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Art

Art : Arts, Media & Performance

Arts, Media & Performance

 

Faculty

Thomas Folland, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Art History
Deborah Paulsen, M.F.A. - Professor of Art/Vice Chair
Adam Scott, M.F.A. - Assistant Professor of Art

Melissa Bartlett, M.F.A. - Adjunct Associate Professor of Art
Kindah Brennan, M.F.A. - Adjunct Associate Professor of Art
Justin Cole, M.F.A. - Adjunct Associate Professor of Art and Art History
Noushin Lavasani, M.A. - Adjunct Associate Professor of Art History
Alexandra Lezo, M.A. - Adjunct Associate Professor of Art History
Brian Ruppel, M.F.A. - Adjunct Associate Professor of Art and Art History
Aili Schemltz, M.F.A - Adjunct Associate Professor of Art
John Zarcone, M.F.A. - Adjunct Associate Professor of Art

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Degree Programs & Pathway Maps

Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) Studio Arts
(60 Units)

The Studio Arts program is designed as preparation for transfer to California State University System as a major in Studio Art or a related major. The program provides a foundation in studio art practice focusing on the elements and principles of art while exploring a variety of theories, techniques and materials. Students take courses in art history, design, and drawing, with choices in painting, sculpture and photography in preparation for a career in art.

FIRST SEMESTER (15 units)
ARTHIST 120 - Survey of Western Art History II (3 units)
ART 201 Drawing I (3 units)
ART 501 Beginning Two Dimensional Design (3 units)
CSU GE AREA A2 Written Communication (3 units)
CSU GE AREA E Life Long Learning & Self-Development (3 units)

SECOND SEMESTER (15 units)
List A: Select One Art History Course (3 units)
ARTHIST 110 Survey of Western Art History I
ARTHIST 130 Survey of Asian Art History
ARTHIST 140 Survey of Arts of Africa, Oceania & Ancient America

List B: Select one (1) course from separate curricular areas:
DRAWING: ART 202 Drawing II or ART 204 Life Drawing I
PAINTING: ART 300 Intro to Painting or ART 307 Oil Painting I
DIGITAL ART: MULTMEDIA 100 Introduction to Multimedia Computer Applications
PHOTOGRAPHY: PHOTO 7 Exploring Digital Photography or PHOTO 10 Beginning Photography
SECOND SEMESTER: ART 209 Perspetive Drawing

ART 502 Beginning Three Dimensional Design

CSU GE Area B4 Mathematics/ Quantitative Reasoning (3 units)
CSU GE AREA A3 Critical Thinking (3 units)

THIRD SEMESTER (15 units)
List B: Select one (1) course from separate curricular areas:
DRAWING: ART 202 Drawing II or ART 204 Life Drawing I
PAINTING: ART 300 Intro to Painting or ART 307 Oil Painting I
DIGITAL ART: MULTMEDIA 100 Introduction to Multimedia Computer Applications
PHOTOGRAPHY: PHOTO 7 Exploring Digital Photography or PHOTO 10 Beginning Photography
SCULPTURE: ART 700 Introduction to Sculpture or ART 701 Sculpture I
SECOND SEMESTER: ART 209 Perspetive DrawingART 502 Three Dimensional Design (3 units)

CSU Area A1 Oral Communication (3 units)
CSU GE AREA B1 Physical Science (3 units)
CSU GE Area D Social Science (3 units)
CSU GE Area D Social Science (3 units)

FOURTH SEMESTER (15 units)
List B: Select one (1) course from separate curricular areas:
DRAWING: ART 202 Drawing II or ART 204 Life Drawing I
PAINTING: ART 300 Intro to Painting or ART 307 Oil Painting I
DIGITAL ART: MULTMEDIA 100 Introduction to Multimedia Computer Applications
PHOTOGRAPHY: PHOTO 7 Exploring Digital Photography or PHOTO 10 Beginning Photography
SCULPTURE: ART 700 Introduction to Sculpture or ART 701 Sculpture I
SECOND SEMESTER: ART 209 Perspetive DrawingART 502 Three Dimensional Design (3 units)CSU

GE AREA B2 Life Science (3 units)
CSU GE AREA B3 Lab Activity (2 units)
CSU GE AREA C2 Humanities (3 units)
CSU GE Area D Social Science (3 units)
Elective (1 unit)
See a counselor for your specific academic/educational needs and goals.

 

Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) Art History
(60 Units)

The Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer degree introduces students to the discipline of art history as it is organized by geography, culture and chronology. Students acquire the necessary skills in critical analysis and historical research through applying: visual analysis and art historical terminology; a vocabulary of basic stylistic terms; stylistic movements within larger philosophical, political, religious and cultural contexts; methodologies of art history.

The Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer will provide students with a course of study in Art with an emphasis in Art History to prepare the student for transfer and completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in studio arts, art history or a similar major at a California State University (CSU) campus.

