Course Offerings

ART (ART)

Lower Division

112. Special Topics in Art
Study of a selected topic, theme or movement in the visual arts. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Materials fee required. (1-2 units)
120. Introduction to Two Dimensional Design
An introduction to and exploration of the basic principles, components and terminology of two dimensional design that are common to the visual arts. Included are two-dimensional theory, theories of color and light, and their creative use in visual art and design as a graphic means of expression and communication. Materials fee required. Formerly ART 212. Eight hours activity. (4 units)
121. Introduction to Three Dimensional Design
An introduction to and exploration of the elements and principles of three dimensional design and their applications, with emphasis on form in space, design systems, and contemporary art concepts. Experimentation in both natural and synthetic materials such as paper, clay, metal, and wood. Materials fee required. Formerly ART 213 and 214. Eight hours activity. (4 units)
122. Introduction to Drawing and Life Drawing
An introduction to techniques of drawing for the purpose of creative expression related to object placement in space, figure placement in space and rendering, as it applies to various fields of art and design. There is an emphasis on form, structure, values, proportions, line, gesture, and systems of perspective and space. Materials fee required. Formerly ART 215 and 216. Eight hours activity. (4 units)
123. Introduction to Art and Technology
An introduction to computer based digital technology used by visual artists and designers. Student projects explore the creative potential of the digital environment and its relationship to the studio and design concentrations. Work includes instruction in a Macintosh-based computer laboratory in software programs used by studio artists. Materials fee required. Formerly ART 217 and 218. Eight hours activity. (4 units)
124. Introduction to Digital Media Design
Introduction to computer-based digital media design exploring the creative potential of the digital environment, including the interactivity of two-dimensional and three-dimensional design. Eight hours activity. Materials fee required. (4 units)
125. Freshman Seminar: Art and Society I
Introduction to the theoretical and practical roles of art, artists, and their audiences, and Art Department resources for creative research. Required of all B.A. in Art, Plan II freshmen and all transfer students. Two hours lecture. Graded credit/no credit. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: declared B.A. in Art, Plan II. (2 units)
200. Studies in Art
Exploration of the form and content of art. Emphasis on understanding and appreciating painting, sculpture, architecture and other art media. May not be counted toward fulfilling requirements in the Art major. Materials fee required. (GE=C1) (4 units)
221. Art History: Prehistoric Times through the Middle Ages
Development of early Western art and its historical context. Materials fee required. (4 units)
222. Art History: Africa, Asia, the Americas and Oceania
Development of global arts and their historical contexts, including traditions of Africa, Asia, the Americas and Oceania. Materials fee required. 4 units)
223. Art History: Renaissance to the Present
Development of later Western art and its historical context. Materials fee required. (4 units)
232. Principles of Design Management
An introduction to basic procedures used by designers and production managers including techniques of problem solving, presentation, typography, layout and graphic arts practices, and composition and includes instruction in graphics software programs in a Macintosh-based computer laboratory. The focus will be on concept, process and product. Materials fee required. Formerly ART 332. Eight hours activity. Prerequisites: ART 120 and 122 or consent of instructor. (4 units)
235. Beginning Painting
Pictorial functions of formal elements of picture-making such as line, plane, color and light, pattern and edge. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Formerly ART 335. Prerequisites: ART 120 and 122. (5 units)
238. Production of Visual Information Design
An introduction to the fundamentals of pre-press and printing production in a digital environment and includes instruction in graphics software programs in a Macintosh-based computer laboratory. Materials fee required. Formerly ART 338. Eight hours activity. Prerequisites: ART 120 and 122 or consent of instructor. (4 units)
240. Beginning Sculpture
Approaches to sculpture using a variety of materials, tools, processes and concepts. Materials fee required. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Prerequisite: ART 121 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
254. Beginning Ceramics
Beginning techniques of coil, slab building, wheel throwing, and glaze applications of low and high fire surfaces. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Formerly ART 354. (5 units)
260. Beginning Printmaking
Introduction to the basic processes and materials of printmaking with a thorough exploration of monotypes, color reduction and relief techniques, including wood and linoleum cutting and other processes. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Formerly ART 360. Prerequisites: ART 120, 122, and 123 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
268. Beginning Woodworking and Furniture Design
