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Student Learning Outcomes

Discipline: Degree: AA - Liberal Arts Emphasis Fine Arts - A8983
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Drawing: Life-Intermediate ARTD 17B
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the action of the figure through gesture drawing.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the proportions of the figure through gesture drawing.
  • Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate accurate proportion of the figure.
Intermediate Painting I ARTD 26A
  • Students will be able to integrate visual arts terminology and historical stylistic terminology in oral and written communication.
  • Students will relate original images to historical precedents, or to personal modes of expression.
Animal Drawing ANIM 110
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the action of the figure through gesture drawing.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the proportions of the figure through gesture drawing.
  • Create drawings that demonstrate the interrelationship of animal figures with drawing principles and techniques.
  • Use a variety of quick gestural sketches that capture the essence of a live animal for application to animation.
  • Synthesize the formal art elements, principles and techniques with the observed animal form in varying compositional formats and movements.
  • Create original animal drawings, which include anatomical structure and landmarks.
  • Use live animals as a reference for characters and imbue them with animated characteristics in original drawings.
Art, Artists and Society ARTG 20
  • Students will develop a working knowledge of basic visual arts vocabulary that coordinates with ARTG 20.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
Basic Digital and Film Photography PHOT 10 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22, 33 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4, 2, 1 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion.
  • Determine correct exposure values to produce photographic images.
  • Relate aperture settings to resulting depth of field characteristics.
  • Identify and describe the parts of a camera (i.e. lens, f/stop, shutter, etc.) and their functions.
  • Demonstrate appropriate shutter settings for motion and freeze action.
  • Select appropriate output media (i.e. digital or silver gelatin) for photographic prints.
  • Identify compositional elements (i.e. line, texture, shape, patterns, perspective) of a photographic image.
  • Select and present photographs in a presentation format appropriate to the subject (e.g. dry mounting , digital media, projection.)
Basic Studio Arts ARTB 14
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
  • ARTB14 students will be able to produce an edition of three block prints.
  • Students will be able to correctly Identify and define value, hue, and intensity.
Beginning Painting I ARTD 25A
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
  • Students will develop an understanding of basic painting terminology that coordinates with the ARTSD 25A curriculum.
  • Recognize and discuss historical painting styles.
  • Define well-organized visual composition and other formal principles in written and oral form.
  • Develop paintings using dynamic compositional elements with appropriate light logic and accurate shapes.
  • Develop paintings focusing on color theory in a painterly or Impressionistic style.
  • Develop paintings focusing on realism with precise shapes and edges through the process of blending.
  • Create well-organized visual compositions in a variety of styles and techniques.?
Beginning Painting II ARTD 25B
  • Students will be able to apply visual arts terminology in oral and written communication.
  • Students will be able to create a painting effectively applying light logic
Ceramics: Beginning I ARTS 30A
  • Students will understand the relationship between the objects they are making and the materials used in ceramics class with those used in daily living: this goal will be measured with a survey at the end of the year.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
  • Students will develop a working knowledge of basic ceramics vocabulary that coordinates with ARTS 30A curriculum.
  • Students will appropriately apply ceramic knowledge to writing about a ceramic artist.
  • Students will be able to throw and trim four cups that are a minimum of 4" tall and apply handles.
Ceramics: Beginning II ARTS 30B
  • Students will be able to create multiples of the same form on the pottery wheel.
  • Students will be able to create lids that fit a vessel or jar.
  • Students will apply ceramic knowledge and writing skills in writing about ceramics.
Ceramics: Hand Construction ARTS 33
  • Students will be able to build a coiled vessel.
  • Students will appropriately apply ceramic knowledge to writing about a ceramic artist.
  • Students will be able to utilize wet clay surface treatments.
  • Students will construct a ceramic, slab built mask inspired by historical reference.
Ceramics: Intermediate Studio ARTS 31
  • Students will synthesize design, craftsmanship and function to design and create two functional teapots.
  • Students will integrate hand building and throwing techniques to create a visually unified ceramic set.
