Art: Graphic Design and Illustration (ARTC)

ARTC 100  Graphic Design I

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Advisory: ARTD 15A and ARTD 20

Contemporary graphic design for the commercial art industry. Covers technology, creativity, design, and production. Focuses on using Adobe Photoshop to produce effective commercial art. Additional exposure to Adobe Illustrator and other professional production tools.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620460ARTC:100MW8:00am - 9:04amS. Burgoon13-2440
MW9:05am - 11:05amS. Burgoon13-2440
Fall 201620461ARTC:100TR8:00am - 8:59amB. Bouskill13-2440
TR9:05am - 11:05amB. Bouskill13-2440
Fall 201620462ARTC:100MW11:30am - 12:29pmS. Burgoon13-2440
MW12:30pm - 2:35pmS. Burgoon13-2440
Fall 201620463ARTC:100MW6:30pm - 7:29pmA. Dennis13-2440
MW7:30pm - 9:35pmA. Dennis13-2440
Fall 201620464ARTC:100TR3:00pm - 3:59pmB. Bouskill13-2440
TR4:00pm - 6:05pmB. Bouskill13-2440
Fall 201620471ARTC:100TR11:30am - 12:29pmB. Bouskill13-2440
TR12:30pm - 2:35pmB. Bouskill13-2440

ARTC 120  Graphic Design II

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTC 100
Corequisite: ARTD 20 (May be taken previously)

Graphic design concepts, theories, and strategies for the design and layout of printed commercial art. Covers typical printed products including advertisements, flyers, brochures, posters, newsletters, books, and catalogs. Focuses on using Adobe InDesign with additional exposure to Photoshop and Illustrator.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620326ARTC:120MW3:00pm - 3:59pmJ. Ammirato13-2440
MW4:00pm - 6:05pmJ. Ammirato13-2440
Fall 201623685ARTC:120TR6:30pm - 7:29pmC. Hartmann13-2445
TR7:30pm - 9:35pmC. Hartmann13-2445

ARTC 140  Graphic Design III

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTC 100 and ARTD 20

Digital illustration, design, skills, and concepts working primarily with vector art. Focuses on using Adobe Illustrator as the primary development tool.

ARTC 160  Typography

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTC 100 and ARTD 20

Design and use of basic letterforms, type families, characteristics, history, and principles of typography in graphic design. Traditional and digital skills for the art of typeface design, typographic layout, expressive typography, and conceptual thinking.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623686ARTC:160TR11:30am - 12:29pmT. Howland13-2460
TR12:30pm - 2:35pmT. Howland13-2460

ARTC 163  Dynamic Sketching

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 15A or ANIM 104

Essential tools to conceptualize, communicate, and express creative ideas dynamically through the art of sketching. Emphasis on problem solving through the sketching process for illustrators, animators, entertainment designers, and fine artists.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620391ARTC:163R11:30am - 1:29pmF. Tedja Kusuma13-2445
R1:30pm - 5:45pmF. Tedja Kusuma13-2445

ARTC 165  Illustration

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 15A or ANIM 104
Corequisite: ARTD 20 or ARTD 21 or ARTD 17A or ANIM 101A (any of which may have been taken previously)

Contemporary illustration with an emphasis on story, editorial, and advertising applications. Proper uses of illustrative rendering techniques in traditional drawing and painting media, paper, and their integration to electronic media. Using professional illustration software, peripherals, and color laser printing, students advance to produce more complex illustrations.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620327ARTC:165MW8:00am - 8:59amK. Batcheller1B/C-3
MW9:00am - 11:05amK. Batcheller1B/C-3

ARTC 167  Visual Development

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTC 163 or (ANIM 101A AND ARTD 16)

Development of visual concepts and storytelling for entertainment illustration through use of value, design, color and composition as symbolic tools for communication. Students cannot receive credit for both ARTC 167 and ANIM 167.

ARTC 169  Contemporary Illustration

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTD 15A and (ARTD 25A or ARTC 165)
Advisory: ANIM 101A

Development of visual concepts to create unique and provocative illustrations based on social, cultural, and political issues. Exploration of personal style and media with emphasis on contemporary art trends.

ARTC 200  Web Design

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTC 100 and ARTD 20

Design, usability, production and marketing of web sites using contemporary development methods including HTML 5 and CSS 3.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620328ARTC:200TR3:00pm - 3:59pmT. Howland13-2460
TR4:00pm - 6:05pmT. Howland13-2460

ARTC 220  Graphic Design IV

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTC 100 and ARTD 20
Advisory: ARTC 140

Intermediate to advanced graphic design concepts, composition, photo editing, and photo retouching. Focuses on using Adobe Photoshop as the primary development tool.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623711ARTC:220MW11:30am - 12:29pmNotEntered-XXXX
MW12:30pm - 2:35pmNotEntered-XXXX

ARTC 272  Motion Graphics, Compositing and Visual Effects

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: ARTC 100 or ANIM 100

Elements of motion graphics and visual effects including design, typography, animation, compositing, and editing in a production environment (i.e. TV, Film, DVD, or Web). Focuses on using Adobe After Effects and other industry standard software. ANIM 172 and ARTC 272 cannot both be taken for credit.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623712ARTC:272TR7:00pm - 7:59pmD. Piedra13-2435
TR8:00pm - 10:10pmD. Piedra13-2435

ARTC 280  Commercial Art Studio

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: Completion of a minimum of 15 semester units in Graphic Design, Illustration, Web Design, Animation, Architectural Design, Art, Fashion Merchandising, Industrial Design, Interior Design or Computer Graphics.

Collaborative and interdisciplinary teams will research, design, produce, and deliver commercial art projects. Projects will be "real world" and complex in scope, typically involving clients from the college or community. Professor approval required.

ARTC 290  Portfolio

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: Completion of a minimum of 15 semester units in one of the following programs: Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation and Gaming, Architectural Design, Art, Fashion Merchandising, Industrial Design, Interior Design, or Photography.

Selection, preparation, and assembly of a portfolio, book, or package of works of art, including digital and multimedia formats, that represent individual interests and strengths of students from the visual arts disciplines for use in entering a four-year institution, professional art school, or professional field of choice. Also includes cover letter and resume preparation. The instructor will verify that the prerequisite has been met.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620329ARTC:290MW3:00pm - 3:59pmJ. Rawling13-2445
MW4:00pm - 6:05pmJ. Rawling13-2445

ARTC 299  Work Experience in Graphic Design

1-3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 75-225
Prerequisite: Compliance with Work Experience regulations as designated in the College Catalog
Advisory: ARTC100 AND ARTC 120 AND ARTC 140 AND ARTC 200 AND ARTD 20 AND PHOT 5

Work experience in graphic design, web design, media design, advertising design, illustration or other graphic design related field in an approved work site. A minimum of 75 paid clock hours or 60 non-paid clock hours per semester is required for each unit of credit. It is recommended that the hours per week are equally distributed throughout the semester.

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