ART COURSES

(See the college catalog for current approved course list)

ART-1 - History of Western Art: Prehistoric, Ancient, and Medieval
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Qualification for ENG-1A.
Survey of the history of Western art: painting, architecture and sculpture, Prehistoric through the Medieval periods. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-2 - History of Western Art: Renaissance – Contemporary
3 units

 

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Qualification for ENG-1A.
Survey of the history of Western art: painting, architecture, and sculpture, from the Renaissance through contemporary art. Students may not receive credit for both ART-2 and ART-2H. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-2H - Honors History of Western Art: Renaissance - Contemporary
3 units
​CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Qualification for ENG-1A.
Limitation on enrollment: Enrollment in the Honors program. Honors survey of the history of Western art: painting, architecture, and sculpture, from the Renaissance through contemporary art. Students may not receive credit for both ART-2 and ART-2H. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-3 - Art for Teachers
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Designed to enable the student to teach basic art principles and concepts to elementary school age children (grades K-6). Intended to improve individual skills, general knowledge and confidence in teaching art. Developmental stages, creative expression and various methods and techniques will be explored with age-appropriate art projects and experiences. Intended for education, Early Childhood Studies and other non-art majors. 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.) (Materials fee: $10.00)

ART-4 - Introduction to Visual Culture
3 units
​UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENG-50 or qualification for ENG-1A.
A study of visual culture and society that includes an examination of the various ways reality is constructed through vision and sight in contemporary culture including explorations in traditional art, photography, advertising, film and television, and in global electronic media. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-5 - History of Non-Western Art
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Qualification for ENG-1A and college level reading.
An introductory survey of the arts of non-European cultures. History, form, functions and aesthetics will be discussed in an overview of the arts of the Americas (Pre-Columbian and North American Indian), Oceana, Islamic, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, China and Japan. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-6 - Art Appreciation
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Qualification for ENG-1A.
An introductory course for the non-art major. The creative process and the diversity of style, technique and media evident in various art forms throughout history and culture. Students may not receive credit for both ART-6 and ART-6H. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-6H - Honors Art Appreciation
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Qualification for ENG-1A.
Limitation on enrollment: Enrollment in the Honors program. An introductory course designed for the non-art major. The creative process and the diversity of styles, technique and media evident in various art forms throughout history and culture. Honors course offers an enriched experience for accelerated students through limited
class size; seminar format; focus on primary texts; and application of higher level critical thinking skills. Students may not receive credit for both ART-6 and ART-6H. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-7 - Women Artists in History
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Qualification for ENG-1A.
Survey of the contributions of women artists from the ancient era through the present. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-8 - Mexican Art History
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Survey of architecture, sculpture, painting, and minor arts of Mexico. From pre-Columbian and Colonial, through contemporary art. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-9 - African Art History
3 units

 

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
A survey of the traditional through contemporary arts of African peoples. Both historical and current expressions of sculpture, body adornment, dance, architecture, painting, artifacts, ceramics and textiles, will be introduced and integrated with other aspects of life and culture in sub-Saharan Africa. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or
Pass/No Pass option.)


ART-10 - Modern and Contemporary Art History
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
A survey of the development and history of modern art with emphasis on its major movements, leading artists and contemporary trends. Painting, sculpture and architecture will be discussed in terms of their historical, social and political context. Beginning with mid 19th century movements (Realism and Impressionism), the study will continue through the current trends and new media of the day. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-11 - Gallery and Exhibition Design
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Practical experience in all aspects of design and installation of art exhibits in a gallery environment; including design theory and the evaluation and analysis of the communicative, aesthetic, managerial and technical factors involved in the production of exhibits. Students are expected to pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-12 - Asian Art History
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
A survey of the history of Asian art (China, Japan, Korea and India) from prehistoric times to the present, including the religious and philosophical influence on the development of the art forms of architecture, sculpture, ceramics, painting and minor arts. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-13 - Pre-Columbian Art History
3 units
​CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Qualification for ENG-1A.
A survey of the visual arts of ancient Mesoamerica and the Andes from 2000 BC-AD 1521 including the Maya, the Aztecs, and the Inca. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-14 - Latin American Art: Colonial to the Present
3 units
​CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Qualification for ENG-1A.
Survey of architecture, sculpture, painting, and minor arts of Latin
American countries from Colonial times through contemporary art.
54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-15 - Beginning Ceramics
3 units