Color Photography PHOT 20 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. shallow depth of field and great depth of field.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. stop action and create blur.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4, 2, 1 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22, 33 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to create color corrected prints
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to create five color schemes: monochrome, analogous, triad, complementary and warm
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to create mood using color psychology principles
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to analyze color images using color theory principles
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to present prints using matting and color coordination
Conceptual Illustration ARTC 169
  • Students will present a portfolio representative of their ability to communicate visually through illustration demonstrating the use of composition, contemporary art trends, and cultural, social, and visual language.
  • Students will demonstrate a unique visual language.
  • Students will be able to communicate concept through composition
  • Students will be able to communicate concept through design.
  • Students will be able to summarize contemporary art trends.
Creative Design and Compositing ARTC 220
  • Demonstrate creative thinking through the creation of thumbnails, sketches and comprehensives that communicate solutions to design problems.
  • Demonstrate creative thinking through the creation of thumbnails, sketches and comprehensives that communicate solutions to design problems.
  • Produce effective designs, advertisements, and packaging for use in a variety of commercial art applications.
  • Produce realistic-looking Photoshop composites.
  • Explain the necessity, purpose, and process of branding and advertising.
  • Present original design projects, explaining and defending the successful usage of learned skills and concepts.
  • Critique designs based on learned skills and concepts.
Design: Color and Composition ARTD 21
  • Students will be able to use analogous color harmony in an original design.
  • Students will be able to use a monochromatic color harmony in an original design.
  • Students will apply visual arts concepts in oral and written communication.
  • Students will be able to identify 4 color harmonies.
  • Use art terminology in evaluative oral and written discussions, analysis, critiques and studio problems.
  • Apply the formal elements, principles of design, and forms of compositional structure in evaluative oral and written discussions, analysis, critiques and studio problems.
  • Demonstrate ability to match colors.
  • Synthesize basic color harmonies in pigment and demonstrate their relationship to RGB and CMYK pallets.
  • Demonstrate the use of color in space informed by light logic.
  • Use and recognize historic and modern forms of perspective.
  • Synthesis visual content, communicative, psychological, and emotional aspects of color harmonies in design projects.
  • Make use of critical thinking (reading, writing, listening, speaking, observing and assessing) skills elemental to the problem solving of design and the visual arts.
  • Use creative and analytic techniques and strategies in planning and executing original artworks.
Design: Three Dimensional ARTS 22
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
  • Students will accurately identify safety rules for required stationary power tools.
  • Students will safely and successfully use a variety of required stationary power tools: Band saw, sanders, lathe.
  • Design and produce projects using a variety of materials.
  • Use a variety of hand tools and equipment to manipulate media.
  • Apply molding principles by creating multi-piece molds and cold cast reproductions of three-dimensional objects.
  • Recognize, define, and apply three-dimensional design terminology in evaluative oral and written discussions, analysis and critiques.
  • Define problems, organize information, analyze results, generate creative ideas, and synthesize complex visual, structural and practical considerations to create original solutions to three-dimensional design problems.
  • Identify, analyze, and evaluate interrelationships between formal elements, principles of design, materials, technique, function, and cost.
Design: Two Dimensional ARTD 20
  • Recognize, define and appropriately apply 2-D terminology to evaluate works of art in oral or written discussions, analysis or critiques.
  • Two-dimensional design students will be able to list all of the elements and principles of design by the 8th week of the semester.
  • Two-Dimensional Design students will be able to list all of the elements and principles of design by the eighth week of the semester.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
  • Students will be able to identify the three basic types of balance/symmetries.
  • Students will accurately identify three different spatial devices
  • Identify, evaluate, discuss, and use the formal elements and principles of design and forms of compositional structure.
  • Perceive and interpret the 3-D world through contour line drawings.
  • Use the formal elements, principles of design, and principles of gestalt to create well-designed studio projects in achromatic value and color.
  • Use value to describe form and express light logic.
