Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ART 122    Introduction to Ornamental Iron    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the hands-on basics of metal forming, design principles and materials used for sculpture, and functional art forms with emphasis on the use of the anvil and the gas forge. Different artists and topics are covered each semester. This course may be taken 4 times for a total of 6 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
F         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN Rm 501          30484 
Textbook
F         11:40AM-02:55PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN Rm 501            


ART 300    Elementary Drawing and Composition    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, ELSW 320, or placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a studio class in drawing and composition. Lectures and discussions stress the fundamental discipline related to the visualization of concrete or abstract concepts. Practice in drawing and development of content will be emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        07:30AM-08:20AM LEC J.Albertson          ARC MAIN Rm 504          10578 
Textbook
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LAB J.Albertson          ARC MAIN Rm 504            
TTh       10:00AM-10:50AM LEC J.Albertson          ARC MAIN Rm 510          12996 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB J.Albertson          ARC MAIN Rm 510            
MW        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC K.Roughton           ARC MAIN Rm 504          13984 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB K.Roughton           ARC MAIN Rm 504            
MW        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN Rm 582          15020 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN Rm 582            
TTh       09:30AM-10:20AM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN Rm 504          10590 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN Rm 504            
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC P.Wood               Natomas Inderkum D125    15622 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB P.Wood               Natomas Inderkum D125      
T         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC D.Samborski          ARC MAIN Rm 510          10594 Textbook
T         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB D.Samborski          ARC MAIN Rm 510            
Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC D.Samborski          ARC MAIN Rm 510          14580 Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB D.Samborski          ARC MAIN Rm 510            


ART 302    Elementary Drawing and Composition    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 300.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will further develop the skills and concepts of drawing as introduced in Art 300. Students will continue to develop the relationship of the formal elements of line, shape, value, texture, spatial relations and color through the creative exploration of materials. Students will critically evaluate their own and others' art work.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Rm 504          10602 
Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Rm 504            
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC P.Wood               Natomas Inderkum D125    15624 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB P.Wood               Natomas Inderkum D125      
Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC D.Samborski          ARC MAIN Rm 510          10606 Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB D.Samborski          ARC MAIN Rm 510            


ART 304    Figure Drawing and Composition    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a studio class where the understanding of human form and structure is based upon drawing from the nude figure. Topics include analysis of proportion, anatomy and the relationship of the figure to space. Projects developing compositions in which the figure is the subject for a study of line, shape, value, texture and space will be emphasized. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Rm 510          10610 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Rm 510            


ART 312    Portrait Drawing    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ART 304
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces and explores the human image in portraiture. Emphasis is on developing the skills needed to portray specific individuals, rather than a generalized image of people. This is primarily a practice course focusing on technique building, but also included are the history and traditions of portraiture. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken 2 times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Rm 510          30487 
Textbook
F         11:15AM-02:30PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Rm 510            


ART 320    Design: Fundamentals    3 Units

Same As: ARTNM 310
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on the fundamentals of design, establishing a foundation for intermediate and advanced art courses as well as developing a visual and verbal vocabulary essential to understanding and appreciating art and design esthetics. Design principles are applied through a series of studio projects that are derived from the study of both historical schools of art as well as contemporary theory. The elements of line, shape, form, spatial relationships, value and color are analyzed in concert with their use by artists throughout history. Projects utilize a wide range of tools, media, and presentation techniques. This course is not open to students who have completed ARTNM 310.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online          14584 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Monday, October 18 02:00PM-03:30PM Rm LRC 104
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:30AM-10:20AM LEC K.Roughton           ARC MAIN Rm 582          10618 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Roughton           ARC MAIN Rm 582            
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC P.Wood               Natomas Rm N201          31327 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB P.Wood               Natomas Rm N201            
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN Rm 504          13274 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN Rm 504            
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC D.Gardner            ARC MAIN Rm 504          10626 Textbook
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB D.Gardner            ARC MAIN Rm 504            
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online          10622 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Monday, August 23    01:30PM-03:00PM    Rm LRC 104
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ART 323    Design: Color Theory    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers studio problems in the use and understanding of color, including its application to works of art, interior design and graphics, basics of color theory and color interchange. It also includes image and composition as related to the use of color both functionally and creatively. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN Rm 582          11524 
Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN Rm 582            


