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ART 2A

TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN �(2)

Class Hours: 1 Lecture, 3 Laboratory

ART 2A provides a basic understanding of design and color theory in a historical context.� Work will be conducted in various media utilizing both objective and subject experiences as a basis for creative design and color expression.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 2B

TWO-DIMENSIONAL COLOR AND DESIGN� (3)

Class Hours: 1.5 Lecture, 4.5 Laboratory, Strongly Recommended Preparation: ENG 51A or equivalent.

ART 2B offers additional lecture and lab time to further explore two-dimensional design space, design, and color theory.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 4

EXPLORING DRAWING� (2)

Class Hours: 1 Lecture, 3 Laboratory,� CR/NC, Strongly Recommended Preparation: ENG 51A or equivalent.

ART 4 provides instruction with the elements of composition, line, value, texture, patterns, color and perspective in the drawing discipline.� The student will explore the two-dimensional surface through a variety of media and techniques.� No previous drawing experience necessary.� May be taken two times for credit.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 5A

BASIC DRAWING� (3)

Class Hours: 1.5 Lecture, 4.5 Laboratory, C1

ART 5A is the study of the drawing discipline with emphasis upon the "Historical Context" and how it relates to the drawing medium.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 5B

ADVANCED DRAWING� (3)

Class Hours: 1.5 Lecture, 4.5 Laboratory. Prerequisite: ART 5A

ART 5B offers additional lecture and studio time to further explore the drawing principles.� Recommended for art majors.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 12

CERAMICS� (2)

Class Hours: 1 Lecture, 3 Laboratory, Strongly Recommended Preparation: ENG 51A or equivalent.

ART 12 is an introductory course in pottery and ceramic sculpture design using hand-built and wheel-thrown construction techniques.� May be taken four times for credit.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 13A

INTRODUCTION TO CERAMIC DESIGN STUDIO� (3)

Class Hours: 1.5 Lecture, 4.5 Laboratory, C1

ART 13A is a study of the ceramic discipline with emphasis upon the historical context and its relationship to the ceramic medium of the 20th century.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 13B

BEGINNING CERAMIC DESIGN STUDIO� (3)

Class Hours: 1.5 Lecture, 4.5 Laboratory.� Prerequisite: ART 13A

ART 13B offers additional lecture and studio time to further explore wheel throwing construction.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 13C

BASIC CERAMIC DESIGN STUDIO� (3)

Class Hours: 1.5 Lecture, 4.5 Laboratory.� Prerequisite: ART 13B

ART 13C offers additional lecture and studio time to further explore different types of kiln firing.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 13D

INTERMEDIATE CERAMIC DESIGN STUDIO� (3)

Class Hours: 1.5 Lecture, 4.5 Laboratory.� Prerequisite: ART 13C

ART 13D offers additional lecture and studio time to further explore different creativity concepts in clay.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 15A

INTRODUCTION TO PAINTING� (3)

Class Hours: 1.5 Lecture, 4.5 Laboratory, CR/NC

ART 15A will offer lecture and studio time to explore the heritage and fundamentals of painting.� Recommended for art majors.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 15B

BEGINNING PAINTING� (3)

Class Hours: 1.5 Lecture, 4.5 Laboratory, CR/NC.� Prerequisite: ART 15A

ART 15B will offer additional lecture and studio time to explore the oil painting medium.Recommended for art majors.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 15C

INTERMEDIATE PAINTING� (3)

Class Hours: 1.5 Lecture, 4.5 Laboratory, CR/NC.� Prerequisite: ART 15B

ART 15C offers additional lecture and studio time to further explore different concepts of painting.� Recommended for art majors.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 15D

ADVANCED PAINTING� (3)

Class Hours: 1.5 Lecture, 4.5 Laboratory, CR/NC.� Prerequisite: ART 15C

ART 15D offers students the chance to explore their own ideas as they relate to painting.� Students will produce a series of paintings which demonstrate their art concepts and theories.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 16A

SURVEY OF WESTERN ART: PRE-HISTORY TO PROTO-RENAISSANCE� (3)

Class Hours: 3 Lecture CAN ART 2, CAN ART SEQ A,� C1,� CR/NC. Strongly Recommended Preparation ENG 51A or equivalent.

ART 16A is a survey of the arts from the beginning of recorded history to the Medieval period of European history.� Non-European art will also be studied.� Each of these civilizations is studied through slides, lectures, class discussion, and a text.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 16B

SURVEY OF WESTERN ART: RENAISSANCE TO THE PRESENT� (3)

Class Hours: 3 Lecture CAN ART SEQ A, C1, CR/NC. Strongly Recommended Preparation: ENG 51A or equivalent.

ART 16B is a survey of the Arts from the Proto-Renaissance in Italy through contemporary styles.� The course includes a concentrated study of individual artists and their work.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 17

EXPLORING PAINTING� (2)

Class Hours: 1 Lecture, 3 Laboratory, CR/NC

ART 17 provides an introduction to the materials and elements of painting, composition, color, texture and content.� May be taken four times for credit.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 30/60

EXPERIMENTAL COURSES� (.5-3)

Class Hours: 18 Lecture hours or 54 Laboratory hours for each semester unit.

All courses numbered 30/60 are designed to permit departments to meet an immediate student or community need, to explore newer methods in teaching a subject, to offer courses which are innovative, and to provide curriculum variety and flexibility in curriculum.� A required course description identifies each course subject.� These courses may be taken for CR/NC.

ART 42

ART APPRECIATION� (3)

Class Hours: 3 Lecture, C1, CR/NC. Strongly Recommended Preparation: ENG 51A or equivalent.

ART 42 is an introductory course in the study of basic principles of art as well as how they play a major role in Art History.� The student will learn the basics of art through lecture, slide presentations, film, video and projects assigned in and out of the classroom.� No art background is necessary.� (AA, CSU, UC)

ART 49/99

DIRECTED STUDY� (1-2)

Class Hours: 54 Laboratory for each semester unit. No more than 2 units per semester per 49/99 series.

ART 49/99 is designed for students who wish to undertake special projects related to a particular field. Students, under instructor guidance and acknowledgement, may pursue individual exploration after completing or while currently enrolled in at least one course in the department of directed study.� (AA, CSU)

ART 52

ART APPRECIATION� (3)

Class Hours: 3 Lecture, CR/NC

The student will study the basic elements of art and apply this knowledge for his/her own enjoyment.� (AA)

 
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