  • Perceive and demonstrate the relationship of color to value by mixing, analyzing, and appraising monochromatic tints and shades relative to the achromatic value scale.
  • Perceive and demonstrate the relationship of color complements by mixing, analyzing and appraising complementary tones (chromatic grays).
  • Perceive and demonstrate the relationship of hues to the conceptual pigment color wheel by mixing, analyzing, appraising, and identifying color correct swatches for
  • Use historic and current forms of abstraction in the visual arts.
  • Recognize, analyze and interpret the expressive and creative qualities of art media in a work of art as it affects elementary compositional decisions.
  • Make use of critical thinking (reading, writing, listening, speaking, observing and assessing) skills elemental to the problem solving of design and the visual arts.
  • Differentiate preferential, factual, and judicious thinking elemental to solving problems in design and visual arts.
Digital Image Editing for Photographers PHOT 9
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. shallow depth of field and great depth of field.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. stop action and create blur.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4, 2, 1 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22, 33 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students that complete PHOT 9 will be able to scan grayscale and color photographs.
  • Students that complete PHOT 9 will be able to edit and produce optimum quality final prints.
  • Students that complete PHOT 9 will be able to produce images using non-destructive digital editing techniques
  • Students that complete PHOT 9 will be able to create digital photo composites.
  • Students that complete PHOT 9 will be able to produce optimum quality digital images using a variety of software tools.
Drawing - Gesture and Figure ANIM 101A
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the action of the figure through gesture drawing.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the proportions of the figure through gesture drawing.
  • Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction.
  • MO 1. Create drawings that capture gesture.
  • MO 2. Create drawings that use human proportions.
  • MO 3. Develop quick study drawing skills.
  • MO 4. Create drawings that incorporate drapery and costume.
  • MO 5. Execute drawings demonstrating communicative potential of the human figure.
Drawing: Beginning ARTD 15A
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
  • Students will develop an understanding of basic drawing terminology that coordinates with the ARTSD 15A curriculum.
  • Students will be able to create illusions of three-dimensional forms using the rules of light logic.
  • Students will be able to identify zones of light as explained by light logic using appropriate vocabulary.
  • Students will demonstrate their understanding of fundamental illusions of three dimensional forms on a two dimensional plane by locating the eye level and vanishing points in examples of perspective boxes.
  • Create original drawings, which demonstrate the capacity to perceive, comprehend, and interpret the three-dimensional visual world using dry media in a variety of techniques, which include stipple, line, and hatching.
  • Utilize original and creative thinking in projects and writings.
  • Utilize quick study drawing skills through visual notes and personal studies as a basis for planning larger extended works of art.
  • Utilize quick study techniques to develop extended drawings.
  • Utilize the principles of composition in objective and subjective analysis of historical and contemporary works of visual art.
  • Synthesize the formal art elements and principles with the observed world in varying compositional formats.
  • Discuss, analyze, and evaluate personal works of art and that of contemporary and historical artists by using appropriate art-specific terminology for content, technique, and style in both written and oral critiques.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate the application of measuring/sighting from observation to solve creating the illusion of a three dimensional still life on two dimensional surface
Drawing: Head and Hands ARTD 23A
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the action of the figure through gesture drawing.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the proportions of the figure through gesture drawing.
  • Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction.
  • Students will be able to assess and communicate accurate proportions of the head.
Drawing: Intermediate ARTD 15B
  • Students will be able to create illusions of three-dimensional forms using the rules of light logic.
  • Students will develop an understanding of basic drawing terminology that coordinates with the ARTSD 15B curriculum.
  • Students will be able to identify similarities and differences in colors using proper terminology.
Drawing: Intermediate Heads and Hands ARTD 23B
  • Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction.
  • Students will be able to assess and communicate proportions of the head.
Drawing: Life ARTD 17A
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the action of the figure through gesture drawing.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the proportions of the figure through gesture drawing.
  • Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate accurate proportion of the figure.
  • Create drawings of the human body using drawing principles and techniques.
