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Fall 2017 Courses | Spring 2018 Courses


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 314 - 84907 - Introduction to Comp. Graphics

MART 314 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER GRAPHICS

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: State of the art computer graphics software are introduced with respect to print, web and motion graphics. Introduction to typography, graphic layout/design fundamentals, web interface design and animation/motion principles and other computer graphics software applications. Following a fine arts approach students generate their own creative content for print and/or electronic publication. Transfer: CSU, UC.

T Th 11:10am-12:25pm Lacefield,H
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 314 - 84907 - Introduction to Comp. Graphics

MART 314 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER GRAPHICS

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: State of the art computer graphics software are introduced with respect to print, web and motion graphics. Introduction to typography, graphic layout/design fundamentals, web interface design and animation/motion principles and other computer graphics software applications. Following a fine arts approach students generate their own creative content for print and/or electronic publication. Transfer: CSU, UC.

TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Lacefield,H
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 362 - 89487 - Digital Photography I

MART 362 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY I

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An introduction to the theory and technology of digital photography. Exploration of the digital camera in both professional and consumer use. Techniques of taking a photograph, types of storage, transferring of images, image editing, and optimizing final output are evaluated. Transfer: CSU, UC*.

M W 9:45am-11:00am McInnis,G
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 362 - 89487 - Digital Photography I

MART 362 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY I

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An introduction to the theory and technology of digital photography. Exploration of the digital camera in both professional and consumer use. Techniques of taking a photograph, types of storage, transferring of images, image editing, and optimizing final output are evaluated. Transfer: CSU, UC*.

TBA 2 Hrs/Wk McInnis,G
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 366 - 95264 - Color Management and Theory

MART 366 COLOR MANAGEMENT AND THEORY

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; MART 376 is strongly recommended; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Create a successful color management workflow from digital image to digital print. Understand and use color, calibration, and create profiles to get the desired color output. Topics include pre-press file management, RGB to 4-color ink, paper, output, proofing, and industry standards. Transfer: CSU.

T 1:10pm-4:00pm Lacefield,H
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 366 - 95264 - Color Management and Theory

MART 366 COLOR MANAGEMENT AND THEORY

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; MART 376 is strongly recommended; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Create a successful color management workflow from digital image to digital print. Understand and use color, calibration, and create profiles to get the desired color output. Topics include pre-press file management, RGB to 4-color ink, paper, output, proofing, and industry standards. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Lacefield,H
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 372 - 92151 - Digital Illustration

MART 372 DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: This course teaches the fundamentals of digital illustration with Adobe Illustrator, through a mixture of hands on exercises, lecture, and demonstration. Topics include design, layout, typography, and color principles, vector graphics versus raster graphics and project preparation for print. By the end of the class the student finishes at least five different kinds of projects ranging from promotional posters and business cards, to bottle labels and restaurant menus. Transfer: CSU.

T Th 1:10pm-2:25pm Khazar,J
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 372 - 92151 - Digital Illustration

MART 372 DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: This course teaches the fundamentals of digital illustration with Adobe Illustrator, through a mixture of hands on exercises, lecture, and demonstration. Topics include design, layout, typography, and color principles, vector graphics versus raster graphics and project preparation for print. By the end of the class the student finishes at least five different kinds of projects ranging from promotional posters and business cards, to bottle labels and restaurant menus. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Khazar,J
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 376 - 86093 - Digital Imaging I

MART 376 DIGITAL IMAGING I

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An introduction to the theory and technology of digital imaging, this project based course includes assignments covering specific concepts as well as allowing the student creativity to explore the topic and software. Students work with digital images using digital manipulation and image correction tools software such as Adobe Photoshop to create digital photographs and imagery. Students' images become part of a basic portfolio. Transfer: CSU, UC*.

M W 11:10am-12:25pm Lacefield,H
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 376 - 86093 - Digital Imaging I

MART 376 DIGITAL IMAGING I

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An introduction to the theory and technology of digital imaging, this project based course includes assignments covering specific concepts as well as allowing the student creativity to explore the topic and software. Students work with digital images using digital manipulation and image correction tools software such as Adobe Photoshop to create digital photographs and imagery. Students' images become part of a basic portfolio. Transfer: CSU, UC*.

TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Lacefield,H
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 385 - 95747 - Coding for Designers & Artists

MART 385 CODING FOR DESIGNERS AND ARTISTS

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to writing scripts and code for artists and designers. Using JavaScript and ActionScript, students learn the fundamentals of coding by creating interactive animated graphics. Activities include drawing graphics, controlling animation, working with sound, and interacting with user inputs. Coding concepts covered include working with variables and arrays, writing functions, working with loops and logic, creating classes and objects, and translating between different coding languages. Transfer: CSU.

T Th 11:10am-12:25pm Khazar,J
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 385 - 95747 - Coding for Designers & Artists

MART 385 CODING FOR DESIGNERS AND ARTISTS

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to writing scripts and code for artists and designers. Using JavaScript and ActionScript, students learn the fundamentals of coding by creating interactive animated graphics. Activities include drawing graphics, controlling animation, working with sound, and interacting with user inputs. Coding concepts covered include working with variables and arrays, writing functions, working with loops and logic, creating classes and objects, and translating between different coding languages. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Khazar,J
Evening Class  Online Class CLASS OVER MART 389 - 90934 - Digital Media Careers

MART 389 DIGITAL MEDIA CAREERS

Units (Grade Option) 1.5; Class Hours: 24-27 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to the digital media job market and employment niches. The class describes multimedia and the varied work environments including full time and contract opportunities, as well as job search techniques, resume and cover letter writing skills. Transfer: CSU.

