Courses

Art

ART 101, Western Art History I
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ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Survey of Western art from the Paleolithic period through Late Antiquity and the art of Byzantium. Art will be discussed from critical and historical perspectives with regard to formal visual elements of style and the social context of the societies, values, and ideas that gave birth to Western art.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly Western Art History

ART 102, Western Art History II
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ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Survey of Western art from the sixth to the early nineteenth centuries: Medieval through the Romantic periods. Art will be discussed from critical and historical perspectives with regard to formal visual elements of style and social context of the societies, values, and ideas that determined the course of Western art.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly Western Art History

ART 103, History of Modern Art
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ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Survey of modern and contemporary art in Europe and America from the mid-19th century through the early 21st century. Art will be discussed and analyzed from critical and historical perspectives, formal visual elements of style, and social/cultural contexts. Students will learn to identify pivotal artists, styles, and techniques and to critically analyze art within its cultural framework.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 104, Asian Art History
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ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

A survey of the artistic heritages of Asia from the Neolithic period to the present. Painting, sculpture, architecture, and crafts will be examined within their historical, political, and socio-cultural background. Students learn to identify styles, recognize techniques and formal visual elements, and critically analyze artwork within its contextual framework.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 105, Ancient Art and Architecture of Latin America
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

A survey of the artistic heritage of Ancient Mexico, Central, and South America. Art 105 explores the stylistic traditions and themes which gave unity to the art of this part of the world as well as the diverse cultural characteristics which led to the development of regional styles.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 106, Latin American Art History
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The artistic heritage of Latin America from the sixteenth century CE to the present. All art will be discussed from both a critical and historical perspective with regard to formal visual elements of style and the societies, values, and ideas that gave birth to Latin American Art.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 107, African-American Art History
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ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Heritage of West African civilizations prior to and during the slave trade, and of African-Americans from colonial to contemporary times. All art will be discussed from both a critical and historical perspective with regard to formal visual elements of style and the societies, values and ideas that gave birth to African-American art.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 108, Women Through Art History
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ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Investigation of women's role in European and non-European society as artists, patrons and subjects in art from pre-history to the present. Artworks are examined through formal and thematic characteristics and from a historical, social and gender-based perspective.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 109, History of Contemporary Art
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ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Survey of late modern and contemporary art from 1945 to the present day. Art will be discussed and analyzed from critical and historical perspectives, formal visual elements of style, social/cultural contexts, and changing scholarship. Students will learn to identify pivotal artists, styles, and techniques and to critically analyze art within its cultural framework.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 118, American Art
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The history of American art from colonial times to the present. Painting, sculpture, architecture, and crafts will be examined within their historical, political and sociocultural background. Students learn to identify works by pivotal artists, recognize techniques and formal visual elements, and critically analyze artwork within its contextual framework.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 122A, Russian Art at the Legion
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Russian art from the 10th to early 20th century will cover the Medieval Period, Western Academic Tradition, Romanticism and Critical Realism, Neo-nationalist Movement and the Russian Avant Garde. All art will be discussed for its formal qualities of style, culture, iconography and technical achievement.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Class held at the Legion of Honor Museum

ART 123Q, Baroque Masters of Light
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 186 or placement in ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The course examines Baroque Art at the Legion of Honor with emphasis on the Dutch and Italian masters. All art will be discussed from both a critical and historical perspective with regard to cultural context and formal elements of styles.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Class held at the Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museum

ART 123U, 18th c. French Art at the Legion
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The course examines 18th-century French paintings from the permanent collection at the Legion of Honor Museum. Paintings will be discussed from both a critical and historical perspective with reference to cultural context and formal elements of style.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Class held at the Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museum

ART 123V, Renaissance Art at the Legion
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The course examines Renaissance art from the permanent collection and special exhibitions at the Legion of Honor Museum. Art will be discussed from a critical and historical perspective with regard to cultural context and formal elements of style.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Class held at the Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museum

ART 123W, 19th Century Painting at the Legion
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The course examines 19th-century painting from the permanent collection and special exhibitions at the Legion of Honor Museum. All art will be discussed from both a critical and historical perspective, with regard to cultural context and formal elements of style.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Class held at the Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museum

ART 125A, Basic Design
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ADVISE: Completion/concurrent enrollment in ART 130A

