Spring 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154         21830 
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         21826 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB E.Hwang              FLC MAIN FL2 154           
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC A.Hart               FLC MAIN FL2 159         21834 Textbook
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB A.Hart               FLC MAIN FL2 159           
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC T.Germany            Off Campus RCC 8         23068 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB T.Germany            Off Campus RCC 8           
Th        12:15PM-01:55PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       21838 Textbook
Th        02:05PM-05:10PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         
F         09:00AM-10:40AM LEC J.Estey              El Dorado EDC C105       21842 Textbook
F         10:50AM-02:55PM LAB J.Estey              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 310    Pen and Ink Drawing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers different techniques and materials used in pen and ink drawing. Topics include the historical development of pen and ink drawings by different artists; study of lines and values to depict different subjects and textures; and use of elements of art and principles of design to create works of art. The students are required to purchase materials needed for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       30179 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 312    Portrait Drawing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to and exploration of the human face as a subject in art. Focus will be placed on the development of skills needed to portray specific individuals rather than a generalized image. This is primarily a practice course including elements of the history and traditions of portraiture as well as anatomy. The course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
T         12:15PM-01:55PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       22072 
Textbook
T         02:05PM-05:10PM 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, color, texture, and space) and principles of design (such as unity, variety, balance, movement, dominance, proportion, and economy) and the application of these elements in both fine and applied arts. This is a required course for students pursuing an AA in Studio Art and Design. The students are required to purchase materials needed for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Hwang              FLC MAIN FL2 154         23072 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB E.Hwang              FLC MAIN FL2 154           


ART 327    Painting    3 Units

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. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159         21846 
Textbook
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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       23290 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 361    Printmaking: Survey    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a printmaking survey course which may include relief (wood and linoleum), Intaglio (etching and drypoint), stencil (silkscreening) and monoprint processes. This course may be taken two times for credit. This course has an additional lab fee.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154         22824 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154           


ART 372    Sculpture    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 basic practice class in the expressive use of form and color in space. The student will use a variety of media, including plaster, wood, glass, clay, or stone. Creative effort, development of individual expression, new ideas, and knowledge of technical processes will be stressed. Content will be developed by using both historical and contemporary approaches. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105       21850 
Textbook
W         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 387    Intermediate Metal Design: Emphasis in Forming    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 383 with a grade of "C" or better
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 class 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. Students may take this course twice in each topic: Hydraulic Press Forming and Rolling Mill Forming. Students will need to purchase metals and some required tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Sa        09:00AM-11:05AM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       23580 
Textbook
Sa        11:15AM-02:20PM LAB A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105         


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, Jan 15-May 18
T         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       22974 
Textbook
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, Jan 15-May 18
Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       23076 
Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM 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. This class may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159         23738 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159           


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 is an exploratory course in children's art; dealing with the three aspects of art: seeing and feeling visual relationships, producing works of art, and knowing and understanding art objects. Students will select art as it relates to the child's growth and development. This course is suggested for recreational leadership, preschool, K-12 teachers, and caregivers.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       07:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Welty              FLC MAIN FL2 154         22076 
Textbook
TTh       08:00PM-09:20PM LAB M.Welty              FLC MAIN FL2 154           

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2011