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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Art (Full-time)

Degree: Associate of Arts
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
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Description: The study of composition/visual elements with color theory applied to utilizing design principles (using line, shape, texture, value and color) and color psychology emphasizing the Josef Albers color theories in a studio setting with emphasis on hands-on learning. Six studio hours per week.

Description: Basic foundation studio course dealing with methods, materials, principles of organization and elements of design applied to the third dimension. Six studio hours per week.

Description: Studio drawing develops visual skills relative to the drawing process, with emphasis on traditional as well as contemporary problems on representation and composition. Six studio hours per week. It is strongly recommended that you complete ART 1101 prior to registering for ART 1111. However ART 1101 may be taken concurrently.

Notes: Students are strongly advised to take ART 1101, 2D Foundations, prior or concurrent with ART 1111.

Description:

The first course in a two-semester sequence studying the structure and function of the human body. Topics include introductory terminology, biochemistry, cytology, the integumentary system, the skeletal system, the muscular system, the nervous system and the endocrine system. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Any Natural & Physical Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1130

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Spring Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
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Description: Personal expression developed through a variety of two-dimensional media, cubistic techniques, gestural and figure studies. Six studio hours per week.

Notes: Program Elective: Choose first of two Art from Area of Concentration. Choose from: Drawing (ART1112), Life Drawing (ART2216), Painting (ART1121), Photography (ART1161), Sculpture (ART1131), Ceramics (ART1141) or Printmaking (ART2269)

Prerequisites: ART 1111

Description: Introduces basic principles of sculpture and expands personal definitions and interpretations of contemporary three-dimensional art. Introduces methods of sculpture with clay, wood, plaster and other materials for constructing three-dimensional art work. Six studio hours per week.

Notes: Art Elective: 2D or 3D depending on concentration - see advisor for options.

Prerequisites: ART 1102

Description: English Composition II, building on the skills in English Composition I, develops rhetorical literacy through research, critical reading and multigenre writing tasks. Through major and minor, cumulative and stand-alone assignments, students construct arguments and analyses, ethically incorporating academic sources while developing their own voices as writers and citizens.

Prerequisites: ENG 1101 and ENG 1101 and ENG 1101

Description: The second course in a two-semester sequence studying the structure and function of the human body. Topics include the cardiovascular system, the lymphoid system, immunity, the digestive system, the urinary system and the reproductive system. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: BIO 1121

Description: The course will explore various applications of mathematics in the social, finance, health and environmental fields with emphasis on developing informational, technological, logical, and visual reasoning skills. Topics from numeracy, probability and statistics, finance, mathematical modeling with linear, statistical, and exponential functions, and other areas of mathematics will be covered. Note: Students who have not completed the required pre-requisite courses listed, but have successfully completed MAT 0100 with a grade of "C" or better, can register for MAT 1445 together with the co-requisite course MAT 0445, Quantitative Reasoning Booster. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Any Mathematics, Statistics & Logic elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Prerequisites: MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 and Other (With a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test) and Other (With a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Summer Semester (First Year)
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Description: Major trends in the development of Western culture, emphasizing political, economic, social and cultural achievements, from prehistory to the seventeenth century.

Notes: Any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Description: An introduction to the art and technique of black and white photography. Photographic shooting, processing and printing are stressed. Students to supply their own adjustable camera, (35mm or 120) film and print paper. Six studio hours per week.

Notes: Art Elective: 2D or 3D depending on concentration - see advisor for options

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

 

Term hours subtotal:

9

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
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Notes: Program Elective: Choose second of two Art from Area of Concentration. Choose from: Drawing (ART2111), Life Drawing (ART2217), Painting (ART1122), Photography (ART1162 or 2265 or 1170 or 1171), Sculpture (ART1132), Ceramics (ART1142) or Printmaking (ART2279)

Notes: Art Elective: 2D or 3D depending on concentration - see advisor for options

Description: Art history from early cave paintings through the Medieval period of Western civilization.

Description: Practicum providing student with experience in organizing and hanging art exhibits, assisting in studios or working in arts administration. Seven practicum hours per week.

Notes: Course offered as Independent Study only. ART department permission required.

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

Notes: Any Social & Behavioral Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

 

Term hours subtotal:

13

Spring Semester (Second Year)
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Description: Art history from the early Italian Renaissance through the contemporary period.

Description: Historical survey of photography as an art form from its beginnings in the 1830's until the present day; developments in photographic processes, artistic trends, and study of major photographic artists.

Notes: ART History Elective: Choose from ART 2235, ART 2236, ART 2237 or ART 2238 or ART 2239

Notes: Any Social & Behavioral Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Description: The student will write an artist statement and an art-related resume, attend lectures and demonstrations on professional presentation of artwork, take quality promotional images of his/her artwork and select a portfolio of his/her original artwork for graduation exhibition.

Notes: Spring only! Not available for independent study.

Prerequisites: Other (50 credit hours earned; 24 of which must be in ART)

Notes: Art Elective: 2D or 3D depending on concentration - see advisor for options

 

Term hours subtotal:

13

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.