2012-2013 TMCC College Catalog
Introduction to Gallery Practices
A course in the practices and ethics of operating an art gallery.
Introduction to techniques and concepts focusing on hand-built techniques and characteristics of various clay bodies.
Prerequisite: ART 100 and 211.
Introduction to techniques and concepts focusing on wheel thrown techniques.
Introduction to the concepts of three-dimensional composition.
Water Color II
Prerequisite: ART 127 (formerly ART 145).
Intermediate course involving continued exploration of watercolor media.
Prerequisite: ART 100 and 101* (formerly ART 121).
Introduction to concepts of painting including color, form, and composition.
Prerequisite: ART 100 and 231 (formerly ART 135).
Intermediate course in painting, emphasizing various materials and methods.
Prerequisite: ART 135*.
Lecture/study with emphasis on improving basic technical and conceptual skills.
Prerequisite: ART 135* and 235+.
Advanced photography course involving continued explorations of numerous photographic techniques, compositional styles, concepts and
critical analysis of photography as a Fine Art.
Survey of Art History I
Art of the western world from prehistoric times through the Gothic period. Satisfies UNR Fine Arts core curriculum.
Survey of Art History II
Art of the western world from the Renaissance to the present. Satisfies UNR fine arts core curriculum.
Survey of African, Oceanic, & Native American Art
This course is a survey of African, Oceanic, and Native American art. African art from prehistory through the African Diaspora and
African-American art will be explored. The art of Australia, Micronesia, and Polynesia, along with the native art of North and South
America from prehistory through the twentieth century will be covered by this course.
Women in Art
The role of women in the arts throughout history will be the focus of this course. Women as artists, patrons and subjects will be examined
with the purpose of reassessing the contribution of women to the artistic tradition. In addition to learning about specific women artists and
patrons in Western culture, a discussion of feminist critical theory and gender studies will be applied to the issue of women in the arts.
Special Topics in Art History
1.00 - 3.00
Special topics in art history. May be repeated up to 12 credits.
1.00 - 3.00
A course for advanced students to pursue individual creative work in any of the studio disciplines. Students must submit a written proposal
describing projects and meet with tutorial faculty member on a regular basis.
1.00 - 3.00
This course provides an opportunity for students to study art within its cultural and art historical setting by traveling to see works where
they're located. Depending on the length of the trip, and the amount of material to be covered in the class, the credits may vary from 1 to 3.
Repeatable for 6 credits.
TMCC College Catalog 2012-2013
* This course might not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education
(NSHE). If you plan to pursue a four-year degree, check with the institution where you intend to transfer to learn whether this course will count
toward the degree you intend to seek.