Wood Courses

ART 2910 / Introduction to Wood; 3 credit hours
Introduction to the basics of woodworking design and technology using hand and power tools.

ART 3910 & ART 3911 / Intermediate Wood Studio; 6 credit hours
Prerequisite: ART 2910 or permission of the instructor.
Studies in the techniques of woodworking, furniture construction and design. Hand and power tools, joinery, bending, stack lamination, turning, carving, and finishing.

ART 3920 & ART 3921 / Advanced Wood Studio; 6 credit hours
Prerequisite: ART 3910 & ART 3911 or permission of the instructor.
Studies in advanced woodworking construction. Emphasis on cabinetry or seating; ergonomics, structure and design.

ART 3930 & ART 3931 / Independent Studies in Wood; options of 1-3 credit hours
Individual approaches to working with wood through specific projects arranged with the instructor.

ART 4910 / Senior Thesis in Wood; 12 credit hours
Guided, individual studio projects leading to a professional level of technical accomplishment in a stylistically coherent body of work. A 12 credit series of Senior Thesis classes culminate in the required final exhibition.

ART 4940 / Special Problems in Wood; 1-3 credit hours
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
Individual studio projects agreed upon by the instructor and student.