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ART 2 - ART APPRECIATION
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly Art 10)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Introduction to the visual arts through lectures/discussions covering: a) the way artists speak through the formal elements and Principles of Visual Language as well as through their choices of art Media and subject matter; b) how these formal properties contribute to the content and meaning of artwork; and c) the evolution of these formal properties through the history of the visual arts in Western european culture as well as their relationships to the art of the Americas, Asia, Africa, the Pacific Islands, and the Islamic world. (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ART 3 - TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Introduction to the elements and principles of two-dimensional design which are common to the visual arts. A foundation course stressing visual perception and an effective knowledge of the graphic means of expression and communication. Required for art majors. (CAn ART 14) (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ART 4 - THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours
ADVISORY: eligibility for english 125 and 126 or english 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Exploration and experimentation with the formal elements and principles of visual language in three dimensional design. Required for art majors. (CAN ART 16) (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ART 5 - ART HISTORY 1
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly Art 25 )
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 1A recommended.

A survey of the Western Art from prehistory to the Gothic period that may include one or more areas of non-Western art from the same time period. (CAN ART 2) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ART 5H - HONORS ART HISTORY 1
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly Honors 5A)
ADVISORY: Meet the qualifications for consideration for acceptance into the Honors Program recommended. See Honors Program listing in the college catalog.

A survey of the Western Art from prehistory to the Gothic period that may include one or more areas of non-Western art from the same time period. Honors sections will include special introduction for non-art majors into the characteristics and components of art and a brief introduction into art criticism. (CAN ART 2) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ART 6 - ART HISTORY 2
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly Art 26 )
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 1A recommended.

A survey of Western Art from the beginning of the Renaissance to the present that may include one or more areas of non-Western Art from the same time period. (CAN ART 4) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ART 6H - HONORS ART HISTORY 2
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly Honors 6A)
ADVISORY: Meet the qualifications for consideration for acceptance into the Honors Program recommended. See Honors Program listing in the college catalog.
 
A survey of Western Art from the beginning of the Renaissance to the present that may include one or more areas of non-Western Art from the same time period. Honors sections will include a special introduction for non-art majors into the characteristics and components of art and a brief introduction into art criticism. (CAN ART 4)(A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ART 7 - BEGINNING DRAWING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Formerly Art 7A)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Introduction to the creation of visual images through drawing. Emphasis on observational drawing, drawing materials (traditional and nontraditional), the formal elements of visual language (line, value, texture, shape, volume, color), composition, and meaning in visual image making.
(CAN ART 8) (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ART 8 - BEGINNING FIGURE DRAWING AND ANATOMY
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Formerly Art 8A)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Human anatomy for artists with the practice of drawing the human figure from the model. (CAN ART 24) (A, CSU, UC)

ART 9 - BEGINNING PAINTING: OIL/ACRYLIC
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Formerly Art 14A)
ADVISORY: Art 3 and 7 and eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Introduction to the creative act of painting through exploration of representational, abstract, and non-objective forms. Emphasis on oil/acrylic media. (CAN ART 10) (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ART 10 - BEGINNING CERAMICS
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Formerly Art 11A)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Introduction to history of humanity through the achievements and cultural diversity recorded in fired clay artifacts. Through construction of ceramic vessels and the study of clay, glaze, and decorative processes, the importance of ceramics as a major medium of expression will be revealed.
(CAN ART 6) (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ART 11 - BEGINNING SCULPTURE
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Formerly Art 17A)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126, or English 153, or ESL 67 and 68, and Math 101 recommended.

Creative self-expression in a variety of sculptural media including but not limited to clay, steel fabrication, bronze casting, stone, wood, plaster and new media. (CAN ART 12) (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ART 12A - BEGINNING CRAFTS: LIVING TRADITIONS
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Formerly Art 48 and Art 12)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Exploration of the materials, tools, and processes of a variety of craft media in light of their contemporary viability as well as their historical and cultural traditions. (A, CSU-GE)

ART 12B - INTERMEDIATE CRAFTS: LIVING TRADITIONS
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 3)
PREREQUISITE: Art 12A.

Further exploration of the materials, tools, and processes of a variety of craft media in light of their contemporary viability as well as their historical and cultural traditions. (A, CSU-GE)

ART 13 - BEGINNING WATERCOLOR PAINTING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours
ADVISORY: Art 3 and 7 and eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Introduction to the basic methods and materials of watercolor painting through creative, visual problem-solving exercises. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 14 - BEGINNING PRINTMAKING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Formerly Art 23)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

An introduction to the basic aesthetics of relief, intaglio and planograhic processes, including three techniques for each process: linocut, relief blend roll, foam reductive relief, embossing, collagraph, galvanic etching and aquatint, stone lithography, drawn screenprint, and monotype. (CAN ART 20) (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ART 15 - BEGINNING CERAMIC SCULPTURE
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Formerly Art 12)
PREREQUISITE: none.

