Catalog of Courses

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Develops academic language skills and critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material through complementary reading and writing assignments. Prepares students for college level reading and writing intensive courses as well as career-related reading and writing tasks.

Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement.

Understanding and enjoyment of art and visual culture through study of two-dimensional and three-dimensional works of art, design elements, media and processes, and cultural contexts. Emphasis on contemporary topics and cultural diversity in the arts. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: HU GE Codes

History of art from the Paleolithic period through the Middle Ages. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, HU GE Codes
ART1101

History of art from the Renaissance through Modernism. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, HU GE Codes
ART1102

Survey of history of photography from beginning to present. Emphasizes the reciprocal relationship between the mediumªs development and reception, society, and other visual arts. Technical developments, photographic practices, and sociocultural themes are studied. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: HU GE Codes

Introduction to the origins and historical development of art in Asia, with emphasis on Asiaªs major sub-regions including West, Central, East, South, and Southeast. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU GE Codes

Art of Mexico and related cultures, from the prehistoric to the contemporary period. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, HU GE Codes

Fundamental principles of drawing. Emphasis on composition and facility in objective and expressive representation, using variety of drawing media. Prerequisites: None.

ART1111

Study of fundamental elements and principles of two-dimensional design. Prerequisites: None.

Equivalent course(s): ADA112 & ART112
ART1112

Investigation seeking visual solutions to a variety of problems concerning color in two and three dimensions and modes of color appearances, including light and effects in design and theory of design. Prerequisites: None.

Fundamental principles of three-dimensional design. Prerequisites: None.

Equivalent course(s): ADA115 & ART115
ART1115

Use of form, structure and anatomy of draped and undraped human figure to develop basic principles of sound draftsmanship. Prerequisites: None.

Further study of form, structure, and anatomy of the draped and undraped human figure with emphasis on composition.

Prerequisites: ART116.

Emphasis on composition and exploration of drawing media.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART111.

Basic photographic principles and techniques. Basic camera functions and controls. Experience in the image-making process by creating and editing photographs for various display environments. Introduction to the photographic aesthetic and photography's role in society. Prerequisites: None.

Camera required.
General Education Designations: HU GE Codes

Transparent and Gouache watercolor painting.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (ART111 and ART112), or permission of Instructor.

Exploration of technical and expressive possibilities of various media in painting.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (ART111 and ART112), or permission of Instructor.

Choosing the right pieces to include, presenting art work, developing the portfolio. Prerequisites: None.

Health and wellness and their application to an optimal life style. Explores current topics of interest such as stress management, nutrition, fitness, and environmental health. Evaluates common risk factors associated with modern lifestyles. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes