaden and facilitate the examination of form and technique in painting. Prerequiste: ART 114 and ART 118.
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