Makeup Artistry Certificate Program - Undergraduate - 2011 University Catalog

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Program Overview

(In Partnership with Bobbi Brown)

The Makeup Artistry Certificate prepares students for productive careers in the cosmetics industry as it relates to fields including media, performance, and fashion. Coursework focuses on the development of aesthetic principles, observational abilities, and practical skills through intensive classroom study and application.

Objectives of the program include the fostering of:

  • Knowledge, understanding and practical skills needed for the creation and application of professional makeup for fashion and beauty, as well as professional theatre, film and television makeup.
  • Understanding the importance of general health and hygiene in regard to skin care and diet.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, work as part of a team and demonstrate knowledge of the business of the makeup industry.

Students can pursue the Makeup Artistry Certificate program:

(a) As a degree-seeking student in conjunction with a declared  major; or
(b) As a non-degree-seeking student pursuing Makeup as a stand-alone program.  (note:  For more information on attending Montclair State University as a non-degree-seeking  student, click here: http://www.montclair.edu/admissions/apply/#Non-Degree)

For further information: Art & Design webpage

Curriculum Requirements

All university students must fulfill the set of General Education requirements applicable to their degree (click here) in addition to courses applicable to their major.  Students pursuing the Makeup Artistry Certificate, in addition, must complete the requirements below.


MAKEUP ARTISTRY CERTIFICATE

Complete the following 2 requirement(s) for a total of 18 semester hours, with a minimum GPA of 2.00.

  1. REQUIRED COURSES

    Complete 4 courses for 12 semester hours:

    ARTX 122 Clothing and Culture: A Multidisciplinary Study 3
    ARTX 150 Fundamentals of Makeup for Beauty and Fashion 3
    ARTX 151 Advanced Principles and Techniques of Makeup for Fashion and Beauty 3
    ARTX 152 Internship in the Makeup Industry 3
  2. ELECTIVES

    Complete 2 courses for 6 semester hours from the following list. (THTR 432 may also be used if the topic is Advanced Stage Make-up).

    ARAN 190 Introduction to the Visual Arts 3
    ARHS 105 Art in Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval 3
    ARHS 106 Art in Western Civilization: Renaissance to Modern 3
    ARTX 220 Textile and Apparel Industry 3
    THTR 278 Stage Make-Up 3

Course Descriptions:

ARAN190: Introduction to the Visual Arts

Introduction to the ways in which people have expressed themselves in the visual arts including painting, sculpture, crafts, architecture, film, photography, and graphic design explored through studio projects, reading, and gallery and museum visits. The focus will be the nature and experience of art across many cultures and its central role in our daily lives. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. (1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours studio.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For non-majors.

ARHS105: Art in Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval

The history of Western art and architecture from Prehistoric Europe through the Middle Ages. The course covers ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, Greece and Rome, then Byzantine, Early Medieval, Romanesque, and Gothic art. Museum visits and extensive reading. Required for Fine Arts majors. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, World Literature or General Humanities. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Animation and Illustration, Fine Arts, and Graphic Design. Offered as ARHS 105 through Spring 2012. To become ARHT 105 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARHS106: Art in Western Civilization: Renaissance to Modern

The history of Western art and architecture from the fifteenth century to the present. Included are the arts of the Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Romantic, Impressionist and Modern periods. Museum visits and extensive reading. Required for fine arts majors. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, World Literature or General Humanities. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Animation and Illustration, Fine Arts, and Graphic Design. To become ARHT 106 effective Summer 2012. Offered as ARHS 106. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARTX122: Clothing and Culture: A Multidisciplinary Study

Analysis of dress in terms of cultural, social, psychological and economic influences. Clothing and adornment choices related to individual concerns, including esthetic, physical and ecological factors. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

ARTX150: Fundamentals of Makeup for Beauty and Fashion

An intensive training experience in the fundamentals of makeup for beauty and fashion. () 3 sh.

ARTX151: Advanced Principles and Techniques of Makeup for Fashion and Beauty

This course prepares students in advanced techniques of makeup for fashion and beauty. Principles of health, diet, makeup selection and application technique, and color selection will be covered. Extensive lab experience will help prepare students in technique and product selection for a wide range of special occasions, runway, photo, special skin types and tones. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARTX 150.

ARTX152: Internship in the Makeup Industry

An intensive experience-based course in professional level makeup artistry as practiced in the fashion and beauty industry. Topics include makeup for the camera, working with designers in fashion, and portfolio development. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARTX 150 and ARTX 151.

ARTX220: Textile and Apparel Industry

In-depth study of factors which spur progress, affect supply, demand, and ultimately the consumer. History, economic structure and patterns of production, distribution and marketing of textile and apparel industries. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

THTR278: Stage Make-Up

Appreciation of make-up through symbolic aspects and historic differences with regard to theatrical productions. Make-up materials and their uses; creating corrective and character make-up, mustaches and beards for a research or creative experience to compile a practical resource file. (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: B. A. in Theatre Studies majors, or B. F. A. in Theatre, Acting concentration majors, or B. F. A. in Theatre, Production/Design concentration majors, or Theatre minors only.