UC*, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
An introduction to ceramic art and pottery making. Handbuilt slab, coil and wheel throwing with emphasis on design, technique, craftsmanship, form, function and decoration. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.) (Materials fee: $15.00) 


ART-16 - Intermediate Ceramics
3 units

 

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: ART-15.
An expansion and refinement of the skills learned and explored in Beginning Ceramics. Projects of greater scope, challenge and complexity will encourage personal artistic development and creativity. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.) (Materials fee: $15.00)

ART-17 - Beginning Drawing
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
An introduction to the fundamentals of drawing in a variety of media. The exploration of the elements of art, the principles of composition, perspective and the development of observational, motor and creative skills. Emphasis will be on black and white media. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter
Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-18 - Intermediate Drawing
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: ART-17 or 22.
Continued study of the skills acquired in Beginning Drawing, with the emphasis on the use of color media. Basic color theory, with the academic, psychological and the possibilities of color, will be explored in thoughtful compositions. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-19 - Experimental Drawing
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: ART-17.
Continued study of many of the skills acquired in Beginning Drawing. Emphasis is on the use of experimental methods and materials. Less attention will be directed toward traditional and fundamental academic concerns and more focus will be placed on the cultural, interpretive, psychological, and conceptual possibilities that result from exploration and engaging alternatives. The art elements, color, composition, mark making, mixed media, expression, concept, and context will all be investigated. Students will be encouraged to explore and access less conventional solutions to a variety of projects. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-20 - Beginning Sculpture
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
An introduction to the fundamentals of sculpture design and creation. A variety of materials, such as clay, wax and plaster will be used. Additive, subtractive and construction methods for creating the sculptural pieces will be explored, as well as other traditional and contemporary forms and techniques. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.) (Materials fee: $15.00)

ART-21 - Intermediate Sculpture
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: ART-20.
An expansion and refinement of the skills and techniques learned in Beginning Sculpture. Emphasis will be on improved design, better craftsmanship, originality and critical assessment. A variety of methods, such as clay, wax and plaster will be used. Additive, subtractive and construction methods for creating the sculptural pieces will be explored, as well as other traditional and contemporary forms and techniques. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.) (Materials fee: $15.00)

ART-22 - Basic Design
3 units

UC, CSU (C-ID ARTS 100)
Prerequisite: None.
An introduction to the fundamentals of two-dimensional design. The organization of visual elements (line, shape, space, value, texture and color) according to the principles of design. Emphasis placed on visual perception, theory, dexterity, problem solving, analysis, application, skill and presentation. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-23 - Design and Color
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: ART-17 or 22.
A continued study of the principles of two-dimensional design. The practice of the organization of the visual elements (line, shape, space, value, texture and color) according to the principles of design. Emphasis placed on color theory and more advanced methods of communicating ideas through design. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-24 - Three Dimensional Design
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.
An introduction to the fundamentals of three-dimensional design. The use of the visual elements and the practice of the principles of design as they relate to various three-dimensional art forms (i.e., sculpture, architecture and product, commercial, stage, environmental and interior design). Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.) (Materials fee: $15.00)

ART-25A - Watercolor Begining
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART-17.
Course work that reflects the fundamentals of painting with transparent watercolors at an introductory level. Basic techniques, tools, and materials will be explored. Composition, idea, method, color, and creativity will be examined. Students pay for their own materials. ART-25A, 25B, and 45 are courses related in content and are limited in enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040.
For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-25B - Watercolor Intermediate
3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: ART-17.
Course work that reflects an intermediate-level of painting with transparent watercolors. Non-traditional methods, various techniques, tools, and materials will be explored. Intermediate concepts of composition, idea, method, color, and creativity will be examined. Students pay for their own materials. ART-25A,
25B, and 45 are courses related in content and are limited in enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter
Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-26 - Beginning Painting
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: ART-17.
An introduction to the fundamentals of painting (oil or acrylic). An exploration of various considerations in painting; techniques, process, color theory, visual perception, compositional, and creative skills. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-27 - Intermediate Painting
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: ART-23 or 26.
Intermediate level of painting (oil or acrylic). Continued exploration of various techniques and the application of color theory. Development of visual compositional, and creative skills. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-28A - Studio Painting-Portfolio Preparation 
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART-27.