Creative self-expression in sculpture using clay and related materials as the media. (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ART 16 - LIFE PAINTING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 2)
ADVISORY: Art 8, Art 9, and eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

The creative act of figurative painting, using the live model as subject matter. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 17 - INTERMEDIATE DRAWING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Formerly Art 7B)
PREREQUISITE: Art 7, or demonstration of comparable skill level to be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past drawing work.

A further exploration of the creation of drawn images as effective vehicles for visual communication. (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ART 18 - INTERMEDIATE FIGURE DRAWING AND ANATOMY
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Formerly Art 8B)
PREREQUISITE: Art 8, or demonstration of comparable skill level to be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past life drawing and anatomy work.

Further study theory, and practice of drawing the human figure from models. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 19 - INTERMEDIATE PAINTING: OIL/ACRYLIC
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Formerly Art 14B)
PREREQUISITE: Art 9, or demonstration of comparable skill level to be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past oil/acrylic painting work.

A further exploration of the creative act of painting using representational, abstract, and non-objective forms. emphasis on oil/acrylic media. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 20 - INTERMEDIATE CERAMICS
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 3), (Formerly Art 11B)
PREREQUISITE: Art 10, or demonstration of comparable skill level to be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past ceramic work.
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 and Math 101 recommended.

Construction and decorative processes used in ceramics. Throwing on the potters wheel and exploration of clay and glaze chemistry. Historic and contemporary study of ceramics as a major medium of expression. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 21 - INTERMEDIATE SCULPTURE
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 2), (Formerly Art 17B)
PREREQUISITE: Art 11, or demonstration of comparable skill level to be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past sculpture work.

Concentrated self-expression in a variety of sculptural media including but not limited to clay, steel fabrication, bronze casting, stone, wood, plaster, and new media. Students will be focusing on 2-3 of the above media and begin developing intermediate skills in their use. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 22A - TEXTILE DESIGN: HAND PAPERMAKING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 3), (Formerly Art 49 and Art 22)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Exploration of the historical and cultural sources related to basic processes and materials used by the studio artist to make paper by hand. Development of personal visual ideas through fibers and handmade paper based on the study of both traditional and contemporary paper ideas.
(A, CSU-GE)

ART 22B - TEXTILE DESIGN: BASIC TEXTILE STRUCTURES
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 3)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Introduction to basic textile structures to include: discussion of both the historical as well as contemporary cultural contexts for hand-spinning, feltmaking, warp, and weft face weaving and various basketry techniques. Development of personal visual ideas through the use and combination of
these fiber materials and processes will be explored. (A, CSU)

ART 23 - INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR PAINTING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours
PREREQUISITE: Art 13, or demonstration of comparable skill level to be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past watercolor work.

Further methods and materials of watercolor painting through creative, visual problem-solving assignments. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 24A - INTAGLIO PRINTMAKING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 3)
PREREQUISITE: Art 14 or demonstration of comparable skill level to be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past printmaking work.

Intermediate-level intaglio printmaking processes, including experimentation in twelve techniques or combinations of techniques within the intaglio process. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 24B - LITHOGRAPH PRINTMAKING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 3)
PREREQUISITE: Art 14 or demonstration of comparable skill level to be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past printmaking work.

Intermediate-level lithograph printmaking processes, including experimentation in twelve techniques or combinations of techniques within the lithograph process. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 24C - RELIEF PRINTMAKING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 3)
PREREQUISITE: Art 14 or demonstration of comparable skill level to be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past printmaking work.

Intermediate-level relief printmaking processes, including experimentation with techniques in monotype, viscosity, woodblock, linoleum block, found object, and relief roll techniques of relief processes. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 24D - SCREENPRINTING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 3)
PREREQUISITE: Art 14 or demonstration of comparable skill level to be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past printmaking work.

Intermediate-level screenprinting processes, including experimentation in twelve techniques in photo, drawing, reductive screenprinting, multicolor on textiles, and cut film. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 25 - MURAL PAINTING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 2). (Offered 1 semester each academic year)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 , and Math 101 recommended.

An exploration of the aesthetic and practical applications of mural painting, including historical background, planning, techniques and execution. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 27 - ADVANCED DRAWING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours
PREREQUISITE: Art 17, or demonstration of comparable skill level to be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past drawing work.

