Spring 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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110626Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10111454Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110165Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
F08:30AM-10:20AMLECK.RoughtonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10111456Textbook
F10:30AM-01:35PMLABK.RoughtonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10111728Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
TTh02:00PM-02:50PMLECJ.BertinusonOff Campus Natomas N20111185Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLABJ.BertinusonOff 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.

MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.BarelaOff Campus Natomas/Ik D12812358Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABJ.BarelaOff 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.

TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.BertinusonOff Campus Natomas/Ik D12812802Textbook
TTh07:00PM-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. 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 13-May 16

MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECD.SamborskiARC MAIN FineArts 51010169Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABD.SamborskiARC MAIN FineArts 510
TTh02:00PM-02:50PMLECJ.BertinusonOff Campus Natomas N20111187Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLABJ.BertinusonOff 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 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 51011459Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC 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 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECB.NelsenARC MAIN FineArts 51010980Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABB.NelsenARC 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 13-May 16

T05:30PM-07:20PMLECC.MartinezARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110985Textbook
T07:30PM-10:35PMLABC.MartinezARC 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 13-May 16

TTh08:30AM-09:20AMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 51020315Textbook
TTh09:30AM-10:50AMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 510
MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECD.GardnerARC MAIN FineArts 50410171Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABD.GardnerARC MAIN FineArts 504
TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50410675Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABC.SmithARC 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 13-May 16

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110392Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABS.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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 50411222Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC 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 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 50412742Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC 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 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 50411271Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 504

ART 361    Printmaking: Survey    3 Units

Course Family:
Printmaking
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers various printmaking techniques, including but not limited to: relief printing, (wood, linoleum, collagraph, and rubber); monotype; stencil and/or silkscreen printing; and repetitive stencil printing. Each semester, different artists and/or visual examples are discussed. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ARTS 220)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10119431Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABP.WoodARC 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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50110173Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50112897Textbook
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, Jan 13-May 16

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50112480Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50112744Textbook
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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 50210660Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 502
MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210175Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502
F09:00AM-11:05AMLECR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 50219987Textbook
F11:15AM-02:35PMLABR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 502
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210177Textbook
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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:30PM-01:20PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210662Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502
F09:00AM-11:05AMLECR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 50220668Textbook
F11:15AM-02:35PMLABR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 502
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210664Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC 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 13-May 16

Th03:00PM-04:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110989Textbook
Th05:00PM-08:05PMLABS.MattsonARC 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 13-May 16

T03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 51010179Textbook
T04:00PM-04:50PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 510
Th03:00PM-04:50PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 510
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 13-May 16

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 50310991Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABP.WoodARC 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 13-May 16

TBATBALABL.Gelfman TBA TBA12207Textbook

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 13-May 10

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA13118Textbook
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA13118Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 715, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, April 7 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 715 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 715.
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 13-May 16

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20302Textbook
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20302Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, January 13 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 716, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 3 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 716 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 716.
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

T06:00PM-06:50PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN HeEd 71513119Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA13119Textbook
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 10-Apr 28

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA13122Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA13122Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 10 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 715, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 715 and a final meeting on Saturday, April 28 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 715.
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 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2017