Independent painting studio for the self-motivated student with emphasis on individual art problems and portfolio development. Specific agreement identifying intent, ideas, goals, and media, to be arranged between instructor and student. Emphasis will be on independent concept, development, and portfolio preparation. ART-28A, 28B, 48A, and 48B are courses related in content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)​

ART-28B - Studio Painting-Portfolio Presentation 
3 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: ART-28A. 

Independent painting studio for the self-motivated student with emphasis on individual art problems, portfolio development and presentation. Specific agreement identifying intent, ideas, goals, and media, to be arranged between instructor and student. Emphasis will be on independent concept, refinement, and portfolio presentation. Students pay for their own materials. ART-28A, 28B, 48A, and 48B are courses related in content and are limited in enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-30A - Printmaking Introduction
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Introduction to the printmaking studio and the design and creation of original prints using a variety of techniques. Methods such as silkscreen, monotype, relief (woodcut, linoleum), intaglio and others will be explored. Students pay for their own materials. ART-30A, 30B, 49A, and 49B are courses related in content and
are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.) (Materials fee: $15.00)

ART-30B - Printmaking Intermediate
3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: ART-30A.
Intermediate level of printmaking. The design and creation of original prints using a variety of techniques as student progress in the art form. Methods such as silkscreen, monotype, relief (woodcut, linoleum), intaglio and others will be explored. Students pay for their own materials. ART-30A, 30B, 49A, and 49B are courses related in content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option). (Materials fee: $15.00)

ART-34 - Studio Three Dimensional Design
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: ART-24.
Continued three dimensional design studio work with emphasis on individual problems for the self-motivated student. Specific agreement identifying intent, ideas, goals, and media, to be arranged between instructor and student. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours
laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.) (Materials fee: $15.00)

ART-35A - Illustration
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART-17.
Advisory: ART-23 or 26.
Course work that reflects the types of entrance level assignments an illustrator may encounter in the industry, using a variety of traditional media and techniques. Emphasis is placed on the evolutionary development of visual ideas. Students pay for their own materials. ART-35A, 35B, and 38 are courses related in
content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-35B - Illustration
3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: Art-17.
Advisory: 23 or 26.
Course work that reflects the types of entrance level assignments an illustrator may encounter in the industry, using a variety of traditional media and techniques. Emphasis is placed on the evolutionary development of visual ideas. Students pay for their own materials. ART-35A, 35B, and 38 are courses related in
content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-36A - Computer Art-Introduction
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Introduction to creating fine art and design using digital media.
The exploration of the visual characteristics of electronic imagery
with emphasis on the essentials of fine art, design, and creative
problem solving. Artwork will be developed using the computer,
related software, and/or other electronic equipment. Students pay
for their own materials. ART-36A and 36B are courses related in
content and are limited in enrollment according to Title 5, section
55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course
repeatability and repetition. 36 hours of lecture and 72 hours
laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-36B - Computer Art-Intermediate
3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: Art-36A.
Intermediate level of creating fine art and design using digital
media. The continuation of the exploration of electronic imagery
with emphasis on the essentials of fine art, design, and creative
problem solving. Artwork will be developed using the computer,
related software, and/or other electronic equipment. Students pay
for their own materials. ART-36A and 36B are courses related in
content and are limited in enrollment according to Title 5, section
55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course
repeatability and repetition. 36 hours of lecture and 72 hours
laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-38 - Studio Illustration
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART-35.
Continued illustration studio work with emphasis on individual problems for the self-motivated student. Specific agreement identifying intent, ideas, goals, and media, to be arranged between instructor and student. Students are expected to pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-39– Design and Graphics
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART-17, 22 or 35.
Fundamental design methodology for visual communication. Exploration of design principles in advertising and layout design. Type and lettering creation and techniques, corporate imagery and portfolio preparation. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-40A - Figure Drawing Introduction
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART-17 
Introduction to drawing the human figure. Students will draw from a nude model using a variety of media. Students pay for their own materials. ART-40A, 40B, 42A, and 42B are courses related in content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option).

