2017-2018

Title Description
Beginning Conversational Arabic II
ARB-096
A conversational course for students with prior familiarity of Arabic language and culture of the Arabic-speaking countries.
Survey of World Art 1/GE
ARH-141
A survey history of Western European art from Paleolithic to the late Gothic period along with primitive art from non-Western sources.
Survey of World Art 2/GE
ARH-142
A survey history of Western European art from the Renaissance to contemporary times including important non-Western influences.
Ceramics
ART-095
A course in hand-formed ceramics designed for the student who is not seeking transferable credit. Class projects include slab and coil formed vessels and sculptures, use of the potter's wheel and the use of glazes for high temperature firing. May be repeated.
Basic Design/2 Dimen.
ART-101
Color, line, shape, value, composition and texture, the basic elements of design, are explored as the substructures of visual imaging. Black and white as well as color are used from collage to construction. The course is a required foundation course for art majors and minors and is a prerequisite for upper division classes at most 4-year colleges and universities.
Basic Design/3 Dimen.
ART-102
The sculpture of Western and Non-Western traditions, primitive to modern, provide the basis for this study of 3 dimensional design principles. The basics of modeling, carving, assembling, and mold making will be touched on. Both realistic and abstract works will be made using clay, foam core, plaster, and other materials. This course is a required foundation course for art majors and minors and is a prerequisite for upper division courses at most 4-year colleges and universities.
Gallery Operations
ART-106
This course introduces the student to the various aspects of operating an art gallery including solicitation of artists, show presentation, show installation and public relations. Several local venues will be utilized including Gallery Milepost Nine and the Yuma Art Center.
Drawing 1
ART-111
A first or review course to teach the basic drawing skills needed for painting and 3 dimensional arts as well as advanced drawing. Line, value, and composition are covered, as well as exercises in imagination and idea development. This course is a required foundation course for art majors and minors and is a prerequisite for upper division courses at most 4-year colleges and universities.
Digital Photography 1
ART-177
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of digital photography. Students will learn to capture, retrieve, manipulate, enhance, store, and output their photographs using appropriate hardware and software. Students will enrich the aesthetic dimension of life through the exploration of photography as fine art.
Digital Photography 2
ART-178
This course builds on the skills acquired in Digital Photography 1. Through the medium of digital photography, students will develop a personal philosophy articulated through their photographs. Advanced aesthetic theories will be explored and students will assemble a portfolio.
Photography 2
ART-192
This course is designed to allow students to build on the skills and understanding developed in Photography 1. Students will be guided in the development of a personal vision through the medium of photography.
Painting 1
ART-201
Composition, color, and technical handling of paint are explored, along with preparation of canvas and other painting surfaces. Emphasis is on creative investigation.
Painting 2
ART-202
Advanced use of color and paint manipulation. Drawing and composition are emphasized.
Ceramics 1
ART-203
A hands-on look at the history of the use of clay and how it leads to the development of contemporary ceramic art. Techniques covered will include primitive coiling, wheel throwing, modeling, and contemporary slab forming.
Ceramics 2
ART-204
Continued study of ceramic techniques with emphasis on design and individual student directions.
Ceramics 3
ART-205
Continued study of ceramic techniques with emphasis on surface, firing skills, ceramic history, and design.
Ceramics 4
ART-206
Continued study of ceramic techniques with emphasis on individual directions.
Painting 3
ART-207
Further investigation into color and paint manipulation. Format and serial nature of work emphasized.
Painting 4
ART-208
Further investigation into all aspects of painting (form, color, format, content) to develop a viable body of work.
Printmaking
ART-210
Introduction to relief and intaglio printmaking. Relief technique is demonstrated in multicolor woodcut/linocut printing. Intaglio techniques include drypoint, engraving and etching. Monoprinting is also explored.
Printmaking 2
ART-211
Intermediate skill and conceptual relief and intaglio printmaking. Color intaglio, monoprinting and silk screen methods explored.
Drawing 2
ART-212
Advanced skill in drawing forms and promoting a creative effort in handling all subjects.
Drawing 3
ART-213
Conceptualization of advanced drawing ideas through various medias and formats.
Drawing 4
ART-214
Exploration of advanced conceptual and technical issues in drawing. Emphasis upon drawing in a series and completion of transfer portfolio.
Figure Drawing
ART-215
A realistic approach to drawing the human figure through direct observation; emphasis is placed on gesture, value, and composition.
Art in the Elementary School
ART-231
The use of art to provide children with an altern- ative form of instruction.
Sculpture
ART-251
Exposure to the concepts of sculpture by expanding the use of various media and by enriching visual thought to create expressive images.
Sculpture 2
ART-252
Continued study of sculpture techniques with emphasis on design and individual student directions.
Sculpture 3
ART-253
Continued study of sculpture techniques with emphasis on advanced designs, material history, and individual concepts and skills in three dimensional media.
