Spring 2011 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 of MAC OS, digital vocabulary, scanning, saving and file formats will be included. Distinctions between vector, bitmap, and page layout applications will be made using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
Intro to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
F         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC D.Herrera            ARC MAIN Rm 127          12258 
Textbook
F         08:05PM-11:20PM LAB D.Herrera            ARC MAIN Rm 127            

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
Intro to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Herrera            ARC MAIN Online          12262 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Herrera            ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:     Friday, March 18    06:00PM-08:00PM    LRC
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Intro to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
W         05:00PM-05:50PM LEC J.Rochford           Off Campus Natomas N103  15270 Textbook
W         06:00PM-07:05PM LAB J.Rochford           Off Campus Natomas N103    
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Rochford            TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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, Jan 15-May 18
F         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC S.Mehallo            ARC MAIN FineArts 505    15090 
Textbook
F         07:50PM-10:55PM LAB S.Mehallo            ARC MAIN FineArts 505      


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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Mehallo            ARC MAIN Raef 161        15704 
Textbook


ARTNM 310    Design: Fundamentals    3 Units

Same As: ART 320
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 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 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 ART 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Adobe Suite
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC P.Maddock            ARC MAIN FineArts 582    14952 
Textbook
Adobe Suite
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Rm 127          14952 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB P.Maddock            ARC MAIN FineArts 582      
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Rm 127            


ARTNM 320    Facial Expression and Anatomy    3 Units

Same As: ART 306
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 304
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers human facial expression and anatomy using live models, anatomical references and imagination. Issues of expression as it relates to skeletal and muscular anatomy will be addressed through a series of 2D and 3D projects. Not open to students who have taken ART 306.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    14280 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


ARTNM 324    Digital Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process; and ART 300 or 320 and ARTNM 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to fundamental design principles using the basic tools of Adobe Illustrator. Design skills and the tools of the software application are applied to produce individual portfolio quality projects. This course may be taken four times on different versions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Adobe Illustrator
T         02:00PM-03:40PM LEC B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN Rm 127          10614 
Textbook
T         03:50PM-04:40PM LAB B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN Rm 127            
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Adobe Illustrator
F         03:00PM-05:05PM LEC K.Hendrickson        Off Campus Natomas N103  15282 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Hendrickson        ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Adobe Illustrator
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Driscoll           ARC MAIN Online          13536 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Driscoll           ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Saturday, January 22    09:00AM-11:00AM    LRC
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ARTNM 326    Digital Painting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ARTNM 302, ART 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the basic operating principles of Corel Painter to create and manipulate images. The fundamental skills of drawing and painting will be applied to individual portfolio quality projects. This course may be taken four times on different platforms.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Corel Painter
Th        12:00PM-01:40PM LEC B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN Rm 127          10618 
Textbook
Th        01:50PM-02:40PM LAB B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN Rm 127            
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Corel Painter
W         07:15PM-09:05PM LEC J.Rochford           Off Campus Natomas N103  15274 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Rochford            TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ARTNM 328    Digital Photo Imagery - PhotoShop Basics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 320; CISC 300 (Macintosh); ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to computer-based photographic imaging using the basic operating principles of Adobe PhotoShop. Topics include color field variation, retouching, and the integration of graphics and photographs. The tools of the software application are applied to produce individual portfolio quality projects. This course may be taken four times for credit on a different version.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Adobe Photoshop
Sa        09:00AM-11:05AM LEC D.Herrera            Off Campus Natomas N103  15278 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Herrera            Off Campus Natomas ONLINE   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Adobe Photoshop
Sa        02:00PM-03:40PM LEC C.Schindler          ARC MAIN Rm 127          11322 Textbook
Sa        03:50PM-06:55PM LAB C.Schindler          ARC MAIN Rm 127            
Adobe Photoshop
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Online          12668 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Wednesday, January 20    10:00AM-12:00PM    LRC
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Adobe Photoshop
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Driscoll           ARC MAIN Online          13164 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Driscoll           ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Saturday, January 23    11:30AM-01:30PM    LRC
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ARTNM 330    Intermediate Digital Photo Imagery    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTNM 328 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course addresses the intermediate techniques of digital photo imagery. Topics include the terminology of digital photo imaging, intermediate masking, channel and curve techniques, photomontage history and techniques, intermediate black and white techniques, issues surrounding dynamic range, color correction, features of the Action and History palettes, exploration of Layer Blending Modes, printing and/or transferring images onto various different media, working with large format images and commercial printers. This course may be taken four times for credit on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Th        09:00AM-10:40AM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Rm 127          30066 
Textbook
Th        10:50AM-11:40AM LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Rm 127            
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Young               TBA TBA                   


ARTNM 331    Media Studio I: Pigment-Based Media    3 Units

Same As: ART 339
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. ARTNM 331 and/or ART 339 may be taken a total of 4 times for credit using different techniques.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
T         11:00AM-12:40PM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Rm 127          30068 
Textbook
T         12:50PM-01:40PM LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Rm 127            
T         02:20PM-04:35PM LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN FineArts 582      