An introduction to the basic components of two-dimensional design: subject, form, content, with a focus on their dynamic interrelation. Through observation, analysis, discussion of traditional and contemporary approaches in fine and applied arts, students learn to apply the elements and principles of visual organization to creative projects using various media.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 125B, Advanced Design: 3D
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PREREQ.: ART 125A ADVISE:ART 130A

An introduction to the basic elements of three-dimensional form and design, including concepts and language fundamental to all art making. This course covers the structural and visual elements of three-dimensional design and is geared to assist majors: Fine & Applied Arts, Photography, Theater Arts, Fashion, Interior Design, and Architecture.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 126, Color
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A comprehensive course in the study of color, its sources, properties, theories and applications in additive and subtractive media. Develops conceptual and practical skills for effective visual communication utilizing color. Color mixing, color interaction, harmonies, contrasts, optical, spatial, psychological, subjective, cultural, historical uses of color are explored through creative projects.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 130A, Basic Drawing
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ADVISE: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: ART 125A

A course in the theory and practice of drawing using a variety of media and subject matter. The student will develop drawing skills through the use of line, plane, tone, shape, form, volume, chiaroscuro and perspective. Group and individual instruction related to progressive assignments will encourage subjective and analytical development.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 130B, Intermediate Drawing
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PREREQ.: ART 130A ADVISE: ART 125A

Continued development of drawing skills via projects of greater complexity. This also includes additional approaches to drawing, composition, and varied drawing materials. This course is a member of the drawing family of courses.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 130C, Advanced Drawing
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ADVISE: ART 130B

Building on the rigorous drawing studies of ART 130A and ART 130B, students will now focus on developing a self-directed creative process that is informed by research into the expressive, historical, personal, and contemporary aspects of media use and content development as applied in the creation of a series of related thematic drawings.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 132A, Beginning Figure Drawing
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PREREQ.: ART 130A ADVISE: ART 125A

Introduction to the basic concepts of drawing the nude figure from life. Students develop a practical understanding of surface anatomy and proportions using a variety of media and techniques, acquire perceptual and critical thinking skills, and are introduced to the expressive potential of figurative drawing.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

ART 132A is strongly recommended for all art majors.

ART 132B, Intermediate Figure Drawing
Lec-35 Lab-70 field trips P/NP Available

PREREQ.: ART 132A

Building on the previously acquired basic knowledge of drawing the nude figure from life, intermediate students will further develop their understanding of concepts and techniques of figure drawing, continue with more in-depth study of anatomy and proportion, and start working with color and experimental mixed-media approaches.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 132C, Advanced Figure Drawing
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ADVISE: ART 132B

Building on a rigorous study of drawing the nude figure from life, students will focus on developing a self-directed creative process, leading to advanced-level exploration of contemporary art issues and media, while creating a series of related figurative compositions.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 132D, Figure Drawing Special Topics
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ADVISE: ART 132C

Students will integrate advanced figure drawing skills with a focus on special topics such as portraiture, narrative art, mixed media or figurative mural art to develop a personal and expressive body of artwork in a medium of their choice.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 136A, Introduction to Illustration
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ADVISE: ART 125A and ART 130A

Introduction to the professional field of illustration. Instruction will focus on principal areas within the field (Editorial, Advertising, Fashion, Fantasy and Scientific), its history, standards, practices and current trends. Students will explore and apply a variety of media and illustration techniques, while developing critical thinking, research, and problem solving skills.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 136B, Intermediate Illustration
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PREREQ.: ART 136A

Further exploration of visual communication strategies as they relate to the field of illustration. Experimenting with wet and dry media, use of research, techniques and professional presentation in the development of personal style. Focus on professional problem-solving approach in the following areas: book illustration, graphic narrative, caricature, and character design.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 136C, Advanced Illustration
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PREREQ.: ART 136B

Through exploration of varied media techniques, content, and experimentation with working methods, students will develop a professional portfolio that can be applied towards transfer to university, art school or professional practice. Emphasis on creating self-directed artwork that connects working approach, style, and content with refinement of critical thinking, presentation, and technical skills.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 139, Live Model Character Illustration
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PREREQ.: ART 130A ADVISE: ART 132A

Develop unique character designs, engage in figurative storytelling, and work from live models as well as photographic resources. Focus on portraiture and facial expressions, dynamic gesture, and prolonged studies of models in costumes and theatrical settings with props using a variety of painting and drawing techniques in color media.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

All sections will charge a material fee of $15.00.

