GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

VISUAL ARTS

A minimum of 18 units in one of the following options is required.

All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.


PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR UNITS
  OPTION 1 - ART HISTORY
 

ART 101

Art History: Prehistory-Gothic

3

 

ART 102

Art History: Renaissance-Modern

3

 

ART 130

Design I

3

  Select 3 courses from the following:
 

ART 103

Ancient Art

3

 

ART 104

Greek and Roman Art

3

 

ART 105

Medieval Art

3

 

ART 106

Renaissance/Baroque Art

3

 

ART 107

Modern Art

3

 

ART 108

Art of the Eastern World I

3

 

ART 109

Art of the Easter World II

3

 

ART 112

Pre-Columbian Art of the Americas

3

 

ART 113

Art of the Americas (1600 to the Present)

3

 

ART 116

Primitive Art

3

 

ART 118

Women in Visual Arts

3

 

ART 120

History of Architecture I

3

 

ART 121

History of Architecture II

3

 

ART 138

Three-Dimensional Design

3

 

ART 150

Drawing I

3

  ART 199 History of Photography 3
  OPTION 2 - TWO DIMENSIONAL
 

ART 101 or
ART 102

Art History: Prehistory-Gothic
Art History: Renaissance-Modern

3 or
3

 

ART 130

Design I

3

 

ART 150

Drawing I

3

  Select 3 courses from the following:
ART 130

ART 131

Design II

3

ART 150

ART 151

Drawing II

3

ART 150 (may be taken concurrently)

ART 152

Life Drawing I

3

ART 150 (may be taken concurrently)

ART 160

Painting I

3

ART 150 (may be taken concurrently)

ART 164

Water Color I

3

ART 152 or equivalent  ART 166 Figure Painting 3
ART 130 or 150

ART 170

Printmaking I

3

 

ART 174

Silk Screen Printing

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
 

PHOTO 101

Introduction to Photography

3

  OPTION 3 - GRAPHIC ART
 

ART 101 or
ART 102

Art History: Prehistory-Gothic
Art History: Renaissance-Modern

3 or
3

 

ART 130

Design I

3

ART 130

ART 132 

Typography I

3

ART 132 (concurrently)

ART 134

Graphic Design I

3

  Select 3 courses from the following:
ART 134

ART 135

Graphic Design II

3

ART 135

ART 136

Graphic Design III

3

ART 136 ART 142 Graphic Design Projects 3
 

ART 150

Drawing I

3

ART 130, 150, 151 (ART 151 may be taken concurrently)

ART 156

Illustration I

3

  OPTION 4 - THREE DIMENSIONAL
 

ART 101 or
ART 102

Art History: Prehistory-Gothic
Art History: Renaissance-Modern

3 or
3

 

ART 130

Design I

3

 

ART 138

Three-Dimensional Design

3

  Select 3 courses from the following:
ART 150 (may be taken concurrently)

ART 152

Life Drawing I

3

 

ART 157

Gallery Studies/Art Presentation

3

ART 130 or equivalent ART 179 Portfolio Presentation for Studio Artists 3
 

ART 180

Sculpture I

3

ART 180

ART 181

Sculpture II

3

 

ART 186

Ceramics

3

ART 186

ART 187

Ceramics

3

 

ART 190

Ceramic Handbuilding

3

ART 130 or equivalent ART 280 Current Techniques and Trends in Studio Arts 3
  OPTION 5 - PHOTOGRAPHY
  ART 199 History of Photography 3
  PHOTO 101 Introduction to Photography 4
PHOTO 101 or equivalent

PHOTO 106

Lighting I

4

PHOTO 101 or equivalent PHOTO 130 Digital Photography 4
  Choose 1 course from the following:
PHOTO 106 or equivalent

PHOTO 107

Special Projects

4

PHOTO 106 or equivalent

PHOTO 118

Documentary Photography

4

PHOTO 106 or equivalent

PHOTO 140

Fine Art Photography

4

PHOTO 106 or equivalent

PHOTO 142

Commercial Photography

4

  OPTION 6 - ANIMATION
 

ART 101 or
ART 102

Art History: Prehistory-Gothic
Art History: Renaissance-Modern

3 or
3

 

ART 130

Design I

3

 

ART 150

Drawing I

3

ART 150 (may be taken concurrently)

ART 152

Life Drawing I

3

ART 152 or equivalent ART 201 Drawing for Animation 3
ART 201 or equivalent ART 205 Fundamentals of Animation I 3
ART 205 or equivalent ART 206 Fundamentals of Animation II 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 115 World Mythology 3
 

OPTION 7 - MEDIA ARTS


Eligibility for ENGL 101
ENGL 112 or
JOURN 102
Screenwriting
Reporting the News
3 or
3
  MCOMM 101 Introduction to Mass Communications 3
  MEDIA 101 Introduction to Video Production 3
 MEDIA 101 or equivalent MEDIA 104 Video Production Practicum 3
  MEDIA 107 Introduction to Audio Production 3
  MEDIA 110 Aesthetics of Cinema 3
 MEDIA 103 or equivalent MEDIA 112 Digital Video Editing 3
  MINIMUM UNITS REQUIRED 18
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.  
August 2013 GCC Catalog 2013-2014

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.

Visual Arts (2009-2010 catalog)
Visual Arts (2010-2011 catalog)
Visual Arts (2011-2012 catalog)