  • Develop and use original and creative thinking in drawing the human body.
  • Work from a general visual shorthand to more specific studies that result in finished art.
  • Create the illusion of three-dimensional form using various media and techniques based on formal art principles.
  • Evaluate and discuss historical and contemporary art/artists through written and oral critiques using appropriate art-specific terminology.
Drawing: Perspective ARTD 16
  • Outcome/Objective Students will be able to draw 3 dimensional objects in space based on plan and elevation information.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the use of depth measuring systems.
  • Outcome/Objective Students will be able to create drawings using techniques that demonstrate a clear understanding of atmospheric perspective.
  • Identify and discuss perspective techniques and drawing terminology in evaluative oral and written discussions, analysis and critiques.
  • Create original drawings that interpret three-dimensional objects and space using perspective principles and techniques.
  • Create original drawings using rendering techniques including lighting, shade and shadow, and texture.
  • Create original drawings that interpret organic forms using perspective principles and techniques.
  • MO 5. Analyze objectively and subjectively historical and contemporary works of visual art for their use of linear and atmospheric perspectives to organize subject, form and compositional elements of drawing and painting.
  • Use perspective in a variety of quick freehand sketches/drawings for visual notes, extended personal studies, and as a basis for planning larger extended works of art.
Dynamic Sketching ARTC 163
  • Students will present a sketchbook portfolio representing a breadth of sketching techniques and represented by a minimum of 65 completed pages.
  • Students will be able to apply 3-dimensional and freehand perspective techniques to sketching.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to apply light logic and tone to form and texture in sketches.
  • Students will demonstrate synthesis in the use of line, shape, volume, light, and texture in quick-sketch.
  • Students will demonstrate compositional integrity in the application of sketching concepts and techniques.
Figure Gesture - Design ANIM 101B
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate accurate proportion of the figure.
  • Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction.
  • Students will be able to use pose to communicate a characters internal narrative.
Figure Gesture Expressive Design ANIM 101C
  • Students will be able to use line and wash techniques to create an objective figure drawing with accurate proportion and form.
  • Students will be able to use line and wash techniques to create a subjective expressive figure drawings with expressive use of materials to convey concept.
Figure in Motion ANIM 107
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the action of the figure through gesture drawing.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the proportions of the figure through gesture drawing.
  • Students will be able to use line to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through use of cross contour and construction
Figure Painting ARTD 19A
  • Students will be able to use three values to create the illusion of three-dimensional form through the use of value.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate two-dimensionally the shape of the figure.
Fundamentals of Graphic Design ARTC 100
  • ARTC 100 students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of three important design elements: color, shape, and space.
  • ARTC 100 students will produce composites in Photoshop using effective selection techniques and non-destructive editing.
  • Employ appropriate technology (hardware, software, and fabrication tools) to produce graphic design projects.
  • Produce composites effectively using Photoshop selection techniques.
  • Operate effectively within small teams to solve typical graphic design problems.
  • Create thumbnails, sketches, roughs and comprehensives that effectively communicate creative thinking.
  • Design original commercial art, combining text and images to successfully communicate messages to a target audience.
  • Present original graphic design projects, explaining and defending the successful usage of learned skills and concepts.
  • Critique graphic design projects based on learned skills and concepts.
History of Western Art: Prehistoric Through Gothic AHIS 4
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
  • Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
  • Describe the role of magic and ritual in prehistoric art.
  • Identify works of art, their artistic style and their cultural contexts.
  • Recognize iconographic themes and discuss them in their cultural contexts.
  • Recognize benefits and drawbacks of various approaches used in the study and interpretation of Western art.
  • Use proper artistic vocabulary to describe and analyze works of art.
  • Analyze religious iconography in the arts of the Middle Ages and relate it to written sources from the period.
  • Analyze the art and architecture of the Ancient, Classical or Medieval periods in terms of knowledge acquired through class lecture and discussion, readings and comparison with other works of art.
