Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-May 16
W         10:30AM-12:20PM LEC M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105       15821 Textbook
W         12:20PM-12:55PM LAB M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105         
M         10:30AM-12:55PM LAB M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105         
This is a lecture-lab class. The lecture meets on W from 10:30 am - 12:20 pm., lab meets on M from 10:30 am - 12:55 pm AND W from 12:20 pm - 12:55 pm.


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, Jan 13-May 16
W         01:30PM-03:20PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       19661 Textbook
W         03:20PM-03:55PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         
M         01:30PM-03:55PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         
This is a lecture-lab class. The lecture meets on W from 1:30 pm - 3:20 pm., lab meets on M from 1:30 pm - 3:55 pm AND W from 3:20 pm - 3:55 pm.


ART 332    Oil 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 the medium and techniques used in oil painting. Topics include indirect and direct painting techniques in oil, application of elements of art and principles of design to depict diverse subjects in naturalistic and abstract representations, and self-expression through the medium of oil paint. Students are required to purchase supplies needed for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
W         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       19663 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 370    Three Dimensional Design    3 Units

Course Family:
Sculpture
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 covering the study of three-dimensional designs. Course topics include application of the elements of art and principles of design to create three dimensional forms. Use of diverse materials and techniques used in three dimensional forms will be included. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools. (C-ID ARTS 101)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       09:30AM-10:20AM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       19665 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 383    Metal Design: Emphasis In Fabrication    3 Units

Course Family:
Small Metal Arts
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Each student should be able to demonstrate the ability to independently and safely operate the classroom equipment and machinery according to the standards set by the instructor on the first day of class. Students who are sensitive to loud noises are advised not to take this class.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers historical and contemporary approaches to fabrication of metal and jewelry design. Sculptural jewelry forms will be made utilizing processes of fabricating, surfacing, soldering, forming and forging of metals. Steel hammers, anvils, and other equipment will be used in the class. Basic methods and techniques for use with silver and base metals will be covered. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
Sa        09:00AM-10:50AM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       16416 Textbook
Sa        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 387    Intermediate Metal Design: Emphasis in Forming    3 Units

Course Family:
Small Metal Arts
Prerequisite: ART 383 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: Each student should be able to demonstrate the ability to independently and safely operate the classroom equipment and machinery according to the standards set by the instructor on the first day of class. Students who are sensitive to loud noises are advised not to take this class.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an intermediate course offering a historical and contemporary approach to the forming of metal and jewelry design. This course encompasses the wide range of procedures used to convert flat metal into volumetric form using the hydraulic press and the rolling mill in forming three- dimensional metal objects. Steel hammers, anvils, and other equipment will be used in the class. A basic set of tools, metals, and supplies will be available for purchase at the college bookstore.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
Sa        09:00AM-10:50AM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       16418 Textbook
Sa        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB A.Hart               El 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, Jan 13-May 16
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       16135 Textbook
Th        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, Jan 13-May 16
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       16595 Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB J.Hayes              El 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)
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, Jan 13-May 16
T         12:30PM-02:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       16149 Textbook
T         02:30PM-05:35PM 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, Jan 13-May 16
T         12:30PM-02:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       16354 
Textbook
T         02:30PM-05:35PM LAB J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105         

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 12, 2017