TBA Naas,P
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 405 - 90342 - Storyboard Dev. for Anim./Inte

MART 405 STORYBOARD DEVELOPMENT FOR ANIMATION AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to storyboarding and the planning processes of visual storytelling. Translation of concepts such as shot types, continuity, pacing, transitions and sequencing into a visual narrative. Exploration of cinematic vocabulary and story board technique in the creation of both personal and professional expression. Transfer: CSU.

W 6:30pm-9:20pm Hays,J
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 405 - 90342 - Storyboard Dev. for Anim./Inte

MART 405 STORYBOARD DEVELOPMENT FOR ANIMATION AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to storyboarding and the planning processes of visual storytelling. Translation of concepts such as shot types, continuity, pacing, transitions and sequencing into a visual narrative. Exploration of cinematic vocabulary and story board technique in the creation of both personal and professional expression. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Hays,J
Evening Class  Online Class CLASS OVER MART 418 - 91623 - History of Animation

MART 418 HISTORY OF ANIMATION

Units (Grade Option) 1.5; Class Hours: 24-27 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: This course is a multicultural and multidisciplinary approach to the production and development of animation throughout history. Material spans from the roots of animation before film technology to modern commercial and artistic animated productions. Topics include experimental and traditional animation techniques, an overview of current technologies and the aesthetics and visual styles in different genres. The history of animation is viewed through its social context and impact since its inception, through the past century to the contemporary era. Transfer: CSU, UC.

TBA Naas,P
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 420 - 90867 - 3D Modeling and Animation I

MART 420 3D MODELING AND ANIMATION I

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Basic concepts of 3D modeling and animation using Autodesk Maya including the production of three-dimensional computer animation and the different approaches to modeling in a 3D environment. Familiarization with both the interface and the production process of 3D animation. Texture mapping, lighting and rendering of simple animation and environments. Completion of MART 376 or equivalent is recommended. Transfer: CSU.

M 6:30pm-9:35pm Naas,P
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 420 - 90867 - 3D Modeling and Animation I

MART 420 3D MODELING AND ANIMATION I

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Basic concepts of 3D modeling and animation using Autodesk Maya including the production of three-dimensional computer animation and the different approaches to modeling in a 3D environment. Familiarization with both the interface and the production process of 3D animation. Texture mapping, lighting and rendering of simple animation and environments. Completion of MART 376 or equivalent is recommended. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Naas,P
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 422 - 93358 - Introduction to Rigging

MART 422 INTRODUCTION TO RIGGING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MART 420.

Description: Basic and advanced rigging techniques for 3D models using Autodesk Maya. Students explore character rigging, vertex weighting, control setup, IK/FK switching, on-screen control setup and advanced blend shape techniques. Also introduced will be MEL scripting, creating and using expressions, creating channels and setting up functionality with set driven keys. Transfer: CSU.

Th 6:30pm-9:20pm Kitzmann,C
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 422 - 93358 - Introduction to Rigging

MART 422 INTRODUCTION TO RIGGING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MART 420.

Description: Basic and advanced rigging techniques for 3D models using Autodesk Maya. Students explore character rigging, vertex weighting, control setup, IK/FK switching, on-screen control setup and advanced blend shape techniques. Also introduced will be MEL scripting, creating and using expressions, creating channels and setting up functionality with set driven keys. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Kitzmann,C
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 430 - 90866 - 3D Character Animation

MART 430 3D CHARACTER ANIMATION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Character animation concepts including character thinking, changes of emotion, speaking (lip-sync animation) and walking cycles. Cartooning effects such as squash and stretch as well as using Autodesk Maya controls to create a believable character performance. Basic concepts dealing with animation planning, thumbnail sketches, and the effect of weight and gravity when animating a biped or any anthropomorphic character. Completion of MART 420 or familiarity with 3D software is highly recommended. Transfer: CSU.

T 6:30pm-9:20pm Naas,P
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 430 - 90866 - 3D Character Animation

MART 430 3D CHARACTER ANIMATION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/32-36 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Character animation concepts including character thinking, changes of emotion, speaking (lip-sync animation) and walking cycles. Cartooning effects such as squash and stretch as well as using Autodesk Maya controls to create a believable character performance. Basic concepts dealing with animation planning, thumbnail sketches, and the effect of weight and gravity when animating a biped or any anthropomorphic character. Completion of MART 420 or familiarity with 3D software is highly recommended. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Naas,P
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 431 - 91597 - Special Effects & Compositing

MART 431 SPECIAL EFFECTS AND COMPOSITING

Units (Grade Option) 1.5; Class Hours: 24-27 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Techniques for the creation of special effects through digital compositing for film and video. Merging original 2D images such as photographs or other still images generated in Photoshop or Corel Painter with 3D images created in Autodesk Maya. Different output formats and uses for these compositing techniques in diverse industries. Prior experience in After Effects or equivalent is recommended. Transfer: CSU.

W 6:30pm-9:20pm Allen,D
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 431 - 91597 - Special Effects & Compositing

MART 431 SPECIAL EFFECTS AND COMPOSITING

Units (Grade Option) 1.5; Class Hours: 24-27 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Techniques for the creation of special effects through digital compositing for film and video. Merging original 2D images such as photographs or other still images generated in Photoshop or Corel Painter with 3D images created in Autodesk Maya. Different output formats and uses for these compositing techniques in diverse industries. Prior experience in After Effects or equivalent is recommended. Transfer: CSU.

W TBA 2 Hrs/Day Allen,D
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 695 - 92043 - Independent Study

MART 695 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Units (Grade Option) 0.5-3; Class Hours: By Arrangement; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized instruction provided in selected areas or directed study to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline. Transfer: CSU.

TBA Lacefield,H