ART-40B - Figure Drawing Intermediate
3 units​
CSU
Prerequisite: ART-40A 
Intermediate level of drawing the human figure where emphasis will be on more developed and accurate figurative work, anatomy, improved composition, and further creative exploration. Students will draw from a nude model using a variety of media. Students pay for their own materials. ART-40A, 40B, 42A, and 42B are courses related in content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option).​​​

ART-41A - Figure Painting Introduction
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART-26 or 40A.
Painting from the human figure. Students will draw and paint from a live, nude model using a variety of media. Students pay for their ownmaterials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-41B - Figure Painting Intermediate
3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: ART-41A
Intermediate level of figure painting, with further development and refinement of painting compositions with the human form. Students will draw and paint from a nude model using a variety of methods and materials. Students pay for their own materials. ART-41A, 41B, 43A, and 43B are courses related in content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-42A - Studio Figure Drawing-Portfolio Preparation
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART-40B.
Continued figure drawing studio work for the self-motivated student, with emphasis on individual problems. Specific agreement identifying intent, ideas, goals, and media, to be arranged between instructor and student. Emphasis will be on independent development and portfolio preparation. Students pay for their own materials. ART-40A, 40B, 42A, and 42B are courses related in content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-42B - Studio Figure Drawing-Portfolio Presentation
3 units
UC, CSU
Prerequisite: ART-42A.
Continued independent figure drawing studio for the selfmotivated student with emphasis on refinement of individualized problems and portfolio presentation. Specific agreement identifying intent, ideas, goals, and media, to be arranged between instructor and student. Students pay for their own materials. ART-41A, 41B, 43A, and 43B are courses related in content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours
laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-43A - Studio Figure Painting
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART-41B.
Continued figure painting studio work for the self-motivated student with emphasis on individual art problems. Specific agreement identifying intent, ideas, goals, and media, to be arranged between instructor and student. Emphasis will be on independent concept, development, and portfolio preparation. Students pay for their own materials. ART-41A, 41B, 43A, and 43B are courses related in content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further
information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-43B - Studio Figure Painting
3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: ART-43A.
Continued figure painting studio for the self-motivated student, with emphasis on individual art problems, independence, and portfolio refinement and presentation. Specific agreement identifying intent, ideas, goals, and media, to be arranged between instructor and student. Students pay for their own materials. ART-41A, 41B, 43A, and 43B are courses related in content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours
laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-44A - Animation Principles
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART-17.
Advisory: ART-22 and 40.
Introduction to animation, including the history and the basic concepts of classical animation. Traditional methods such as flip books, storyboards, sequential drawings, layout design, character design, and concept development will be introduced. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter
Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-44B - Intermediate Animation Principles
3 units
​CSU
Prerequisite: ART-44A.
Advisory: ART-22 and 40.
Intermediate level of animation principles where emphasis will be on more developed animation techniques and exercises of classical animation. Traditional methods such as flip books, storyboards, sequential drawings, layout design, character design, and concept development will be continued. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)
ART-44C - Advanced Animation Principles
3 units
​CSU
Prerequisite: ART-44B.
Advisory: ART-22 and 40.
Advanced animation principles with emphasis on portfolio-ready traditional animation and experimental animation methods. Developed traditional methods such as flip books, storyboards, sequential drawings, layout design, character design, and concept development will be continued. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-45 - Studio Watercolor Painting
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: ART-25.
Continued watercolor studio work with emphasis on individual problems for the self-motivated student. Specific agreement identifying intent, ideas, goals, and media, to be arranged between instructor and student. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


