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Art

Program Learning Outcomes: Students will be able to demonstrate skill in a broad range of media, materials and processes, define and use core concepts in 2D or 3D art, where applicable, produce original work that demonstrates a high level of craft, describe, analyze and provide criticism of works of art in various media, prepare and organize art works for exhibition, if applicable, and understand safe and hazard-free use of art materials and equipment. This program is designed for the students who are interested in art as a career. Two options are offered: 2D and 3D Art.

Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor's degree, should meet with an academic and/or transfer counselor to discuss
transfer requirements.

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PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  ART 101 Art History: Prehistoric-Gothic 3
  ART 102 Art History: Renaissance-Modern 3
  ART 130 2-D Foundations 3
ART 130 or equivalent ART 131 Design II 3
  ART 150 Drawing Foundations 3
ART 150 (may be taken concurrently) or equivalent ART 152 Figure Drawing 3
ART 130 or equivalent ART 179 Portfolio Presentation for Studio Artists 3
ART 130 or equivalent ART 280 Current Techniques and Trends in Studio Arts 3
  Choose one of the following options:  
  Two-Dimensional Art   
ART 150 (may be taken concurrently) or equivalent ART 160   Painting I
 ART 152 or equivalent ART 166   Figure Painting
  Select 3 units from the following
  ART 138 3-D Foundations 3
ART 130 or equivalent  ART 180 Sculpture Fundamentals 3
  ART 186 Ceramics I 3
  Select 3 units from the following
ART 150 (may be taken concurrently) or equivalent ART 164 Water Color I 3
ART 130 or 150 or equivalent ART 170 Printmaking I 3
  PHOTO 101 Introduction to Photography 4
  Three-Dimensional Art
  ART 138 3D Foundations 3
ART 130 or equivalent  ART 180 Sculpture Fundamentals 3
  ART 186 Ceramics I 3
ART 186 or equivalent ART 187 Ceramics II 3
  ART 190 Ceramic Handbuilding 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED  36-39
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2016 GCC Catalog 2016-2017
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.