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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 Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ART 101 Detailed Outline
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 Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ART 102 Detailed Outline
ART 106 - History of Modern Art
Surveys the history of modern architecture, sculpture, painting, and graphic arts in representational and non- representational forms. Focuses on the periods and movements that influenced the arts of the twentieth century. Emphasizes contemporary art forms, particularly the interaction between art and society, industry, and design.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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.
Lecture 1 hours. Studio Instruction 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
ART 121 Detailed Outline
ART 131 - Two-Dimensional Design
Introduces the elements and principles of design as applied to two-dimensional studio projects. Introduces two-dimensional media, techniques, compositional strategies, and color concepts and interactions. Supports conceptual development through introduction to historical and contemporary practices and critical analysis. May include field trips as required.
Lecture 1 hour. Studio instruction 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
ART 131 Detailed Outline
ART 132 - Three-Dimensional Design
Introduces the elements and principles of design as applied to three-dimensional studio projects. Introduces three-dimensional media, techniques, compositional strategies, and color concepts and interactions. Supports conceptual development through introduction to historical and contemporary practices and critical analysis. May include field trips as required.
Lecture 1 hour. Studio instruction 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
ART 132 Detailed Outline
ART 138 - Figure Drawing
Develops drawing skills for the beginning and experienced students. Explores a broad range of drawing problems dealing with the human figure in costume using various media and techniques.
Lecture 2 hours. Studio Instruction 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ART 120 or divisional approval.
3-4 credits
ART 141 - Typography I
Studies the history of letterforms and typefaces and examines their uses in contemporary communications media. Emphasizes applications to specific design problems. Includes identification and specification of type and uses current technologies for copy fitting and hands-on typesetting problems. Part I of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ART 140.
3-4 credits
ART 141 Detailed Outline
ART 193 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 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 198 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ART 208 - Video Techniques
Addresses the fundamentals of video technology and non-linear video editing. Focuses on the aesthetics of time-code editing using current industry software. Teaches a student to shoot and capture video and record and edit sound, and combine artwork, animation, video, and sound in the creation of professional-quality original video projects.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
ART 208 Detailed Outline
ART 210 - Advanced Video Techniques
Explores advanced production and post-production techniques utilizing the audio and video capabilities of Hybrid Digital Single Lens Reflex (HDSLR) cameras that include the following: sound design, title design, color correction, compelling visual narratives, complex compositing and basic motion effects. Covers practical video projects common for commercial photographers and designers, including corporate identity videos, event videos and advanced storytelling. This course is cross-listed with PHT 210. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
ART 210 Detailed Outline
ART 214 - Advanced Video Project Development
Applies video pre-production, production and post-production skills in the creation of unique, client approved videos from concept to completion. Develops skills of various video crew positions, collaboration skills, and communication skills and creation of narrative, documentary, educational and commercial video products as part of a portfolio. This course is cross-listed with PHT 214. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
ART 214 Detailed Outline
ART 215 - History of Modern Art
Surveys the history of modern architecture, sculpture, painting and graphic arts in representational and non-representational forms. Focuses on the periods and movements that influenced the arts of the twentieth century as well as the influence of modernism on contemporary art. The assignments in the course require the reading of scholarly articles and research-based writing.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ART 215 Detailed Outline
ART 221 - Drawing III
Introduces advanced concepts and techniques of drawing as applied to the figure, still life and landscape. Gives additional instruction in composition, modeling, space and perspective. Encourages individual approaches to drawing. Part I of II.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Studion instruction 4 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
ART 222 - Drawing IV
Introduces advanced concepts and techniques of drawing as applied to the figure, still life and landscape. Gives additional instruction in composition, modeling, space and perspective. Encourages individual approaches to drawing. Part II of II.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Studion instruction 4 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
ART 223 - Life Drawing
Advances skills and exploration in drawing through studio practice. Continues investigation of elements and principles of design emphasizing perceptual figure drawing. Introduces a variety of media and techniques including color media and theory. Supports conceptual development through introduction to historical and contemporary practices and critical analysis. May include field trips.
