Fall 2011 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ART 300    Elementary Drawing and Composition    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 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. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC H.Schmid             FLC MAIN FL2 154         20960 
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MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB H.Schmid             FLC MAIN FL2 154           
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154         20964 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154           
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Hwang              FLC MAIN FL2 154         21980 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB E.Hwang              FLC MAIN FL2 154           
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC A.Hart               FLC MAIN FL2 154         22210 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB A.Hart               FLC MAIN FL2 154           
TTh       07:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Welty              FLC MAIN FL2 154         20968 Textbook
TTh       08:00PM-09:20PM LAB M.Welty              FLC MAIN FL2 154           
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC S.Karsiere           Off Campus RCC 8         20972 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB S.Karsiere           Off Campus RCC 8           
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Hwang              El Dorado EDC C105       20912 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB E.Hwang              El Dorado EDC C105         
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC P.Wood               El Dorado EDC C105       21984 Textbook
F         11:15AM-02:30PM LAB P.Wood               El Dorado EDC C105         
W         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       20916 Textbook
W         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 304    Figure Drawing and Composition    3 Units

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. This course may be taken twice for credit. Student may wish to challenge the prerequisite by presenting to the instructor a portfolio of their work.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         12:15PM-01:55PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       21808 
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T         02:05PM-05:10PM LAB H.Schmid             El 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 historical use of colors in the visual arts. Students will need to purchase art supplies needed for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Welty              FLC MAIN FL2 154         21088 
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MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB M.Welty              FLC MAIN FL2 154           


ART 334    Acrylic Painting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300 and 320
Course Transferable to 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, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159         28624 
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TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159           


ART 336    Watercolor Painting    3 Units

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. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        12:15PM-01:55PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       21920 
Textbook
Th        02:05PM-05:10PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 370    Three Dimensional Design    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 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159         22474 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159           


ART 383    Metal Design: Emphasis In Fabrication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
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. Basic methods and techniques for use with silver and base metals will be covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Sa        09:00AM-10:40AM LEC A.Hart               FLC MAIN FL2 159         21850 
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Sa        10:50AM-01:55PM LAB A.Hart               FLC MAIN FL2 159           


ART 390    Ceramics    3 Units

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. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       21988 
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T         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 402    Beginning Clay Sculpture    3 Units

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. This class may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159         20976 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159           
Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       28629 Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 494    Topics in Art    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ART 300 and 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Designed to give students an opportunity to study topics not included in current course offerings. May be taken four times for credit, providing there is no duplication of topics.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
Figure Painting
F         09:00AM-10:30AM LEC T.Germany            FLC MAIN FL2 154         22478 
Textbook
F         10:40AM-01:05PM LAB T.Germany            FLC MAIN FL2 154           
This one-unit course examines the human figure as the primary subject in the history of painting. Students will study basic figure proportion with a variety of painting mediums and techniques. Students will also examine figure placement and its effect in various compositional arrangements, including exterior and interior space. Overall, this course will provide the student with an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in painting the human figure.


ART 495    Independent Studies in Art    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course involves a student working individually on a topic of study and research beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. Upon the approval of the proposed topic, the student will work and keep in contact with the advisory faculty to successfully complete the topic study. Students may take this course up to four times without duplication of the topics.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN TBA             30448 
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Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: November 30, 2011