Art (ART)

Classes

ART 101 : Introduction to the Visual Arts

This course is a general introduction to the visual arts including media, techniques, and history. It is designed to offer an in-depth appreciation of the creative processes involved in the visual arts. This course reviews two- and three-dimensional art forms, methods and media; examines the visual elements and principles of design; and surveys art styles from the prehistoric to the 20th Century. It is oriented to students who have not been exposed to the formal study of these disciplines.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 105 : Introduction to Ceramics

This course introduces students to creating three dimensional concepts in clay. Students complete hand- building and wheel-throwing projects and learn how to use a kiln.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 106 : Introduction to Sculpture

This course introduces students to the traditional sculptural techniques of carving, modeling, and constructing. Students will use these techniques through the creation of relief sculpture, sculpture in the round, and mold-making.

credits

3

Class Hours

2 lecture and 4 studio

Designations

Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

ART 107D : Introduction to Digital Photography

This course teaches basic skills to create eye-appealing photographs for print and digital distribution. Working individually and collaboratively, students learn how to operate cameras, lights, and software applications to create and edit visually-appealing photographs. Students also create web-based Digital Portfolios to display photographs.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 111 : Introduction to Watercolor Painting

This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of watercolor painting. Students will learn about the use of watercolor materials and wet and dry painting techniques, including applying washes, glazing, lifting, scraping, and creating blends. They also will concentrate on painting composition, paint consistency, and color development within the context of practicing and improving their technical painting skills.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 112 : Introduction to Digital Arts

In this introductory course, students use industry-standard equipment and applications to design and create projects in the following Creative Media focus areas: Animation, Graphic Arts, Event Technology, Music Production, Photography, Video Production and Website Technology.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 113 : Introduction to Drawing

This course involves students in two-dimensional visualization and rendering of forms, spaces, and ideas through a variety of approaches and media. Students learn the basics of line, contour, shading, texture, perspective, composition, and action drawing. Students will create several original works of art and compile a portfolio of their drawings at the end of the term.

credits

3

Class Hours

2 lecture and 4 studio

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 117 : Introduction to Screenwriting

This is an introductory course in which students will learn basic principles of screenwriting. This includes thorough instruction in story development and structure, appropriate terminology, and the experience of the writing and rewriting process. Activities include script writing, viewing and analyzing short films, in-class writing assignments, reading essays, and reading and critiquing short screenplays.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

“C” or higher in ENG 100 or ENG 104.

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

ART 123 : Introduction to Painting

This course teaches the fundamentals of painting to beginning painting students. Students will explore the technical and expressive possibilities of the paint media. The class will focus on the formal, conceptual, and technical problems in painting. Emphasis will be given to color mixing systems and successfully manipulating paint as a medium for self expression.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 125 : Introduction to Graphic Design

This course teaches entry-level skills required to design and create basic graphics and illustrations for print and digital distribution. Working individually and collaboratively, students use professional development tools and applications to design and create effective graphics and illustrations. Students also create web-based Digital Portfolios to display their projects. 

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 157 : Introduction to Digital Video/Storytelling

This course is an introduction to the fundamental, technical, and aesthetic issues of digital storytelling. This includes thorough instruction in story development,

image production, and digital video editing. Activities include script writing, storyboard production, video and sound recording, editing techniques, and DVD production basics. One aspect of this course will be to integrate traditional Hawaiian storytelling with new media technology.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 190B : Introduction to Adobe Photoshop®

This course is an introduction to Adobe Photoshop®. It is oriented to students who have not been exposed to the formal study of this software program. Students will learn the basic Adobe Photoshop® work area and tools, including such concepts as selecting, layers, filters, painting, retouching, and creating special effects. Students will work on various projects and digital images.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 207D : Intermediate Digital Photography

This course teaches intermediate-level skills required to design and create professional photographs for print and digital distribution. Working individually and collaboratively, students use professional cameras, lights, and software applications to create commercial-quality photographs.

 

credits

3

Class Hours

2 lecture and 4 studio

Prerequisites

“C” or higher in ART 107D.

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 211 : Intermediate Watercolor

This course is a continuation of ART 111 that provides intensive application of basic techniques. Emphasis is placed on the development of a personal style in the medium of watercolor.

credits

3

Class Hours

2 lecture and 4 lab

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in ART 111.

Designations

Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Spring

ART 213 : Intermediate Drawing

This course has an emphasis on the development of intermediate drawing skills especially the use of color. There will be an emphasis on the power of observation from life. This course introduces students to the intermediate skills and elements of descriptive drawing with some abstraction later in the semester. Students will become familiar with the basic vocabulary and conventions of objective drawing processes and media while practicing an enhanced perceptual awareness and eye/hand motor skills.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in ART 113.

Designations

Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 223 : Intermediate Painting

This course provides an overview of the origins, influences, development and impact of major artistic movements in Europe and the U.S. Students will paint with an emphasis on familiarizing themselves with the subject matter, styles, techniques, and intentions of famous artists from these movements to further develop the skill they learned in ART 123.

credits

3

Class Hours

2 lecture and 4 studio

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in ART 123.

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 225 : Intermediate Graphic Design

This course teaches intermediate-level skills required to design and create professional graphics and illustrations for print and digital distribution. Working individually and collaboratively, students use industry-standard development tools and applications to design and create commercial-quality graphics and illustrations.

 

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in ART 125.

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 229 : Interface Design I

Students will acquire an introductory knowledge of the design and development of multimedia and web-based interactive interfaces, as well as the production of graphic images for those interfaces. A variety of software programs will be utilized in the production of still images and animations including some video editing.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Spring

ART 243 : Intermediate Ceramics - Hand Building

This course will introduce students to advanced techniques in hand building. Non-functional, sculptural concepts will be emphasized and students will be encouraged to challenge themselves to create larger forms than in ART 105. Kiln operations and glaze creation also will be introduced.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in ART 105.

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 244 : Intermediate Ceramics - Wheel Throwing

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the art of wheel throwing. Students will experience the creating of vessels through the use of the ceramic wheel. Beginning with the simple cylinder, students will learn to expand their skills while creating various forms with the round bottle as a final target of accomplishment. Kiln operations and glaze creation also will be introduced.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in ART 105.

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA
Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 249 : Interface Design II

Students will acquire an advanced knowledge of the design and development of multimedia interactive interfaces and production of graphic images for those interfaces. A variety of software programs will be utilized in the production of still images and animations, including video editing. The production of interactive interfaces for web and multimedia projects to be used in students’ professional portfolios will be emphasized.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Prerequisites

“C” or higher in ART 112 and ART 229.

Designations

Graduation Requirement: Alternative Communication — AC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 250 : Film and World History Since WWII

This course examines historical events, from WWII until the present, through cinema. Significant events and turning points will be discussed, including the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Holocaust, and the Cold War. Films from around the world will be examined for their context in history, as well as for their inherent cinematic qualities. The course will examine how cinema has influenced world events, as well as how world events have shaped the direction of cinema.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

ART 267 : Intermediate Digital Video/Storytelling

This course examines the technical and aesthetic issues of digital storytelling at the intermediate level. Emphasis is on production management and organization, principles of directing, cinematography, and advanced camera operations. Activities include script writing, storyboard production, directing actors, video and sound recording, lighting, art design, sound design, editing techniques, and DVD production.

credits

3

Class Hours

6 lecture/lab

Prerequisites

“C” or higher in ART 112 and ART 157.

Designations

Diversification: Arts — DA

Semester Offered

Fall