  • Synthesize ideas and knowledge about Ancient, Classical, or Medieval art and architecture into a written format, striving for clarity of expression, organization and relevance of arguments.
History of Western Art: Prehistoric Through Gothic - Honors AHIS 4H
  • Students will be able to identify formal elements ande differentiate styles among cultures over time.
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
History of Western Art: Renaissance Through Modern AHIS 5
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
  • Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression
  • Identify the connection between the cultural movements of the Renaissance and the emergence of a naturalistic, idealized and humanized artistic style.
  • Identify works of art, their artistic style and their cultural context in the periods addressed.
  • Recognize benefits and drawbacks of various approaches used in the study and interpretation of Western art.
  • Recognize iconographic themes and discuss them in their cultural contexts.
  • Utilize proper artistic vocabulary to describe and analyze works of art.
  • Analyze and synthesize the basic goals of Modern art and explain how it differs in content and style from artistic styles that preceded it.
  • Analyze art in terms of knowledge acquired through class lecture and discussion, readings and comparison with other works of art.
  • Summarize and evaluate the strength of various hypotheses presented in scholarly writings on Western art.
  • Synthesize ideas and knowledge into a written format, striving for clarity of expression, organization and relevance of arguments.
History of Western Art: Renaissance Through Modern - Honors AHIS 5H
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
  • Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression
Illustration ARTC 165
  • Identify principles, problems, and practices relevant to illustration.
  • ARTC 165 students will be able to demonstrate the ability to evaluate peer work via written critiques.
  • ARTC 165 students will be able to describe the history of illustration and its application to various fields.
  • ARTC 165 students will be able to demonstrate the ability to evaluate peer work via written critiques.
  • Develop skill in the use of tools and materials, which are common to the field.
  • Describe the history of illustration and its application to various disciplines.
  • Create original illustrations that interpret the visual world.
  • Synthesize the formal art elements and principles of design with illustration skills and techniques in varying pictorial formats that range from simple to complex.
  • Discuss, analyze, and evaluate personal and professional illustration projects in both written and oral critiques.
Intermediate Exhibition Production ARTG 21B
  • Students will be able to prepare an exhibition promotional package.
  • Students will be able to design an exhibition promotional package.
Intermediate Painting II ARTD 26B
  • Students will apply visual arts concepts in oral and written communication.
  • Students will understand different approaches to pictorial space.
Intermediate Printmaking in Intaglio and Relief ARTD 43B
  • Students will register multiple color matrices in relief or intaglio prints.
  • Students will create original works which combine intaglio and relief processes.
  • Student will acquire knowledge of relief/intaglio printmaking terminology which coordinates with the ARTD 43B curriculum.
Introduction to Exhibition Productions ARTG 21A
  • Students will be able to identify compositional styles used in the visual arts.
  • Students will apply visual arts terminology in oral and written communication.
Introduction to Printmaking ARTD 43A
  • Students will understand the concept of multiple originals.
  • Students will learn techniques to translate original or existing imagery to the particulars of the printmaking processes.
  • Student will acquire knowledge of printmaking terminology which coordinates with the ARTD 43A curriculum.
Painting: Watercolor ARTD 27
  • Students will be able to stretch watercolor paper preparatory to painting a watercolor.
  • Students will be able to apply watercolor in a wash technique.
  • Students will create 3 color scales applying concepts of warm -cool, value and intensity.
Photocommunication PHOT 17 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. shallow depth of field and great depth of field.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. stop action and create blur.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4, 2, 1 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22, 33 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students that complete PHOT 17 will be able to create images of same subject altering the message by only changing the focal length of the lens.
  • Students that complete PHOT 17 will be able to apply principles of composition including the Gestalt principles for effective visual communication.
  • Students that complete PHOT 17 will be able to create visual stories using three or more sequenced images
  • Students that complete PHOT 17 will be able to create images where only lighting changes the picture message
  • Students that complete PHOT 17 will be able to describe the differences between documentary and journalistic styles.
