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Course Number: ARTS 1170 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, MVC, NLC

Course Title: Problems In Contemporary Art

Course Description: Area artists, critics, and art educators speak with students about the work exhibited in the gallery and discuss current art styles and movements. They also discuss specific aspects of being artists in contemporary society. This course may be repeated for credit. (1 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007035326


Course Number: ARTS 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Art Appreciation

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Course Description: Films, lectures, slides, and discussions focus on the theoretical, cultural, and historical aspects of the visual arts. Emphasis is on the development of visual and aesthetic awareness. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007035126


Course Number: ARTS 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Art History I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Course Description: This course covers the history of western art from prehistoric time through the Gothic period. It explores the cultural, geophysical, and personal influences on art styles. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007035226


Course Number: ARTS 1304 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Art History II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Course Description: This course covers the history of art from the Renaissance through the present. It explores the cultural, geophysical, and personal influences on art styles. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007035226


Course Number: ARTS 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Design I

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Basic concepts of design with two-dimensional materials are explored. The use of line, color, illusion of space or mass, texture, value, shape, and size in composition is considered. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004015326


Course Number: ARTS 1312 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Design II

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Basic concepts of design with three-dimensional materials are explored. The use of mass, space, movement, and texture, line, plane, volume, color, and scale is considered. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004015326


Course Number: ARTS 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, NLC

Course Title: Foundations of Art

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the creative media designed to enhance artistic awareness and sensitivity through the creative and imaginative use of art materials and tools. Includes art history and culture through the exploration of a variety of art works with an emphasis on aesthetic judgment and growth. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007015126


Course Number: ARTS 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Drawing I

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This beginning course investigates various media, techniques, and subjects. It explores perceptual and descriptive possibilities and considers drawing as a developmental process as well as an end in itself. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007055226


Course Number: ARTS 1317 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Drawing II

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ARTS 1316.
Course Description: This course is an expansion of ARTS 1316. It stresses the expressive and conceptual aspects of drawing, including advanced composition arrangements, a range of wet and dry media, and the development of an individual approach to theme and content. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007055226


Course Number: ARTS 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Design III

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: For Art Majors -- ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: This course will focus on two- or three-dimensional projects in a special topics area. Emphasis is on individual expression. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004015326


Course Number: ARTS 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Graphic Design

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: For Art Majors -- ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: Introduction to the computer as an art tool with emphasis on design principles and visual communication or ideas. Course will include exposure to basic computer graphic technology including computer illustration and electronic imaging techniques. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004015126


Course Number: ARTS 2316 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Painting I

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: For Art Majors -- ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: This studio course stresses fundamental concepts of painting with acrylics and oils. Emphasis is on painting from still life, models, and the imagination. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007085226


Course Number: ARTS 2317 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Painting II

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ARTS 2316.
Course Description: This course continues ARTS 2316. Emphasis is on individual expression. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007085226


Course Number: ARTS 2323 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Life Drawing

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: For Art Majors -- ARTS 1317, ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, and ARTS 1316.
Course Description: This course covers the analytic and expressive drawing of the human figure. Movement and volume are stressed. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007055326


Course Number: ARTS 2326 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Sculpture

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: For Art Majors -- ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: Various sculptural approaches are explored. Different media and techniques are used. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007095126


Course Number: ARTS 2333 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Printmaking

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: For Art Majors -- ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: Basic printmaking processes are introduced. Included are planographic, intaglio, stencil and relief processes. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007105126


Course Number: ARTS 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC

Course Title: Metals

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: For Art Majors -- ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: This course explores the uses of metal in design, basic fabrication techniques in metal, bezel setting of stones, and simple casting. Emphasis is on original design. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007145126


Course Number: ARTS 2346 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Ceramics I

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: For Art Majors -- ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: This course focuses on the building of pottery forms by coil, slab, and use of the wheel. Glazing and firing are also included. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007115126


Course Number: ARTS 2347 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Ceramics II

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ARTS 2346.
Course Description: Glaze technology is studied. Advanced problems in the creation of artistic and practical ceramic ware. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007115126


Course Number: ARTS 2348 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Digital Media

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: For Art Majors -- ARTS 1311 and ARTS 1316.
Course Description: Studio art course that explores the potential of the computer hardware and software media for their visual, conceptual, and practical uses in the visual arts. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5001025226


Course Number: ARTS 2356 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Photography I

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: For Art Majors -- ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: Introduction to the basics of photography. Includes camera operation, techniques, knowledge of chemistry, and presentation skills. Emphasis on design, history, and contemporary trends as a means of developing an understanding of photographic aesthetics. This course is cross-listed as COMM 1318. The student may register for either ARTS 2356 or COMM 1318 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5006055126


Course Number: ARTS 2357 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Photography II

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: For Art Majors -- ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: Extends the students' knowledge of technique and guides them in developing personal outlooks toward specific applications of the photographic process. This course is cross-listed as COMM 1319. The student may register for either ARTS 2357 or COMM 1319 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5006055226


Course Number: ARTS 2366 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Watercolor

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: For Art Majors -- ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: This course explores studio techniques in water base media. Emphasis is placed on exploration of a variety of modes and techniques as a means to original expression. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007085326


Course Number: ARTS 2389 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Academic Cooperative

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience in the humanities and/or fine arts. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of languages, art, music, philosophy, or religion. This course should be given a discipline prefix and Texas Common Course Number 2389. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2401035212



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.