Explorations in the use of hand and power tools in woodworking. Materials fee required. Formerly ART 368. (5 units)
270. Beginning Glass
Basic creative glassworking techniques, including working with molten glass (glassblowing, solid sculpting,) coldworking (cutting, grinding, polishing, surface decoration) and kilncasting. Lectures, demonstrations, visiting artists, and field trips as needed. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 121 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
290. Beginning Photography
Fundamentals of black and white photography including manual camera operation, black and white film developing and printing. Emphasis on composition, content and image-making for creative expression. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Formerly ART 390. Materials fee required. (5 units)
291. Beginning Digital Photography
Fundamentals of digital photography emphasizing theory, aesthetics, and technology for fine art and commercial applications. Instruction includes acquisition techniques (digital cameras and scanning equipment), image correction, cataloging, editing software, and printing. Two hours lecture and six hours activity. Materials fee required. (5 units)

Upper Division

301. Topics in Studio Art for Non-Majors
Introduction to and experimentation in selected areas of art. Not open to art majors. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Materials fee required. (2.5 units)
302. Topics in Studio Art for Non-Majors
Introduction to and experimentation in selected areas of art. Not open to art majors. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Materials fee required. (5 units)
304. Advanced Drawing and Life Drawing
Further exploration in techniques of drawing for purposes of creative expression. May be repeated for a maximum of 25 units as content changes. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 122 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
305. Women and Art
Survey of women artists in Europe and America from ancient to modern times, contrasting feminist and conventional perspectives. Explores issues of artistic style and content and examines the institution of patronage and its effect on women artists. Materials fee required. (4 units)
306. Greek and Roman Art
Architecture, sculpture, painting and decorative arts of ancient Greece and Rome. Materials fee required. (4 units)
308. Intermediate Woodworking and Furniture Design
Intermediate woodworking and furniture design using a variety of materials, tools, processes, and concepts. May be repeated for credit for a total of 10 units as content changes. Materials fee required. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Prerequisite: ART 268 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
310. Asian Art
History and development of selected Asian art traditions in their historical contexts. Materials fee required. (4 units)
311. Art of the United States to the End of the Nineteenth Century
Development of American art from the Colonial period to c. 1900. Significant examples from the fields of architecture, sculpture, painting and the decorative arts. Materials fee required. (4 units)
313. Printing Production
Foundation of printing production including procedures for operating a two-color offset press and related tools and equipment. Materials fee required. (5 units)
314. The Art of Indigenous Peoples
Art of the native cultures of Africa, the South Pacific and North America; post-conquest and contemporary folk art in Central and South America. Materials fee required. (4 units)
316. Arts of the Ancient Near East and Egypt
History and development of the architecture, sculpture and decorative arts of the Ancient Near East and Egypt. Materials fee required. (4 units)
320. Digital Image Editing
Introduction to image processing and editing software. Retouching, restoring, color correction, adjusting brightness, contrast and color balance, applying patterns, filters and special effects, create montages, paint and use selection, layering, feathering, and painting tools, gain an understanding of the significance of image formats and resolution for scanning and output, and work with processed images in other software applications. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. (5 units)
321. Renaissance Art
Art and architecture of northern and southern Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Materials fee required. (4 units)
322. Web Design
A hands-on course on the fundamentals of designing functional Web pages from the graphic designer's perspective. Includes general structure and tagging, troubleshooting techniques, and the use of graphically oriented web authoring tools. No prior computer experience required. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. (5 units)
323. Native North American Art
Art of American Indian and Eskimo peoples north of Mexico, from earliest prehistory to modern times. (Also offered as ANTH 323. Students may not receive credit for both.) Materials fee required. (4 units)
324. Pre-Columbian Art
Art and architecture of pre-Columbian cultures with an emphasis on Mexico and Peru. (Also offered as ANTH 324. Students may not receive credit for both.) Materials fee required. (4 units)
325. Advanced Digital Image Editing
Advanced uses of image processing software. Multiple masking, controlling color transparency, layers, luminosity, complex image compositing, advanced illustration effects, 3D effects, photo-realistic painting, and montage. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 320 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