ART 327    Painting    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 300 or 320.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the techniques and materials of oil painting. Projects are based on twentieth century painting contributions and the use of formal values as they relate to expression. This course is designed to encourage creative expression. May be taken twice for credit. (CAN ART 10)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN Rm 504          10638 
Textbook
T         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN Rm 504            


ART 328    Painting    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 327 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of ART 327. It covers artistic style, style development and general and specific criticism in painting. Different artists and topics are covered each semester. This course may be taken twice for credit. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN Rm 504          10642 
Textbook
T         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN Rm 504            


ART 336    Watercolor Painting    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 300 or 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the medium of transparent watercolor. It covers techniques of brush painting, traditional and contemporary approaches to composition, color relationships, and artistic style in watercolor. Different artists and topics are covered each semester. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN Rm 582          15012 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN Rm 582            
Sa        01:30PM-03:10PM LEC L.Parker             Natomas Rm N201          15094 Textbook
Sa        03:20PM-06:30PM LAB L.Parker             Natomas Rm N201            


ART 337    Intermediate Watercolor Painting    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 336 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an intermediate watercolor course. It includes an in-depth study of contemporary methods and concepts in transparent watercolor. Emphasis is given to different approaches to watercolor, as well as composition, technical problems and solutions, and individual style development. Each semester different artists are discussed to illustrate concepts and techniques. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken twice.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN Rm 582          15016 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN Rm 582            
Sa        01:30PM-03:10PM LEC L.Parker             Natomas Rm N201          15632 Textbook
Sa        03:20PM-06:30PM LAB L.Parker             Natomas Rm N201            


ART 339    Media Studio I: Pigment-Based Media    3 Units

Same As: ARTNM 331
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course combines the materials and techniques used in both new media technology and traditional art practices and explores a wide variety of ideas, tools, and resources associated with pigment-based media. Topics include history, theory, and practice surrounding digital and traditional image generation, as well as image manipulation, image transfer, and material exploration. The course emphasizes developing unique forms of portfolio quality projects demonstrating new approaches and methods of integrating digital media with traditional media forms. ART 339 and/or ARTNM 331 may be taken a total of 4 times for credit using different techniques.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
M         11:30AM-01:35PM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Rm 127          16606 
Textbook
M         01:45PM-02:50PM LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Rm 127            
M         03:00PM-04:50PM LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Rm 582            


ART 370    Three Dimensional Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, ESLW 320, or placement through assessment process.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This foundation course covers an analysis of historical and contemporary designs, primarily concerned with the visual dialogue between form and space, with focus on visual sensitivity for three-dimensional composition. Line, plane, and volume are utilized to construct 3-D forms using a variety of materials; wire, plaster, cardboard and paper. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN Rm 501          10630 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN Rm 501            


ART 372    Sculpture    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, ESLW 320, or placement through assessment process.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides basic practice in the expressive use of form and color in three-dimensional space using traditional additive and subtractive media such as clay and plaster, as well as constructive media such as wood, found objects, and other materials. The course utilizes a problem-solving format in order to develop knowledge of technical process formal vocabulary, and individual expression. Both historical and contemporary approaches in developing form and content are included.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN Rm 501          30490 
Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN Rm 501            


ART 375    Figure Sculpture    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ART 304.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces figure sculpture, using the live nude model as a reference. It will develop an understanding of the human form as it relates to both modern and traditional sculpture. These concepts will be developed by making studio projects using a variety of sculptural material. The projects will combine new understanding of human form with imagination, for a more complete expression of technique and creativity. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN Rm 510          10678 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN Rm 510            


