Spring 2019 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, Jan 19-May 22

TTh01:30PM-02:20PMLECH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C10515994Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLABH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C105
TTh10:30AM-11:20AMLECH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C10520394Textbook
TTh11:30AM-12:50PMLABH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 323    Design: Color Theory    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 course covers studio practices in the application and understanding of color as they are used in the fine and applied arts. Topics include color theory, its applications in two and three dimensional art, and the historical use of color in the visual arts. Students will need to purchase art supplies needed for the course. (C-ID ARTS 270)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:20AMLECE.HwangEl Dorado EDC C10516787Textbook
MW11:30AM-12:50PMLABE.HwangEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 334    Acrylic 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 acrylic painting. Topics include a historical development of acrylic as a painting medium, techniques used in acrylic painting, and media used in acrylic painting. Students are required to purchase supplies needed for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW01:30PM-02:20PMLECE.HwangEl Dorado EDC C10519948Textbook
MW02:30PM-03:50PMLABE.HwangEl 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 19-May 22

Sa09:00AM-10:50AMLECA.HartEl Dorado EDC C10516508Textbook
Sa11:00AM-02:05PMLABA.HartEl 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 19-May 22

Sa09:00AM-10:50AMLECA.HartEl Dorado EDC C10516510Textbook
Sa11:00AM-02:05PMLABA.HartEl 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 19-May 22

F09:00AM-11:05AMLECJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C10516272Textbook
F11:15AM-02:20PMLABJ.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, Jan 19-May 22

F09:00AM-11:05AMLECJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C10516650Textbook
F11:15AM-02:20PMLABJ.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, Jan 19-May 22

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C10516282Textbook
Th07:30PM-10:35PMLABJ.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, Jan 19-May 22

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C10516458Textbook
Th07:30PM-10:35PMLABJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C105

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 12, 2018