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ART 589 Professional Development

V1-3 cr.  Designated course number for professional development credit bearing courses offered by Extended Campus.  These credits do not count toward any degree at MSU Billings.


ART 591 Independent Study

V1-5 cr. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the instructor, approval of the department chairperson and Dean of Arts and Sciences, and Independent Study contract filed with the Office of Graduate Studies prior to registration.  Provides an opportunity for students of superior academic standing to explore material beyond that covered by undergraduate courses in Art.


ART 596 Cooperative Education/Internship

V1-9 cr.  Provides university credit for graduate work experience in the area of Art, supervised by faculty.  Learning agreement must be completed prior to registration (restricted).


ARTZ 587 Advanced Visual Arts Studies

9 cr. (45 lec/wk, 13 studio/wk)  Prerequisite: Bachelor’s degree in art or art education. (Su)  Provides an advanced intensive (8 week) study of specific topics in art history, theory, and criticism; two-dimensional art making; three-dimensional art making; and arts-based research.  Develops imagery, form, narrative, and art teaching pedagogy techniques focused on secondary education populations engaged with post-secondary coursework.