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Art

Arts Division

ART-01 ART HISTORY -- ANCIENT THROUGH GOTHIC
(CAN ART 2)
(CSU breadth area C1) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisory: ENGL-01A.
This course is a survey of the development of the art, architecture, sculpture, painting, and the minor arts, from pre-history through the Gothic period. (2/04)

ART-02 ART HISTORY -- RENAISSANCE THROUGH MODERN
(CAN ART 4)
(CSU breadth area C1) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisory: ENGL-01A.
This course is a survey of the development of art, architecture, sculpture, painting, and handicrafts from the Renaissance to the present. (2/04)

ART-06 ART OF THE 20TH CENTURY
(CSU breadth area C1) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisory: ENGL-01A.
This course is a survey of prominent artists and movements in world art from Impressionism to Post-Modernism. Major works in painting, sculpture, architecture, and applied arts are covered. (1/05)

ART-12A SCULPTURE (CAN ART 12)
(CSU breadth area C1) 3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This course is a survey of fundamentals of the sculpting process and a study of materials related to sculpture. Work explores projects in 3-D to bas relief and covers styles from realism to abstract. (01/05)

ART-12B INTERMEDIATE SCULPTURE
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-12A.
Students will explore sculpture materials, methods, techniques, and 3-D project problem-solving related to intermediate-level course work. (1/05)

ART-12C ADVANCED SCULPTURE
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-12B.
Students will explore sculpture materials, methods, techniques, and 3-D project problem-solving related to advanced-level course work. (1/05)

ART-15 FUNDAMENTALS OF DESIGN IN ART
(CSU breadth area C1) 3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of fundamental design elements and principles as applied to fine arts, graphics, and various design fields. (1/05)

ART-17A CERAMICS - POTTERY (CAN ART 6)
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisory: ENGL-A.
This course is a survey of ceramic materials (clays and glazes) and their function in relation to design as an art form. Basic studio practice in the hand-building processes, decorating, glazing, and firing of ware, and an introduction to the potter's wheel are included. (2/01)

ART-17B INTERMEDIATE CERAMICS - POTTERY
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-17A. Advisory: ENGL-A.
This is an intermediate course in ceramic pottery and sculpture design and construction, non-technical glaze composition, and kiln firing. Stress is placed upon the attainment of skill on the potter's wheel and organization of construction problems. Students pursue projects of individual interest. (2/01)

ART-17C ADVANCED CERAMICS - POTTERY
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-17B. Advisory: ENGL-A.
This is an advanced course in ceramic pottery with emphasis on more complicated sculpture and wheel construction and design techniques. Students will participate in glaze composition and experience advanced decorating and glazing techniques. Students will pursue projects of individual interest related to the objectives of the course. (2/01)

ART-20A PRINTMAKING I (CAN ART 20)
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This course covers the fundamental printmaking processes including relief and intaglio methods. It includes exploration of black and white as well as an introduction to color techniques. Students will produce limited editions and survey the history of printmaking. (1/05)

ART-20B PRINTMAKING II: INTAGLIO AND COLOR
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-20A.
This course deals with black and white as well as color printmaking techniques with an emphasis on intaglio processes. (1/05)

ART-20C PRINTMAKING III: LITHOGRAPHY
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-20B.
This course focuses on the lithographic printmaking techniques in which images are printed from limestone slabs. (1/05)

ART-20D PRINTMAKING IV: EXPLORATION
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-20C.
This course is an advanced study of printmaking techniques with focus on the individual student's ideas. Students will work towards the development of the personal set of aesthetic requisites necessary for advanced study and independent work. (1/05)

ART-24A DRAWING I (CAN ART 8)
(CSU breadth area C1) 3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This course is an introduction to the principles, theories, and techniques of drawing and composition. Students will explore foundation-level concepts while surveying materials used in drawing as an art form, as well as the history of their development. (1/05)

ART-24B DRAWING II
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-24A.
This course is an intermediate-level study of the theories and practice of drawing as an art form. Problems in perspective, proportion, and form will be addressed. A more advanced approach to concept and techniques in media are also included, as well as the history of their development. (1/05)

ART-24C DRAWING III
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-24B.
This course is an advanced-level study of drawing as an art form. More advanced problems in the aesthetics and techniques of drawing will be addressed. The approach is individualized. Contemporary as well as historical concepts will be addressed. (1/05)

ART-25A ACRYLIC PAINTING I (CAN ART 10)
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This is a course in the fundamentals of acrylic painting as an art form. Students will address problems in portrayal, proportion, composition, and color. (1/05)

ART-25B ACRYLIC PAINTING II
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-25A.
This course is a study of the materials and methods of acrylic painting. Students will explore creative and conceptual solutions to problems in portrayal, composition, and color. (1/05)

