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ART 101: Visual Literacy
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Study of the language, methods, materials and meaning of visual imagery, as found in art and everyday life. The role and meaning of visual images in society, both historical and contemporary, also covered.

ART 102A: Early Twentieth Century Art
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Survey of the evolution of major styles, meanings, innovations and concepts in art during the first half of the 20th century, with emphasis on the historical, social, cultural and ideological context of modernism. Designed to develop an awareness of the significance of modern art.

ART 102B: Late Twentieth Century Art
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: Art 102A

Introduction to developments in art of the late 20th century and their theoretical basis. Exploration of the historical, social, cultural and ideological context of art made after World War II to the end of the century.

ART 103: History Of Art, Prehistoric To Gothic
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Survey of art from prehistoric times through the Gothic period, and an examination of its cultural and conceptual context. (CAN ART 2 or CAN ART SEQ. A [with ART 104 or ART 104HR])

ART 104: History Of Art, Renaissance To Modern
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Survey of art from 1300 to the mid-20th century (the Renaissance to Abstract Expressionism), and an examination of its cultural and conceptual context. (CAN ART 4 or CAN ART SEQ A [with ART 103])

ART 104H: History Of Art, Renaissance To Modern, Honors
(4) - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance into the Honors Program Survey of the history of Western art, its styles and cultural context, from the Renaissance to the present. (CAN ART 4 or CAN ART SEQ A [with ART 103])

ART 106: History Of American Art
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Study of American painting, sculpture, architecture, decorative arts and photography from Colonial times to the present. Traces the influences on American art from European sources, and surveys the variety of styles which the United States has experienced.

ART 108: History Of Asian Art
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Introduction to the painting, architecture and crafts of India, China, Japan and Southeast Asia. Overview of the relationship of artistic, cultural and historical events in both East and West, stressing exchange of influences and ideas.

ART 109: Native American Art And Architecture
(3)F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Survey of the structure and art of Native American peoples, both prehistoric and after contact with Europeans. Examines the role of architecture and art on a cultural and geographical basis. Explores structures, artistic styles and media within the groups that lived north of the Rio Grande River.

ART 110: History Of Women In Art
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

History of women in art. The study of the role and contribution of women in art as artists and subjects.

ART 111: Survey Of Tribal Arts
(3) F, S- CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Overview of the traditional arts of African tribes and kingdoms of Oceania and Australia, and of Native Americans located north of Rio Grande River; their painting, sculpture, masks, ritual objects and architecture.

ART 112: Survey Of Pre-Columbian Art
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Introduction to the art of Pre-Columbian Meso-America and Andean South America. Major monuments examined in their cultural contexts.

ART 113: Survey Of Architecture
(3) F, S -CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Overview of architecture, structural systems and urban design, from ancient civilizations to the present day, with emphasis on 20th century developments. Includes discussion of the influence of various non-Western architectural traditions.

ART 114: History Of Photography
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Overview of the history of photography from 1839 to the present. Organized in a topical framework, course examines the development of photography, its role in visual communication and artistic expression, as well as its contribution to the visual arts. Technological developments and individual photographers are also discussed.

ART 120: Fundamentals Of Drawing
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Basic principles of drawing studied through the use of many media, with emphasis on dark and light, perspective and rendering. (CAN ART 8)

ART 121: Intermediate Drawing
(3) F - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 120
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Study of formal and conceptual problems related to intermediate level drawing. Art criticism, theory, abstraction and contemporary concerns will be introduced. Primarily black and white media will be employed, with an introduction to color media.

ART 122: Advanced Drawing
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 120 and 121
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Study of formal and conceptual problems related to advanced-level drawing. Art criticism, theory, abstraction and contemporary concerns will be further investigated. Both black and white media, as well as color media, will be employed.

ART 123: Figure and Portrait Drawing
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 120
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Basic course in drawing the figure, supported by study of artistic anatomy; emphasis on drawing as information-gathering; use of black and white media.

ART 124A: Classical Animation I
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 120 and ART 140

Basic principles of animation studied through drawing and other media. Includes analytical understanding and depiction of movement of things and natural life forms in the real world.

ART 124B: Classical Animation II
(3) F, S - CSU
Prerequisites: ART 124A
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 120 and ART 140

Further study and application of animation principles through drawing, with emphasis on character development, timing, action analysis, complex movement and the filmmaking process.

ART 127: Landscape Drawing
(3) S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 120
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101 and ART 140

An in depth study of drawing places and spaces. Students will work onsite in and around the Santa Barbara area as well as in the studio. Detailed studies will be achieved through various drawing exercises.

ART 130: Fundamentals Of Painting In Acrylics
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 120 and ART 140
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: Art 101

Principles of composition, color, light and shade, and painting techniques in the acrylic medium.(CAN ART 10)

ART 131: Fundamentals Of Oil Painting
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 120 and ART 140
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Continuation of Art 130 in the oil medium, with additional emphasis on the painting process.(CAN ART 10)

ART 132: Fundamentals Of Painting
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Introduction to the foundation elements of painting. Focus on developing bedrock craft, technical and theoretical skills.

