Fall 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ARTNM 302    Digital Basics for Art New Media    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the digital environment for Art New Media. Topics include operating system(s), digital vocabulary, scanning, saving, and file formats. Distinctions between vector, bitmap, and page layout applications are made using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Rochford           Off Campus Natomas N103  19004 
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Th        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB J.Rochford           Off Campus Natomas N103    


ARTNM 303    Graphic Design: Typography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Graphic design is the art of visual communication and this course introduces the tools and concepts of visual thinking, with an emphasis on the potential of typography as an effective communications tool. Historical overviews, portfolio development and client presentation paired with the terminology and visual language of design are applied through the creation and evaluation of individual projects.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         05:15PM-06:05PM LEC C.Martinez           Off Campus Natomas N201  13060 
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W         05:15PM-06:05PM LEC C.Martinez           Off Campus Natomas N202  13060 Textbook
M         06:15PM-07:35PM LAB C.Martinez           Off Campus Natomas N201    
W         06:15PM-07:35PM LAB C.Martinez           Off Campus Natomas N202    


ARTNM 305    History of Graphic Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the history of visual communications as developed by ancient cultures through the present with an emphasis on commercial design, illustration, typographic development and technological invention. It includes modern graphic design movements of the 20th century through the expansive media innovations of today. An analysis of design from a wide range of sources and cultures is a primary focus.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC S.Mehallo            Off Campus Natomas N203  19006 
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Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: October 18, 2017