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CYPRESS COLLEGE 2012–2013

ART 121 C  Three-Dimensional Design

3 Units

ART 150 C  Ceramics Handbuilding

3 Units

ART 122 C  Gallery/Portfolio Design

3 Units

ART 151 C  Ceramics Throwing

3 Units

ART 152 C  Technical/Conceptual Ceramics

3 Units

ART 153 C  Ceramic Studio Exploration

3 Units

ART 154 C  Ceramic Aesthetics and Finishes

3 Units

Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 64–72 laboratory. This course is an introductory course covering the materials, techniques, and tools used to create three-dimensional forms. This course emphasizes the vocabulary of three-dimensional design and its application to problem solving in three-dimensions. $20.00 fee for materials used in common — Payable at Registration. (UC/‌CSU) Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 64–72 laboratory. This course provides practical experience in gallery operation, art exhibit installation, and artist portfolio preparation. Students will have an opportunity to collaborate in the planning, designing, and installing of art exhibitions in the college gallery and to visit and evaluate exhibitions in other local galleries and museums. Students will also create individual art installations and professional artist portfolios. May be taken for credit 4 times. Material Fees not to exceed $20.00. (CSU)

ART 130 C  Printmaking

3 Units

Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 64–72 laboratory. This course will introduce the artist to concepts and techniques of drawing, design, and color through the use of fine art printing medias such as etching, lithography, and woodcut. Assignments in this course are flexible based upon personal interest. May be taken for credit 4 times. $10.00 Material Fee — Payable at Registration. (UC/‌CSU)

ART 140 C  Advertising/Graphic Design I

3 Units

Corequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 120 C. Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 64–72 laboratory. This is a basic course in advertising/graphic design, with emphasis on problem solving in lettering, typography, and trademark design. It includes development of concept development, layout, and presentation skills. Projects include lettering design, layout, trademark design, and typography. Students are introduced to non-electronic and electronic design techniques. $25.00 fee for materials provided by the department — Payable at Registration. (CSU)

ART 141 C  Advertising/Graphic Design 2

3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 140 C. Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 64–72 laboratory. This is an intermediate course in advertising/graphic design with emphasis upon development of a highly comprehensive finished portfolio. Course includes refinement of concept development, layout, and presentation skills. Students refine their non-electronic and electronic design techniques. $25.00 fee for materials provided by the department — Payable at Registration. (CSU)

ART 142 C  Advertising/Graphic Design 3

3 Units

ART 144 C  Cartooning

3 Units

Corequisite: ART 141 C. Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 64–72 laboratory. This is an advanced course in advertising/graphic design with an emphasis upon development of comprehensive finished portfolio pieces. This course includes group and individual design projects planned to provide experience in all steps of graphic design from concepts and development of a campaign continuity to production specifications. Special attention and emphasis is placed on planning and preparation of an advertising/graphic portfolio. $25.00 fee for materials provided by the department — Payable at Registration. (CSU) Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 64–72 laboratory. This course is an introduction to basic cartooning techniques which includes sketching, inking, and the development of characters. Projects include gag-line cartooning, political cartooning, and the development of a weekly cartoon strip. In addition, there will be an analysis of the elements of both the humorous and the dramatic in cartoon art. This analysis will include a review of historically significant Sunday funnies and comic book characters, an examination of major trends in comic art from 1895 to the present and fundamentals of storyboard development. May be taken for credit 3 times. (CSU)

Term hours 32–36 lecture and 64–72 laboratory. Basic information about ceramics will be covered. Learning to construct with off wheel (handbuilding) techniques will be applied to convey ideas, images, and feelings. Visual vocabulary as it pertains to all of the arts will be stressed. Basic technology of clay, glazes, and firing procedures is included. $20.00 Material Fee — Payable at Registration. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE) Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 64–72 laboratory. Basic information about ceramics will be covered. With an emphasis on learning to use the potter’s wheel as a tool, students will use it to convey ideas, images, and feelings. Visual vocabulary as it pertains to all of the arts is emphasized. Basic technology of clay, glazes, and firing procedures are included. $20.00 Material Fee — Payable at Registration. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE) Prerequisite: ART 150 C or ART 151 C with minimum grades of “C.” Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 64–72 laboratory. This course deals with advanced technical skills in ceramic construction and visual concepts. Identification and application of one’s personal aesthetic will be emphasized. Clay, glazes, and firing techniques are integral to this course. $20.00 Material Fee — Payable at Registration. (UC/‌CSU) Prerequisite: ART 152 with a minimum grade of “C.” Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 64–72 laboratory. Advanced technical and conceptual skills will be covered. Synthesizing the individual development of a personal aesthetic will be used. Application of this aesthetic will be used to create ceramic objects. Further technology of clay, glazes, and firing possibilities is expected. May be taken for credit 4 times. $20.00 Material Fee — Payable at Registration. (UC/‌CSU) Prerequisite: ART 153 C with a minimum grade of “C.” Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 64–72 laboratory. This class which explores various firing processes, glaze exploration and philosophy is designed for the advanced ceramic student. Developing a personal aesthetic towards raku will be emphasized. Experimentation of glazes will be stressed. May be taken for credit 4 times. $20.00 Material Fee — Payable at Registration. (UC/‌CSU)

ART 155 C  Art Open Laboratory

.5 to 2 Units

Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ART 120 C, ART 130 C, ART 150–154 C, ART 182 C, ART 185 C or ART 244 C. Term hours: 24–108 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course is designed as an open laboratory. Working time can be anytime the laboratory is open on an individual basis. This open lab with flexible hours and variable units is designed to provide students with space and equipment needed to complete art assignments; therefore, concurrent enrollment in any of the following classes ART 120 C, ART 130 C, ART 150–154 C, ART 182 C, ART 185 C or ART 244 C is required. Twenty-seven (27) hours are required for each .5 units up to 108 hours for two (2) units. Each subsequent credit represents advancing levels of achievement. Levels must be taken in sequence. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass only. (CSU)

ART 174 C  Jewelry Design

2 Units

Term hours: 16–18 lecture and 48–54 laboratory. This is a course covering the design and construction of jewelry and small fabricated metal pieces. Emphasis will be placed on fabrication and direct casting techniques and their potential. May be taken for credit 4 times. $20.00 fee for materials used in common— Payable at Registration. (CSU)

Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  

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