ART 133: Intermediate Painting
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 130 or ART 131 or ART 132
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Principles of more complex compositions using oil or acrylic medium, emphasizing the creative attitude and different techniques.

ART 134: Theory and Application in Painting
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 133 and ART 137
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Explores contemporary and historical art theory and methods of incorporating it into a student's studio practice.

ART 135: Figure Painting
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 122 and ART 130 or ART 131
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Painting the human figure, using models, with emphasis on the painting process and composition, with some abstract concepts introduced.

ART 137: Advanced Painting
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 133 or ART 134
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Self-directed painting assignments (working with instructor), with special emphasis on the creative attitude.

ART 140: 2-D Design: Composition And Color
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Beginning course in 2-D design, fundamentals of composition and color. Theory and application of image-making.

ART 141: 3-D Design: Form And Space
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Beginning course in three-dimensional design. Introduction to form, structure, the elements of design and three-dimensional design theory. Includes an exploration of various materials and techniques, with emphasis on the creative process. (CAN ART 16)

ART 144: 4-D Art, Time-Based Media
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Explores issues and practices of time-based art: interactive and chance-derived work, installation, performance, video, sound, and digital media. Studio projects are combined with related critical theory and historical and emerging developments in the field.

ART 149: Intermediate 4-D Art, Time-Based Media
(3) CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and 103

Prequisites: Art 144 Intermediate level course exploring issues and practices of time-based art: interactive and chance-derived work, installation, performance, video, sound, and digital media.

ART 150: Fundamentals Of Ceramics
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101 and ART 141

Introductory course on the techniques employed in working with clay. Topics include wheel throwing, hand-building, engobe and glaze application. (CAN ART 6)

ART 151: Intermediate Ceramics
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 141 and ART 150
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Continuation of ART 150 in ceramics. Expanding the skills in forming techniques, wheel throwing and slab construction. Various glaze applications. Exploration of surface treatments: intaglio, sgraffito, majolica, mishima, wax resist. Rakus and other firing techniques also covered.

ART 152: Advanced Ceramics
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 151
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ART 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Continuation of ART 151. Designed for students interested in developing a personal style in their work. Advanced wheel-throwing techniques, glaze application and formulation. Includes theory and practical application of kiln operation, electric and gas fired, oxidation and reduction.

ART 154: Ceramic Sculpture
(3) - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 141 and ART 150 with a minimum grade of C
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

An introductory ceramics course devoted to three-dimensional and relief sculptural forms. Emphasis will be placed on learning sound fundamental skills of clay forming, design, surface treatment and firing practices as applied to aesthetic and conceptually-based projects.

ART 170: Introduction To Sculpture
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101 and ART 120 and ART 141

Introduction to the materials, tools and techniques of sculpture. Fundamentals of sculpture production explored, including methods of carving, construction and casting. (CAN ART 12)

ART 171: Intermediate Sculpture
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 141 and ART 170
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Continuation of ART 170. Studies and projects in lasting materials and the use of power tools. Three-dimensional aesthetics and problem-solving techniques included.

ART 172: Advanced Sculpture
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 171
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Includes the generation of unique individual projects, from conception to formal presentation. Relying on foundation courses, emphasis is on three-dimensional, problem-solving aesthetics.

ART 173: Beginning Casting
(3) F, S - CSU
Prerequisites: ART 171
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Introduction to a variety of casting techniques and sculptural relationships. Covers all steps of the casting process, but concentrates on the early stages of casting. Possible casting techniques to include plaster, wax, ceramic and poured metals.

ART 174: Beginning Bronze Casting
(3) F, S - CSU
Prerequisites: ART 173
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Introduction to traditional bronze casting techniques used in the formal development of a sculptural image. Covers all steps of the process, but concentrates on the early stages of casting - mold making, wax working, gating, the investment processes, furnace procedures and metal pouring.

ART 175: Intermediate Bronze Casting
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU
Prerequisites: ART 174
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Focuses on the sculptural applications of casting. More challenging casting problems approached. Covers all steps of the process, but concentrates on the later stages of casting - metal pouring, divestment, chasing, finish and patination.

ART 176: Advanced Bronze Casting
(3) F, S - CSU
Prerequisites: ART 175
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Focuses on the advanced sculptural applications of casting. More challenging casting problems approached. Covers all steps of the process: mold making and wax working through patination, plus the operation of foundry equipment, loading and firing the burnout kiln and conducting pours. Contemporary and experimental casting techniques explored.

ART 177: Beginning Aluminum Casting
(3) F, S - CSU
Prerequisites: ART 173
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Introduction to the traditional processes of aluminum casting techniques used in the formal development of a sculptural image. Covers all steps of the process, but concentrates on the early stages of casting-mold making, wax working, gating, investment processes, furnace procedures and metal pouring.

ART 179: Advanced Aluminum Casting
(3) - CSU
Prerequisites: ART 177
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Focuses on the advanced sculptural applications of casting. More challenging casting problems approached. Covers all steps of the process: mold making and wax working through metal coloration, plus the operation of foundry equipment, loading and firing the burnout kiln, and conducting pours. Contemporary and experimental casting techniques explored.

ART 180: Sculpture Fabrication
(3) F, S - CSU
Prerequisites: ART 171
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Concentration on sculpture fabrication. Covers a variety of assemblage techniques and materials, including wood and metal. Concentration on the additive processes and elements of design in sculpture fabrication.

ART 181: Intermediate Sculpture Fabrication
(3) F, S - CSU
Prerequisites: ART 180
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Concentration on sculpture fabrication. Covers a variety of assemblage techniques and materials, including wood and metal. Concentration on the additive processes and elements of design in sculpture fabrication.

ART 182: Advanced Sculpture Fabrication
(3) F, S - CSU
Prerequisites: ART 181
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Concentration on sculpture fabrication. Covers advanced assemblage techniques and materials, including wood and metal. Concentration on the additive processes and elements of design in sculpture fabrication.

ART 189: Introduction to Exhibition Practices
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110, ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: ART 101, ART 140, ART 141

Provides an introduction to exhibition practices for both gallerists and artists including the basic skills of exhibition planning (from proposal to design), installation (hanging, lighting, labeling), marketing, and budgeting. Gallery practicum and field trips are required.

ART 190: Introduction To Printmaking
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101 and ART 120 and ART 140

Introduction to printmaking: history, methods, materials in relief, intaglio, planographic and contemporary practices. (CAN ART 20)

ART 191: Intermediate Printmaking
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 140 and ART 190
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101 and/or ART 120

Expanded study of the processes covered in Art 190, with the introduction of multiple-layer and mixed-media printmaking. Readings related to theoretical application of print in fine art will be covered.

ART 192: Advanced Printmaking
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 191
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101 and/or ART 120

Continuation of the printmaking processes covered in Art 191. Students choose their own advanced print process in response to each assignment. Processes include multiple-color intaglio, relief and silkscreen. Experimental forms of multi-media printmaking are introduced. An artist statement related to the print work to be written at the beginning and end of the course.

ART 193: Beginning Printmaking: Silkscreen
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101 and ART 120 and ART 140

Introduction to techniques used in making silkscreens; various stencil and printing processes employed.

ART 194: Intermediate Printmaking: Silkscreen
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 193
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101 and ART 140

Continuation of the silkscreen processes covered in ART 193.

ART 195: Printmaking, Theory and Application
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ART 192
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 101

Introduction to a theory-based approach to contemporary Printmaking and a continued study of technique. Readings, lecture and discussion will be used to guide the creation of portfolio artwork with an emphasis on the conceptual territory of the medium.

ART 198: Artists' Books
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 102A and ART 140

Studio theory and practice of making small-edition multiple and unique artists' books.

ART 199: Collage
(3) F,S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for English 100 and 103
Course Advisories: ART 102A and ART 140

Investigation of collage as a contemporary fine art medium. Techniques explored in a variety of assignments that use scavenged, found and appropriated materials. Lectures explain the development and spread of collage and demonstrate its importance in the art of the 20th and 21st centuries.

ART 210: Survey Of Renaissance And Baroque Art
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Survey of the evolution of major styles, meanings, iconography and innovations in art during the Renaissance and Baroque periods, with investigation of the social, cultural, political and philosophical contexts of the art. Emphasis on the interdisciplinary aspects of expressive behavior during these periods.

ART 211: Nineteenth Century Art
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100, 103.

Survey of European and American art of the 19th century. Subject matter and innovations that defined modernism and the avant-garde, and depicted significant political and social reforms foundational to democracy, worker's rights, women's rights and racial equality. Romanticism, Impressionism and Post Impressionism highlighted.

ART 215: Survey Of Non-Western Art
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103

Introduction to the art produced by the non-European world. International survey of the art of Asia (India, China, Japan), Pre-Columbian Meso and South America, Native North America, Africa and Oceania (the South Seas).

ART 216: Survey Of Islamic Art And Architecture
(3) - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Survey of Islamic arts and architecture from Asia and North Africa to Spain, from the era of Muhammad to the Mughal empire of the 18th century C.E. Emphasis of the course considers the regional artistic manifestations of the vast Islamic world. Analyzes how intercultural and trade relations between Europe and the Islamic world have influenced Islamic art.

ART 280AH: Topics In Art History
(0.5, 1, 2) - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: MATH 107 and eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance into the Honors Program. Designed to offer study in a wide range of topics related to the history of art, allowing for concentrated exploration of a topic not normally treated in any depth in a survey class. The content varies each time the course is offered and is described in the Schedule of Classes. Graded as Pass/No Pass.

ART 299: Independent Study In Art
(1-4) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Limitation on Enrollment: 6 units of Art courses completed with a 3.0 or higher G.P.A.; minimum of 12 units of course work complete at SBCC, with G.P.A. of at least 2.5 Student works under guidance and direction of sponsoring faculty member on project consistent with interests and abilities. Minimal weekly meetings with faculty sponsor required. Course may be taken for one to four units of credit; each unit of credit requires student to devote approximately three hours per week to his/her project. (*UC transfer limit: 299 computed as Independent Study; see counselor)

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