Sculpture 4
ART-254
Continued study of sculpture techniques with emphasis on advanced designs, material history, and individual concepts and skills in three dimensional media.
Photography 3
ART-291
Continuation of skills and understanding developed in Photography 1 and 2. Students will develop a personal philosophy articulated through the photographic image with emphases placed on presentation of work.
Photography 4
ART-292
Continuation of skills and understanding developed in Photography 1, 2 and 3. Emphasis on advanced darkroom techniques, composition, and the zone system. Continued concentration on aesthetic theory and presentation of work.
American Sign Language 1/GE
ASL-101
This course focuses on the development of basic expressive and receptive ASL communication skills, including an awareness of ASL syntax, grammar, and conceptually correct idiomatic usage. Students develop visual-spatial acuity and non-manual skills necessary for ASL communication. Students are also exposed to a breadth of information regarding Deafness and the Deaf culture and society. Exploration of Deafness includes reading and writing about Deafness. Fulfills the first semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
American Sign Language 2/GE
ASL-102
This course is a further development of the American Sign Language expressive and receptive communication skills developed in ASL 101, including an increased awareness of American Sign Language usage and syntax conventions. Fingerspelling skills are strengthened. Students develop a receptive and expressive fluency that allows them to understand, appreciate, and begin to develop their own ASL storytelling skills. Students participate in detailed discussions and exploration of Deaf culture. Fulfills the second semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Intermediate American Sign Lang. 1/GE
ASL-201
Continues, at the intermediate level, the development of the American Sign Language proficiency students acquired in ASL 102. Students expand their awareness of ASL conventions, grammar, and vocabulary. Students become more adept at maintaining conversations using ASL over a variety of topics. Students develop a receptive and expressive fluency that allows them to continue to develop their own ASL storytelling skills. Students enter into a more technical understanding of the culture of the Deaf and American Sign Language linguistics. Fulfills the third semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Intermediate American Sign Lang. 2/GE
ASL-202
Continues, at the intermediate level, the development of the American Sign Language proficiency students acquired in ASL 201. Students continue to expand their awareness of ASL conventions, grammar, and vocabulary, including an extensive review of topical signs and idioms. Students develop a greater competency in their receptive understanding of connected ASL discourse and in their expression of extended ideas, concepts, and stories in ASL. Their expressive competency in discussion of ideas includes an expression of their understanding of Deaf culture. Students continue the growth of their technical awareness of Deaf culture and ASL linguistics. Fulfills the fourth semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.

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Beginning Conversational Arabic II
ARB-096
A conversational course for students with prior familiarity of Arabic language and culture of the Arabic-speaking countries.
Survey of World Art 1/GE
ARH-141
A survey history of Western European art from Paleolithic to the late Gothic period along with primitive art from non-Western sources.
Survey of World Art 2/GE
ARH-142
A survey history of Western European art from the Renaissance to contemporary times including important non-Western influences.
Ceramics
ART-095
A course in hand-formed ceramics designed for the student who is not seeking transferable credit. Class projects include slab and coil formed vessels and sculptures, use of the potter's wheel and the use of glazes for high temperature firing. May be repeated.
Basic Design/2 Dimen.
ART-101
Color, line, shape, value, composition and texture, the basic elements of design, are explored as the substructures of visual imaging. Black and white as well as color are used from collage to construction. The course is a required foundation course for art majors and minors and is a prerequisite for upper division classes at most 4-year colleges and universities.
Basic Design/3 Dimen.
ART-102
The sculpture of Western and Non-Western traditions, primitive to modern, provide the basis for this study of 3 dimensional design principles. The basics of modeling, carving, assembling, and mold making will be touched on. Both realistic and abstract works will be made using clay, foam core, plaster, and other materials. This course is a required foundation course for art majors and minors and is a prerequisite for upper division courses at most 4-year colleges and universities.
Gallery Operations
ART-106
This course introduces the student to the various aspects of operating an art gallery including solicitation of artists, show presentation, show installation and public relations. Several local venues will be utilized including Gallery Milepost Nine and the Yuma Art Center.
Drawing 1
ART-111
A first or review course to teach the basic drawing skills needed for painting and 3 dimensional arts as well as advanced drawing. Line, value, and composition are covered, as well as exercises in imagination and idea development. This course is a required foundation course for art majors and minors and is a prerequisite for upper division courses at most 4-year colleges and universities.
Digital Photography 1
ART-177
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of digital photography. Students will learn to capture, retrieve, manipulate, enhance, store, and output their photographs using appropriate hardware and software. Students will enrich the aesthetic dimension of life through the exploration of photography as fine art.
Digital Photography 2
ART-178
This course builds on the skills acquired in Digital Photography 1. Through the medium of digital photography, students will develop a personal philosophy articulated through their photographs. Advanced aesthetic theories will be explored and students will assemble a portfolio.