ART 140A, Beginning Painting
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ADVISE: ART 125A and 130A

Studio course in the technical and conceptual basics of painting in oils or acrylics. Lectures, hands-on studio practice and critiques cover historical and contemporary methods, techniques, concepts, and perceptual skills of painting.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 140B, Intermediate Painting
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ADVISE: ART 140A.

Widens and deepens the skills, techniques, methods, and processes learned in ART 140A. Emphasis on personally expressive themes and content. Expanded materials, and complexity of techniques, and processes.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 140C, Advanced Painting
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ADVISE: ART 140B

Focus is on the formulation of a self-directed creative process that builds upon the skills, methods, and concepts of Intermediate Painting. Advanced painting techniques, materials, themes, concepts and critical skills are emphasized. Ideas are developed into finished works through long-term and series projects.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 140D, Painting Mastery
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ADVISE: ART 140C

This capstone course of the painting family supports students in developing greater technical expertise and further develop conceptual, analytical and material skills begun in Art 140C, while investigating issues specific to painting in order to transition into upper division university classes, private art schools, or as a means to enter the professional art world by approaching galleries, curators, art directors, artist registries with a fully developed body of work.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 142A, Mural Ideation to Creation I
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PREREQ.: ART 140A

Introduction to the history and techniques of mural painting. Traditional and contemporary mural techniques and themes will be explored through the creation of a mural project installed in a school or public space and collectively designed by the class.
Students will develop the confidence and ability to work on a large scale, explore new avenues for your painting practice, build collaborative skills, and gain a global perspective on the art of mural painting.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 145A, Beginning Watercolor Painting
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ADVISE: ART 125A and ART 130A

Introduction to the basic characteristics of watercolor: its physicality, tools, techniques, and history. Students will explore methods and techniques in order to develop an understanding of the medium. Emphasis will be placed on aptitude, artistic growth, and technical, perceptual, and conceptual skills to produce and analyze watercolor paintings.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 145B, Intermediate Watercolor
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ADVISE: ART 145A.

Further examination of watercolor painting characteristics. Students will explore methods and techniques in order to develop a deeper sensitivity to the medium. Focus on extending one's knowledge of color and texture. Emphasis on combining traditional and experimental approaches and the development of a personal style and subject matter.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 145C, Advanced Watercolor/Water Media
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ADVISE: ART 145B

Students will focus on developing a cohesive body of watercolor and water media paintings. Expanding upon watercolor skills with those related to acrylic, ink, and gouache. Emphasis will be placed on advanced development of a personal content and image style in which materials and techniques play an essential role.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 145D, Watercolor Special Topics
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ADVISE: ART 145C

Expanding upon advanced-level watercolor/water media techniques and idea development practices students focus on creating a self-directed, unified body of artwork in order to successfully transfer to a university, art school, or professional practice. Emphasis on creating artwork that connects media, style, content, culture, and meaning; and refinement of critical thinking, presentation, and technical skills. This is the capstone course of the Watercolor family.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 146A, Beginning Chinese Brush Painting
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Students will learn Chinese traditional calligraphy and brush painting through demonstrations, lectures, video and museum visits. Based on studying a series of Chinese masterpieces of flowers, landscape and animals, students will develop academic, technical and creative skills.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 146B, Intermediate Chinese Brush Painting
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ADVISE: ART 146A

Emphasis is on the student's aesthetic and creative success in producing a portfolio of work for transfer and professional opportunities as well as the student's appreciation of Chinese art and culture. An intermediate brush painting course that focuses on the development of a body of work using varied classical and contemporary calligraphy and painting techniques.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 146C, Advanced Chinese Brush Painting
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PREREQ: ART 146B or demonstration of exit skills

Emphasis will be placed on advanced development of a personal language and style in which materials and techniques play an essential role. An advanced brush painting course focusing on a self-directed creative process to build upon the skills, methods, and concepts of Intermediate Chinese Brush Painting.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 146D, Chinese Brush Painting Mastery
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PREREQ: ART 146C or demonstration of exit skills

Emphasis on creating self-directed artwork that connects working approach, style, and content with refinement of critical thinking, presentation, and technical skill. This mastery level Chinese brush painting course expands upon ART 146C skills, concepts, and issues to produce a unified body of artwork for transfer to university, art school or professional practice.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 150A, Beginning Intaglio & Relief Printmaking
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ADVISE: ART 130A

