Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:00AM-10:50AM LEC D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    12592 
Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
MW        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 504    13432 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 510    14298 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    28562 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
TTh       09:30AM-10:20AM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10522 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC L.Parker             Off Campus Natomas N201  14744 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:35PM LAB L.Parker             Off Campus Natomas N201    
W         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10526 Textbook
W         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510    13932 Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


ART 302    Elementary 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 course further develops the skills and concepts introduced in ART 300. Relationships between formal elements such as line, shape, color, texture, value, perspective, and spatial relationships are covered. Emphasis is placed on creative use of materials. It also includes critiques of student, historical, and contemporary works of art. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10530 
Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC L.Parker             Off Campus Natomas N201  14746 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:35PM LAB L.Parker             Off Campus Natomas N201    
Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510    10534 Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 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 course introduces and explores the understanding of the human form and structure based upon studying the history and traditions of the human figure in art. Skills are developed by drawing the nude figure from direct observation. Topics include analysis of proportion, human anatomy, and the relationship of the figure to space. Projects using a variety of line, shape, value, texture, and composition are emphasized. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken twice for credit with different emphasis of focus each time.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 510    10538 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


ART 305    Figure Drawing and Composition    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 304 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a combined lecture and lab class where the human figure is studied directly and in historical context. Students will study the structure, proportion, and relationship of the nude figure to compositional space and color. Students will study great works of figurative based art and will practice subjective responses to a multitude of aesthetic theories. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         05:00PM-06:40PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 510    28564 
Textbook
W         06:50PM-10:05PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 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 (effective Summer 2010)
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 20-Dec 15
Sa        01:30PM-03:10PM LEC J.Albertson          Off Campus Natomas N201  28443 
Textbook
Sa        03:20PM-06:30PM LAB J.Albertson          Off Campus Natomas N201    


ART 320    Design: Fundamentals    3 Units

Same As: ARTNM 310
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320
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 15-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online          13936 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Monday, October 17 04:00PM-05:30PM Rm LRC 104, ARTNM 302 HIGH Advisory
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:00AM-10:50AM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 501    10542 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 501      
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC D.Gardner            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D125 16732 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB D.Gardner            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D125   
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    12830 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504      



TBA       TBA             LEC P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online          10546 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Monday, August 22    02:00PM-03:30PM    Rm LRC 104, ARTNM 302 HIGH Advisory
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 20-Dec 15
MW        10:00AM-10:50AM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    11354 
Textbook
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


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 20-Dec 15
T         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10558 
Textbook
T         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 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 20-Dec 15
T         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10562 
Textbook
T         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


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

Same As: ARTNM 331
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2010)
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 20-Dec 15
F         09:00AM-11:10AM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Rm 127          15372 
Textbook
F         11:20AM-02:35PM LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


ART 361    Printmaking: Survey    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers various printmaking techniques, which may include relief printing (wood, linoleum, collograph, and rubber), monotype, stencil (silkscreen printing), and repetitive stencil printing. Each semester different artists and/or visual examples are discussed. Field trips may be required This course may be taken twice.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    28579 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


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 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 501    10554 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 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 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    10590 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 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 20-Dec 15
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 501    15228 
Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LAB M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 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 20-Dec 15
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 502    12782 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    29474 Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        03:30PM-04:20PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    10570 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    10574 Textbook
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 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 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    12786 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    12790 Textbook
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 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 20-Dec 15
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC T.Brozovich          ARC MAIN Raef 162        10582 
Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Brozovich          ARC MAIN Raef 162          


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 20-Dec 15
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 503    10586 
Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 503      
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Sheldon             TBA TBA                   


ART 495    Independent Studies in Art    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Gelfman             TBA TBA                 30356 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Gelfman             TBA TBA                 30391 Textbook


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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Brozovich           TBA TBA                 30435 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Gelfman             TBA TBA                 30360 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Gelfman             TBA TBA                 30359 Textbook

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011