Photographic Alternatives PHOT 12 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion
  • Students that complete PHOT 12 will be able to produce substrates suitable for emulsion coating.
  • Students that complete PHOT 12 will be able to remove prints from instant film emulsions.
  • Students that complete PHOT 12 will be able to produce hand toning to further enhance standard digitals or silver prints.
  • Students that complete PHOT 12 will be able to analyze unique lighting source and apply to their conventional subjects.
  • Students that complete PHOT 12 will be able to classify images into their respective alternative application
  • Students that complete PHOT 12 will be able to design a hand-made camera.
Portfolio ARTC 290
  • Select and organize student's art pieces based on their chosen field.
  • Students will be able to build a professional looking digital portfolio targeting a specific audience.
  • Select, organize and create appropriate portfolio pieces based on discipline.
  • Identify and solve specific portfolio problems by applying techniques related to the individual's discipline or art form.
  • Apply principles of composition and design in portfolio creation.
  • Create a printed and digital portfolio, cover letter and resume.
  • Analyze and evaluate personal portfolio.
Print Design and Advertising ARTC 120
  • ARTC 120 students will be able to demonstrate basic competency in visually communicating layout ideas via thumbnails, roughs, and comps.
  • ARTC 120 students will be able to produce a creative brief that effectively communicates the nature and scope of a design project.
  • Propose and justify creative solutions to common print design problems.
  • Organize and prepare digital files for production.
  • Develop original print design projects.
  • Prepare digital files for print.
  • Present original print design projects, explaining and defending the successful usage of learned skills and concepts.
  • Critique student and professional print design products based on learned skills and concepts.
Printmaking: Intermediate Screenprinting ARTD 45B
  • Students will create editions of multi-color screen prints
  • Students will demonstrate their ability to produce color separated films for a multi-color print project
  • Student will acquire knowledge of silkscreen printmaking terminology which coordinates with the ARTD 45B curriculum.
Printmaking: Introduction to Lithography I ARTD 44A
  • Students will understand the concept of planographic printing in lithography.
  • Students will learn techniques to directly create or transfer existing original imagery to matrices used in the lithography printmaking process.
  • Student will acquire knowledge of printmaking terminology which coordinates with the ARTD 44 curriculum.
Printmaking: Introduction to Monotype ARTD 46A
  • Students will create reductive method monotype prints.
Printmaking: Introduction to Screenprinting ARTD 45A
  • Student will acquire knowledge of silkscreen printmaking terminology which coordinates with the ARTD 45A curriculum.
  • Students will understand the concept of multiple originals.
  • Students will understand the use of stencils of different kinds in silkscreen printmaking.
  • Students will learn techniques to directly create or transfer original or existing imagery to the particulars of the silkscreen printmaking process.
  • Students will acquire knowledge of silkscreen printmaking terminology which coordinates with the ARTD 45A curriculum.
  • Examine the role screen printing plays in contemporary visual art.
  • Analyze contemporary and historic screen printing images as inspiration for course assignments.
  • Analyze the social impact of repeatable multiple images of screen printing on contemporary society.
  • Synthesize personal imagery with basic key elements of design (line, color, shape, texture, space, form).
  • Select appropriate studio practices, technologies, methods and materials to solve specific problems arising in the creation of multiple print editions in screen printing.
  • Devise methods of transforming tonal images to graphic delineations.
  • Discuss, analyze, and evaluate personal printed works of art as well as historic and contemporary examples using art-specific vocabulary for content, technique, and style in written and oral critiques.
  • Document development stages of visual ideas for course assignments in a notebook.
  • Compare and contrast fine art screen printing.
  • Use color theory to mix custom color inks for assigned course projects.
Printmaking: Photo and Alternative Processes ARTD 47A
  • Students will produce printable photo polymer plates.
  • 65% will score a grade of 75% or better.
Sculpture: Intermediate ARTS 40B
  • Students will accurately identify safety rules for required hand and stationary power tools.
  • Students will develop a working knowledge of basic sculpture vocabulary that coordinates with ARTS 40B curriculum.