Introduction to the basics of intaglio and relief printmaking with an emphasis on both contemporary and traditional aspects of the medium based on reference to historical, cultural and contemporary issues of the field. Various plate making and printing techniques will be explored as students develop their aesthetic skills and creative ideas. This course is part of the AA-T Studio Arts Major.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 150B, Intermediate Intaglio and Relief Printmaking
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ADVISE: ART 150A

This is an intermediate level intaglio and relief printmaking course which expands upon beginning level intaglio and relief plate making and printing techniques. As the second course of the Fine Arts Printmaking family, it is designed to strengthen problem solving skills while creating multi-layered, personal imagery that involves color. This course is part of the AA-T Studio Arts Major.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 150C, Advanced Intaglio and Relief Printmaking
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ADVISE: ART 150B

This advanced intaglio and relief printmaking course expands upon intermediate plate making and printing techniques in support of innovative working styles and unique content that result in the creation of complex prints. The course emphasizes the layering of color and surface information using single and multiple plates.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 150D, Printmaking Special Topics
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ADVISE: ART 150C

Expanding upon advanced techniques, working methods, and idea development practices, students produce a unified body of artwork for that can be applied towards transfer to university, art school or professional practice. Emphasis on creating self-directed artwork that connects working approach, style, and content with refinement of critical thinking, presentation, and technical skill.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 152A, Beginning Screen Printing
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ADVISE: ART 125A and ART 130A

An introduction to screen printing processes through exploration of hand-cut stencils, directly drawn stencils and photographic techniques for limited-edition and one-of-a-kind fine art prints. In the context of contemporary and traditional printmaking approaches, students develop their aesthetic, critical, and creative thinking skills.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 152B, Intermediate Screen Printing
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PREREQ: ART 152A

Expanding upon the stenciling and photographic techniques introduced in ART 152A, this course covers various stencil creation techniques for exposure to photo-screens and ultimately multiple-color printing using single and multiple screens for limited-edition and one-of-a-kind fine art prints. In the context of contemporary and traditional printmaking approaches, students develop their aesthetic, critical, and creative thinking skills.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

All sections will charge a material fee of $15.00.

ART 152C, Advanced Screen Printing
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ADVISE: ART 152B

In the context of contemporary and traditional printmaking approaches, students develop their
aesthetic, critical, and creative thinking skills that expand upon photographic stencil and
digital techniques introduced in ART 152A and 152B. Using various autographic,
photographic and digital stencil creation techniques and multiple-color printing with single and
multiple screens for limited-edition and one-of-a-kind fine art print

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 156A, Beginning Mixed Media
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ADVISE: ART 125A

Focuses on the contemporary practice and conceptual basis of selecting and combining various media and techniques into two and three-dimensional works of art. Contemporary issues and approaches are explored through lecture and demonstration.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly ART 156

ART 156B, Intermediate Mixed Media
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PREREQ.: ART 156A

Building on the previously acquired knowledge of 156A, intermediate students will further develop their understanding and abilities to combine various media and techniques with the goal of creating two and three-dimensional works of art. Contemporary issues and approaches are explored through lecture and demonstration.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 160A, Beginning Ceramics
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Introduction to developing ceramic forms. Basic methods of forming through the use of the potter's wheel, hand-construction, glaze application and kiln-firing processes. Historical uses of clay and its relationship to the development of civilizations and industry. Technical development and exploration of clay as a means for aesthetic growth.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 160B, Intermediate Ceramics
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ADVISE: ART 160A or demonstration of exit skills

Continued development of skills used to create ceramic forms using the potter's wheel, and hand-construction techniques, glaze formulation, glaze application, and kiln-firing processes. Lectures on the historical and contemporary uses of clay. Emphasis on technical and conceptual development of ceramic design.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 160C, Advanced Ceramics
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ADVISE: ART 160B

Advanced ceramic forming methods using the wheel, extruder and hand-construction techniques, glaze formulation, advanced glaze application and kiln-firing processes. Lectures on the historical and contemporary uses of clay. Emphasis on advanced technical and conceptual development.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 160D, Ceramics Studio
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ADVISE: ART 160C

Advanced-studio level class building on the skills, concepts and issues addressed in ART 160C. To refine analytical skills and technical expertise in the exploration of contemporary art and ceramics issues and create a self-directed, unified body of work in preparation for transferring to university, art school, or professional activities.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

All sections will charge a material fee of $20.00

ART 170A, Beginning Sculpture
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Introduction to the basic elements of three-dimensional form and historical evolution of sculpture. Students will learn basic modeling in clay, additive and reductive plaster processes and beginning woodworking techniques. Emphasis will be placed on building technical skills, expression and artistic growth with a focus on understanding three-dimensional design principals.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 170B, Intermediate Sculpture
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ADVISE: ART 170A

