Art

Certificates Offered

Multimedia – Web Page Design  
(Certificate of Achievement) – Pending California Community College Chancellor’s Office approval  
Required Courses Units
ART 6A or 6B Basic Design 3
ART 36A Digital Photography 3
COMSC 20 Beginning Web Publishing with HTML 3
IT 42BR Web Page Management and Design 3
MCOMM 2 Introduction to Mass Communications 3
Total units required 15

Courses

ART 1A—History of Art (3 units) CSU/UC
Survey of art history; painting, sculpture, and architecture; art from the Paleolithic period through the Early Christian World, including preliterate art and Pre-Columbian art. (L)
ART 1B—History of Art (3 units) CSU/UC
Survey of art history; painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Middle Ages through the Baroque period. (L)
ART 1C—History of Art (3 units) CSU/UC
Survey of art history: painting, sculpture, photography, and architecture, including a survey of American art; the 19th through the 20th Century. Not open for credit to student with credit in ART 10. (L)
ART 4A—Drawing and Composition
(1 or 2 or 3 units) CSU/UC
Drawing and composition using various materials; basic instruction in perspective, landscape, still life, and other subjects. (L)
ART 4B—Drawing and Composition
(1 or 2 or 3 units) CSU/UC
Drawing and composition using various materials; basic instruction in figure drawing and architectural studies. Prerequisite: ART 4A.
ART 5—Art Appreciation (3 units) CSU/UC
Introduction to art appreciation with an emphasis on basic 2D, 3D, and film mediums and their relationships to humanities. Historical and contemporary work with a multicultural focus will be emphasized. Not open for credit to student with credit in HUMAN 5. (L)
ART 6A—Basic Design (3 units) CSU/UC
Elements and principles of design as they relate to all forms of art, including two-dimensional problems. (L)
ART 6B—Basic Design (3 units) CSU/UC
Elements and principles of design as they relate to all forms of art, including two- and three-dimensional problems. (L) Prerequisite: ART 6A.
ART 7AR—Creative Materials (3 units) CSU
Creative activities for young children (2-8 years old), including planning and implementing painting, drawing, print-making, weaving, stitchery, batik, collage, sculpture, puppet-making, and modeling materials. (L) (Repeatable: May be taken three times only.)
ART 7B—Worldwide Arts for Children (3 units) CSU
Multicultural/ethnic art activities for young children, including planning and integrating projects across the curriculum; construction of age-appropriate art objects representative of cultures and religions in West Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Mexico, Central America, South America, Caribbean Islands, the United States, and Canada. Not open for credit to student with credit in ECE 7B or Art 23. (L)
ART 9A—Painting (1 or 2 or 3 units) CSU/UC
Basic instruction in painting and introduction to materials; emphasis on technique. (L)
ART 9B—Painting (1 or 2 or 3 units) CSU/UC
Further exploration of painting media and techniques; emphasis on painting from life. (L) Prerequisite: ART 9A.
ART 11—Mural Painting (3 units) CSU/UC
Studio course focused on the actual creation of a large mural; design the composition, prepare the wall, and produce the mural. (M)
ART 12A—Ceramics (1 or 2 or 3 units) CSU/UC
Basic techniques and processes; artistic and creative expression through the use of clay. (L)
ART 12B—Ceramics (1 or 2 or 3 units) CSU/UC
Advanced techniques and processes; artistic and creative expression through the use of clay and glazes. (L) Prerequisite: ART 12A.
ART 14A—Sculpture (1or 2 or 3 units) CSU/UC
Introductory course in sculpture; using and exploring the media of clay, wood, plaster, and armature building. (L)
ART 14B—Sculpture (1 or 2 or 3 units) CSU/UC
Further study of three-dimensional construction using clay, plaster, wood, and armature building. Prerequisite: ART 14A.
ART 15A—Printmaking (2 units) CSU/UC
Techniques and expression in printmaking; relief, stencil, intaglio processes; explore the visual and expressive potential of the fine print. (L)
ART 15B—Printmaking (2 units) CSU/UC
Practice of printmaking: relief, stencil, and intaglio processes; explore the visual and expressive potential of the fine print. Prerequisite: ART 15A.
ART-19A- Introduction to Commercial Art (4 units) CSU
Basic concepts of commercial art and its uses, stressing layout design, lettering, and simple illustration; special attention to studio problems from idea to production. (L)
ART-19B -Commercial Art: Illustration (4 units) CSU
Studio practice in the basic concepts and techniques of commercial illustration, using typical projects that occur in employment situations; stress on various media, portfolio, and camera-ready work.
ART-25R Multimedia Design/Writing (4 units) CSU
Principles and practice of designing and writing multimedia projects including newsletters, booklets, academic documents, presentations, reports, flyers, press releases, posters, and web pages. Emphasis on applying art theory and writing techniques to individual and group projects. (Repeatable: May be taken two times only)
ART-36A Digital Photography (3 units) CSU Introduction to digital photography. Exposure control, file formats, and archiving. Basic image editing/manipulation. Knowledge of basic computer operation is highly recommended. Prerequisite: ART 31R or MCOMM 11R, or consent of instructor.
ART 41R—Individual Problems in Painting
(1 or 2 or 3 units) CSU/UC
Advanced painting in which student works on individual painting problems in consultation with instructor. Prerequisite: ART 9A and 9B. (Repeatable: May be taken two times only.)
ART 42R—Individual Problems in Ceramics
(1 or 2 or 3 units) CSU/UC
Supervised work as a studio potter; development of advanced techniques and personal expression. Prerequisite: ART 12B. (R1) (Repeatable: May be taken two times only.)
ART 43R—Individual Problems in Printmaking
(2 units) CSU/UC
Advanced exploration and in-depth approach to printmaking. Prerequisite: ART 15A and 15B. (Repeatable: May be taken two times only.)
ART 44R—Individual Problems in Drawing
(2 or 3 units) CSU/UC
Development of a personal drawing style at an advanced level, working in series with the goal of producing a coherent group of works. Prerequisite: ART 4B. (Repeatable: May be taken two times only.)
ART 46R—Individual Problems in Sculpture (1 or 2 or 3 units) CSU/UC
Advanced techniques and processes; creative and personal expression in three-dimensional forms. Prerequisite: ART 14B. (Repeatable: May be taken two times only.)