ART-1010 Art Appreciation

3 Credits

Introduction to the nature, vocabulary, media, and history of art as well as an examination of art's themes and purposes, visual elements, and principles of design.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: TMAH.

ART-1040 Survey of Non-Western Art

3 Credits

Provides a stylistic and historical overview of indigenous visual arts in Africa, India, Indian Surround, China, Japan, Oceania, South America, Mesoamerica, and Native North America.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

OAN Approved: TMAH.

ART-1050 Drawing I

3 Credits

Introduces basic drawing methods, media and concepts. Studio experiences emphasize drawing from observation and the development of line, mass, proportion, negative/positive space and shape, composition, light, relative values, and perspective. Historical precedents are discussed, master works analyzed, and relevant practical information is assimilated into the flow of class assignments.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: OAH001.

ART-1060 Drawing II

3 Credits

Further development of observational and conceptual drawing skills. Emphasis is on spatial, structural and compositional concepts. Introduces color media and develops additional drawing strategies to meet situations demanding advanced skills. May be repeated for up to nine credits, three of which are applicable to degree requirements.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1050 Drawing I, or departmental approval: comparable skills.

ART-1070 3D Foundations

3 Credits

Study of the elements of three-dimensional visual design and their application in creative expression. Recommended for students taking art related courses and programs that emphasize three-dimensional investigations.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: OAH004.

ART-1081 2D Design and Color

3 Credits

An introduction to the elements and principles of design and color theory on the two-dimensional surface as a basis for creative solutions for the problems of the artist and designer.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: OAH058.

ART-1100 Sculpture I

3 Credits

Introduction to sculptural forms, materials, and processes. Application of three-dimensional design principles to given spatial problems. Overview of historic significance of sculpture. Projects may vary with classroom facilities at each campus.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1070 3D Foundations; or departmental approval: comparable course.

OAN Approved: OAH047.

ART-1200 Calligraphy

3 Credits

Study and execution of letter forms and scripts from various cultural systems of writing. Understanding inherent beauty of scripts as graphic design elements. May be taught using hand or computer skill development.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

ART-1500 Art for Elementary Education

3 Credits

Basic art education theory and practice in visual arts for elementary education majors. Emphasis on integration of visual arts disciplines with other subjects in elementary curriculum.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

ART-1600 Introduction to Art Therapy

3 Credits

Introduction to basic concepts of art as therapy, provide an overview of the origins, theories, and foundations of art therapy. Students will be exposed to a variety of art media and major readings in the field utilizing art as a means of communication. Artistic talent is not required for this course. Note: Certification at the professional level in Art Therapy requires appropriate work experience and a master's degree from an approved graduate program. This course provides the undergraduate student foundational knowledge in Art Therapy and meets AATA (American Art Therapy Association) prerequisite requirements for entering a Master's program in Art Therapy.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

ART-1610 Art Therapy II: Methods and Media

3 Credits

Explore theories of art therapy and their effect on the delivery of services. Student groups experience art therapy methods and media. Heighten the student's awareness of personal goals and expectations for entering the art therapy profession, and deepen the student's understanding of the creative process. Connect the student with his/her creative potential through studio experiences. Note: Certification at the professional level in Art Therapy requires appropriate work experience and a master's degree from an approved graduate program. This course provides the undergraduate student foundational knowledge in Art Therapy and meets AATA (American Art Therapy Association) prerequisite requirements for entring a Master's program in Art Therapy.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1600 Introduction to Art Therapy; and PSY-1010 General Psychology or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology; and PSY-2050 Psychology of Personality or concurrent enrollment.

ART-1700 Ceramics I

3 Credits

Fundamentals of basic hand building methods, glazing and decorative techniques by creating forms of increasing complexity. Broad survey of ceramic history.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: OAH050.