326. Interactive Multimedia Design
An introduction to designing computer-based interactivity. Students combine two-dimensional and three-dimensional graphic imaging and audio and video technology for achieving interactivity from multiple source media. Interface and user design are covered, as well as portfolio and professional presentations online, and/or in CD/DVD/ video formats. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. (5 units)
327. Baroque and Rococo Art
Art and architecture of seventeenth and eighteenth century Europe. Materials fee required. (4 units)
328. Mexican Art
Art and architecture of Mexico from the Conquest to the present. Materials fee required. (4 units)
329. Chicano Art
Art and culture of Mexican Americans. Materials fee required. (4 units)
330. Animation and Web Motion-Graphics
Advanced graphically oriented Web authoring tools. Covers scripting to create database connectivity and exploration of the newest Web innovations in game design and traditional character to contemporary experimental animation. This includes the use of cel, stop-motion, collage, mixed media and 2- and 3-D animation software. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 322 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
333. History of Graphic Design
Development of graphic communication from pictographs to contemporary design. Materials fee required. (4 units)
334. History of Animation
Development of animation in its historical, cultural, political, and social contexts. Emphasis on understanding styles, techniques, theory, and criticism of animation as an art form. (4 units)
335. Intermediate Painting
Intermediate research in painting introducing the medium's expressive and conceptual possibilities. Includes color theory, composition, and material techniques developed in relation to the medium's historical background and contemporary practices. Two hours lecture and six hours activity. May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 10 units as course content changes. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 235 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
336. Advanced Painting
Advanced work in painting. May be repeated for a maximum of 25 units as course content changes each term. Materials fee required. Two hours lecture and six hours activity. Prerequisite: ten units of ART 335 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
337. Interactive and Motion-Graphics
Introduces concepts, production, and aesthetics of motion graphic design. Integrates components of typography, graphics, photography, video, and audio to create time-based, interactive content for digital, web, and mobile platforms. Explores linear and non-linear interactive forms as they relate to real-world graphic design projects. Training in selected current software. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing in graphic design or consent of instructor. (5 units)
340. Intermediate Sculpture
Intermediate sculpture using a variety of materials, tools, processes, and concepts. May be repeated for a maximum of ten units as content changes. Materials fee required. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Prerequisite: ART 240 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
341. Advanced Sculpture
Advanced work in sculpture. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units as content changes. Materials fee required. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Prerequisite: ten units of ART 340. (5 units)
342. Graphic Design I
Fundamentals and principles of typographic design. An examination of the different elements of typography. Instruction also includes coursework in computer-graphics software programs in a Macintosh-based computer laboratory. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisites: ART 232 and 238 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
343. Graphic Design II
Principles of photography, illustration, collage and typography applied to posters, games, book covers, magazines, point-of-purchase displays, and promotional materials, and includes instruction in computer-graphics software programs in a Macintosh-based computer laboratory. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 342 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
344. Graphic Design III
Design principles as applied to regional and national, corporate and retail environments. Covers the interactions between business people and designers and the realities of planning, marketing, and strategic positioning of both company and product, and includes instruction in computer-graphics software programs in a Macintosh-based computer laboratory. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 343 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
345. Gallery Management
Fine art gallery practices including installation, packing and crating, special event coordination and conduct. Preparation of publications and publicity, art handling and security. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. (2 units)
350. Introduction to Digital Illustration
Introduction to two-dimensional digital illustration techniques in combination with traditional methods. Both vector and pixel-based imagery and current software are explored. Two hours lecture and six hours activity laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisites: ART 123, 235 and 238 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
351. Advanced Digital Illustration