  • Utilize a working knowledge of a sculptural medium, and show skill in the use of hand tools and equipment used to manipulate these media in completed project.
Sculpture: Beginning ARTS 40A
  • Students will accurately identify safety rules for required stationary power tools.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
  • Students will develop a working knowledge of basic sculpture vocabulary that coordinates with ARTS 40A curriculum.
  • Students will use the assigned techniques to create sculptural works.
  • Students will be able to replicate and enlarge a form by modeling it in clay.
  • Students will safely and successfully use a variety of required stationary power tools: Band saw, sanders, lathe.
Sculpture: Carving ARTS 40C
  • Students will maintain proportional relationships while using the reductive process.
  • Students will control form while using the reductive process to create original sculptures
Sculpture: Intermediate Life ARTS 41B
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate three-dimensionally the action of the figure through gestural modeling.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate three-dimensionally the form of the figure.
Sculpture: Life ARTS 41A
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate three-dimensionally the action of the figure through gestural modeling.
  • Students will be able to quickly assess and communicate three-dimensionally the form of the figure.
Sculpture: Mold Making ARTS 42
  • Students will understand and are able to apply the concept of draft and undercuts in mold-making
  • Students will be able to create uniform clay shim walls at the parting lines.
Sculpture: Special Effects Makeup ARTS 46A
  • Students will be able to mold an extremity using industry standard flexible molding materials.
  • Students will be able to cast a plaster reference copy of an extremity from flexible mold.
Sculpture: Special Effects Makeup ARTS 46B
  • Students will be able to create a three dimensional character preparatory to creating a head mask of the character
  • Student will apply modeling, molding and casting processes to create a full latex head mask.
The Sculptural Vessel ARTS 34
  • Students will use an organic reference to construct a group of 5 vessels, each under 5" that relate to each other in form and surface.
  • Students will be able to construct a sculptural vessel with an architectural reference after researching a variety of architects' work and types of architecture.
Typography ARTC 160
  • ARTC 160 students will be able to identify common typeface terms and anatomy.
  • ARTC 160 students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of logotype design.
  • Employ appropriate methods and technology to produce original letterforms and type styles.
  • Create thumbnails, sketches and comprehensives that effectively communicate creative ideas and concepts.
  • Design and produce effective, typography-based logos, logotypes and corporate identities.
  • Design and produce effective, typography-based print advertisements.
  • Present original type style designs, explaining and defending the successful usage of learned skills and concepts.
  • Critique typography-based commercial art using learned skills and concepts.
Vector Design and Illustration ARTC 140
  • Critique student and professional illustrations based on learned skills and concepts.
  • ARTC 140 students will be able to demonstrate competency in using Adobe Illustrator's pen tool.
  • ARTC 140 students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of two important design principals: balance and contrast.
  • Create thumbnails, sketches, roughs and comprehensives that effectively communicate creative thinking.
  • Design and produce information graphics.
  • Design and produce effective digital illustrations for use in print.
  • Present original digital illustration projects, explaining and defending the successful usage of learned skills and concepts.
Visual Development ARTC 167
  • Students will generate new story concepts.
  • Students will b e able to analyze the emotional beats of story.
  • Students will be able to communicate story beats visually.
  • Students will communicate character and emotion visually.
  • Students will present a visual development portfolio representing the successful application of the synthesis of story, style, character, location, emotion, symbology, and composition.
Web Design ARTC 200
  • ARTC 200 students will be able to define common HTML5 tags.
  • ARTC 200 students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of home-page usability design.
  • Produce HTML 5 slideshows and banner ads for use in web pages.
  • Compare and contrast the benefits of different graphic file types for use in web pages.
  • Correctly code a simple webpage in a text editor using HTML 5.
  • Design effective web site prototypes.
  • Produce effective and functional web sites.
  • Present original web site design projects, explaining and defending the successful usage of learned skills and concepts.
  • Critique web site design projects based on learned skills and concepts.