ART-179H Honors Contract in Art

1 Credit

Honors Contract complements and exceeds requirements and expected outcomes and objectives for an existing ART-1000-level honors course through formulation of a contract with a faculty mentor. This independent study at the honors level may also be taken with a non-honors course. When taken with a non-honors course the Honors Contract adds an honor experience to that course. In conjunction with a faculty mentor, student will formulate a contract, which upon completion will result in distinctive scholarship. The student is required to meet on a regularly scheduled basis with the instructor for mentor-student tutorial sessions. A maximum of six Honor Contracts (six credit hours) may be taken at the college (includes 179H and 279H).

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with a 1000-level course in Art whose instructor agrees to mentor the student in this contract. Departmental approval required.

ART-1820 Independent Study/Research in Art

1-3 Credits

Directed individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

ART-182H Honors Independent Study in Art

1-3 Credits

Honors-level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honors Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test, and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.

ART-182S Independent Laboratory Study/Research

1-3 Credits

Independent two-hour lab per credit. Directed Individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student (see Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings). May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Laboratory: 2-6 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

ART-182T Independent Laboratroy Study/Research

1-3 Credits

Independent three-hour lab per credit. Directed individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student (see Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings). May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Laboratory: 3-9 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

ART-2000 Life Drawing I

3 Credits

Introduction to drawing human figure from live model. Emphasis is on gesture drawing to accurately establish the proportion and pose of the figure. The elements of line and value are used to describe form, structure, and space. Anatomy for artists is introduced. Various media are explored.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1050 Drawing I, or departmental approval: comparable skills.

OAN Approved: OAH051.

ART-2010 Life Drawing II

3 Credits

Continued exploration of drawing the human figure from a live model. Emphasizes anatomy lessons to portray human structure and to explore the figure's expressive nature. Craftsmanship and proficiency with various media are stressed. Control of gesture and proportion, and the representation of foreshortened forms within a three-dimensional environment will be examined. May be repeated for up to 9 credits; only 3 credits may be applied to degree requirements.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-2000 Life Drawing I, or departmental approval: comparable skills.

ART-2020 Art History Survey: Prehistoric to Renaissance

3 Credits

A stylistic and historical overview of the visual arts in western culture from inception to the fifteenth century including: Prehistoric, Egyptian, Ancient Near Eastern, Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Byzantine, Early Medieval Monastic, Carolingian and Ottonian, Romanesque, Gothic, Fourteenth-Century Art in Italy, Fifteenth-Century Art in Northern Europe and Spain, and the Early Renaissance in Italy.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I or concurrent enrollment.

OAN Approved: TMAH and OAH005 (Course 1 of 2, both must be taken).

ART-202H Honors Art History Survey: Prehistoric to Renaissance

3 Credits

Introduction to the major works of visual art in Western cultures from Prehistory to the early Renaissance including Paleolithic, Neolithic, Egyptian, Ancient Near Eastern, Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Byzantine, Islamic, Early Medieval, Romanesque, Gothic, and fourteenth-century and early fifteenth-century art in Northern Europe, Spain, and Italy. Critical examination of style and art historical analysis of objects from early Western cultures and civilizations.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I or concurrent enrollment; or ENG-101H Honors college Composition I or concurrent enrollment.

OAN Approved: TMAH and OAH005 (Course 1 of 2, both must be taken)

ART-2030 Art History Survey: Late Renaissance to Present

3 Credits

A stylistic and historical overview of the visual arts in western culture from the sixteenth century through today including Italian Renaissance, Mannerism, Sixteenth Century Art in Northern Europe and Spain, Baroque and Rococo, Neoclassicism and Romanticism, Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-First Centuries Art in Europe and the United States.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I.

OAN Approved: TMAH and OAH005 (Course 2 of 2, both must be taken).

ART-203H Honors Art History Survey: Late Renaissance to Present

3 Credits

Introduction to the major works of visual art in Western cultures from the late Renaissance to the present including Fifteenth Century Italy and Northern Europe, Sixteenth Century Italy, Northern Europe, and Spain, Mannerism, Baroque and Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-First Centuries Art in Europe and the United States. Critical examination of style and art historical analysis of objects from late Renaissance to the present.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-1010 College Composition I or concurrent enrollment; or ENG-101H Honors College Composition or concurrent enrollment.

