Art

  • Art Course Offerings

    ART I 9120

    Credit(s): 1 Grade level(s): 9-12

    Prerequisite(s): None

    This full year studio course introduces at a beginner level drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography, and graphic design through hands-on art projects. Study includes the elements of art and principles of design, art history, criticism, judgment, and aesthetics. A student portfolio of artworks will be developed.

    ART II 9130

    Credit(s): 1 Grade level(s): 10-12

    Prerequisite(s): 1 credit of art

    This full year studio course explores at an intermediate level drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography, and graphic design through hands-on art projects. Study includes the elements of art and principles of design, art history, criticism, judgment, and aesthetics at an intermediate level. A student portfolio of artworks will be continued.

    ART III 9140

    Credit(s): 1 Grade level(s): 11-12

    Prerequisite(s): 2 credits of art or the approval of the instructor

    This full year studio course explores at an advanced intermediate level drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography, and graphic design through hands-on art projects. Study includes the elements of art and principles of design, art history, criticism, judgment, and aesthetics at an advanced intermediate level. A student portfolio of artworks will be continued.

    ART IV 9145

    Credit(s): 1 Grade level(s): 11-12

    Prerequisite(s): 3 credits of art or approval of instructor

    This full year studio course explores at an advanced level drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography, and graphic design through hands-on art projects. Study includes the elements of art and principles of design, art history, criticism, judgment, and aesthetics at an advanced level. A student portfolio of artworks will be completed.

    AP STUDIO ART 9150.1/ 9150.2/ 9150.3

    Credit(s): 1W Grade level(s): 11-12

    Prerequisite(s): 3 credits of art or approval of instructor

    This full year weighted art course allows students to pursue college level course work. Students taking this course will focus on one of the following areas: Drawing Portfolio, 3-D Design Portfolio, or 2-D Design Portfolio. Individual artwork will be evaluated for quality, depth, discovery, and demonstration of superior knowledge of art principles and techniques. Summer assignments will be required. College credit may be earned through a satisfactory score on the AP College Board Test for AP Studio Art, which requires the submission of a portfolio.

    COMPUTER GRAPHICS I 9180

    Credit(s): 1 Grade level(s): 9-12

    Prerequisite(s): None

    This full year course explores at a beginner level desktop publishing, typography, digital photography, photo editing software, and digital illustration. The students will begin a digital portfolio.

    COMPUTER GRAPHICS II 9181

    Credit(s): 1 Grade level(s): 11-12

    Prerequisite(s): Computer Graphics I

    This full year course explores at an intermediate level desktop publishing, typography, digital photography, photo editing software, and digital illustration. The students will continue a digital portfolio.

    DIGITAL PHOTO/ART I 9190.1

    Credit(s): 1 Grade level(s): 9-12

    Prerequisite(s): None

    This full year course explores at a beginner level digital photography, design techniques, printing processes and photo editing software to achieve a broad range of knowledge for creative expression. Historical and contemporary photographers and their contributions will be explored. A student portfolio of photographs will be developed.

    DIGITAL PHOTO/ART II 9190.2

    Credit(s): 1 Grade level(s): 10-12

    Prerequisite(s): Digital Photography/Art I

    This full year course explores at an intermediate level digital photography, design techniques, printing processes and photo editing software to achieve a broad range of knowledge for creative expression. Historical and contemporary photographers and their contributions will be explored. A student portfolio will be developed.