Advanced digital illustration techniques in combination with traditional methods. Both vector and pixel-based imagery and current software are explored. Two hours lecture and six hours activity laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 350. (5 units)
355. Intermediate Ceramics
Intermediate exploration in functional and sculptural approaches to ceramics utilizing slip casting, wheel throwing, hand building techniques, and multiple glazing applications with low fire and high fire surfaces. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. May be repeated for a maximum of ten units as content changes each term. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 254 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
357. Advanced Ceramics
Advanced exploration of form/surface relationships combining mold making, wheel throwing, slip casting and hand building techniques. Advanced glaze applications will result in the development of individual styles and ideas. May be repeated for maximum of 20 units as content changes. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisites: ten units of ART 355 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
359. History of Photography
Development of the technology and aesthetics of photography. Materials fee required. (4 units)
361. Intermediate Printmaking
Creative research in intermediate studio printmaking techniques in intaglio methods, including metal, collograph and related materials; methods used to create stencils for multi-color registration and printing including photo processing; lithographic methods on stone or metal plates; black and white and color processes and polymer relief processes. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. May be repeated for a maximum of ten units as content changes. Materials fee required. Prerequisites: ART 120, 122 and 260. (5 units)
362. Advanced Printmaking
Intensive, advanced study of printmaking including the study of etching, collograph, silkscreen, lithography or experimental processes and combinations stressing individual growth and aesthetic control of imagery and technique. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units as content changes. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ten units of ART 361 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
365. Directed Studio Problems
Study and experimentation in a selected area of art. May be repeated for credit. Materials fee may be required. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (1-5 units)
366. Topics in Studio Art
Studio art covering a range of media, contemporary art practices and focusing on studio work on a selected topic. May be repeated as topics change for a maximum of 20 units. Materials fee required. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Prerequisites: ART 120, 121, 122, and three lower-division studio art courses or consent of instructor. (5 units)
369. Advanced Woodworking and Furniture Design
Advanced work in woodworking and furniture design. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units as content changes. Materials fee required. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Prerequisite: ART 268. (5 units)
370. Intermediate Glass
Intermediate instruction in glass with an emphasis on developing a personal artistic vision. Developing skills with materials with an articulation of artistic ideals/concerns. Demonstrations of more advanced and/or refined techniques in various glassworking areas will supplement visiting artist and slide lectures, field trips, and independent in-studio work time. May be repeated for a maximum of 10 units as content changes. Formerly ART 375. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 270 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
373. Installation Art
Sculptural practice that incorporates or is characterized by its environment or site. Theoretical and conceptual issues, practical concerns and history of installation art. Art making, lectures, critiques, visiting artists, and field trips as needed. Materials fee required. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units as content changes. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Prerequisites: Art 121, 122, 123, 124, and successful completion of two lower division studio courses or consent of instructor. (5 units)
382. Computer Animation: 3D Modeling
Introduction to 3D computer modeling. Explores additive and reductive model development techniques. Emphasizes creation of multifaceted and articulated parts. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisites: junior standing, art or computer science major or consent of instructor. (5 units)
383. Computer Animation: Character Modeling
Techniques of character modeling and animation including hierarchies, skeletons, forward and inverse kinematics, constraints, muscle, skin, facial animation, dialogue recording, lip-synching and mathematical expressions. Two hours lecture, six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 382 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
384. Digital Motion Imaging
Digital motion imaging for graphic, electronic and web designers. Familiarizes students with process and tools of digital motion imaging for conceptual design projects. Develops critical and interdisciplinary framework for evaluating digital work aesthetically and technically. Successful course completion will result in Apple FinalCut Pro certification. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: junior standing, or consent of instructor.