OAN Approved: TMAH and OAH005 (Course 2 of 2, both must be taken).

ART-2050 Painting I

3 Credits

Introduction to materials and techniques of opaque painting (oil and acrylic). Emphasis on use of color, composition and other perceptual concerns. Exploration of various styles of painting.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1050 Drawing I, or departmental approval: comparable skills.

OAN Approved: OAH048.

ART-2060 Painting II

3 Credits

Exploration of more advanced painting problems utilizing various subjects and styles. Emphasis placed on personal expression and independent problem-solving skills. Focus on craftsmanship and a high level of proficiency with opaque painting media. May be repeated for up to 9 credits; only 3 credits may be applied to degree requirements.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-2050 Painting I, or departmental approval: comparable skills.

ART-2070 Watercolor

3 Credits

Introduction and exploration of transparent watercolor as painting technique. Investigates various styles of painting. May be repeated up to 9 credits, only 3 credits may be applied to degree requirements.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1050 Drawing I, or departmental approval: comparable skills.

ART-2080 Portrait Drawing and Painting

3 Credits

In-depth study of drawing and painting portraits from live models. The focus will be on facial anatomy and relating the model to three-dimensional environment. The psychological aspects of portraiture will also be explored. Various media will be utilized throughout the course. May be repeated up to 9 credits; only 3 credits may be applied to degree requirements.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1050 Drawing I, or departmental approval: comparable skills.

ART-2100 Computer Graphic: Raster Images

3 Credits

Study raster (paint) software tools for graphic design and expressive images. Techniques relating to demands in current market include scanning, processing and composting of images. Interactive digital portfolio output. May be repeated up to 9 credits, only 3 credits may be applied to degree requirements. New software options available as course is repeated.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1081 2D Design and Color, or departmental approval: comparable skills.

ART-2110 Computer Graphic: Drawing

3 Credits

Study 2D vector object construction for graphic design images. Develop precision in Bezier curve manipulation, hand drawn images are scanned in, traced or streamlined into vector information. Filters humanize the mathematical hard edges of images. Interactive digital portfolio output. May be repeated up to 9 credits, only 3 credits may be applied to degree requirements. New software options are available as course is repeated.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1081 2D Design and Color.

ART-2151 Animation for Web and Media

3 Credits

[This course is crosslisted as VCIM-2270. Credit can only be applied to degree requirements once for either course.] Technical and aesthetic fundamentals of 2D animation as they pertain to the Internet. Use of current software to develop interactive, animated graphics and interfaces. Various techniques including tweening, frame by frame, onion skinning, shape and color morphing as well as non-linear structure, interactivity, communication, scripting and troubleshooting. Acquisition or creation and integration of music, sound and video. May be repeated for up to 9 credits; only 3 credits may be applied to degree requirements.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1081 2D Design and Color; or VC&D-1015 Digital Studio Basics or departmental approval: comparable skills.

ART-2180 Sculpture II

3 Credits

Emphasis on independent concept development, meaningful connection to material choices, and contemporary concerns in sculpture, including social and environmental issues. Projects may vary with classroom facilities and resources at each campus. (To advance skills, it may be repeated for up to 9 credits, 6 of which are applicable to CCC degree requirements.)

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1100 Sculpture I or departmental approval: comparable skills.

ART-2190 Ceramics II

3 Credits

Focus on wheel throwing skills and advanced hand building techniques in the creation of three-dimensional forms. Formal and functional design. Introduction to kiln firing and ceramic materials in clay and glaze formulation. (To advance skills, course may be repeated for up to 9 credits, 6 of which are applicable to CCC degree requirements.)

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1700 Ceramics I, or departmental approval: comparable skills.

