• ART

    STUDIO IN ART
    This course is the foundation level course, which is required for all high school art majors.  Studio Art is a yearlong introduction to the nature, functions and techniques of the visual arts, in the past and present.  Students must complete all course work and homework at a no less than proficient level. 

    *This course fulfills the 1 credit for the Fine Arts graduation requirement.

    Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: None
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: G


    DRAWING AND PAINTING
    This is an advanced level course for grades 10, 11, and 12, which may be elected after the student has completed Studio Art and desires to participate in advanced study in the area of drawing and painting. All assignments and course work must be completed at no less than a proficient level. 


    Grade: 10, 11, 12
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Studio in Art
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: G


    ADVANCED ART
    This is a third level course at an advanced level, which can be taken upon teacher recommendation.  This class is an introduction to multiple media and techniques and the introduction to creating a portfolio.  All assignments and course work must be completed at no less than a proficient level.


    Grade: 11, 12
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Drawing and Painting
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: G


    SENIOR PORTFOLIO
    This is a fourth level course for the competent, serious art major planning on continuing on in the field of art.  It can be taken upon teacher recommendation.  The focus of the class will be to prepare a professional portfolio to have for school and job interviews.  The work in the course will cover a wide range of possibilities so as to have a comprehensive portfolio with depth.


    Grade: 12
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Advanced Art
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: G


    PHOTOGRAPHY
    This course is an advanced course where we will be incorporating the developing world of digital photography and manipulation of photos with Adobe Photoshop.  It is helpful but not a requirement for a student to have access to his or her own digital camera.  The student will keep a portfolio of their work for evaluation purposes.  All assignments and course work must be completed at no less that proficiency level. 


    Grade: 12
    Length: 20 weeks
    Prerequisite: Studio Art, teacher recommendation
    Credit: 0.5
    Level: G


    DRAWING I (ART 1510 - JCC 4 credits)
    This course is a college course in drawing.  It is a half-year course that will give students 4 college credits from JCC if passed with a D or better.  Students will gain a working knowledge of foundation skills and abilities in artistic visual expression.  Students are introduced to drawing media and concepts.  Students learn to draw perceived objects and become able to discuss the drawings meaningfully. 

    Grade: 11, 12
    Length: 20 weeks
    Prerequisite: 2 years of Art, teacher recommendation
    Credit: 0.5
    Level: College