Art Courses
ART 12A - Beginning Oil Painting
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. The student will be able to control the fundamentals of both direct & indirect painting techniques including glazing
  2. The student will expierence and learn historical master painters and how they relate to their work.
  3. The students will show understanding both in assignments and their paintings the principles of color theory and practical color mixing


ART 12B - Intermediate Oil Painting
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will be able to interpret the various ways art has been used as a vehicle of expression
  2. Students will be able to use some of the less obvious dynamics of composition
  3. Students will develop and build upon the visual diaglogue learned from the master painters.


ART 12C - Advanced Oil Painting I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will be able to begin the process of combining the pychological impact of society with their own painting.
  2. Students will be able to begin to replicate specific perspectival strategies to alter a 2-dimensional picture plane into an illustration3 dimensional space
  3. Students will be able to identify one's own developing artistic assumptions


ART 12D - Advanced Oil Painting II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student will be able to grasp and produce works of art that combine the pychological impact of society with their own paintings.
  2. Student will be able to paint subjects of several genres
  3. Students will be able to demonstrate a through appreciation of the value of the conceptual and emotional ideals of their painting


ART 13A - Acrylic Painting - Beginning I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will know color theory and its application to practical color mixing and color schemes
  2. Students will know elements of composition
  3. Students will learn and master the basic painting techniques; such as layering, glazing, abstract, and photo-realism.


ART 13B - Acrylic Painting - Beginning II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will apply all the basic painting technqiues developed from 13A and apply these skills in a more personal, individual outlook.
  2. Students will be able to implement color relation beyond simple theoretical models
  3. Students will be able to interpret the various ways art has been used as a vehicle of expression


ART 13C - Acrylic Painting - Advanced I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student will be able to use terminology, tolls, techniques, support and grounds for acrylic painting with competence
  2. Students will be able to begin the process of using personal and psychological viewpoints to create their paintings.
  3. Students will complete painting in all genres


ART 13D - Acrylic Painting - Advanced II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will be able to alter a painting's 2-dimensional surface to represent an illusionistic 3- dimensional space
  2. Students will be able to express an appreciation of the value of conceptional and emotional assumptions of oneself and other painters
  3. Students will be able to master the process of using personal and psychological viewpoints to create their paintings.


ART 16A - Introduction to Ceramics I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Achieve basic technical skills of hand-built forms
  2. Achieve basic technical skills of wheel-thrown forms
  3. Achieve glazing skills which exhibit a knowledge of glaze and it's reaction to fire
  4. Achieve trimming skills which exibit craftsmanship
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the potentials and limitations of the media.


ART 16B - Introduction to Ceramics II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Achieve basic technical skills of hand- built forms
  2. Achieve basic technical skills of wheel-thrown forms
  3. Achieve glazing skills which exhibit a knowledge of glaze and it's reaction to fire
  4. Achieve trimming skills which exibit craftsmanship


ART 16C - Introduction to Ceramics III
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Achieve basic technical skills of hand-built forms
  2. Achieve basic technical skills of wheel-thrown forms
  3. Achieve glazing skills which exhibit a knowledge of glaze and it's reaction to fire
  4. Achieve trimming skills which exibit craftsmanship
  5. Demonstrate methods for loading, glaze and bisque kilns.


ART 16D - Ceramics - Intermediate
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Achieve basic technical skills of hand-built forms
  2. Achieve basic technical skills of wheel-thrown forms
  3. Achieve glazing skills which exhibit a knowledge of glaze and it's reaction to fire
  4. Achieve trimming skills which exibit craftsmanship
  5. Compare and contrast the approaches of contemporary ceramic artist.


ART 16E - Individual Projects in Ceramics
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Achieve basic technical skills of hand- built and wheel-thrown forms, and demonstrate an awareness of personal style in doing so
  2. Achieve glazing skills which exhibit a knowledge of glaze and it's reaction to fire, and demonstrate an awareness of personal style in doing so
  3. Achieve trimming skills which exibit craftsmanship, and demonstrate an awareness of personal style in doing so
  4. Define and pursue individual project goals and succesfully design and execute a final project from start to finish.
  5. Develop a unique body of work in form, function and design using hand - construction or wheel-thrown techniques.
  6. Refine existing ceramic skill and techniques.


ART 17A - Beginning Sculpture 1
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Produce three dimensional sculptures using hand-building techniques with surface decoration that shows an understanding of ceramic glaze and firing technology.
  2. Critique masterpieces and student sculptures incorporating elements and principles of 3-dimensional design using ceramic terminology.
  3. Express creative concepts.


ART 17B - Beginning Sculpture 2
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Produce three dimensional sculptures using advanced hand-building techniques with surface decoration that shows an understanding of ceramic glaze and firing technology.
  2. Critique masterpieces and student sculptures incorporating elements and principles of 3-dimensional design using ceramic terminology.
  3. Express creative concepts.


