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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Art (Part-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)
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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.

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Spring Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
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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.

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: 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)

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:

9

Summer Semester (First Year)
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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 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:

6

Fall Semester (Second Year)
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Description: Intermediate course in black and white photography. Further introduction and application of the tools/techniques of photographic art with emphasis on artistic portfolio development. Students shoot a minimum of 15 rolls of film to satisfy the portfolio project. Film and correct contact sheets must be included in the working portfolio. Six studio hours per week.

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)

Prerequisites: ART 1161

Description: A university-parallel course in chemistry for the nonscience major. Atomic theory, periodic law, chemical bonds, chemical reactions, states of matter, solutions, acids and bases and the impact of chemistry upon the world and the environment. Three classroom, two lab hours per week. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

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

Prerequisites: MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1445 or MAT 1445

Corequisites: CHE 1351 CHE 1351

Description:

Lab for CHE 1311.

Corequisites: CHE 1311

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

 

Term hours subtotal:

10

Spring Semester (Second Year)
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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, ART2237, ART 2238, or ART 2239

Description:

A university-parallel course in chemistry for the non-science majors. A continuation of College Chemistry I. Oxidation/reduction reactions, nuclear reactions, organic chemistry, polymers, energy, structure of biomolecules and biochemistry, nutrition, medicines, chemistry of useful materials. Three 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: CHE 1111 or CHE 1211 or CHE 1311

Corequisites: CHE 1361

Description:

Lab for CHE 1321.

Corequisites: CHE 1321

 

Term hours subtotal:

7

Summer Semester (Second Year)
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Description: An examination of what is meant by culture and a review of the various theories and methods in Cultural Anthropology. Includes a comparison of the similarities and differences among world cultures as well as comparative analysis of family organization, religious beliefs, educational systems, economics and governmental systems.

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

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/

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Fall Semester (Third Year)
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Description: Principles and theories of nonsilver chemical processes used for print production including gum, cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, palladium, salt printing and wet-plate collodion process. Six studio hours per week.

Notes: Art Elective: Choose 2D or 3D depending on concentration - see advisor for options. ART1170 Fall only-evening

Prerequisites: ART 1161

Description: Techniques for transforming photographic images through use of computers and digital cameras. Use of a computer to create fine art digital images. Advanced PhotoShop techniques including layers, color correction, masking and special effects. Students will be challenged to address learning outcomes in their work to demonstrate creative process and critical thinking.

Notes: Art Elective: Choose 2D or 3D depending on concentration - see advisor for options. ART1175 Fall only-evening

Prerequisites: ART 1161

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

 

Term hours subtotal:

9

Spring Semester (Third Year)
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Description: Mechanics and aesthetics of photography in a studio environment covering a range of subjects and emphasizing lighting techniques and equipment as well as use of all camera formats and digital media. Six studio hours per week.

Notes: Art Elective: Choose 2D or 3D depending on concentration - see advisor for options. ART1171 Spring only-alternating years day and evening

Prerequisites: ART 1161

Description: Art history from the early Italian Renaissance through the contemporary period.

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)

 

Term hours subtotal:

7

Summer Semester (Third Year)
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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

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)

Description: University-parallel course covering history and systems of psychology, behavioral research methods, physiology of behavior, sensation, perception, learning, memory, consciousness, cognition, personality, lifespan development, gender, social psychology, motivation, emotion, stress, mental disorders and therapies.

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

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035

 

Term hours subtotal:

7

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.