Fall 2017 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 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10112266Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECB.WorsfoldARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10119752Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABB.WorsfoldARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10111011Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.BarelaARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110176Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABJ.BarelaARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECC.SchindlerARC MAIN FineArts 51011120Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABC.SchindlerARC MAIN FineArts 510
MW02:00PM-02:50PMLECD.SamborskiOff Campus Natomas N20111282Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLABD.SamborskiOff Campus Natomas N201
TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.BertinusonOff Campus Natomas/Ik D12812490Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABJ.BertinusonOff Campus Natomas/Ik D128
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECD.SamborskiOff Campus Natomas/Ik D12812679Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABD.SamborskiOff 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. 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. (C-ID ARTS 205)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECJ.BertinusonARC MAIN FineArts 51010178Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABJ.BertinusonARC MAIN FineArts 510

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 19-Dec 14

MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 51010180Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC 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
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the study of the human image in portraiture. Emphasis is on developing the skills needed to portray specific individuals rather than a generalized image of people. Included are the history and traditions of portraiture, the use of color media, and the development of personal style. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 51018928Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABS.MattsonARC 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. (C-ID ARTS 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 50419756Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 504
MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECD.GardnerARC MAIN FineArts 50410184Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABD.GardnerARC MAIN FineArts 504
TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110835Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
Th06:00PM-07:50PMLECV.ConstantinoARC MAIN FineArts 50412713Textbook
TBATBALABV.ConstantinoARC MAIN Online
The above hybrid class (12713) meets in a traditional classroom on Thursdays. This is a Hybrid Class which means that instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. A portion of classroom hours have been replaced by online hours. The class uses traditional media with online activities. The online activities will be taught using Canvas, you may log in at at href='https://Canvas.losrios.edu'>https://Canvas.losrios.edu

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.


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 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110478Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABS.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 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50410188Textbook
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 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50410190Textbook
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 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50412507Textbook
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 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10112947Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.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 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10119754Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.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 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50110186Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50113030Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABL.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 19-Dec 14

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50113277Textbook
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 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 51010200Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABC.SmithARC 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 19-Dec 14

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50112882Textbook
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 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 50212727Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 502
F09:00AM-11:05AMLECR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 50219759Textbook
F11:15AM-02:40PMLABR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 502
MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210192Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210194Textbook
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 19-Dec 14

MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210821Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502

ART 397    Alternative Firing Processes in Ceramics    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
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 include 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50218931Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABL.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 19-Dec 14

Th05:00PM-05:50PMLECT.BrozovichARC MAIN Raef 16010196Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:10PMLABT.BrozovichARC MAIN Raef 160

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 19-Dec 14

T03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.Wood TBA TBA10198Textbook
T05:00PM-05:50PMLABP.Wood TBA TBA
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.
This class will meet in Fine Arts 504.


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 19-Dec 14

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 50413286Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 504
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 19-Dec 14

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 50413032Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 504
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 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABJ.Hooker TBA TBA12600Textbook
TBATBALABS.Mattson TBA TBA20311Textbook

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) (effective Summer 2017)
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 attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. 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 12-Dec 08

TBATBALABA.Domek TBA TBA13219Textbook
TBATBALABA.Domek TBA TBA13219Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, October 14 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, November 4 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 2 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
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 19-Dec 14

T06:30PM-07:20PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Lib Arts 12613218Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA13218Textbook
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 16-Dec 09

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA13222Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA13222Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, September 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 21 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 9 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
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 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 18, 2017