ART-2210 Printmaking I

3 Credits

Introduction to various aspects of printmaking and graphic composition. Techniques include relief printing (wood/linocut, monotype); intaglio (etching, engraving, dry point, mezzotint, aquatint); collagraphy, monoprint and multi-color work.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1050 Drawing I, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: OAH0049.

ART-2220 Printmaking II

3 Credits

Continuation of advanced printmaking techniques such as intaglio, relief, lithography, serigraphy, colligraphy and/or monoprints. May be repeated for up to 9 credits, 3 of which are applicable to degree requirements.

Lecture: 1 hour. Laboratory: 5 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-2210 Printmaking I, or departmental approval: comparable skills.

ART-2300 Art Therapy III: Approaches and Techniques

3 Credits

An examination of various techniques used by therapists. Studio exposure work is used as a tool to understand and cultivate the discipline of self-awareness. Students must participate in site visits for observation and interviewing of a professional art therapist. Note: Certification at the professional level in Art Therapy requires appropriate work experience and a master's degree from an approved graduate program. This course provides the undergraduate student foundational knowledge in Art Therapy and meets AATA (American Art Therapy Association) prerequisite requirements for entering a Masterps program in Art Therapy.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-1610 Art Therapy II: Methods and Medias; and PSY-1010 General Psychology or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology, and PSY-2050 Psychology of Personality.

ART-2310 Art Therapy Studio: Basic Therapeutic Skills

3 Credits

Provides a directed self-study process and fosters development of professional helping skills through observation, participation and research. Attention given to creating a safe therapeutic environment involving the emotional, physical, spiritual and cultural aspects of clients. Covers theoretical and clinical dimensions of art therapy and interventions. Provides additional experience with various art therapy media. Note: Certification at the professional level in Art Therapy requires work experience and a master's degree from an approved graduate program. This course provides the undergraduate student foundational knowledge in Art Therapy and meets AATA (American Art Therapy Association) prerequisite requirements for entering a Master's program in Art Therapy.

Lecture: 2 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ART-2300 Art Therapy III: Approaches and Technique; PSY-1010 General Psychology or PSY-101H Honors General Psychology; PSY-2050 Psychology of Personality; and PSY-2080 Abnormal Pyschology or concurrent enrollment; or departmental approval.

ART-2790 Portfolio Development

1 Credit

Covers development and presentation of an art portfolio. Defines intent and focus of portfolio. Emphasize basic visual language skills and individual creative strengths. Students edit and modify work where required. Add new pieces that meet expected portfolio standards for transfer and job market. The course will include: selection and development of best format for presentation of their work, resume formats and development a self-promotional piece.

Laboratory: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Sufficient quantity of successfully completed work for portfolio inclusion.

ART-279H Sophomore Honors Contract in Art

1 Credit

Sophomore Honors Contract in Art complements and exceeds requirements and expected outcomes for an existing Art 2000-level course (not an honors course) through formulation of a contract with a faculty mentor. In conjunction with a faculty mentor, student will formulate a contract that upon completion will result in distinctive scholarship appropriate to honors 2000-level. In order to complete the contract, student is required to meet on a regularly scheduled basis with instructor offering the contract for mentor-student tutorial sessions. A maximum of six Honors Contracts (six credits) may be taken at the College (includes 179H and 279H).

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with a 2000-level course in Art, whose instructor agrees to mentor the student in the sophomore honors contract. Departmental approval required.

ART-2820 Independent Advanced Study/Research in Art

1-3 Credits

Directed individual advanced study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

ART-282H Advanced Honors Independent Study in Art

1-3 Credits

Advanced Honors-level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honors Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test, and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.

ART-282S Independent Advanced Laboratory Study/Research in Art

1-3 Credits

Independent two-hour lab per credit. Directed advanced individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student (see Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings). May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Laboratory: 2-6 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamenals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

ART-282T Independent Advanced Laboratory Study/Research in Art

1-3 Credits

Independent three-hour lab per credit. Directed individual advanced study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student (see Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings). May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Laboratory: 3-9 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.