ART 18A - Wood and Stone Sculpture I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Produce 3 dimensional sculptures using traditional media, wood, and stone to develop craftsmanship and exercise creativity and personal expression.
  2. Produce 3 dimensional sculptures in bas-relief surface decoration.
  3. Critique masterpieces and student sculptures incorporating elements and principles of 3-dimensional design terminology.


ART 18B - Wood and Stone Sculpture II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Produce 3 dimensional sculptures using traditional media, wood, and stone to develop advanced craftsmanship and exercise creativity and personal expression.
  2. Further development producing 3 dimensional sculptures in bas-relief surface decoration.
  3. Critique masterpieces and student sculptures incorporating elements and principles of 3-dimensional design terminology.


ART 20 - All Media Sculpture
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Critique masterpieces and student sculptures incorporating elements and principles of three dimensional design and using sculpture terminology
  2. Express creative concepts
  3. Further develop existing sculpture skills and techinques by exploring materials beyond traditional medias such as wood, stone, and bronze


ART 200 - Introduction to Drawing & Painting
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Develop the ability to use drawing, painting and collage materials


ART 21 - Individual Projects in Ceramic Sculpture
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Critique masterpieces and student sculptures incorporating elements and principles of three dimensional design and using sculpture terminology
  2. Express creative concepts
  3. Develop a unique body of work that successfully promotes the students ideas while refining exisating sculptures skills and techniques


ART 22 - Metal Sculpture - Lost Wax Bronze Casting
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Construct an original bronze sculpture:  Make an original clay sculpture, make a rubber mold of that original, make a wax replica from the rubber to cast into bronze, finished with patina.
  2. Critique masterpieces and student sculptures incorporating elements and principles of three dimensional design and using foundry terminology
  3. Express creative concepts


ART 23 - 2-D Foundations
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Design unique compositions, using the elements and principles of design that show craftmenship and attention to detail
  2. Develop painting, collage, and assembly techniques along with individual style and content.
  3. Write a formal analysis of a work of ART that describes elements and principles of design related to the content attended by the artist


ART 24 - 3-D Foundations
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)


ART 25 - Color Theory
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Develop a basic working understanding of the visual nature, behavior, and interaction of color including color dimensions of hue, value, and intensity in both additive and subtractive modes.
  2. Develop a foundational understanding of the role and application of color in the history of art and design and color’s cultural and emotional dimensions.
  3. Develop a basic understanding of color as relates to the elements of art and Principles of design.
  4. Develop a basic knowledge and understanding of prominent color theorists and their writings regarding color.
  5. Develop a vocabulary for discussing color as pertains to art and design.


ART 2A - Introduction to Drawing
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Create the illusion of three-dimensional form and space on a two-dimension surface in black and white media.
  2. Demonstrate the skill of hand and eye coordination in realism drawing.
  3. Draw successfully using the skill of eye to hand coordination using the elements of line, shape, value, texture and space creating a realistic drawing in black and white media
  4. Organize a well-composed composition that reflects the basic elements.


ART 2B - Drawing and Composition
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Correctly articulate color theory and pictorial uses of color in drawing.     
  2. Demonstrate improved skill of hand and eye coordination.
  3. Demonstrate skill in using graphite and pastel at an intermediate level.
  4. Draw successfully using the intermediate skill of eye to hand coordination using the elements of line, shape, value, texture, and space creating a realistic drawing in black and white and color media.


ART 2C - Individual Projects in Academic Realism Drawing
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Create a coherent body of academic realism drawings.
  2. Develop ways to critique own work for self-improvement.
  3. Draw successfully using the advanced skill of eye to hand coordination using the elements of line, shape, value, texture, and space creating a realistic drawing in black and white and/or color media.
  4. Organize a professional presentation for showcasing the final drawings.


ART 3A - Figure and Composition I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Coordinate eye and hand skills
  2. Coordinate eye and hand skills as they design a figure composition
  3. Draw a figure composition base on clear and precise design
  4. Draw the human form accurately and in an anatomically correct way


ART 3B - Figure and Composition II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Advance figurative composition skills level from Art 3A; construct more complicated compositions.
  2. Coordinate eye and hand skills as they design a figure composition
  3. Draw the human form accurately in color


ART 3C - Figure and Composition III
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Coordinate eye and hand skills
  2. Design figurative compositions with an emphsis on emotional content
  3. Draw a figure composition base on clear and precise design
  4. Draw in color the human for an emphasis on expression and indivduality
  5. Draw in color the human for an emphasis on expression, individuality, and emotional content


ART 3D - Figure and Composition IV
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Coordinate eye and hand skills
  2. Draw and construct complicated compositions using various mediums.
  3. Draw and construct the figure with individually developed content
  4. Draw, color and construct complicated compositions using multiple meduims
  5. Draw, color and construct the figure with individually developed content


ART 45 - Artist Portfolio and Self-Promotion
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Development of an artist's portfolio and strategies for self-promotion.
  2. Make a final presentation of their professional portfolio.


