Teachers and Course Offerings: 
Terry Baxter ~ Department Chair
Drawing and Painting A

This is a basic course designed to give any student a broad experience in art making. This experience is based on a combination of academic study of theory and history with the hands-on experience of making artwork in through drawings and paintings. 


Students will produce finished drawings and paintings, work in small groups as well as independently, and maintain a detailed notebook. Meets the graduate fine art requirement for the CSU/UC.

Advanced Drawing and Painting C

This course is designed to meet the needs of student who want to pursue the making of art as a disciplined activity. In Advanced Drawing and Painting, the academic study is relatively minor because the emphasis is on the process of making an art piece as a drawing or painting only.


Students will produce drawings and paintings, pass objective quizzes, work in small groups as well as large groups, build a portfolio. Meets the graduation fine art requirements. This course meets the fine art requirement for the CSU/UC.


John Slavonic - Beginning and Advanced Ceramics

This course develops skills in the use of clay as a means of individual expression. Emphasis will be on projects that are technically and conceptually more advanced. Refinement of throwing skills for saleable functional pottery will be a major focus. Students will be expected to make individual progress.

Introduction to Photography and Advanced Photography