Credit Course Schedules

Art - Spring 2020

Intro to Art — 3738
ART 1500 – 3 credits
Yu Kanazawa

Students will experience visual awareness and perceptual skills through lecture and studio assignments. Encourages exploration of individual components of the visual arts through the introduction of basic concepts and media in drawing, design, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. No requisites. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Drawing I — 3757
ART 1510 – 3 credits
Richard J. Minard

Students will gain a working knowledge of foundation skills and abilities in artistic visual expression. Students are introduced to drawing media and concepts. Students learn to draw perceived objects and become able to discuss the drawings meaningfully. No requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 4:10 pm – 6:05 pm
Drawing II — 3746
ART 1520 – 3 credits
Yu Kanazawa

Students will further develop visual awareness and drawing skills in dry media with some wet media and in black and white with some color emphasis. Students perform object drawing, large scale drawing, media exploration, life drawing, and some portrait drawing. The human figure in well-designed compositions is emphasized. Prerequisite: ART 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 11:55 am
2-D Design and Color — 3796
ART 1530 – 3 credits
Raymond Bonilla

Students will experience studio activities which will help them recognize and manipulate visual qualities and relationships of design as they create two-dimensional forms in both black and white and color. Students will create projects that involve the effective use of visual elements, such as line, texture, and color, and visual manipulation principles such as balance, unity, and contrast. Students will study and practice problem solving in the visual world using g a variety of two-dimensional color and media. Critical evaluation and discussion of projects is an integral part of the course. No requisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 225
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 11:55 am
3-D Design/Concept/Materials — 3747
ART 1540 – 3 credits

Students will experience studio activities which will help them understand and manipulate visual elements and principles while creating three-dimensional forms. Students will work in a variety of visual media with emphasis on selection of materials to promote concepts, and will experience basic fabrication techniques in the visual arts. Critical evaluation and discussion of projects is an integral part of the course. Prerequisite: ART 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:55 am
Survey Vis Art: Prehis-Medvl — 3748
ART 1550 – 3 credits
Michael J. Thornton

Provides art and non-art majors with an overview of the historical evolution of the visual arts from the prehistoric through medieval periods. An overview of art from non-European cultures is also presented. Students will explore artistic philosophies, styles, media, materials, and the evolving function of art in society. Students are introduced to the formal structure of works of art and will study new methods and materials. Links between technical evolution and its relationship to stylistic change are explored. The influence of major philosophical shifts in culture-at-large on the arts is also emphasized. Material is presented through slide lectures, videotapes, classroom discussions, and readings. Course requires extensive reading, some writing, and participation in discussion groups. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530. J fall; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 13 – May 14 TBD
Survey Vis Art: Renai-Contem — 3749
ART 1560 – 3 credits
Michael J. Thornton

Provides art majors and non-art majors with an overview of the historical evolution of the visual arts from the Renaissance through contemporary periods. Special lectures on technical development of the 19th and 20th centuries augment the historical progression. Additional material that extends the discussion of contemporary art is introduced. Students explore artistic philosophies, styles, media, materials, and the evolution of art's function in society. Material is presented through slide lectures, videotapes, classroom discussions, and assigned readings. Course requires extensive reading, some writing, and participation in discussion groups. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530. J spring; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Basic Black/White Photography — 3750
ART 1570 – 3 credits
Mark A. Kirsch

Students will gain a working knowledge of the fundamental creative and technical base in photography. Students deal with developing, printing, and finishing techniques in the context of creative visual expression. Students are introduced to comparative studies of history and criticism in the medium. No requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 6:30 pm – 8:25 pm
Ceramics I — 3751
ART 1590 – 3 credits
Deric B. Ence

Students will gain a working knowledge of fundamental and advanced studio work in clay preparation, hand building, throwing, mold making, slip casting, glaze preparation, decorating techniques, and firing techniques. No requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE DOWN
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Studio Problems-Ceramics I — 3798
ART 1610 – 3 credits
Deric B. Ence

Students will build upon previous studio course experiences in advanced studio production courses under art faculty supervision. Students who have completed the basic and intermediate (as applicable) courses in drawing, ceramics, photography, electronic arts, design or painting, may register for one, two, or three hours of credit per semester in a studio course in that medium. Students are expected to spend two hours in studio work each week for each credit hour anticipated. Studio problem courses are student initiated with each student, together with the faculty member, creating an acceptable course outline and evaluation process for the work of the semester. In some cases, a group studio problem experience may be initiated by visual arts faculty. Students achieving 12 credit hours in art studio problems must obtain permission from the arts and humanities dean to take additional coursework (for credit) in art. Prerequisite: permission of instructor required. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Studio Prob-Graphic Design I — 3800
ART 1611 – 3 credits
Gary D. Deckard

Students will build upon previous studio course experiences in advanced studio production courses under art faculty supervision. Students who have completed the basic and intermediate (as applicable) courses in drawing, ceramics, photography, electronic arts, design or painting, may register for one, two, or three hours of credit per semester in a studio course in that medium. Students are expected to spend two hours in studio work each week for each credit hour anticipated. Studio problem courses are student initiated with each student, together with the faculty member, creating an acceptable course outline and evaluation process for the work of the semester. In some cases, a group studio problem experience may be initiated by visual arts faculty. Students achieving 12 credit hours in art studio problems must obtain permission from the arts and humanities dean to take additional coursework (for credit) in art. Prerequisite: permission of instructor required. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Studio Problems-Photography I — 3801
ART 1613 – 3 credits
Mark A. Kirsch