FIRST SEMESTER (15 units)
ARTHIST 110 Survey of Western Art History I (3 units)
ART 201 Drawing I (3 units) 
CSU GE AREA A2 Written Communication (3 units)
CSU GE AREA E Life Long Learning & Self-Development (3 units)
CSU GE Area D Social Science (3 units)

SECOND SEMESTER (15 units)
ARTHIST 120 Survey of Western Art History II (3 units)

List A: Select One Course (3 units)
ARTHIST 130 Survey of Asian Art History
ARTHIST 140 Survey of Arts of Africa, Oceania, and Ancient Americas

CSU GE Area D Social Science (3 units)
CSU GE Area B4 Mathematics/ Quantitative Reasoning (3 units)
CSU GE AREA A3 Critical Thinking (3 units)

THIRD SEMESTER (15 units)
List B: Select One Course (3 units)
ART 202 Drawing II
ART 204 Life Drawing I
ART 300 Introduction to Painting
ART 501 Beginning Two-Dimensional Design
ART 502 Beginning Three-Dimensional Design
ART 700 Introduction to Sculpture
MULTIMD 320 Web Design
MULTIMD 610 Introduction to Digital Video Production
PHOTO 7 Exploring Digital Photography

CSU GE AREA B1 Physical Science (3 units)
CSU Area A1 Oral Communication (3 units)
CSU GE AREA C2 Humanities (3 units)
Elective (3 units)

FOURTH SEMESTER (15 Units)
List C: Select One Course (3-5 units)
ARTHIST 161 Introduction to American Art
ARTHIST 170 History of Contemporary Art
HUMAN 1 Cultural Patterns of Western Civilization 
FRENCH 1 Elementary French I
ITALIAN 1 Elementary Italian I
SPANISH 1 Elementary Spanish I
HISTORY 86 Introduction to World Civilization
PHILOS 1 Introduction to Philosophy I
PHILOS 20 Ethics
PHILOS 33 Comparative Survey of the World’s Religions
ANTHRO 102 Human Way of Life: Cultural Anthropology
ANTHRO 104 Human Language and Communication
ANTHRO 121 Anthropology of Religion, Magic and Witchcraft
or Any List A or List B course not already used

CSU GE Area D Social Science (3 units)
CSU GE AREA B2 Life Science (3 units)
CSU GE AREA B3 Lab Activity (2 units)
Elective (3 units)
Elective (1 unit)
See a counselor for your specific academic/educational needs and goals.


Associates in Arts - Art (60 Units)

The Associate in Arts - Art provides a foundation in studio art practice focusing on the elements and principles of art while exploring a variety of theories, techniques and materials. Students take courses in art history, design, drawing, painting and digital media in preparation for a career in art which may include transfer to a four-year college or university.

FIRST SEMESTER (15 units)
List A: Select One Art History Course (3 units)
ARTHIST 110 Survey of Western Art History I 
ARTHIST 120 - Survey of Western Art History II
ARTHIST 130 Survey of Asian Art History
ARTHIST 140 Survey of Arts of Africa, Oceania, and Ancient Americas

ART 201 Drawing I (3 units)
ART 501 Beginning Two Dimensional Design (3 units)
GE Area D1 English Composition (3 units)
GE AREA A Natural Science (3 units)

SECOND SEMESTER (15 Units)
List A: Select One Course (3 units)
(see above list for Art History choices)

ART 202 Drawing II, ART 204 Life Drawing I,
or ART 209 Perspective Drawing (3 units)

ART 300 Introduction to Painting

GE AREA D2 Communication and Analytical Thinking (3 units)
GE AREA E1 Health Education (3 units)

THIRD SEMESTER (15-17 Units)
ART 502 Beginning Three Dimensional Design (3 units)

Select one (1) from the following eight (8) multidiscipline courses:

ART 307 Oil Painting I
ART 700 Introduction to Sculpture
MULTIMD 100 Introduction to Multimedia Computer Applications (Photoshop),
MULTIMD 240 Graphic Design for Multimedia,
MULTIMD 320 Web Design,
MULTIMD 400 Introduction to Experimental Animation,
PHOTO 007 Exploring Digital Media (3 units)

ART 519 Exhibition Design* (3 units)
BUS 1 Introduction to Business* (3 units)
GE AREA B2 Social & Behavioral Science (3 units)
GE AREA E2 Physical Education Activity (2 units)
*Suggested Elective

FOURTH SEMESTER (15 units)
GE AREA B1 American Institutions (3 units)
Any Art or Multimedia Course* (3 units)
Any Art or Multimedia Course* (3 units)
Elective (3 units)
Elective (3 units)
*Suggested Elective
See a counselor for your specific academic/educational needs and goals.