Lecture 1 hour. Studio instruction 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
ART 223 Detailed Outline
ART 228 - Multimedia Graphic Design I
Introduces concepts of graphic design specific to multimedia interactivity. Incorporates design methodology in preparation and implementation of flow charts and storyboards. Includes studio projects exploring the functionability, look and feel of multimediated presentations for CD-ROM, the Internet, and games. Implements hardware, software and production techniques required for multimedia development. Includes basic animation principles, sound and the option to include video. Part I of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ART 121 and ART 131.
4 credits
ART 229 - Multimedia Graphic Design II
Introduces concepts of graphic design specific to multimedia interactivity. Incorporates design methodology in preparation and implementation of flow charts and storyboards. Includes studio projects exploring the functionability, look and feel of multimediated presentations for CD-ROM, the Internet, and games. Implements hardware, software and production techniques required for multimedia development. Includes basic animation principles, sound and the option to include video. Part II of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ART 121 and ART 131.
4 credits
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
ART 241 Detailed Outline
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.
Prerequisites: ART 122 or divisional approval.
3-4 credits
ART 250 - History of Design
Surveys the development of graphic design and illustration with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. Analyzes the work of outstanding designers and illustrators.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
ART 251 - Communication Design I
Studies the principles of visual communications as applied to advertising in newspapers, magazines, direct mail advertising, house organs, etc. Analyzes the influence of contemporary art on design. Part I of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Studio instruction 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ART 131 and ART 140.
3-4 credits
ART 263 - Interactive Design I
Focuses on conceptualization and problem solving for interactive design. Instructs students in techniques specific to web, multimedia for the web and other Interactive design projects using current technology and standards. Interactive functionality and usability are covered. Part I of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ART 121, ART 131, ART 135, ART 140, and ART 141.
3-4 credits
ART 263 Detailed Outline
ART 264 - Interactive Design II
Builds on the studies completed in Interactive Design I. Focuses on conceptualization and problem solving for interactive design. Instructs students in intermediate techniques specific to web, multimedia for the web and other interactive design projects using current technology and standards. Includes interactive documents and experiences. Part II of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ART 121, ART 131, ART 135, ART 140, ART 141, and ART 263. Co-requisite: ART 142.
3-4 credits
ART 264 Detailed Outline
ART 271 - Printmaking I
Introduces the student to the full range of printmaking techniques. Includes woodcut, silkscreen, etching, and lithography. Provides historical perspective on printmaking. Part I of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Studio instruction 3-4 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
ART 283 - Computer Graphics I
Utilizes microcomputers and software to produce computer graphics. Employs techniques learned to solve studio projects which reinforce instruction and are appropriate for portfolio use. Part I of II.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Studio instruction 3-4 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
ART 287 - Portfolio and Resume Preparation
Focuses on portfolio preparation, resume writing, and job interviewing for students. Recommended for final semester program students.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Studio instruction 0-4 hours. Total 1-6 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Requires instructor's approval.
1-4 credits
ART 290 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ART 291 - Computerized Graphic Design I
Introduces students to using the computer as a publishing system. Examines stages of a publication from typesetting, laying out, creating and digitizing of illustrations and photographs, to the final printing. Requires students to write, design, illustrate and print pamphlets on the computer, including one full-color publication. Part I of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Studio Instruction 3 - 4 hours. Total 5 -6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
ART 292 - Computerized Graphic Design II
Introduces students to using the computer as a publishing system. Examines stages of a publication from typesetting, laying out, creating and digitizing of illustrations and photographs, to the final printing. Requires students to write, design, illustrate and print pamphlets on the computer, including one full-color publication. Part II of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Studio Instruction 3 - 4 hours. Total 5 - 6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
ART 293 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits
ART 295 - 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 296 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ART 298 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ART 299 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits