Fall 2018 Class Schedule (EDC)



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ART 300    Drawing and Composition I    3 Units

Course Family:
Drawing Fundamentals
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or eligibility for ENGWR 300 through the assessment process. ENGRD 110 or eligibility for ENGRD 310 through the 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 covers the fundamentals of drawing using line, shape, value, space, and composition. The development of observational skills to accurately render three-dimensional form and space on a two-dimensional surface is emphasized. It introduces and uses various media and techniques for drawing. This is a foundation requirement for all art students. Students are required to purchase supplies needed for the course. (C-ID ARTS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:20AMLECA.HartEl Dorado EDC C10515572Textbook
MW11:30AM-12:50PMLABA.HartEl Dorado EDC C105
TTh10:30AM-11:20AMLECT.GermanyEl Dorado EDC C10516264Textbook
TTh11:30AM-12:50PMLABT.GermanyEl Dorado EDC C105
T05:00PM-06:50PMLECM.WeltyEl Dorado EDC C10515574Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLABM.WeltyEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 308    Perspective Drawing    3 Units

Course Family:
Applied Drawing
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: 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 the study of linear and atmospheric perspectives to create spatial relationship in drawings. Topics include historical development of linear and atmospheric perspectives; incorporation of perspective in two dimensional arts; and creating spatial relationships through the use of different perspectives. Students are required to purchase any supplies needed for the course work.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:30PM-02:20PMLECH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C10520542Textbook
MW02:30PM-03:50PMLABH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 336    Watercolor Painting    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
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 is an introduction to transparent watercolor painting. The course topics include various materials and brush techniques in watercolor, color theory, and composition. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W05:00PM-06:50PMLECH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C10516296Textbook
W07:00PM-10:05PMLABH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 337    Intermediate Watercolor Painting    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 336 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers an in-depth study of watercolor in contemporary methods and concepts in transparent watercolor. Emphasis is given to different approaches in watercolor, composition, technical problems and solutions, and individual style development. Students are required purchase materials needed for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W05:00PM-06:50PMLECH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C10516298Textbook
W07:00PM-10:05PMLABH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 390    Ceramics    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
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 25-Dec 20

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C10515894Textbook
Th07:30PM-10:35PMLABJ.HayesEl 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 25-Dec 20

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C10516253Textbook
Th07:30PM-10:35PMLABJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 402    Beginning Clay Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2018); CSU Area C1
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 25-Dec 20

F09:30AM-11:20AMLECJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C10516023Textbook
F11:30AM-02:35PMLABJ.HayesEl 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 25-Dec 20

F09:30AM-11:20AMLECJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C10516097Textbook
F11:30AM-02:35PMLABJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 430    Art and Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the use of materials and techniques of studio activities in the K-12 classroom. Topics include the elements of art, principles of design, materials used in two and three dimensional art, techniques used to create age appropriate art, and designing art curriculum for the K-12 classroom.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:30PM-02:20PMLECM.WeltyEl Dorado EDC C10516410Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLABM.WeltyEl Dorado EDC C105

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: August 21, 2018