March 2, 2017

Purdue Northwest Curriculum Document

Program Name:


  • Document No: CHESS 16-52 NEW COURSE AD 410
  • Proposed Effective Date: Fall 2017
  • Submitting Department: Communication & Creative Arts/CHESS
  • Date Reviewed by Department: February 24, 2017
  • Submission Date: March 2, 2017
  • Date Reviewed College/School Curriculum Committee: March 03, 2017
  • Contact Person: Yueqi Zhang, Associate Profssor, CCA

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  • Approval by Faculty Senate: May 5, 2017
  • Date Reviewed by Senate Curriculum Committee: 4/14/17
  • Name(s) of Library Staff Consulted: NA
  • Will New Library Resources Used?: No
  • Form 40 Needed?: Yes


Task: Course Change or New Course Proposal

  • Program Name(s):
  • Degree Name(s):

Section II: This section is for changes in courses only

  • Subject: This course emphasizes the development of a personal and creative use of painting media through an exploration of contemporary imagery.
  • Justification: To offer substantial fine arts course for PNW community and potential fine arts program.




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AD 41000 Painting II

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate

Schedule Types: Studio (Studio 6, Cr. 3)

Individual problems in representational and non-representational painting with emphasis upon the development of an individual point of view.

Prerequisite: AD 31000 Painting I or consent of instructor.



Course Objectives / Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate competent use of painting tools and materials
  2. Execute more advanced techniques and processes of paint application
  3. Demonstrate ability to construct an archival conscious painting support
  4. Build on rendering skills through emphasis on working from direct observation and demonstrate abstract perceptual abilities
  5. Demonstrate a beginning execution of color theory through projects and color terminology in written or oral form
  6. Demonstrate formal design concepts and use the principles and elements of design
  7. Discuss and evaluate art and ideas using appropriate terminology verbally and in written form
  • Impact on Students: NA
  • Impact on University Resources: NA
  • Impact on other Academic Units: NA