Spring 2012 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 14-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC H.Schmid             FLC MAIN FL2 154         15826 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB H.Schmid             FLC MAIN FL2 154           
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154         15824 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154           
TTh       05:30PM-06:20PM LEC T.Germany            Off Campus RCC 8         19791 Textbook
TTh       06:30PM-07:50PM LAB T.Germany            Off Campus RCC 8           
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       15830 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105         
Th        12:15PM-01:55PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       15832 Textbook
Th        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 312    Portrait Drawing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300
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. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools. The course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       07:00PM-07:50PM LEC H.Schmid             FLC MAIN FL2 154         15912 
Textbook
TTh       08:00PM-09:20PM LAB H.Schmid             FLC MAIN FL2 154           


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 14-May 16
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105       16368 
Textbook
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 322    Design: Image and Content    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 320
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes study of images and their meanings based on the use of elements of art (line, shape, color, texture, and space) and principles of design (unity, variety, balance, proportion, dominance, movement, and economy). Topics include the historical development of visual images, the relationship between image and content, the use of different materials and techniques to create forms, images as visual expressions, and the use of elements of art and principles of design. Students are required to purchase materials needed for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Hwang              FLC MAIN PAC 1063        19658 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB E.Hwang              FLC MAIN PAC 1063          


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 14-May 16
T         12:15PM-01:55PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       15834 
Textbook
T         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


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 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Hwang              FLC MAIN PAC 1063        16456 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB E.Hwang              FLC MAIN PAC 1063          


ART 364    Printmaking: Relief    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300 and 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the techniques of relief printmaking by hand and by printing press. Topics include historical development of relief printmaking, materials, and techniques used in relief prints using wood and linoleum. Students are required to purchase supplies needed for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154         19662 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM 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 course provides basic practice in the expressive use of form and color in three-dimensional space. Students will learn technical skills, including casting, additive, and reductive/carving sculptural methods, as well as construction and assemblage methods. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159         15836 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159           


ART 386    Intermediate Metal Design: Emphasis in Fabrication    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 fabrication of metal and jewelry design. Techniques may include forging, raising hollow forms, and the use of the hydraulic press in anticlastic and synclastic raising, matrix die forming and embossing molds. This is a concentrated study of intermediate work in elements of metal design and form. Students need to purchase metals and some required tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Sa        09:00AM-11:05AM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       19664 
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 14-May 16
T         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       16330 
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 14-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159         16370 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159           


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 14-May 16
Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       16606 
Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB J.Hayes              El 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 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 14-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Welty              FLC MAIN PAC 1063        15914 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB M.Welty              FLC MAIN PAC 1063          

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2012