Students will build upon previous studio course experiences in advanced studio production courses under art faculty supervision. Students who have completed the basic and intermediate (as applicable) courses in drawing, ceramics, photography, electronic arts, design or painting, may register for one, two, or three hours of credit per semester in a studio course in that medium. Students are expected to spend two hours in studio work each week for each credit hour anticipated. Studio problem courses are student initiated with each student, together with the faculty member, creating an acceptable course outline and evaluation process for the work of the semester. In some cases, a group studio problem experience may be initiated by visual arts faculty. Students achieving 12 credit hours in art studio problems must obtain permission from the arts and humanities dean to take additional coursework (for credit) in art. Prerequisite: permission of instructor required. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 6:30 pm – 8:25 pm
Digital Photography I — 3753
ART 1670 – 3 credits
David E. Anderson

Students in this fine arts and media arts studio course will establish a foundation in digital photography techniques, digital darkroom use, and management, output, and presentation techniques. Students will create images using digital cameras, enhance and manipulate images in the computer, manage and archive digital image files, and assemble a portfolio. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 11:55 am
Intro to Computer Art/Design — 3752
ART 1730 – 3 credits
Diane S. Howard

Students will be introduced to techniques and processes of creating artwork and graphic design using the computer. Students will get an overview of electronic image manipulation, illustration, and page layout and design. This course is a prerequisite to other computer art/graphic courses. No requisite. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 8:30 am – 10:25 am
Intro to Computer Art/Design — 3754
ART 1730 – 3 credits
Gary D. Deckard

Students will be introduced to techniques and processes of creating artwork and graphic design using the computer. Students will get an overview of electronic image manipulation, illustration, and page layout and design. This course is a prerequisite to other computer art/graphic courses. No requisite. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Graphic Design Applications — 3755
ART 1750 – 3 credits
Gary D. Deckard

Students will work on developing graphic design skills through exercises and projects. The creative process will be a main focus with artwork produced for the student's portfolio using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Technical skills required to run these software programs will also be learned, and an aesthetic understanding will be developed by incorporating design and color tips and theories into the assignments. Students enrolling in the course must have prior experience with Photoshop and Illustrator and must be able to further develop their computer skills in creating and manipulating artwork. Prerequisite: ART 1730. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 4:10 pm – 6:05 pm
Painting I — 3759
ART 2510 – 3 credits

Students will create paintings in a variety of media and concepts as well as gain understanding of the potential of a visual creator. Students work in watercolor, gouache, acrylic, and oil on paper supports and are required to produce a portfolio of paintings with evaluation based on technical growth and exploration of visual ideas. No requisites. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 4:10 pm – 6:05 pm
Painting II — 3760
ART 2520 – 3 credits

Students will continue Painting I experience with emphasis on individual exploration and ideas as well as different painting techniques. Technical approaches are discussed, but the course focus is on the student developing their own images in a personal, distinctive, and effective way. Prerequisite: ART 2510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 4:10 pm – 6:05 pm
Inter Black/White Photograph — 3756
ART 2570 – 3 credits
Mark A. Kirsch

Students are offered additional experiences which are built on skills acquired in ART 1570. Extensive work in fine black and white photography, studio photography techniques, and experimental techniques is included. Designed to help students who have established basic skills and interest in photography to grow as student photographers in an atmosphere of advanced performance. Prerequisite: ART 1570. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 6:30 pm – 8:25 pm
Ceramics II — 3797
ART 2600 – 3 credits
Deric B. Ence

Students will demonstrate further development of skills with potter's wheel, hand building methods, glazing, decoration techniques, and kiln operations. Wheel throwing and pottery skill development will be emphasized throughout the course. Prerequisite: ART 1590. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Studio Problems-Ceramics III — 3799
ART 2610 – 3 credits
Deric B. Ence

Students will build upon previous studio course experiences in advanced studio production courses under art faculty supervision. Students who have completed the basic and intermediate (as applicable) courses in drawing, ceramics, photography, electronic arts, design or painting, may register for one, two, or three hours of credit per semester in a studio course in that medium. Students are expected to spend two hours in studio work each week for each credit hour anticipated. Studio problem courses are student initiated with each student, together with the faculty member, creating an acceptable course outline and evaluation process for the work of the semester. In some cases, a group studio problem experience may be initiated by visual arts faculty. Students achieving 12 credit hours in art studio problems must obtain permission from the arts and humanities dean to take additional coursework (for credit) in art. Prerequisite: permission of instructor required. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Art Portfolio — 3802
ART 2750 – 2 credits
Yu Kanazawa

Students will complete their visual art portfolio containing artist's resume and statement, 20 slides of personal work, and digital media of all portfolio components. Professional practice of the visual artist will be introduced. Research project, participation in juried show(s), and portfolio completion are required. Prerequisite: ENG 1510 and at least one studio art course, ART 1730 is preferred. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE
Feb 25 – May 14 Tue 4:10 pm – 5:30 pm