Fall 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ART 300    Elementary Drawing and Composition    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of 'C' or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of 'C' or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces observational drawing and composition. Development of the ability to perceive and define shape, contour, volume, space, and value using a variety of drawing media and subject matter is emphasized. It focuses on the clarity of observational skills and the ability to translate three-dimensional form and space into two-dimensional drawings. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:00AM-10:50AM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    11088 
Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
MW        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 504    11439 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 510    11756 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 510    12793 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    10229 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC K.Roughton           Off Campus Natomas N201  11911 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Roughton           Off Campus Natomas N201    
Th        06:00PM-07:50PM LEC D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510    10231 Textbook
Th        08:00PM-11:05PM LAB D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
MW        05:30PM-06:20PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 504    11624 Textbook
MW        06:30PM-07:50PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


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 25-Dec 20
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10233 
Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC K.Roughton           Off Campus Natomas N201  11912 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Roughton           Off Campus Natomas N201    
MW        05:30PM-06:20PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10235 Textbook
MW        06:30PM-07:50PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


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 25-Dec 20
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 510    10237 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


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 20-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online          11626 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Monday, October 22 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 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:00AM-10:50AM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10239 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    11187 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504      



MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC D.Gardner            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D125 12612 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB D.Gardner            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D125   
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online          10241 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Monday, August 27    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 25-Dec 20
MW        10:00AM-10:50AM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10605 
Textbook
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


ART 324    Collage and Assemblage    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, ESLL 320 or ESLR 320 or 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 investigates the alteration and creation of a dimensional surface with found and constructed materials. Topics on the history of collage and assemblage and the application of historical and contemporary techniques and concepts provide the impetus for production of works of art. Development of a personal visual language is fundamental to this course.  

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    18884 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


ART 327    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 introduces basic techniques and materials of painting. Included is the survey of historical and contemporary development of painting with emphasis on technical skills and self expression. Field trips may be required. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10245 
Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM 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 25-Dec 20
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10247 
Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 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 25-Dec 20
Sa        01:30PM-03:20PM LEC K.Roughton           Off Campus Natomas N201  18977 
Textbook
Sa        03:30PM-06:35PM LAB K.Roughton           Off Campus Natomas 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 25-Dec 20
Sa        01:30PM-03:20PM LEC K.Roughton           Off Campus Natomas N201  18979 
Textbook
Sa        03:30PM-06:35PM LAB K.Roughton           Off Campus Natomas 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 25-Dec 20
F         09:00AM-11:10AM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Rm 127          12158 
Textbook
F         11:20AM-02:35PM LAB J.Young              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 25-Dec 20
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 501    10243 
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 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    10257 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


ART 383    Metal Design: Emphasis In Fabrication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers contemporary approaches to fabrication for bench jewelry repair and manufacturing. Jewelry projects utilize processes of fabrication including soldering, forming, stone setting and cutting of metals. Basic use of tools and techniques for use with jeweler's metals are covered. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 501    19766 
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. The history and theory of ceramics are examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 502    11166 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        03:30PM-04:20PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    10249 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    10251 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 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    11168 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    11170 Textbook
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      


ART 398    Ceramic Murals and Tiles    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 is a course in ceramic mural and tile methods and techniques. It explores the technical and creative process of site specific mural and tile making including bas relief, press molds, various surface treatments, and installation methods. Focus is placed on an in-depth examination of the history of ceramic tiles and murals. Different artists, techniques, and projects are explored each semester. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    18886 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM 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 25-Dec 20
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC T.Brozovich          ARC MAIN Raef 162        10253 
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 25-Dec 20
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 503    10255 
Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 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 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Clark               TBA TBA                 20427 
Textbook

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012