Fall 2017 Class Schedule (EDC)



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ART 300    Drawing and Composition I    3 Units

Course Family:
Drawing Fundamentals
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the fundamentals of drawing emphasizing the use of line, shape, value, perspective, space, and composition. It introduces and uses various media and techniques for drawing. This is a foundation requirement for all art students. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools. (C-ID ARTS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       15477 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105         
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC T.Germany            El Dorado EDC C105       16240 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB T.Germany            El Dorado EDC C105         
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105       15479 Textbook
F         11:15AM-02:30PM LAB M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 302    Drawing and Composition II    3 Units

Course Family:
Drawing Fundamentals
Prerequisite: ART 300 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 course expands on the drawing skills presented in ART 300 and covers more complex problems in observation, personal expression, and the formal exploration of composition. Students investigate subject, form, and content through the elements of art, principles of design, as well as diverse materials and techniques and historical and contemporary approaches to drawing. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools. (C-ID ARTS 205)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105       20345 Textbook
F         11:15AM-02:30PM LAB M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 304    Figure Drawing I    3 Units

Course Family:
Figure Studies
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This studio class offers drawing from the human figure. There will be lectures and discussion on proportion, anatomy, and the relationship of the figure to space and composition. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools. (C-ID ARTS 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       15772 Textbook
W         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 305    Figure Drawing II    3 Units

Course Family:
Figure Studies
Prerequisite: ART 304 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 course utilizes the skills acquired in ART 304 to pursue more complex work in figure drawing. Topics include the study of anatomy, proportion, foreshortening, figure in space, and color. Students are required to purchase materials needed for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       16040 Textbook
W         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 320    Design: Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a studio course which covers the elements of art (line, shape, value, space, texture, and color) and principles of design (such as unity, variety, balance, movement, emphasis, proportion, and economy), and the application and historical references of these concepts to both fine and applied arts. The students are required to purchase art materials and tools needed for the course. (C-ID ARTS 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Hwang              El Dorado EDC C105       16140 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB E.Hwang              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 327    Painting I    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 300 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 course is an introduction to the tools, materials, and techniques used in painting. Coursework includes exercises in light and color theory, description of form, color and spatial development, and composition. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools. (C-ID ARTS 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       16274 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 328    Painting II    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 327 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 intermediate studio painting course for the student who wishes to expand technical skills and work in a more independent framework. The student will initiate and execute progressively complex assignments. Students must purchase all supplies for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       16276 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 390    Ceramics    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a beginning ceramic class in hand building and wheel throwing techniques. Clay forming skills of pinch, coil, slab, press, and slump molds are covered, as well as an introduction to the potter's wheel. The geology of clay and glazes is included. Methods of glazing and firing are studied. Historical and modern ceramic traditions provide the context for this course material. Students will need to purchase clay and some required tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       15821 Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105         


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. The student will be given a materials/supplies needed list by the instructor, which the student must purchase and use in order to succeed in the course. Field trips outside of class time may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       16226 Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 402    Beginning Clay Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the basic hand-building techniques and methods devoted to three dimensional and relief sculptural forms in clay. The course topics include glazing and firing processes used in clay sculpture. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       15961 Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 404    Intermediate Clay Sculpture    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 402 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an intermediate class in ceramic sculpture techniques and methods. The class will include glazing, surface treatment and various firing processes used in clay sculpture. Focus will be placed on in-depth examination of contemporary ceramic sculpture. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       16047 
Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105         


Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: October 12, 2017