GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

VISUAL ARTS

A minimum of 18 units in one of the following options is required.
Option 1: Art History
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to analyze cultural significance of art objects studied; identify specific examples of art; apply the specialized vocabulary of art history.
Option 2: Two Dimensional
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to define and use core concepts in 2D and 3D art; demonstrate skill in a broad range of media, materials and processes; describe, analyze and provide criticism of works of art in various media; prepare and organize art works for exhibition, if applicable; understand safe and hazard-free use of art materials and equipment; produce original work that demonstrates a high level of craft; prepare artist statements, resumes and collateral written materials; and relate works of art to ideas from the study of art history and the humanities.
Option 3: Graphic Art
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to ccontinually develop curriculum incorporating the critical elements of Graphic Design; continually develop curriculum incorporating the industry standard technical elements of Graphic Design; and demonstrate articulation with surrounding 4 year institutions and with the local Graphic Design Community.
Option 4: Three Dimensional
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to define and use core concepts in 2D and 3D art; demonstrate skill in a broad range of media, materials and processes; describe, analyze and provide criticism of works of art in various media; prepare and organize art works for exhibition, if applicable; understand safe and hazard-free use of art materials and equipment; produce original work that demonstrates a high level of craft; prepare artist statements, resumes and collateral written materials; and relate works of art to ideas from the study of art history and the humanities.
Option 5: Photography
Program Learning Outcomes: The student will be proficient in black and white processing/printing; digital photography workflows and color; and proficient in available light photography. The student will be able to produce a cohesive photographic project that is conceptually and technically well developed.
Option 6: Animation
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, college-age students and avocational leaners gain skills allowing for transfer to 4-year colleges or entry into the workplace; and Industry-workers retrain themselves to diversify their work options within animation, gaming, or visual effects.
Option 7: Media Arts
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will demonstrate an effective ability to work as a member of a team to achieve the challenges of technical and conceptual goals of the project from origination to the completion of the high quality final deliverable media productions; demonstrate mastery of conceptual editing techniques to support storytelling and solving story problems through the use of editing dialogue, sound design, music, and sound effects to complete the creation of the master for final deliverables; and demonstrate an understanding of composition, film language and lighting techniques to support the creative vision of the director.

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: Prehistoric-Gothic

3

 

ART 102

Art History: Renaissance-Modern

3

 

ART 130

2-D Foundations

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

Art of Africa, Oceania, and North America

3

 

ART 118

Women in Visual Arts

3

 

ART 120

History of Western Architecture from Prehistory to 1300

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: Prehistoric-Gothic
Art History: Renaissance-Modern

3 or
3

 

ART 130

2-D Foundations

3

 

ART 150

Drawing I

3

  Select 3 courses from the following:
ART 130 or equivalent

ART 131

Design II

3

ART 150 or equivalent

ART 151

Drawing II

3

ART 150 (may be taken concurrently) or equivalent

ART 152

Life Drawing I

3

ART 150 (may be taken concurrently) or equivalent

ART 160

Painting I

3

ART 150 (may be taken concurrently) or equivalent

ART 164

Water Color I

3

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

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

4

  OPTION 3 - GRAPHIC ART
 

ART 101 or
ART 102

Art History: Prehistoric-Gothic
Art History: Renaissance-Modern

3 or
3

 

ART 130

2-D Foundations

3

 

ART 132 

Typography

3

 

ART 134

Graphic Design  Foundations

3

  Select 3 courses from the following:
 

ART 135

Graphic Design Layout Software

3

ART 135 or equivalent

ART 136

Graphic Design Identity and Logo Development

3

ART 136 or equivalent ART 142 Graphic Design Projects 3
 

ART 150

Drawing I

3

 

ART 156

Illustration I

3

  OPTION 4 - THREE DIMENSIONAL
 

ART 101 or
ART 102

Art History: Prehistoric-Gothic
Art History: Renaissance-Modern

3 or
3

 

ART 130

2-D Foundations

3

 

ART 138

Three-Dimensional Design

3

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

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 or equivalent

ART 181

Sculpture II

3

 

ART 186

Ceramics I

3

ART 186 or equivalent

ART 187

Ceramics II

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: Prehistoric-Gothic
Art History: Renaissance-Modern

3 or
3

 

ART 130

2-D Foundations

3

 

ART 150

Drawing I

3

ART 150 (may be taken concurrently) or equivalent

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 112 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 2014 GCC Catalog 2014-2015

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.

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