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 July 29, 2014

Music

MUS 102 - Music Theory for the Non-Major

Students will develop awareness of basic elements of melody, rhythm, harmony, form and expression through involvement as singers, players, creators, movers, listeners and readers of music. Designed for students with little or no musical training. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 22536

M W 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 230

Lecture
Daniel P Daily - dandaily@unm.edu 3 11
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
CANCELLED
800
23744 Lecture Staff 3 30
Fees: $25
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
23745 Studio Staff 3 30
Fees: $25
CANCELLED
801
23746 Studio Staff 3 12
MA 210 - Intro to Film Studies

Analysis of film as a unique art, and a survey of main trends in film history. Screenings and critical study of major films. Course fee required. 210 is a prerequisite to 300 and 400 level Media Arts courses.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 21634

T R 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 230

Lecture
Kelly Clement - clement8@unm.edu 3 7
Fees: $35

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 22537 Lecture Paula C King - pk1ng@unm.edu 3 4

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
CANCELLED
800
23727 Studio Staff 3 8
Fees: $70
801 24120

M T W R 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 211

Studio
Kimberly A Henkel - henkelk@unm.edu 3 7
Fees: $70
ARTS 205 - Drawing II

Further concentration on basic drawing concepts with a greater emphasis on descriptive and perceptual drawing skills using both dry and wet media. Prerequisite: 106. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
800
22640 Studio Staff 3 16
Fees: $45

Dance

DANC 169 - Flamenco I

Fundamental work for the adult beginner in techniques and styles of Flamenco. Course fee required. {Summer, Fall and Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
800
23728 Studio Staff 3 15
Fees: $30
CANCELLED
801
24121 Studio Staff 3 15
Fees: $30

Theatre

THEA 131 - Acting II

Continued exploration of the actor's craft. Introductory work with text. Prerequisite: 130.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
800
23724 Studio Staff 3 20
Fees: $35