Fall 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ART 300    Drawing and Composition I    3 Units

Course Family:
Drawing Fundamentals
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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. (C-ID ARTS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10112047Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10113256Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110942Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110160Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECD.SamborskiARC MAIN FineArts 51011047Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABD.SamborskiARC MAIN FineArts 510
MW02:00PM-02:50PMLECD.SamborskiOff Campus Natomas N20111199Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLABD.SamborskiOff Campus Natomas N201
TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.BarelaOff Campus Natomas/Ik D12812250Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABJ.BarelaOff Campus Natomas/Ik D128
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.BertinusonOff Campus Natomas/Ik D12812420Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABJ.BertinusonOff Campus Natomas/Ik D128

ART 302    Drawing and Composition II    3 Units

Course Family:
Drawing Fundamentals
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. It covers the relationships between formal elements such as line, shape, color, texture, value, perspective, and spatial relationships. It emphasizes the creative use of materials. It also includes critiques of student, historical, and contemporary works of art. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ARTS 205)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10120692Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101

ART 304    Figure Drawing I    3 Units

Course Family:
Figure Studies
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 human structure based on the history and traditions of the human figure in art. Skills are developed by critically analyzing, drawing, and composing the undraped figure in a representational manner from direct observation. A variety of media are introduced in the exploration of the human form. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ARTS 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 51010164Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 510

ART 305    Figure Drawing II    3 Units

Course Family:
Figure Studies
Prerequisite: ART 304 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ART 312
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course continues the study of the human figure in art as begun in ART 304. The pursuit of more complex strategies and skills are developed by critically analyzing, drawing, and composing the undraped figure. The use of color tools and the development of personal style are emphasized. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 51019054Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 510

ART 320    Design: Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 (C-ID ARTS 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50413260Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 504
MW10:30AM-11:20AMLECD.GardnerARC MAIN FineArts 50410166Textbook
MW11:30AM-12:50PMLABD.GardnerARC MAIN FineArts 504
TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110774Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECV.ConstantinoARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10112451TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABV.ConstantinoARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101

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 studies the principles, theories, and application of additive and subtractive color in two dimensions. Included is the use of color systems found in major historical and contemporary artistic styles. A portfolio of design projects in applied color systems is required. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ARTS 270)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110455Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101

ART 327    Painting I    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
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. It includes the survey of historical and contemporary development of painting with emphasis on perceptual and technical skills, such as, color theory, paint mixing and technique, and creative responses to materials and subject matter. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ARTS 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50410170TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 504

ART 328    Painting II    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
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 expands on the basic painting techniques and materials introduced in ART 327. It encourages the development of artistic style and general and specific criticism found in the history of painting. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50410172TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 504

ART 329    Painting III    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
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 further develops the skills and concepts introduced in ART 327. Included is the survey of historical and contemporary styles in painting as this pertains to the development of individual style and self expression. Topics may include; post-modern expression, such as image and text; mixed-media; and combining varied styles and techniques within a single artwork. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50412266TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 504

ART 336    Watercolor Painting    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
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 painting with aqueous media and techniques, including watercolor, gouache, and acrylic. It emphasizes historical and contemporary development, technical skill, color relationship(s), and self-expression using aqueous media in painting. Different artists and topics are covered each semester. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10112658Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:30AMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101

ART 337    Intermediate Watercolor Painting    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 336 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course continues the study of the aqueous medium in painting begun in ART 336. More complex methods, concepts, varying approaches, and techniques using the aqueous medium are developed. Personal style is emphasized. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10113258Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:30AMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101

ART 370    Three Dimensional Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 which may include but is not limited to clay, metal, wood, fibers, mixed media, plaster, and paper. (C-ID ARTS 101)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50120178Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501
TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50110168Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501

ART 372    Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Sculpture
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in sculpture. It covers expressive use of form, color, and various sculptural methods, such as additive and subtractive media using clay and plaster, and constructive media like wood and steel; found objects and other materials may also be explored. This 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. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50112838Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501

ART 375    Figure Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Figure Studies
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 undraped model as reference. Concepts of human anatomy are emphasized through the use of quick gestural studies and sustained sculptural projects. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 51010182Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 510

ART 376    Functional Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Sculpture
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
Course Transferable to CSU
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. Topics include hand forging metal techniques, furniture and sculpture design, finishing processes, and the use of patinas.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50112602Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501

ART 390    Ceramics    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
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

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 50212465TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 502
F09:00AM-11:05AMLECR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 50213263TextbookFree Digital Book
F11:15AM-02:35PMLABR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 502
MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210174Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210176Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502

ART 391    Intermediate Ceramics    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210760Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC 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 completing a series of short, individual and/or group projects, focusing on various methods and techniques that can be used to create films/videos which are visually sophisticated and conceptually interesting. Work by contemporary and historically-significant filmmakers is also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th05:00PM-05:50PMLECT.BrozovichARC MAIN FineArts 50410178Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:10PMLABT.BrozovichARC MAIN FineArts 504

ART 442    Introduction to Art Gallery Operations    2 Units

Course Family:
Gallery Management
Prerequisite: Successful completion of two studio courses from ART, ARTNM, ARTPH.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces gallery operations to art students. It involves hands-on experience in curating, planning, and installing exhibitions. A portion of this course is offered in a TBA component of 16-30 hours which may include work as a gallery attendant or gallery docent. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

T03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 50310180TextbookFree Digital Book
T05:00PM-05:50PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 503
TBATBALABP.Wood TBA TBA
2.3 hours TBA per week including some mandatory field trips. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


ART 443    Art Gallery Operations    3 Units

Course Family:
Gallery Management
Prerequisite: ART 442 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course continues students' experiences in gallery operations, including handling artwork; installing art exhibits; interacting with artists, patrons, and the public; planning and curating; inventory and maintenance of artwork; and gallery and student outreach. A portion of this course is offered in a TBA component of 16-30 hours which may include work experience as a gallery attendant or docent. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 51012843Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 510
This class includes some mandatory field trips. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


ART 445    Art Gallery Operations    3 Units

Course Family:
Gallery Management
Prerequisite: ART 443 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course continues students' experiences in gallery operations. It provides additional exposure to gallery operations, including planning and installing exhibitions, lighting techniques, assistance in maintaining a permanent art collection, introduction to conservation techniques, participation in staffing and docent activities, gallery and student outreach programs, and assistance with additional on- and off-campus exhibitions. A portion of this course is offered in a TBA component of 16-30 hours which may include work experience as a gallery attendant or docent. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 51012704Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 510
This class includes some mandatory field trips. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


ART 495    Independent Studies in Art    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALABL.Gelfman TBA TBA12353Textbook

ART 498    Work Experience in Art    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to art with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Art Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of art. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer-level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. All students are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting. Additionally, students who have not already successfully completed a Work Experience course will be required to attend weekly orientations while returning participants may meet individually with the instructor as needed. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA12824TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA12824TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, October 20 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, November 10 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 8 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

T06:00PM-06:50PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Tech Ed 32612823TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA12823TextbookFree Digital Book
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA19198TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA19198TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, August 25 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 13 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 15 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 15-Dec 01

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA12825TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA12825TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, September 15 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 27 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 1 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 9, 2018