Spring 2015 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ART 300    Elementary Drawing and Composition    3 Units

Course Family:
Drawing Fundamentals
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154         10837 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154           
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC H.Schmid             FLC MAIN FL2 154         10010 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB H.Schmid             FLC MAIN FL2 154           
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC M.Welty              FLC MAIN FL2 154         10008 Textbook
F         11:15AM-02:20PM LAB M.Welty              FLC MAIN FL2 154           
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC T.Germany            Off Campus RCC 8         18870 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB T.Germany            Off Campus RCC 8           
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       10012 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Hwang              El Dorado EDC C105       10014 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB E.Hwang              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 308    Perspective Drawing    3 Units

Course Family:
Applied Drawing
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 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159         18872 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159           


ART 312    Portrait Drawing    3 Units

Course Family:
Figure Studies
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 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. Topics include the study of anatomy and historical and contemporary approaches to portrait drawing. Students need to purchase art materials and tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       10071 Textbook
W         07:30PM-10:35PM 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. (C-ID ARTS 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LEC H.Schmid             FLC MAIN PAC 1063        10424 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB H.Schmid             FLC MAIN PAC 1063          


ART 332    Oil Painting    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300 and 320
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 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 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Hwang              FLC MAIN FL2 154         18874 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB E.Hwang              FLC MAIN FL2 154           


ART 364    Printmaking: Relief    3 Units

Course Family:
Printmaking
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300 and 320
Course Transferable to UC/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 17-May 20
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 154         18876 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       10016 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 373    Intermediate Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Sculpture
Prerequisite: ART 372 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 the practice of the expressive use of form in three-dimensional space. It utilizes traditional additive and subtractive media, as well as constructive media, and other contemporary materials. The course utilizes a problem-solving format in order to develop knowledge of technical process, formal vocabulary, and individual expression. It examines both historical and contemporary approaches in developing form and content. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       10730 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 383    Metal Design: Emphasis In Fabrication    3 Units

Course Family:
Small Metal Arts
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. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        09:00AM-10:50AM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       18895 Textbook
Sa        11:00AM-02:05PM 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        09:00AM-10:50AM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       18897 Textbook
Sa        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB A.Hart               El 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 17-May 20
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       10402 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159         10734 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159           
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       10426 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159         10555 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.Sayago             FLC MAIN FL2 159           
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       10732 Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM 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 course covers the use of materials and techniques of studio activities in the K-12 classroom. Topics include the elements of art, principles of design, materials used in two and three dimensional art, techniques used to create age appropriate art, and designing art curriculum for the K-12 classroom.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC M.Welty              FLC MAIN FL2 154         10073 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB M.Welty              FLC MAIN FL2 154           


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 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Hart               FLC MAIN FLCTBA          10717 
Textbook

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: June 3, 2015