Credit Course Schedules

Art - Fall 2022

In Person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In Person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In Person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (Zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Art Design & Appreciation — 3605
ART 1500 – 3 credits
Madison M. Lavallee

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
Fees: $40
Artworks-COCE
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 1:30 pm – 3:25 pm
Art & Design Appreciation — 3611
ART 1500 – 3 credits
Madison M. Lavallee

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

Fees: $40
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Drawing I — 3603
ART 1510 – 3 credits
Madison M. Lavallee

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

Jamestown Campus
Artworks-COCE
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 10:15 am – 12:10 pm
2-D Design and Color — 3604
ART 1530 – 3 credits
Madison M. Lavallee

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

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $20
Artworks-COCE
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 10:15 am – 12:10 pm
Art in Culture I — 3732
ART 1550 – 3 credits
Robert R. Shane

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

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Ceramics I — 3606
ART 1590 – 3 credits

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
Fees: $48
Artworks-COCE
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 3:45 pm – 5:40 pm
Ceramics I — 3736
ART 1590 – 3 credits

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

Cattaraugus County Campus
Fees: $48
Off-Campus
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 3:45 pm – 5:40 pm
Studio Problems-Ceramics I — 3608
ART 1610 – 3 credits

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
Fees: $48
Artworks-COCE
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 3:45 pm – 5:40 pm
Studio Prob-Graphic Design I — 3729
ART 1611 – 3 credits

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
Fees: $20
Sheldon Center 111
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 3:45 pm – 5:40 pm
Digital Photography I — 3727
ART 1670 – 3 credits
Mark A. Kirsch

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. No requisites. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $40
Sheldon Center 122
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 3:45 pm – 5:40 pm
Graphic Design I — 3613
ART 1730 – 3 credits
Pia Bergholtz

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

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Graphic Design I — 3728
ART 1730 – 3 credits

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
Sheldon Center 111
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 1:30 pm – 3:25 pm
Typography & Layout — 3730
ART 1740 – 3 credits

Students will focus on the development of graphic design, computer, and presentation skills needed to produce professional looking layouts suitable for print and web publishing for the student's portfolio. Concepts are worked out and visually organized stressing the use of type and image through sketches. The artwork is recreated and refined on the computer in a page layout program such as Adobe InDesign, then is printed to create three-dimensional or mounted prototypes. Typography basics and course concepts are taught through projects that include problem solving exercises, software tutorials, lecture, review of work in progress, and critiques. Prerequisite: ART 1730. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 111
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 3:45 pm – 5:40 pm
Animation — 3756
ART 2550 – 3 credits

Students will be introduced to animation as a contemporary art and design form. Students will use Adobe Creative Software or Blender in addition to emerging software to create standalone and interactive animations based upon a story or theme. The course will begin with an introduction to the history, types and basic principles of animation as well as an overview of animation software. Students will continue to develop skills through concept-based assignments. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ART 1510. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Art+Design: Portfolio & Profes — 3757
ART 2560 – 3 credits
Madison M. Lavallee

Students will focus on the process of preparing a professional portfolio to present to potential employers, transfer schools and art professionals. This hands-on course is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in art, design or creative fields. Students will create a new body of art or design work in their chosen concentration (painting and drawing, photography and related media, video, printmaking, ceramic/sculpture, computer art, and graphic design). Throughout the course, students will learn how to organize, present and talk about their work as well as prepare resumes and artist statements. It is strongly recommended that students take this course the semester prior to applying to transfer institutions or before applying for jobs. Prerequisite: ENG 1510 and at lease one ART studio course. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Artworks-COCE
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon 1:30 pm – 3:25 pm
Ceramics II — 3607
ART 2600 – 3 credits

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
Fees: $48
Artworks-COCE
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 3:45 pm – 5:40 pm
Ceramics II — 3731
ART 2600 – 3 credits

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

Cattaraugus County Campus
Fees: $48
Off-Campus
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 3:45 pm – 5:40 pm
Studio Problems-Ceramics III — 3609
ART 2610 – 3 credits

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
Fees: $48
Artworks-COCE
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 3:45 pm – 5:40 pm
Art & Design: Portfolio II — 3801
ART 8001 – 3 credits
Madison M. Lavallee

Students will continue the process of preparing a professional portfolio to present to potential employers, transfer schools and art professionals. This hands-on course is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in art, design or creative fields. Students will further develop a body of art or design work in their chosen concentration (painting and drawing, photography and related media, video, printmaking, ceramic/sculpture, computer art, and graphic design). Throughout the course, students will learn how to organize, present and talk about their work as well as prepare resumes and artist statements. It is strongly recommended that students take this course the semester prior to applying to transfer institutions or before applying for jobs. Prerequisite: ENG 1510 and at east one studio art course. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Artworks-COCE
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon 1:30 pm – 3:25 pm