Drawing as a process to investigate ideas. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 28 - ADVANCED FIGURE DRAWING AND ANATOMY
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 1)
PREREQUISITE: Art 18, or demonstration of comparable skill level to be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past figure drawing and anatomy work.

Advanced study, theory, and practice of drawing the human figure from models. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 29 - ADVANCED PAINTING: OIL/ACRYLIC
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 3)
PREREQUISITE: Art 19, or demonstration of comparable skill level be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past oil/acrylic painting work.
ADVISORY: Eligibility for Math 101 recommended.

Advanced studies in the creative act of painting. Emphasis on oil/acrylic media. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 31 - ADVANCED SCULPTURE
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 3)
PREREQUISITE: Art 21, or demonstration of comparable skill level be determined by testing and/or portfolio of past sculpture work.

Development of a portfolio of sculptural work through concentrated advanced self-expression in a variety of sculptural media including but not limited to clay, steel fabrication, bronze casting, stone, wood, plaster, and new media. (A, CSU)

ART 32A - BEGINNING JEWELRY AND METALSMITHING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for Math 101, and English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Introduction to the history of jewelry-making as well as the cultural expressiveness associated with its traditions and contemporary applications. Introduction to a wide-range of methods, techniques, and materials used to create small metal objects and jewelry. The formation and construction
functional and non-functional objects will be explored. (A, CSU)

ART 32B - INTERMEDIATE JEWELRY AND METALSMITHING
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 3)
PREREQUISITE: Art 32A.

Further explorations into the history of jewelry-making as well as the cultural expressiveness associated with its traditions and contemporary applications. Intermediate work in a wide-range of methods, techniques and materials used to create small metal objects and jewelry. The formation
and construction of functional and non-functional objects will continue be explored. (A, CSU)

ART 35 - COLOR THEORY
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Formerly Art 16).
PREREQUISITE: none.

Seeing how color interacts with color, how colors change and relate one with another, and the role of color in the making of art. (CAN ART 22) (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ART 39B - INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC DESIGN
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Repeats = 2), (Formerly Art 39)
PREREQUISITE: Graphic Communications 20.
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 and Math 101 recommended.

Creative thinking and concept development within the graphic design process. (A, CSU).

ART 40B - ADVANCED GRAPHIC DESIGN 
2 units, 2 lecture hours, 4lab hours, (9 weeks), (Repeats = 2)
PREREQUISITE: Art 39B or Graphic Communications 39A.
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 and Math 101 recommended.

Advanced creative conceptual thinking and problem solving (art direction) emphasizing marketing objectives and verbal communication presentation skills (designer to client). Introduction to creative collaboration with photographers, illustrators and copywriters. (A, CSU).

ART 45 - ARTREACH
5 units, 3 lecture hours, 6 lab hours, (Repeats = 3)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

During the first half of the semester the class will learn selected art presentations and workshops for elementary schools, grades 1-6. These workshops are presented by the instructor and class as a team in selected elementary schools during the second half of the semester. (A, CSU-GE)

ART 49 - GALLERY PRACTICES
3 units, 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, (Formerly Art 9)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68, and Math 101 recommended.

An introduction to gallery/museum practices relating to exhibition selection, design, budgeting, and installation techniques and organization. An overview of the business aspects of art as a career.
(A, CSU)


ART 55 - INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN ART
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and English 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Introduction to the arts of Asia, including China, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia. (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ART 60 - PRE-COLUMBIAN ART
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (See also Chicano-Latino Studies 22)
ADVISORY; Eligibility for English 125 and 125 or English as a Second Language 67 and 68 recommended.

A historical survey of the art of Mesoamerican and Andean ancient cultures. The art and architecture of the Olmec, Toltec, Aztec, Moche, Nazca, Inca, and other ancient civilizations of the New World. (A, CSU, UC)

ART 65 - INTRODUCTION TO PACIFIC ART
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and English 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Introduction to the arts of Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia including Maori art from new Zealand, aboriginal art from Australia and art from the Pacific Islands-Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, Cook Islands, and Niue. (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ART 251 - OPEN ART STUDIO
1 unit, 3 lab hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Repeats = 3), (Formerly Art 51)
COREQUISITE: Student must be concurrently enrolled in a studio art class (ceramics, crafts, drawing, printmaking, painting, sculpture, textiles, jewelry).

Supervised art practice for students concurrently enrolled in art classes.

Last updated: 7/14/2011 3:05:30 PM