Spring 2013 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 19-May 22
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154         15402 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154           
TTh       07:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Welty              FLC MAIN FL2 154         15400 Textbook
TTh       08:00PM-09:20PM LAB M.Welty              FLC MAIN FL2 154           
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       15404 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         
Th        12:15PM-02:05PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       15406 Textbook
Th        02:15PM-05:20PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 308    Perspective Drawing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the study of linear, atmospheric, and isometric perspectives to create spatial relationship in drawings. Topics include historical development of linear and atmospheric perspectives during the Renaissance and the development of atmospheric perspective in Asia; incorporation of perspective in two dimensional arts; and creating spatial relationships through the use of different perspectives. Field trips are required for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Hwang              FLC MAIN PAC 1063        19002 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB E.Hwang              FLC MAIN PAC 1063          


ART 312    Portrait Drawing    3 Units

Course Family:
Figure Studies
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 19-May 22
TTh       09:30AM-10:20AM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       15469 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM 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 19-May 22
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC E.Hwang              FLC MAIN PAC 1063        15879 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB E.Hwang              FLC MAIN PAC 1063          


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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       19016 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 361    Printmaking: Survey    3 Units

Course Family:
Printmaking
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 (engraving, etching and drypoint), and planograph (silkscreening, collagraphy, and monotype) processes. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154         19018 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154           


ART 372    Sculpture    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 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 19-May 22
T         12:15PM-02:05PM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       15410 Textbook
T         02:15PM-05:20PM 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
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 19-May 22
Sa        09:00AM-10:50AM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       19020 Textbook
Sa        11:00AM-02:05PM 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 19-May 22
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       15846 
Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM 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 19-May 22
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       15881 
Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM 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. This class may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159         16070 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM 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 19-May 22
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105       15471 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 495    Independent Studies in Art    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 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, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN TBA             20114 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Hwang              FLC MAIN TBA             20232 Textbook


ART 499    Experimental Offering in Art    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159         19036 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159           
This course introduces figure sculpture, using the live nude model as a reference. Students will develop an understanding of the human form as it relates to both modern and traditional sculpture. These concepts will be developed by making studio projects using a variety of sculpture materials.

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: July 8, 2013