An intermediate level course which expands on techniques and processes of sculpture such as: basic metal fabrication, mold-making, stone or woodcarving. Intermediate level topics such as site-specific sculpture or installation will also be explored. Emphasis will be placed on building and strengthening technical skills, individual expression and conceptual growth.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 170C, Advanced Sculpture
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ADVISE: ART 170B

Focuses on advanced techniques, practices and concepts specific to sculpture. Course is designed to cultivate individual conceptual development. Students produce artworks in a variety of materials, advanced fabrication techniques, and make aesthetic choices based on individual interest informed by research. Emphasis is placed on interplay between concept, material and context.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 170D, Sculpture Studio
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ADVISE: ART 170C

An advanced sculpture course designed to further individual conceptual development; enabling students to be self-directed, produce a body of work, investigate techniques and make aesthetic choices based on individual interests. An understanding of sculpture materials, fabrication techniques, formal relationships, art history, and safety procedures is necessary to enroll.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 180A, Beginning Jewelry/Metal Arts
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An introduction to basic fabrication processes and design approaches, including use of tools and materials, soldering, cold connections, forming, stone setting, and basic 3-D design principles. Emphasis is placed on gaining technical skill, knowledge of safe practices, personal expression, and evolution of aesthetic sense.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 180B, Intermediate Jewelry/Metal Arts
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PREREQ.: ART 180A

Building on previous experience, intermediate students will explore more advanced jewelry and metal smithing techniques including faceted stone setting, angle raising, kinetic junctions, and forging. Emphasis is placed on refining technical skill, development of tool use, knowledge of safe practices, personal expression, and refinement of aesthetic sense.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 180C, Advanced Jewelry/Metal Arts
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PREREQ.: ART 180B.

Advanced students are provided with an opportunity to focus exploration on subjects of interest to the student. Subjects can include historic, contemporary, one of a kind, or production jewelry/metal arts. The student will be highly self motivated and directed, ready to develop their work, concepts, and design capabilities.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 180D, Metal Arts Studio
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PREREQ.: ART 180C

Capstone course building on the skills, concepts, issues addressed in ART 180C to create a self-directed, unified body of work in preparation for transferring to university, art school, or professional activities. Emphasis on refinement of analytical skills and technical expertise in the exploration of contemporary art and jewelry/metal arts issues.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 181A, Beginning Casting for Metal Arts
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An introduction to basic casting techniques including direct and lost wax methods via the use of the centrifugal and vacuum casting machine, as well as use of the oxy/acetylene torch and electromelt furnace. Emphasis is placed on developing proficiency, thorough knowledge of safe practices, and development of 3-D design skills and personal aesthetic sense.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 181B, Intermediate Casting for Metal Arts
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PREREQ.: ART 181A

Building on beginning casting knowledge and skills, ART 181B students will incorporate traditional and nontraditional techniques to further develop the student's casting competency, including large scale casting, bi-metal casting, mold making and casting multiples. Emphasis is placed on creative risk taking, refining technical skill, knowledge of safe practices, developing content of work, and design aesthetic.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 181C, Advanced Casting for Metal Arts
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PREREQ.: ART 181B

Exploring subjects of interest that can include historic, contemporary, one of a kind, or production casting techniques, students hone working skills and ideation techniques. The course promotes sustainable self-motivation through time management approaches and analysis of working approaches, concept development, and design practices.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ART 185, Art Career/Transfer Portfolio Prep
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ADVISE: ART 136A or ART 130B or ART 132A or ART 140A or ART 145A or ART 146A or ART 150A or ART 151A or ART 152A or ART 156A or ART 160A or ART 162A or ART 170A or ART 180A or ART 181A or FASH 112 or FASH 35A or PHOT 51

Intensive survey of professional art practices that are necessary for a career as a visual artist. These practices include marketing, promoting, and exhibiting artwork, staging an exhibition, and preparing a transfer portfolio for a 4-year or graduate art program.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MAKR 1000, Supervised Making

COREQ: Concurrent enrollment in any MAKR course

Academic support, supervised making and supervised use of campus makerspaces. Students work on assignments given in other CCSF maker-related credit and non-credit courses. Instructor assists students with makerspace tools, equipment, materials, and methods.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit