Spring 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, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC P.Wood               ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  10678 Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB P.Wood               ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  11582 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    
TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LEC P.Wood               ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  10179 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LAB P.Wood               ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510    10181 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
F         08:30AM-10:20AM LEC K.Roughton           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  11584 Textbook
F         10:30AM-01:35PM LAB K.Roughton           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  11878 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LEC J.Bertinuson         Off Campus Natomas N201  11279 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB J.Bertinuson         Off Campus Natomas N201    
Field trips are mandatory. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC P.Wood               Off Campus Natomas/Ik D128 12564 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB P.Wood               Off Campus Natomas/Ik D128   
Field trips are mandatory. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Bertinuson         Off Campus Natomas/Ik D128 13104 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB J.Bertinuson         Off 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, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510    10183 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LEC J.Bertinuson         Off Campus Natomas N201  11281 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB J.Bertinuson         Off Campus Natomas N201    
Field trips are mandatory. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 510    11587 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


ART 306    Facial Expression and Anatomy    3 Units

Same As: ARTNM 320
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
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 ARTNM 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    11055 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


ART 314    Introduction to Illustration    3 Units

Course Family:
Applied Drawing
Same As: ARTNM 370
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a survey of the history of illustration, defining areas of specialization and the illustrator's role in visual communication. The appropriate use of materials, tools and methods is evaluated. Illustration is analyzed as a method of visual problem solving through a series of projects with varied applications. This course is not open to students who have taken ARTNM 370.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  11060 Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    


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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC D.Gardner            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10185 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB D.Gardner            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
Th        06:00PM-07:50PM LEC V.Constantino        ARC MAIN FineArts 504    11223 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB V.Constantino        ARC MAIN Online            
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
Online & In-class
The above hybrid class (11223) meets in a traditional classroom on Thursdays
The class uses traditional media with online activities

TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    10729 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504      




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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  10419 
Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    


ART 324    Collage and Assemblage    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 CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course investigates the creation of artworks using the technique of collage and assemblage (the process of assembling and adhering diverse materials and found objects onto another surface). The history of collage and assemblage and basic design theories are introduced. Development of a personal visual style is encouraged. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC P.Wood               ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  19221 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB P.Wood               ARC 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, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       11:00AM-11:50AM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    11321 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB C.Smith              ARC 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, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       11:00AM-11:50AM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    13018 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB C.Smith              ARC 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, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       11:00AM-11:50AM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    11377 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 501    10187 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 501      
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 501    13315 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 501      


ART 372    Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Sculpture
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: 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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 501    12701 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 501      


ART 376    Functional Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Sculpture
Prerequisite: None.
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, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 501    13020 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB L.Parker             ARC 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, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    10714 Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    10189 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    10191 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC 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, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    10716 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    10718 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      


ART 440    Artists' Materials and Techniques    3 Units

Course Family:
Studio Art and Practice
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
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on analyzing and developing artists' mediums and techniques. Historical information about various materials and their relationship to personal imagery and style are emphasized. The composition of pigments, their origins, and various binders are explored. The construction of various artists' substrates and supports as well as the techniques of matting and framing art work are also covered. A supply fee may be required for this course. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
Th        02:30PM-04:20PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  11064 Textbook
Th        04:30PM-07:35PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    


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, Jan 14-May 17
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC P.Wood                TBA TBA                 10195 Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB P.Wood                TBA TBA                   
Th        03:00PM-04:50PM LAB P.Wood                TBA TBA                   
This class meets in Room 503
Field trips are mandatory. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


ART 444    Art Gallery and Portfolio Preparation    3 Units

Course Family:
Studio Art and Practice
Prerequisite: ART 442 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers study in both sides of the business world of art, including gaining entrance into galleries as an artist and finding, installing, and advertising professional gallery exhibitions. It emphasizes the creation of individual portfolios and portfolio management. Topics include selecting exhibitions, creating announcements, organizing receptions, and sending out press releases in addition to photographing art and preparing documents to accompany exhibitions. It also covers creating artist statements, digital portfolios properly formatted on a disk, business cards, cover letters, and resumes. Field trips to galleries and museums may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC P.Wood               ARC MAIN FineArts 503    11066 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB P.Wood               ARC MAIN FineArts 503      
Field trips are mandatory. 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, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Hooker              TBA TBA                 12390 
Textbook


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, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Online          19230 
Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, March 18 at 1:00PM-3:00PM in RM 128, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, April 8 at 1:00PM-3:00PM in RM 128 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 6 at 1:00PM-3:00PM in RM 128.
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, Jan 14-May 17
T         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  19232 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 19232 Textbook
NOTE: This course is designated for students who are taking a Work Experience course for the first time.
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

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              ARC MAIN Online          19234 Textbook
NOTE: This course is designated for students who have already successfully completed a Work Experience course in a previous semester. This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, January 14 at 1:00PM-3:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 4 at 1:00PM-3:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 13 at 1:00PM-3:00PM 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: Other Term, Feb 16-May 11
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara         ARC MAIN Online          19235 Textbook
NOTE: This course is designated for students who have already successfully completed a Work Experience course in a previous semester. This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 25 at 12:00PM-2:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 25 at 12:00PM-2:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 6 at 12:00PM-2:00PM 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

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Online          19233 Textbook
NOTE: This course is designated for students who are taking a Work Experience course for the first time. This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 25 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 128, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 25 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 128 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 6 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 128.
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

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2017