Course Offerings

Course offerings (units). Courses are offered every quarter (fall, winter and spring) except where noted.

Lower Division

  • ART 120. Introduction to Two Dimensional Design (4)
  • ART 121. Introduction to Three Dimensional Design (4)
  • ART 122. Introduction to Drawing and Life Drawing (4)
  • ART 123. Introduction to Art and Technology (4)
  • ART 125. Freshman Seminar: Art and Society I (2), fall

Art History

  • ART 200: Studies in Art (4)
  • ART 221. Art History: Prehistoric Times through the Middle Ages (4)
  • ART 222. Art History: Africa, Asia, the Americas and Oceania (4)
  • ART 223. Art History: Renaissance to the Present (4)

Graphic Design

  • ART 232. Principles of Design Management (4), fall and spring
  • ART 238. Production of Visual Information Design (4) ), fall and spring

Studio Art

  • ART 254. Beginning Ceramics (5)
  • ART 270. Beginning Glass (5)
  • ART 235. Beginning Painting (5)
  • ART 290. Beginning Analog Photography (5)
  • ART 291. Beginning Digital Photography (5)
  • ART 260. Beginning Printmaking (5)
  • ART 240. Beginning Sculpture (5)
  • ART 268. Beginning Woodworking and Furniture Design (5)

Upper Division

Art History

  • ART 305. Women and Art (4), every other year
  • ART 306. Greek and Roman Art (4), every other year
  • ART 310. Asian Art (4), every other year
  • ART 311. Art of the United States to the End of the Nineteenth Century (4), every other year
  • ART 314. The Art of Indigenous Peoples (4), varies
  • ART 316. Arts of the Ancient Near East and Egypt (4), every other year
  • ART 321. Renaissance Art (4), every other year
  • ART 323. Native North American Art (4), every other spring
  • ART 324. Pre-Columbian Art (4), every other spring
  • ART 327. Baroque and Rococo Art (4), every other year
  • ART 328. Mexican Art (4), every other year
  • ART 329. Chicano Art (4), once a year
  • ART 333. History of Graphic Design (4), winter only
  • ART 334. History of Animation (4), varies
  • ART 359. History of Photography (4), every other year
  • ART 420. Art from 1900 to the Present (4), winter
  • ART 423. Nineteenth Century European Art (4), every other year
  • ART 520. Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism (4), fall

Graphic Design

  • ART 313. Printing Production (5) varies
  • ART 320. Digital Image Editing (5), once a year
  • ART 322. Web Design (5), once a year
  • ART 325. Advanced Digital Image Editing (5), once a year
  • ART 326. Interactive Multimedia Design (5), once a year
  • ART 330. Animation and Web Motion-Graphics (5), once a year
  • ART 333. History of Graphic Design (4), winter only
  • ART 337. Interactive and Motion-Graphics (5) varies
  • ART 342. Graphic Design I (5), fall and winter
  • ART 343. Graphic Design II (5), winter and spring
  • ART 344. Graphic Design III (5), fall and spring
  • ART 350. Introduction to Digital Illustration (5) varies
  • ART 351. Advanced Digital Illustration (5) varies
  • ART 382. Computer Animation: 3D Modeling (5) varies
  • ART 383. Computer Animation: Character Modeling (5) varies
  • ART 385. Sound Design for Multimedia (5) varies
  • ART 422. Dynamic Web Site Design (5) varies
  • ART 442. Graphic Design IV (5), fall and winter
  • ART 443. Graphic Design V (5), winter and spring

Studio Art/ Digital Arts

  • ART 320. Digital Image Editing (5), once a year
  • ART 322. Web Design (5), once a year
  • ART 325. Advanced Digital Image Editing (5), once a year
  • ART 326. Interactive Multimedia Design (5), once a year
  • ART 337. Interactive and Motion-Graphics (5) varies
  • ART 350. Introduction to Digital Illustration (5) varies
  • ART 351. Advanced Digital Illustration (5) varies
  • ART 382. Computer Animation: 3D Modeling (5) varies
  • ART 383. Computer Animation: Character Modeling (5) varies
  • ART 384. Digital Motion Imaging (5) varies
  • ART 385. Sound Design for Multimedia (5) varies
  • ART 387. Video Art (5), once a year
  • ART 396. New Genres (5), spring

Studio Art/ 3-D Spatial Arts

  • ART 355. Intermediate Ceramics (5)
  • ART 357. Advanced Ceramics (5)
  • ART 370. Intermediate Glass (5)
  • ART 471. Advanced Glass (5)
  • ART 373. Installation Art (5), spring only
  • ART 441. Public Art (5), once a year
  • ART 340. Intermediate Sculpture (5)
  • ART 341. Advanced Sculpture (5)
  • ART 441. Public Art (5), once a year
  • ART 308. Intermediate Woodworking and Furniture Design (5)
  • ART 369. Advanced Woodworking and Furniture Design (5)

Studio Art/ 2-D Pictorial and Photographic Arts

  • ART 304. Advanced Drawing and Life Drawing (5), once a year
  • ART 335. Intermediate Painting (5)
  • ART 336. Advanced Painting (5)
  • ART 386. Digital Photography (5), once a year
  • ART 388. Digital Lighting (5), varies
  • ART 391. Intermediate Photography (5), once a year
  • ART 492. Advanced Photography (5)
  • ART 361. Intermediate Printmaking (5)
  • ART 362. Advanced Printmaking (5)

Visual Studies

  • ART 440. Art and Human Development (4) varies
  • ART 460. History, Philosophy, and Theory of Visual Studies (4) varies
  • ART 540. Art and Community (3) varies

Other

  • ART 345. Gallery Management (2) varies
  • ART 365. Directed Studio Problems (1-5)
  • ART 366. Topics in Studio Art (5), varies
  • ART 414. Senior Studio Critique (4), spring
  • ART 415. Senior Seminar: Art and Society II (2), winter
  • ART 416. Senior Project (2), fall and spring
  • ART 530. Art Writing (4) varies
  • ART 575. Internship (1-5)
  • ART 595. Independent Study (1-6)

Graduate (MFA in Studio Art and Design):

  • ART 604. Graduate Studio in Art (5)
  • ART 617. Graduate Seminar in Critical Theory and Methodology (4), every other year
  • ART 618. Graduate Seminar in Contemporary Art Issues and Practices (4), every other year
  • ART 620D. Graduate Studio Critique (4)
  • ART 630. Professional Practices in the Visual Arts (4), every other year
  • ART 670. Practicum for Teaching Assistants in Art (2), fall
  • ART 695. Master's Project (5), varies

NOTE: No students are being admitted to the following programs for the 2012-2014 academic years.

  • MA in Art
  • MA in Art (Art Education)

Course listings subject to change.

Some plans have changes listed in the catalog addendum.

view the course catalog and course descriptions