(5 units)
385. Sound Design for Multimedia
Sound design combining theory and practice. Principles of sound design applied to individual multi-media and animation projects with emphasis on sound recording, editing, mixing and special effects. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 382 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
386. Digital Photography
Fundamentals of digital photography with emphasis on theory, aesthetics, and technology for fine art and commercial applications. Instruction includes acquisition techniques (digital cameras and scanning equipment), image correction and manipulation software, and output technologies. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 290 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
387. Video Art
Creative research and experimentation in video art including history, theory, production (camera, lighting, sound, and editing techniques), presentation (single channel, multi-channel, projection, and installation), and contemporary practices. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units as content changes. Two hours lecture and six hours activity. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 123 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
388. Digital Lighting
Introduction of the mathematical models used in computer graphics to mimic the physical behavior of light in the generation of 3D imagery. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 382 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
391. Intermediate Photography
Advanced black and white printing techniques, non-silver and alternative processes, medium and large format photography, intermediate research in contemporary photography as an expressive medium. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 290 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
393. Studio Photography
Fundamentals of studio photography including strobes, electronic metering, medium and large format cameras, lighting for still life and portraiture. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 290 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
395. Art in the Classroom
Provides basic art skills and experiences and current art education theory and practice for the elementary classroom teacher. Students will learn how to design art lessons and art activities based on works of art in accordance with California and National standards for the visual arts. May not be counted towards fulfilling requirements in the art major. May not be taken for credit by students who have received credit for ART 400. Six hours of fine arts activity. Materials fee required. (3 units)
396. New Genres
Creative research and experimentation in contemporary artistic expression including installation art, performance art, and video art. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. May be repeated for a total of 20 units as content changes. Prerequisites: ART 120, 121, 123, 124 and successful completion of two lower division studio courses or consent of instructor. (5 units)
397. Art and Media for the Classroom
Further development of basic art skills for the elementary classroom teacher. Includes appropriate materials for elementary students, preparing high and low tech classroom visual aids, and curriculum planning based on the California Visual and Performing Arts Frameworks. Two hours lecture and four hours activity. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 395. (4 units)
398. Documentary Photography
Creative research in the study of social documentary and landscape photography, integrating history, technique, various stylistic and theoretical approaches, and practice. Includes a service-learning component that requires the production of a photographic project in partnership with a local agency or community group. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 290 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
399. Art Education: History, Philosophy and Theory
An introduction to art education emphasizing its evolution, historical structures and contemporary approaches to curriculum. Art education methodology and its relationship to studio art, art criticism, art heritage and aesthetics will be included along with developmental levels of children as they relate to art making. Recommended for art education students prior to senior year. (4 units)
400. Teaching Art in the Elementary Classroom
Provides art skills, current art education theory and practice for the elementary classroom teacher with an elevated interest in visual art. Students will learn how to design art lessons and art activities based on works of art in accordance with California Visual Art Standards. May not be counted towards fulfilling requirements in the art major. May not be taken for credit by students who have received credit for ART 395. Two hours lecture and four hours of fine arts activity. Materials fee required. Prerequisites: ART 200 and a college-level studio art course. (4 units)
410. Studies in Art History
Study in a selected period or topic in the history of art. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Materials fee required. (4 units)
414. Senior Studio Critique
Interdisciplinary art critiques, art writing, readings and discussions relevant to contemporary ideas and issues in art. Materials fee required. Prerequisites: B.A. in Art, Plan II, and senior status. (4 units)
415. Senior Seminar: Art and Society II
The theoretical and practical roles of art, artists and their audience through history to the present. Prerequisite: senior standing in Department of Art or consent of instructor. (2 units)
416. Senior Project
Preparation of a senior project in the student's area of concentration. Documentation of project is required. Graded credit/no credit. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: senior standing in Department of Art or consent of instructor. (2 units)
420. Art from 1900 to the Present
Art from 1900 to the present, with emphasis on Europe and the United States. Materials fee required. (4 units)
422. Dynamic Web Site Design
Advanced design for dynamic web sites. Explores use of content management systems and database driven websites. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: computer science students with junior or senior standing, graphic design students or students with consent of instructor. (5 units)
423. Nineteenth Century European Art
Art of the Nineteenth-century Europe; from neo-Classicism through post-Impressionism. Materials fee required. (4 units)