ART-25C ACRYLIC PAINTING III
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-25B.
This course is an advanced study of acrylic painting techniques. Students will apply these techniques with emphasis on conceptual development and critical evaluation. (1/05)

ART-25D ACRYLIC PAINTING IV
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-25C.
This course is an exploration of acrylic painting with focus on the students' individual ideas. Students will work towards the development of the personal set of aesthetic requisites necessary for advanced study and independent work. (1/05)

ART-26A FIGURE DRAWING I
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This is a basic course in drawing the human form and proportion. Models are used in both rapid and extended studies with a variety of drawing media. (1/05)

ART-26B FIGURE DRAWING II
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-26A.
This is an intermediate study of human form and proportion. Models are used in both rapid and extended studies with a variety of drawing and painting media. (1/05)

ART-26C FIGURE DRAWING III
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-26B.
This course is an advanced study of human form and proportions. Models are used in both rapid and extended studies with a variety of drawing and painting media. (1/05)

ART-28A OIL PAINTING I
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This is a course in the fundamentals of oil painting as an art form. Students will address problems in portrayal, proportion, composition, and color. (1/05)

ART-28B OIL PAINTING II
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-28A.
This course is a study of the materials and methods of oil painting. Students will explore creative and conceptual solutions to problems in portrayal, composition, and color. (1/05)

ART-28C OIL PAINTING III
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-28B.
This course is an advanced study of oil painting techniques. Students will apply these techniques with emphasis on conceptual development and critical evaluation. (1/05)

ART-28D OIL PAINTING IV
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-28C.
This course is an exploration of oil painting with focus on the students' individual ideas. Students will work towards the development of the personal set of aesthetic requisites necessary for advanced study and independent work. (1/05)

ART-29A WATERCOLOR PAINTING I
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This is a course in the fundamentals of watercolor painting as an art form. Students will address problems in portrayal, proportion, composition, and color. (1/05)

ART-29B WATERCOLOR PAINTING II
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-29A.
This course is a study of the materials and methods of watercolor painting. Students will explore creative and conceptual solutions to problems in portrayal, composition, and color. (1/05)

ART-29C WATERCOLOR PAINTING III
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-29B.
This course is an advanced study of watercolor painting techniques. Students will apply these techniques with emphasis on conceptual development and critical evaluation. (1/05)

ART-29D WATERCOLOR PAINTING IV
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-29C.
This course is an exploration of watercolor painting with focus on the students' individual ideas. Students will work towards the development of the personal set of aesthetic requisites necessary for advanced study and independent work. (1/05)

ART-40A DIGITAL ART I: INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL ART
[CILC area A] 3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisory: ENGL-A.
This is an introduction to image editing programs. Students will have hands-on experience with the basic elements and tools of the program to create, manage, and edit images and files with an emphasis on real-world applications. (2/01)

ART-41A GRAPHIC DESIGN I
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisory: ENGL-A.
This course provides an introduction to art with a focus on commercial applications. This includes rendering, lettering, type specifications and figure indication which lead into advertisement layouts, paste-up, and camera-ready art. (2/01)

ART-41B GRAPHIC DESIGN II
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-41A. Advisory: ENGL-A.
This is an intermediate course in commercial art with emphasis on exploring and solving problems of an intermediate nature in ideas, techniques, and materials. Students will spend considerable time on the production of projects on both computer and the drawing board. (2/01)

ART-41C GRAPHIC DESIGN III
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-41B. Advisory: ENGL-A.
This is an advanced course in commercial art with emphasis on exploring and solving problems of an advanced nature in ideas, techniques, and materials. Students will spend considerable time on the production of projects on both computer and the drawing board. (2/01)

ART-49 A-Z ADVANCED SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN ART
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab. Limitation on enrollment: Before enrolling, the student must complete a contract detailing proposed area of study. Completed contract requires signatures: a) the instructor of the course section the student will be attending; b) the Arts Division Chairperson.
This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to do advanced, specialized work, under the supervision of an instructor in areas not offered in regular classes. Students must develop an advanced problem in the area of art that they wish to explore. (2/01)

ART-70A-ZZ FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS -- SPECIAL TOPICS
0.5 -2 units: 0 -2 hours lecture, 0-6 hours lab.
Advisory: ENGL-A.
This is a course covering a variety of topics of current interest to students of art. Different topics will be emphasized each time the course is offered. Sections of this course may vary in unit value depending on subject matter, meeting time, and format. (2/01)

ART-81 ADVANCED CERAMICS LAB
1 unit: 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: ART-17A. Advisory: ENGL-A.
This course is an advanced ceramics lab designed to accommodate the student desiring to further his/her skills in ceramics and to give more lab time to the student also enrolled in ART-17BC (Ceramics). Individual instruction is also given to the student. This course may be repeated three times. (2/01)


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