ART 48 - Perspective Drawing
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Apply perspective skills to all other various art form
  2. Apply perspective theory to another form (freehand drawing or painting)
  3. Create a composition using intermediate level of perspective theory
  4. Demonstrate improved understanding of the use of perspective theory.
  5. Demonstrate intermediate understanding of perspective theory


ART 4901 - Enjoying Drawing & Painting
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Demonstrates proficiency using fundamental tools of drawing and painting to finish a piece of artwork.


ART 4902 - Exploring the Drawing Media
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Deomonstrates understanding of media choices in drawing, painting, and design,


ART 4903 - Adv Projects in Painting
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Construct and art resume, artists statement, and prepare for exhibitions.
  2. Develop advanced painting projects in all mediums and genres.
  3. Develop an inventory of your artwork & expense records.
  4. Research internet Museum art sites and copyright your work.


ART 4904 - Intermed Quarkxpress Design
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)


ART 4905 - Advanced Landscape Painting
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Create dramatic lighting and mood.
  2. Develop complex landscape compositions, and advanced color atmospherics.
  3. Explore the use of shaped, multi-canvas compositions.
  4. Refine painting techniques and skills.


ART 4906 - Illustrating Children's Books
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)


ART 4907 - Drawing for Non-Majors
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)


ART 4908 - Gallery Management I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)


ART 4909 - Gallery Management II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)


ART 4910 - Advanced Painting Workshop I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1.  Apply archival techniques of all levels of the art process.
  2. Define, develop and solve advanced painting concepts.
  3. Evaluate art internet sites and apply what is relevant to their art currently.
  4. Refine painting techniques and skills.


ART 4911 - Individual Projects/Ceramics
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)


ART 4912 - Individual Projects/Sculpture
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)


ART 4913 - Indiv Proj Acad Realism Draw
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)


ART 54 - Illustrating Children's Books
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Develop a layout to use as a guide to create a children's book.     
  2. Execute quality draftsmanship and presentation skills.     
  3. Illustrate and produce two well-designed children's books using book contracts, time line calendars, dummy books, and cohesive and well-executed illustrated and text pages.
  4. Use a finished layout as a guide to create a children's book.     


ART 55 - Intorduction to Graphic Design Careers
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Identify a wide variety of graphic design career choices.
  2. Identify graphic design professionals who may be used as contacts in the field.
  3. Know where to look for graphic design jobs.     


ART 57 - Graphic Design Internship
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Learn to became a self-starter.
  2. Learned to give the client what they wanted and talked to them in a profession manner.
  3. Learned to work well with others.
  4. Worked in an industry related industry for the agreed upon hours and applied in practice what was taught


ART 61 - Illustration
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Create a well composed image through the practice of formal design principles.          
  2. Develop conceptual ideas and produce them as good illustrations.
  3. Work successfully with a variety of illustration mediums.    


ART 7A - Introduction to Watercolor Painting
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student will paint and manipulate materials, basic methods and beginning techniques unique to transparent water color
  2. Students will demonstrate the basic watercolor value contrasts necessary for a successful painting.
  3. Students will understand color and composition through the use of watercolor


ART 7B - Intermediate Watercolor Painting
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student will compose complex watercolor paitnting compositions
  2. Students will be able to paint different pictures using different watercolor techniques
  3. Students will demonstrate the use of color that emphasizes value as a basis for color contrast.


ART 7C - Advanced Watercolor Painting I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student will be able to solve advanced compositional problems using watercolor
  2. Students will reinterpret historical influences as a basis for their work.
  3. Student will continue to improve watercolor skills & technique develop in 7A and 7B


ART 7D - Advanced Watercolor Painting II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Students will develop personal viewpoints so their works reflect their own emotional philosophy.
  2. The student will be able to paint advanced watercolor paintings based on skills developed in 7A, 7B and 7C
  3. The student will present their work in a professional manner


ART 9 - CCACA Conference colloquium
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Discuss and compare basic design principles, concepts, media, and formats in the various fine arts disciplines.
  2. The ability to conceive, design, and create works in one or more specific fine arts fields.
  3. Develop a working knowledge of various aesthetic issues, processes, and media and their relationship to the conceptualization, development, and completion of works of art.


ART 9901 - Explorations in Art
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)


ART 9A - Art Interdisciplinary Colloquium I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Discuss and compare basic design principles, concepts, media, and formats in the various fine arts disciplines.
  2. The ability to conceive, design, and create works in one or more specific fine arts fields.
  3. Develop a working knowledge of various aesthetic issues, processes, and media and their relationship to the conceptualization, development, and completion of works of art.


ART 9B - Art Interdisciplinary Colloquium II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Discuss and compare basic design principles, concepts, media, and formats in the various fine arts disciplines.
  2. The ability to conceive, design, and create works in one or more specific fine arts fields.
  3. Develop a working knowledge of various aesthetic issues, processes, and media and their relationship to the conceptualization, development, and completion of works of art.