440. History, Philosophy, and Theories of Visual Studies
Students examine historical and contemporary approaches to teaching and learning art; analyze a diversity of perspectives; identify socio-cultural, economic, and political forces impacting equity and access to art; and examine the influence of community and individuality on art and learning. Prerequisite: junior in Art Dept. or consent of instructor. Materials fee required. (4 units)
441. Public Art
The study and practice of art for public places including the history, theory, conceptualization, production, and professional and business practices. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units as content changes. Two hours lecture and six hours activity. Materials fee required. Prerequisites: ART 120, 121, 122 and 123 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
442. Graphic Design IV
Advanced corporate identity, including logo and trademark design and related applications. Instruction includes coursework in computer-graphics software programs in a Macintosh-based computer laboratory. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 344 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
443. Graphic Design V
Design and portfolio workshop: workshop in resume preparation, development of job objectives, mock interviews, and the construction of a portfolio. Instruction includes coursework in computer-graphics software programs in a Macintosh-based computer laboratory. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 442 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
460. Art and Human Development
Exploration of the relationship between art and human development. Student learn philosophical, psychological, and methodological perspectives on art and human development with emphasis on the impact of diversity in socio-cultural, communal, linguistic, and other areas on art and learning. Prerequisite: ART 440. Materials fee required. (4 units)
471. Advanced Glass
This course uses glass as an integral part of the artistic vision. Students observe demonstrations and work independently to develop a cohesive body of work. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units as content changes. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ten units of ART 370 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
483. Studies in Studio Art
Study and experimentation in a selected area of art. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Materials fee required. Prerequisites: ART 120, 121, 122, and 123 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
492. Advanced Photography
Advanced work in photography. May be repeated for a maximum of 25 units as content changes. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. Materials fee required. Formerly ART 392. Prerequisites: ART 290, and successful completion of any two of the following: ART 386, 391, 393, 394, 398 or consent of instructor. (5 units)
496. Art Education: Social and Cultural Frameworks
A study of the historical and contemporary contexts for art and how they relate to current art education methods and curriculum. Issues of diversity, ethnicity, gender and environment will be included. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: ART 399 or consent of instructor. (4 units)
497. Art Education: Issues in Studio Practice
Translation and implementation of unit lesson plans; studio techniques, materials and media, contemporary art making and theory for K-12 students, California Visual Art Content Standards, classroom safety practices, and classroom management skills. Materials fee required. Four hours activity. Prerequisite: ART 399 or consent of instructor. (4 units)
498. Art Education: Digital Technology
Digital technologies for the K-12 art classroom. Includes theoretical methodologies and practical applications for digital curriculum design, multimedia presentations, school-based web pages; virtual galleries, visual aids, computer assisted student projects, and on-line hybrid-based discussions and readings. Materials fee required. Three hours lecture and four hours laboratory. Prerequisites: ART 123 and 399. (5 units)
499. Art Education: Methods and Materials
A synthesis of contemporary art education theory, studio practice, student assessment and topics of classroom teaching. Students experience planning and developing lessons, units and curriculum that are sensitive to contemporary art and art education issues. Materials fee required. Prerequisites: ART 399, 496 and 497. (4 units)
520. Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism
An examination of selected major movements of contemporary art, and recent art theory and criticism. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: a minimum of 12 units in art history. (4 units)
525. Seminar in Art History
Historical perspectives on specific art disciplines including research methods in art history for studio artists. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: a minimum of 12 units in art history. (4 units)
530. Art Writing
Critical and creative approaches to writing about art. Includes study and practice in writing reviews, essays, and reflective responses and consideration of context, audience, voice, editing, and style in writing about art. Materials fee required. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 units. Prerequisites: completion of the upper division writing requirement and eight units of Art History courses or consent of instructor. (4 units)
540. Art and community
A Service-Learning course where students learn to develop and teach art lessons and participate directly in teaching through a community university partnership. Prerequisite: senior or graduate student in Art or consent of Instructor. Materials fee required (3 units)
575. Internship
Supervised work in a private or public setting which provides professional experience in the field of art. May be repeated for a maximum of 10 units in the major. Materials fee required. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (1-5 units)
595. Independent Study
Studio and/or library research conducted under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated for credit, a total of 10 units may apply toward graduation. Materials fee required. Prerequisites: a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0, consent of instructor and departmental approval of a written proposal of a project submitted on a standard application filed in advance of the quarter in which the course is to be taken. (1-6 units)

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