Photography 2
ART-192
This course is designed to allow students to build on the skills and understanding developed in Photography 1. Students will be guided in the development of a personal vision through the medium of photography.
Painting 1
ART-201
Composition, color, and technical handling of paint are explored, along with preparation of canvas and other painting surfaces. Emphasis is on creative investigation.
Painting 2
ART-202
Advanced use of color and paint manipulation. Drawing and composition are emphasized.
Ceramics 1
ART-203
A hands-on look at the history of the use of clay and how it leads to the development of contemporary ceramic art. Techniques covered will include primitive coiling, wheel throwing, modeling, and contemporary slab forming.
Ceramics 2
ART-204
Continued study of ceramic techniques with emphasis on design and individual student directions.
Ceramics 3
ART-205
Continued study of ceramic techniques with emphasis on surface, firing skills, ceramic history, and design.
Ceramics 4
ART-206
Continued study of ceramic techniques with emphasis on individual directions.
Painting 3
ART-207
Further investigation into color and paint manipulation. Format and serial nature of work emphasized.
Painting 4
ART-208
Further investigation into all aspects of painting (form, color, format, content) to develop a viable body of work.
Printmaking
ART-210
Introduction to relief and intaglio printmaking. Relief technique is demonstrated in multicolor woodcut/linocut printing. Intaglio techniques include drypoint, engraving and etching. Monoprinting is also explored.
Printmaking 2
ART-211
Intermediate skill and conceptual relief and intaglio printmaking. Color intaglio, monoprinting and silk screen methods explored.
Drawing 2
ART-212
Advanced skill in drawing forms and promoting a creative effort in handling all subjects.
Drawing 3
ART-213
Conceptualization of advanced drawing ideas through various medias and formats.
Drawing 4
ART-214
Exploration of advanced conceptual and technical issues in drawing. Emphasis upon drawing in a series and completion of transfer portfolio.
Figure Drawing
ART-215
A realistic approach to drawing the human figure through direct observation; emphasis is placed on gesture, value, and composition.
Art in the Elementary School
ART-231
The use of art to provide children with an altern- ative form of instruction.
Sculpture
ART-251
Exposure to the concepts of sculpture by expanding the use of various media and by enriching visual thought to create expressive images.
Sculpture 2
ART-252
Continued study of sculpture techniques with emphasis on design and individual student directions.
Sculpture 3
ART-253
Continued study of sculpture techniques with emphasis on advanced designs, material history, and individual concepts and skills in three dimensional media.
Sculpture 4
ART-254
Continued study of sculpture techniques with emphasis on advanced designs, material history, and individual concepts and skills in three dimensional media.
Photography 3
ART-291
Continuation of skills and understanding developed in Photography 1 and 2. Students will develop a personal philosophy articulated through the photographic image with emphases placed on presentation of work.
Photography 4
ART-292
Continuation of skills and understanding developed in Photography 1, 2 and 3. Emphasis on advanced darkroom techniques, composition, and the zone system. Continued concentration on aesthetic theory and presentation of work.
American Sign Language 1/GE
ASL-101
This course focuses on the development of basic expressive and receptive ASL communication skills, including an awareness of ASL syntax, grammar, and conceptually correct idiomatic usage. Students develop visual-spatial acuity and non-manual skills necessary for ASL communication. Students are also exposed to a breadth of information regarding Deafness and the Deaf culture and society. Exploration of Deafness includes reading and writing about Deafness. Fulfills the first semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
American Sign Language 2/GE
ASL-102
This course is a further development of the American Sign Language expressive and receptive communication skills developed in ASL 101, including an increased awareness of American Sign Language usage and syntax conventions. Fingerspelling skills are strengthened. Students develop a receptive and expressive fluency that allows them to understand, appreciate, and begin to develop their own ASL storytelling skills. Students participate in detailed discussions and exploration of Deaf culture. Fulfills the second semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Intermediate American Sign Lang. 1/GE
ASL-201
Continues, at the intermediate level, the development of the American Sign Language proficiency students acquired in ASL 102. Students expand their awareness of ASL conventions, grammar, and vocabulary. Students become more adept at maintaining conversations using ASL over a variety of topics. Students develop a receptive and expressive fluency that allows them to continue to develop their own ASL storytelling skills. Students enter into a more technical understanding of the culture of the Deaf and American Sign Language linguistics. Fulfills the third semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Intermediate American Sign Lang. 2/GE
ASL-202
Continues, at the intermediate level, the development of the American Sign Language proficiency students acquired in ASL 201. Students continue to expand their awareness of ASL conventions, grammar, and vocabulary, including an extensive review of topical signs and idioms. Students develop a greater competency in their receptive understanding of connected ASL discourse and in their expression of extended ideas, concepts, and stories in ASL. Their expressive competency in discussion of ideas includes an expression of their understanding of Deaf culture. Students continue the growth of their technical awareness of Deaf culture and ASL linguistics. Fulfills the fourth semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.

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