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ART 101 - History of Art: Prehistoric to Gothic
Surveys the history and interpretation of architecture, painting and sculpture from the prehistoric era through the Gothic. This is a Passport and UCGS transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 102 - History of Art: Renaissance to Modern
Surveys the history and interpretation of architecture, painting and sculpture from the Renaissance through the modern era. This is a Passport and UCGS transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 121 - Foundations of Drawing
Develops basic drawing skills and understanding of visual language through studio instruction/lecture. Introduces concepts such as line, proportion, space, perspective, value and composition as applied to still life, landscape and figure. Uses drawing media such as pencil, charcoal and ink wash. Includes field trips and gallery assignments as appropriate. This is a UCGS transfer course.
Lecture 1 hours. Studio Instruction 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 125 - Introduction to Painting
Introduces study of color, composition and painting techniques. Places emphasis on experimentation and enjoyment of oil and/or acrylic paints and the fundamentals of tools and materials.
Lecture 2 hours. Studio instruction 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
ART 180 - Introduction to Computer Graphics
Provides a working introduction to computer-based electronic technology used by visual artists and designers. Presents the basics of operating platforms and standard industry software. Introduces problems in which students can explore creative potential of the new electronic media environment.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
ART 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ART 203 - Animation I
Introduces the student to the basic techniques of animation, combining traditional and computer-generated skills. Teaches theoretical elements of the aesthetics of sequential imagery. Provides practical experience in two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional animation. Exposes the student to a variety of animation techniques.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ART 241 - Painting I
Introduces abstract and representational painting in acrylic and/or oil with emphasis on color, composition, and value.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Studio instruction 4 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ART 242 - Painting II
Introduces abstract and representational painting in acrylic and/or oil with emphasis on color, composition, and value. Part II of II.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Studio instruction 4 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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