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Fine Arts Course List

The core of the degree is a strong studio curriculum focusing on the ideas and technical processes of producing contemporary art. The Fine Arts curriculum is complemented through access to a broad liberal arts education emphasizing the development of effective academic writing, verbal communication, and presentation skills.

Courses in Fine Arts and Art History are useful as electives for students in Arts, Business, Science, and Design Programs at KPU. Please see the University Timetable Registration for the upcoming course offerings. Below is a list of the current courses in Fine Arts, and the approximate frequency with which they are offered. For a full list of Fine Arts courses offered please visit the University Calendar.


Course Plan Fall 2021 - Summer 2022:

Please note that these courses are subject to change. The registration guide and timetable will confirm our course offering.

Fall 2021

 

ARTH 1120: Art and Visual Culture: Prehistoric Renaissance 

ARTH 1121: Art and Visual Culture: Late Renaissance to 20th Century

ARTH 1130: Introduction to Film Studies

ARTH 1130: Introduction to Film Studies

ARTH 1140: Introduction to Visual Art, Urban, and Screen Culture

ARTH 2122: Modern Art and Visual Culture: 1890-1945

ARTH 3130: Film and the City

 

FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing 

FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing

FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing

FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing

FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing

FINA 1106: Drawing for Design 

FINA 1110: Introduction to Painting 

FINA 1110: Introduction to Paiting 

FINA 1130: Ceramics I

FINA 1130: Ceramics I 

FINA 1130: Ceramics I

FINA 1131: Sculpture I

FINA 1131: Sculpture I

FINA 1135: Introduction to Digital Media I

FINA 1135: Introduction to Digital Media I

FINA 1135: Introduction to Digital Media I

FINA 1142: Introduction to Print Media 

FINA 1142: Introduction to Print Media 

FINA 1145: Monotype - The Painted Print 

FINA 1167: Visual Language: Making and Meaning 

FINA 1170: Introduction to Film Photography 

FINA 1170: Introduction to Film Photography

FINA 1200: Drawing II

FINA 1210: Painting II 

FINA 1231: Sculpture II

FINA 2170: Intermediate Film Photography

FINA 2270: Digital Photography

FINA 2270: Digital Photography

FINA 2270: Digital Photography

FINA 2300: Advanced Drawing I

FINA 2310: Advanced Painting Studio I

FINA 2331: Sculpture III

FINA 2335: Digital Media: Video and Installation 

FINA 2400: Advanced Drawing II

FINA 2410: Advanced Painting Studio II

FINA 2431: Sculpture IV 

FINA 3100: Advanced Studio Practice and Seminar I

FINA 3135: Advanced Digital Media: Open Studio 1 

FINA 3200: Advanced Studio Practice and Seminar II 

FINA 3202: Special Topics in Studio Arts 

FINA 3235: Advanced Digital Media: Open Studio 2

FINA 4300: Advanced Studio Practice and Thesis I

FINA 4400: Advanced Studio Practice and Thesis II 

 

 

 

Spring 2022

 

ARTH 1120: Art and Visual Culture: Prehistoric Renaissance

ARTH 1121: Art and Visual Culture: Late Renaissance to 20th Century

ARTH 1130: Introduction to Film Studies

ARTH 2126: Canadian Art

ARTH 2222: Art: 1945 to the Present 

ARTH 3130: Film and the City

 

FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing

FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing

FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing

FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing

FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing

FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing

FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing

FINA 1110: Introduction to Painting

FINA 1110: Introduction to Painting

FINA 1130: Ceramics I

FINA 1130: Ceramics I

FINA 1131: Sculpture I

FINA 1131: Sculpture I

FINA 1135: Introduction to Digital Media

FINA 1135: Introduction to Digital Media

FINA 1135: Introduction to Digital Media

FINA 1135: Introduction to Digital Media

FINA 1142: Introduction to Print Media 

FINA 1145: Monotype - The Painting Print

FINA 1170: Introduction to Film Photography

FINA 1170: Introduction to Film Photography  

FINA 1175: Form, Structure and Materials

FINA 1200: Drawing II

FINA 1210: Painting II

FINA 1230: Ceramics II

FINA 1231: Sculpture II

FINA 1242: Print Media II 

FINA 2135: Digital Media: Design in Contemporary Art 

FINA 2147: Issues in Contemporary Art

FINA 2270: Digital Photography

FINA 2270: Digital Photography

FINA 2300: Advanced Drawing I

FINA 2310: Advanced Painting Studio I

FINA 2330: Ceramics II

FINA 2331: Sculpture II

FINA 2342: Print Media III

FINA 2400: Advanced Drawing II

FINA 2410: Advanced Painting Studio II

FINA 2430: Ceramics IV

FINA 2431: Sculpture IV

FINA 2442: Print Media IV

FINA 3100: Advanced Studio Practice and Seminar I

FINA 3111: Professional Practices 

FINA 3170: Advanced Film Photography

FINA 3200: Advanced Studio Practice and Seminar II

FINA 3202: Special Topics in Studio Arts

FINA 3270: Advanced Digital Photography

FINA 4300: Advanced Studio and Thesis I

FINA 4400: Advanced Studio and Thesis II 

 

 

 

Summer 2022

 

ARTH 1121: Art and Visual Culture: Late Renaissance to 20th Century

ARTH 2160: History of Architecture: Prehistoric to Renaissance

ARTH 3100: Special Topics in Art History

 

FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing 

FINA 1110: Introduction to Painting 

FINA 1130: Ceramics I

FINA 1130: Ceramics I

FINA 1131: Sculpture I

FINA 1135: Introduction to Digital Media I

FINA 1135: Introduction to Digital Media I

FINA 1142: Introduction to Print Media 

FINA 1145: Monotype - The Painted Print

FINA 1166: Colour Theory and Practice 

FINA 1175: Form, Structure and Materials

FINA 2270: Digital Photography 

FINA 2270: Digital Photography 

FINA 3202: Special Topics in Studio Arts

 


Fine Arts Courses

Courses Offered Every Term (Fall, Spring, and Summer)

  • 1100: Introduction to Drawing
  • 1110: Introduction to Painting
  • 1130: Ceramics I
  • 1131: Sculpture I
  • 1135: Introduction to Digital Media
  • 1142: Introduction to Print Media
  • 1175: Form Structure and Materials
  • 2270: Digital Photography

Courses Offered More Than Once a Year (courses generally offered in both Fall and Spring semesters and sometimes in Summer)

  • 1145: Monotype: The Painted Print
  • 1166: Colour Theory and Practice
  • 1167: Visual Language: Making and Meaning
  • 1170: Intro to Film Photography**
  • 1200: Drawing II
  • 1210: Painting II
  • 1230: Ceramics II
  • 1231: Sculpture II
  • 1242: Print media II
  • 2300: Advanced Drawing I
  • 2310: Advanced Painting I
  • 2331: Sculpture III
  • 2371: Photo Based Alternative Processes & Installation
  • 2342: Print Media III
  • 2400: Advanced Drawing II
  • 2410: Advanced Painting II
  • 2431: Sculpture IV
  • 3100: Advanced Studio Practice and Seminar I
  • 3200: Advanced Studio Practice and Seminar II
  • 4300: Advanced Studio Practice and Thesis I
  • 4400: Advanced Studio Practice and Thesis I

Courses Offered Once a Year

  • 1106: Drawing for Design – Richmond Campus
  • 2170: Photography II
  • 2135: Digital Media Design in Contemporary Art :
  • 2147: Issues in Contemporary Art I
  • 2235: Interactive Art and the Web
  • 2330: Ceramics III
  • 2430: Ceramics IV
  • 2442: Print Media IV
  • 2335: Digital Media: Video and Installation
  • 3111: Professional Practices
  • 3135: Advanced Digital Media Open Studio I
  • 3147: Issues in Contemporary Art II
  • 3170: Advanced Film Photography**
  • 3235: Advanced Digital Media Open Studio II
  • 3201: Artistic Practice in the Community
  • 3270: Advanced Digital Photography
  • 3280: Performance Art I
  • 3380 : Performance Art II

Courses Offered on a Rotating Basis (not taught every year)

  • 3112: Public Art: Theory and Practice
  • 3110: Introduction to Curatorial Studies
  • 3113: Subversive Art
  • 3131: Wall Works
  • 3133: Forming Stories
  • 3150: Telling Lies Again: Making Narrative Art
  • 3201: Artistic Practice in the Community
  • 3202: Special Topics in Studio Art

*Note: Information is subject to change. Course offerings may be cancelled due to low enrollments. The online registration system contains the most up to date course offerings.