ART-46 - Studio Sculpture
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: ART-21.
Continued studio work in sculpture with emphasis on individual problems for the self motivated student. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.) (Materials fee: $15.00)

ART-47 - Studio Ceramics
3 units

UC, CSU
Prerequisite: ART-16.
Continued studio work in ceramics with emphasis on individual problems for the self motivated student. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.) (Materials fee: $15.00)

ART-48A - Studio Drawing-Portfolio Preparation
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART-18.
Continued studio drawing for the self-motivated student with emphasis on planning, independence, individualized problems, and portfolio organization and preparation. Specific agreement identifying intent, ideas, goals, and media, to be arranged between instructor and student. Students pay for their own materials. ART-
28A, 28B, 48A, and 48B are courses related in content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours
laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-48B - Studio Drawing-Portfolio Presentation
3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: ART-48A.
Continued studio drawing for the self-motivated student with emphasis on refinement of individualized problems and portfolio presentation. Specific agreement identifying intent, ideas, goals, and media, to be arranged between instructor and student. Students pay for their own materials. ART-28A, 28B, 48A, and 48B are courses related in content and are limited to four enrollments
according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-49A - Studio Printmaking-Portfolio Preparation
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART-30B.
Independent printmaking studio for the self-motivated student with emphasis on selected processes, individual problems, and portfolio preparation and development. Specific agreement identifying intent, ideas, goals, and media, to be arranged between instructor and student. Students pay for their own materials. ART- 30A, 30B, 49A, and 49B are courses related in content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.) (Materials fee: $15.00)

ART-49B - Studio Printmaking-Portfolio Presentation
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART-49A.
Independent printmaking studio for the self-motivated student with emphasis on selected processes, individual problems, refinement, and portfolio presentation. Specific agreement identifying intent, ideas, goals, and media, to be arranged between instructor and student. Students pay for their own materials. ART-
30A, 30B, 49A, and 49B are courses related in content and are limited to four enrollments according to Title 5, section 55040. For further information see section VIII regarding course repeatability and repetition. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours
laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.) (Materials fee: $15.00)

ART-50A - Beginning Storyboarding
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART-17.
Advisory: ART-22 and 40.
Introduction to storyboarding with animation principles. Basic concepts of writing and directing for animation, dialogue and story development will be explored in making basic story reel structure. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-50B - Intermediate Storyboarding
3 units
​CSU
Prerequisite: ART-50A.
Advisory: ART-22 and 40.
Intermediate level of storyboarding with animation principles where emphasis will be on developed cinematic storytelling techniques and compositions. More developed concepts of writing and directing for animation, dialogue and story development will be explored in making a story reel with a linear computer editing. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-51A - Beginning Animation Production
3 units

CSU
Prerequisite: ART 17.
Advisory: ART-22 and 40.
Introduction to animation production pipeline and film-making with animation principles. The story structure, visual design elements and film languages will be explored. Students will be assigned a short film project parallel to completing animation exercise assignments. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-51B - Intermediate Animation Production
3 units
​CSU
Prerequisite: ART-51A.
Advisory: ART-22 and 40.
Intermediate level of animation production pipeline and film-making with animation principles. More developed story structure, visual design elements and film languages will be explored. Students will be assigned a short film project parallel to completing animation exercise assignments. Students pay for their own materials. 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

ART-200 – Art Work Experience
1-2-3-4 units

CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Students should have paid or voluntary employment.
This course is designed to cvoordinate the student's occupational on-the-job training with related classroom instruction. Students enrolled in this occupational work experience course must be employed in a field related to the work experience subject area. Students may earn up to four (4) units each semester for a maximum of 16 units of work experience. No more than 20 hours per week may be applied toward the work requirement. 18 hours lecture. Additionally, 60 hours of volunteer work or 75 hours of paid work is required for each unit.

Contact Us

The RCC Art Department is located in the Art Building, #19 on the campus map and Ceramics Building, #18 on the campus map

Fine and Performing Arts Office (951) 222-8793


 

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