ARTNM 332    Digital Video    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ARTNM 302 and 328.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course applies the principles of cinematography to the production of digital video. Software applications such as Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects, will be employed to capture/import, edit and produce high-end visual productions. The course includes transitions, multiple layers, alpha channels and composite blue screen segments. Evaluation of multimedia projects containing video segments in terms of design esthetics and technical and technical competence will also be included. This course may be taken four times on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Final Cut Pro
Sa        09:00AM-10:40AM LEC L.Hohlwein           ARC MAIN Rm 127          12254 
Textbook
Sa        10:50AM-01:55PM LAB L.Hohlwein           ARC MAIN Rm 127            


ARTNM 352    Design for Publication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 320 and ARTNM 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the basic operating principles of digital page layout software using Adobe InDesign. Principles of typography and the development of the printed page are applied to individual portfolio quality projects. Areas of focus include book, magazine and newspaper design, as well as publications such as newsletters, journals and catalogs. An overview of promotionals such as fliers, posters and brochures is also included. This course may be taken four times on different software versions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Adobe InDesign
M         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Rm 127          10610 
Textbook
M         11:15AM-02:40PM LAB C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Rm 127            


ARTNM 354    Digital Prepress    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ARTNM 350 and CISC 300 (Macintosh).
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces digital prepress for graphic design. Areas of focus will include desktop production for one-color and multi-color printing as well as the language necessary to properly communicate with service bureaus and commercial printers. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         09:00AM-10:40AM LEC C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Rm 127          30064 
Textbook
W         10:50AM-01:55PM LAB C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Rm 127            


ARTNM 356    Advanced Projects in Graphic Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ARTNM 324, 328, and 352.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers project development and multiple software applications. Emphasis will be placed on project analysis, research, production, and presentation. Projects will be produced through the integration of major graphics applications in page layout, vector based graphics and digital imaging. A portfolio of professional level projects will be developed and presented.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         08:00AM-09:40AM LEC G.Ensign             ARC MAIN Rm 127          14318 
Textbook
F         09:50AM-12:55PM LAB G.Ensign             ARC MAIN Rm 127            


ARTNM 358    College Magazine: Art Selection and Editing    1-2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTH 300 and ARTNM 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 24 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces production techniques and evaluation criteria for art submissions for a college level magazine. Techniques for print quality photography of art are demonstrated. Criteria for the selection of artwork are defined and applied to the editing process. Art works such as drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics and digital media are selected and digitized for production. These images are used as visual content for the American River Review. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         02:00PM-03:10PM LEC B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN Science 483     14322 
Textbook
W         03:15PM-04:35PM LAB B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN Science 483       
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Nelsen              TBA TBA                   
TBA Lab hours will be fulfilled through a mandatory photo shoot - Feb. 11, 12, & 13


ARTNM 370    Introduction to Illustration    3 Units

Same As: ART 314
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will survey the history of the art of illustration. The course defines areas of specialization and the illustrator's role in visual communication. This course will evaluate the appropriate use of materials, tools and methods. Illustration will be analyzed as a method of visual problem solving through a series of projects with varied applications. Not open to students who have taken ART 314.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC C.Martinez           ARC MAIN FineArts 582    14288 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-02:20PM LAB C.Martinez           ARC MAIN FineArts 582      


ARTNM 401    Introduction to Web Development and Design    3 Units

Same As: CISW 307
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the strategies for the development and design of web sites. Using an industry standard web authoring tool, the course integrates both artistic and technical concepts. Topics include assembling, designing and publishing web pages using strategies, principles and processes universally practiced by the professionals in this field. This course, in combination with CISW 307, may be taken four times for credit on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Dreamweaver
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC H.Fuller             Off Campus Natomas N103  15246 
Textbook
Dreamweaver
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC J.Ruess              Off Campus Natomas N103  15246 Textbook
Dreamweaver
TBA       TBA             LAB H.Fuller              TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Dreamweaver
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Ruess               TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Dreamweaver
Sa        11:20AM-01:25PM LEC M.Begley             Off Campus Natomas N103  15250 Textbook
Dreamweaver
Sa        11:20AM-01:25PM LEC W.Mead               Off Campus Natomas N103  15250 Textbook
Dreamweaver
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Begley              TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Dreamweaver
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Mead                TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Dreamweaver
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Ruess              ARC MAIN Online          14314 Textbook
Dreamweaver
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          14314 Textbook
Dreamweaver
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Ruess              ARC MAIN Online            
Online
The above class meets online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Dreamweaver
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online            
Online
The above class meets online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ARTNM 402    Intermediate Web Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTNM 328, ARTNM 401, or CISW 307 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ARTNM 330 and CISW 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers production and intermediate design processes for the web with an emphasis on visual design. Various industry standard software applications are employed to create original graphics, control layout and type, process images, and publish professional web pages and/or sites. Topics include an in-depth discussion on the processes and the strategies of combining text, images, animation, video and audio elements to create compelling visual experiences for web users. This course may be taken four times on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
DrmWvr/ImgRdy/PhotoShop/FireWr
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Online          10622 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Thursday, January 20    11:00AM-01:00PM    LRC
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ARTNM 404    Interactive Multimedia Basics    3 Units