 

Associates in Arts - Art, Gallery & Museum Studies (60 Units)

Art, Gallery and Museum Studies Associate of Arts Degree prepares students to enter the professional field of gallery and museum work. The program combines theory with practical synthesis of art, design and media skills with a foundation in art history.

FIRST SEMESTER (15 units)
Select One Art History Course (3 units)
ARTHIST 110 Survey of Western Art History I 
ARTHIST 120 Survey of Western Art History II
ARTHIST 126 Introduction to Modern Art
ARTHIST 130 Survey of Asian Art History
ARTHIST 140 Survey of Arts of Africa, Oceania, and Ancient Americas
ARTHIST 170 History of Contemporary Art

ART 501 Beginning Two Dimensional Design (3 units)
GE Area D2 Communication and Analytical Thinking (3 units)
GE Area B1 American Institutions (3 units)
*Any Course from List B, see below (3 units)
*Suggested Elective

SECOND SEMESTER (15 units)
Select One Art History Course (3 units)
(see above list for Art History choices)

ART 502 Beginning Three Dimensional Design (3 units)
GE Area D1 English Composition (3 units)
GE Area E1 Health Education (3 units)
*Any Course from List B, see below (3 units)
*Suggested Elective

THIRD SEMESTER (15-16 units)
ART 519 Exhibition Design (3 units)

List B: Select One Multidiscpline Course (3 units)
MULTIMD 100 Introduction to Multimedia Computer Applications (Photoshop) MULTIMD 240 Graphic Design for Multimedia
MULTIMD 320 Web Design
PHOTO 7 Exploring Digital Photography

Multimedia or Photo Course from Above List* (3 units)
GE Area A Natural Science (3 units)
GE Area E2 Physical Education Activity (1unit)
*Any Course from List A (3 units)
*BUS 1 Introduction to Business
*Suggested Elective

FOURTH SEMESTER (15 units)
ART 92 Introduction to Museum Studies (3 units)
GE Area B2 Social and Behavioral Science (3 units)
*Any course from List A (3 units)
Elective (3 units)
Elective (3 units)
*Suggested Elective
See a counselor for your specific academic/educational needs and goals.


Associates in Arts - Painting (60 Units)

The Associate in Arts - Painting provides a foundation in studio art practice focusing on the elements and principles of art while exploring a variety of theories, techniques and materials. Students take courses in art history, design, drawing, painting and digital media in preparation for a career in art which may include transfer to a four-year college or university. The focus of this degree includes taking four levels of painting to develop a creative portfolio of work for exhibition and application for admission to college art programs that require a portfolio.

FIRST SEMESTER (15 Units)
ART 201 Drawing I (3 units)
ART 501 Beginning Two Dimensional Design (3 units)
ART 300 Introduction to Painting (3 units)
GE Area D1 English Composition (3 units)
GE Area A Natural Science (3 units)

SECOND SEMESTER (15 Units)
Select One Art History Course (3 units)
ARTHIST 110 Survey of Western Art History I 
ARTHIST 120 Survey of Western Art History II
ARTHIST 130 Survey of Asian Art History
ARTHIST 140 Survey of Arts of Africa, Oceania, and Ancient Americas

List B: Select one (1) from the following three (3) Drawing Courses
(3 units)

ART 202 Life Drawing I
ART 204 Life Drawing I
ART 209 Perspective Drawing

List C: Select one (1) from the following Painting Courses (3 units)
ART 304 Acrylic Painting I 
ART 307 Oil Painting I

GE Area D2 Communication and Analytical Thinking (3 units)
GE Area E1 Health Education (3 units)

THIRD SEMESTER (15 units)
Select One Art History Class from Above List (3 units)

Select one (1) from the following Painting courses (3 units)
ART 304 Acrylic Painting I
ART 305 Acrylic Painting II
ART 307 Oil Painting I
ART 308 Oil Painting II

ART 502 Beginning Three Dimensional Design (3 units)
GE Area B2 Social & Behavioral Science (3 units)
GE Area B1 American Institutions (3 units)

FOURTH SEMESTER (15 units)

Select one (1) from the following Painting courses (3 units)
ART 304 Acrylic Painting I
ART 305 Acrylic Painting II
ART 306 Acrylic Painting III
ART 307 Oil Painting I
ART 308 Oil Painting II
ART 309 Oil Painting III

ART 502 Beginning Two Dimensional Design (3 units)
GE Area B2 Social & Behavorial Science (3 units)
Area E2 Physical Education Activity (3 units)

List D: Select one (1) from the following two (2) multidiscipline courses (3 units)
MULTIMD 100 Introduction to Multimedia Computer Applications 
PHOTO 7 Exploring Digital Media

BUS 1 Introduction to Business* (3 units)
Elective
Elective
*Suggested Elective
See a counselor for your specific academic/educational needs and goals.