ART 382    Metal Design: Emphasis in Mixed Media    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, ESLW 320, or placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers contemporary approaches to mixed media in small metal sculpture and jewelry. Basic small glasswork, enameling, plastics, etching, reticulation and granulation will be studied. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC M.Clark              ARC MAIN Rm 501          16352 
Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LAB M.Clark              ARC MAIN Rm 501            


ART 384    Metal Design: Emphasis in Casting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, ESLW 320, or placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers historical and contemporary approaches to centrifugal casting, mold making, wax patterns, and the aesthetic aspects of metal casting for small scale sculpture and jewelry will be studied. Basic methods and techniques for wax working, kiln burnout, centrifugal casting, vulcanized rubber molds and metal finishing will be emphasized. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC M.Clark              ARC MAIN Rm 501          30730 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB M.Clark              ARC MAIN Rm 501            


ART 390    Ceramics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a beginning ceramics class in hand building and throwing techniques. Elementary clay construction including pinch pot, coil, slab, and slump molds are covered as well as an introduction to the potter's wheel. Different methods of glazing and firing are studied.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC M.Schindler          ARC MAIN Rm 502          13224 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB M.Schindler          ARC MAIN Rm 502            
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC N.Williams           ARC MAIN Rm 502          10650 Textbook
F         11:15AM-02:30PM LAB N.Williams           ARC MAIN Rm 502            
MW        03:30PM-04:20PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN Rm 502          10658 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN Rm 502            
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN Rm 502          10662 Textbook
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN Rm 502            


ART 391    Intermediate Ceramics    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 390 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an intermediate course in wheel throwing and sculpture techniques. It explores the technical and creative processes of ceramic pottery making and sculpture including surface treatment and various firing processes. Focus is placed on an in-depth examination of contemporary ceramics. Different artists, techniques, and projects are explored each semester. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC N.Williams           ARC MAIN Rm 502          10666 
Textbook
F         11:15AM-02:30PM LAB N.Williams           ARC MAIN Rm 502            
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN Rm 502          13228 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN Rm 502            
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN Rm 502          13232 Textbook
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN Rm 502            


ART 397    Alternative Firing Processes in Ceramics    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 390 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers alternative firing processes in ceramics which includes raku, wood, soda, saggar, sawdust, and pit firing. Ceramics is explored through hand building and wheel throwing techniques. Glaze formulation for the firing processes is included. Emphasis is placed on in-depth examinations of the history of kilns and firing techniques. Different firing processes are explored each semester. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN Rm 502          16600 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN Rm 502            


ART 420    Film Making    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course involves discussion and studio participation relating to the structural, technical and intellectual aspects of film making. Work by contemporary film makers will be sued to supplement class lectures and criticism. The student choosing to make an individual film must furnish camera, film and processing. Equipment and materials are supplied for students participating in a group film.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC T.Brozovich          ARC MAIN Raef 162        10670 
Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Brozovich          ARC MAIN Raef 162          


ART 430    Art and Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, ESLW 320, or placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the use of artists' materials and techniques appropriate for teaching art to children. It includes the study of art history, movements, concepts, and techniques of creating drawings, paintings, and sculptures to inform classroom instruction with children.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:00AM-10:50AM LEC J.Bertinuson         ARC MAIN Rm 582          14398 
Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB J.Bertinuson         ARC MAIN Rm 582            


ART 442    Art Gallery Operations    2 Units

Prerequisite: Two college art courses.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers gallery preparation and maintenance for students grounded in fundamentals of the visual arts. It involves experience in planning and installing exhibitions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
M         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN Rm 503          10674 
Textbook
M         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN Rm 503            
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Sheldon             TBA TBA                   


ART 499    Experimental Offering in Art    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Clark               TBA TBA                 31936 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Clark               TBA TBA                 31885 Textbook

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010