Fine Arts

StudentDescription

In an atmosphere of creativity and commitment students acquire practical techniques while engaging in a critical discourse that develops an understanding of the importance, diversity and richness of the arts in Northern New Mexico as well as in the world. The department offers an associate of fine arts degree and several different certificates within the various areas of the department. Courses are offered in the studio arts, applied arts and crafts, art history, dance, media arts, music and theater. 

 Chair: Jeremy McDonnell  mcdonnell24@gmail.com

Degrees Offered in Fine Arts 

Current Courses Offerings

Schedule as of August 1, 2015

Music

MUS 102 - Music Theory for the Non-Major

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
800
22536 Lecture Staff 3 14
Fees: $35

Media Arts

MA 110 - Intro To Mass Communications

(Also offered as CJ 110) Study of the development of the mass media with emphasis on television in the areas of programming, policy, regulations, economics, and technology. Examination of the social, cultural, and political impact of the mass media on contemporary society.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 24831 Lecture Peter Walker - pedrowalker@unm.edu 3 21
MA 111 - Technical Intro to Video

For the student who has no practical knowledge of video technology. Students learn about the camera and lens, sound recording, lighting, editing, and other elements of production. Course fee required.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
800
24832 Studio Staff 3 15
MA 216 - Topics in Video Making

These courses strengthen students skills in video technology while helping them write, direct, and edit video projects that begin to reflect a personal, artistic vision. Course fee required. Prerequisite: 111.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
800
24833 Topics Staff 3 15
Fees: $200

Art History

ARTH 101 - Introduction To Art

A beginning course in the fundamental concepts of the visual arts; the language of form and the media of artistic expression. Readings and slide lectures supplemented by museum exhibition attendance. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (NMCCN 1013). {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 24835 Lecture Paula C King - pk1ng@unm.edu 3 6

Art Studio

ARTS 157 - Small Metal Const I

Introduction to basic fabrication methods as they relate to object-making and small-scale sculpture. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
801 24120

M T W R 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 223

Studio
Kimberly A Henkel - henkelk@unm.edu 3 5
Fees: $70
ARTS 168 - Introduction to Ceramics

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 24834

T R 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 214

Studio
Matthew J Adams - pelu@unm.edu 3 Section Full
Fees: $65