• Visual Arts I (05154G1001)
    Grades 9-12
    Year-long / 1 credit
    Fee required

    This is a beginner art course that teaches basic illustration skills and compositional development through the use of various drawing and painting mediums. Additionally, students will actively learn how to judge and improve on their own artistic skills as they progress through a series of 26 projects. This course is recommended for students that enjoy creative thinking!
     

    Visual Arts II (05154G1002)
    Grades 10-12
    Year-long / 1 credit
    Prerequisite: Art I and teacher approval
    Fee required

    This course is geared toward students that enjoyed their Art 1 experience and would like to pursue a stronger foundation within the visual arts. Students are encouraged to begin developing an informal portfolio from the roughly 26 projects focused on life-like illustration and sculpture. This course is further enriched with independent projects, field trips, and eligibility for the National Arts Honor Society. This course is suitable for students that enjoyed their art one experience! 

    Visual Arts, 2D Design 1 (05195G1021)
    Grades 10 –12 
    Year-long / 1 credit
    Prerequisite: Teacher Recommended Art I
    Fee Required

    This course explores compositional development using the elements of art and principles of design. Shifting the focus away from photographic drawing skills taught in Art 2, this course uses a cartoon like approach to create expressive artworks that convey a narrative. Highlight projects include cut paper art, product design, and planar portraiture.  This course is suitable for students wanting to take their artistic skills to the next level!  

    Ceramics (05999C1006) Year-long / 1 credit 
    Grades 10-12
    Prerequisite:
     Art I and Teacher Approval
    Fee required

    Art 1 And Teacher Approval. This intermediate level, one credit course explores the medium of wheel thrown ceramics. Through exploration and experimentation, this course provides students with a more in-depth foundation in the ceramic studio processes, art criticism, aesthetics, and art history. Students will respond to personal experiences and express ideas using a variety of traditional and contemporary ceramic process while learning about the elements of art and principles of design. Safe practices and proper use of tools, equipment and materials are emphasized.

    AP Studio Art Drawing (05172E1000)
    Grade 12
    Year-long / 1 credit double-period
    Recommended Prerequisite: Art I, II, 2D or 3D Design
    Fee required

    College-level advanced course approved by the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Program for art; portfolio production; demonstrate mastery of drawing in concept, composition, and execution; develop a body of work investigating a visual idea in drawing; variety of concepts and approaches in drawing; documentation 

    AP Studio Art Two-Dimensional Design (05195G1021)
    Grade 12
    Year-long / 1 credit double-period
    Recommended Prerequisite: Art I, II, 2D or 3D Design
    Fee required

    College-level advanced course approved by the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Program for art; portfolio production; demonstrate mastery of design in concept, composition, and execution; develop a body of work investigating a visual idea in 2-D design; variety of concepts and approach in 2-D design; documentation. 

    AP Studio Art Three-Dimensional Design (05175E10)
    Grade 12
    Year-long / 1 credit double-period
    Recommended Prerequisite: Art I, II, 2D or 3D Design
    Fee required

    College-level advanced course approved by the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Program for art; portfolio production; demonstrate mastery of design in concept, composition, and execution; develop a body of work investigating a visual idea in 3-D design; variety of concepts and approach in 3-D design; documentation.