Same As: CISW 365
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTNM 402, ARTNM 402, CISW 300, or CISW 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the design and the development of Flash-based interactive web sites, and its unique design workflow. Topics include the creation of simple vector-based graphics, buttons, animation and movies, and the integration of sound, raster graphics, and video. Visual design principles and interface design concepts are integrated into making portfolio-quality rich media projects. CISW 365 and/or ARTNM 404 may be taken a total of 4 times on different platforms or software versions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Adobe Flash
Th        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 127          13656 
Textbook
Adobe Flash
Th        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Pedersen           ARC MAIN Rm 127          13656 Textbook
Adobe Flash
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever              TBA TBA                 13656 Textbook
Adobe Flash
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pedersen            TBA TBA                 13656 Textbook
Th        04:00PM-04:50PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 127            
Th        04:00PM-04:50PM LAB D.Pedersen           ARC MAIN Rm 127            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever              TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Pedersen            TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Adobe Flash
Sa        01:40PM-03:45PM LEC W.Mead               Off Campus Natomas N103  15262 Textbook
Adobe Flash
Sa        01:40PM-03:45PM LEC J.Duff               Off Campus Natomas N103  15262 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Mead                TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LAB J.Duff                TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Adobe Flash
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128          13574 Textbook
Adobe Flash
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Pedersen           ARC MAIN Rm 128          13574 Textbook
Adobe Flash
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever              TBA TBA                 13574 Textbook
Adobe Flash
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pedersen            TBA TBA                 13574 Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128            
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB D.Pedersen           ARC MAIN Rm 128            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever              TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Pedersen            TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ARTNM 405    Digital 2D Animation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ART 300 and ARTNM 302.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The course studies techniques in 2D animation and 2D character animation incorporating sound and effects, using industry standard software. Animation topics include 2D animation structure and concepts on the development of a story and storyboard, the use of the timeline and stage, the development of content, imagery and graphics, frame by frame animation (cell animation), rotoscope, digital tweening, camera moves, camera angles, cuts and transitions. Character animation techniques include movement and walk cycles, facial expressions and lip-sync. Projects can be published on the Web, CD-Rom, and video. The course may be taken four times for credit on a different software version.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Adobe Flash
T         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Rm 127          13540 
Textbook
T         07:45PM-11:00PM LAB M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Rm 127            


ARTNM 420    Introduction to 3D Modeling    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 320, ART 370, ARTNM 302, ARTNM 310, or ARTNM 370
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces computer 3D modeling, lighting, and rendering, using industry standard software. The primary focus of this course is modeling using polygons, surfaces, and curves. Other areas of focus include studio lighting and simulated lighting, such as global illumination and color bleeding, to produce quality demo reel renders of the models. Software application tools are applied to produce images for use in fine art, design, broadcast, film, games, and the Web. This course may be taken four times for credit on different software versions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Autodesk Maya
W         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Rm 127          15660 
Textbook
W         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Rm 127            
Autodesk Maya
Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Rm 127          14118 Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Rm 127            


ARTNM 425    Short Film in 3D Animation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ARTNM 420 or TA 310.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces 3D computer animated story telling using the short film genre. The 3D animation production pipeline is examined and used in the creation process. Short films are created in a team format. The short films are prepared for a portfolio DVD quality presentation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Autodesk Maya
M         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Rm 127          30985 
Textbook
M         07:45PM-11:00PM LAB M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Rm 127            


ARTNM 450    Portfolio for Art New Media    3 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of 9 units from one Art New Media Certificate with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the fundamentals of designing and assembling an Art New Media portfolio of art and/or graphic works. Topics include techniques for presenting and photo-documenting the work and developing a resume.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         01:00PM-02:40PM LEC C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Rm 127          14948 
Textbook
F         02:50PM-05:50PM LAB C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Rm 127            


ARTNM 498    Work Experience in Art New Media    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116, ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, ESLR 320, or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer position, or job related to art new media. Students are advised to consult with the Art New Media 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 new media. 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 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to fulfill 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. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants; returning participants are not required to attend the orientation weekly but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LAB E.Yeung              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 217  16220 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Yeung               TBA TBA                 16220 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  16222 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 16222 Textbook
T         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  16224 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 16224 Textbook
M         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         Off Campus Natomas/Ik A217 16228 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 16228 Textbook
T         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Rm 157          16226 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 16226 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              ARC MAIN Online          16230 Textbook
Orientation:    Wednesday, January 12,    06:00PM-07:30PM    Rm 126
Orientation for this online course is mandatory for all students. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011