Evergreen Valley College

Evergreen Valley College

Address

www.evc.edu

3095 Yerba Buena Rd

San Jose

95135

Courses

Two Dimensional Design ( ART 012 )

This course is an introduction to the theories and applications of two-dimensional form in visual art and design. The students will use a variety of media, tools and techniques in studying the elements and principles of design, which includes the study of line, shape, volume, value, color, texture, pattern, balance, unity and variety, and scale.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day Evening

Three Dimensional Design ( ART 013 )

This course is an introduction to the theories and applications of design in three-dimensional form in space. Students study the elements and principles of design using a variety of tools, techniques, and mediums which may include wire, cardboard, clay (non-firing), wood, plaster, and other materials at the instructor's discretion, in a studio lab setting. Concepts are introduced and clarified through instructor lectures and demonstrations. Three-dimensional design is a core foundational course required in many art majors. Field trips may be included.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day Evening

Graphic Design I ( ART 035 )

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts, practices, and theories of graphic design. Students will be exposed to visual thinking and the design process. Students will practice professional graphic design techniques and principles from initial conception to final execution. Topics include integration of the principles of design, color, and composition utilizing computers.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day Evening

Graphic Design II ( ART 038 )

This course builds on the visual language achieved in Graphic Design I and further develops communication skills, concepts and theories that create successful visual design. Topics include combining and utilizing design principles and exploration of visual organization theory and informational theory. Emphasis is placed upon developing an aesthetic which recognizes the visual impact of typographic choices. Students who complete this course will gain a further understanding of the principles of design and learn specific uses of design in advertising, corporate identity design, Web design, and interactive media.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day Evening

Intro to Digital Video ( ART 039 )

This is a hands-on course covering the basic techniques of digital filmmaking, camera techniques, lighting and sound. Topics will include the theory and practice of concept and design, camera techniques, lighting, sound recording and other fundamentals of producing a short film in the digital video medium. Students will shoot and produce their own footage and record their own sound. Students will engage in various filming exercises, as well as in group and individual projects. In addition, students will be required to complete homework assignments outside of class time.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Evening

Introduction to Programming ( COMSC 020 )

This course is an introduction to basic computer programming concepts using both the procedural and an object-oriented paradigm. It is intended for non-computer science majors, and for students interested in COMSC 075 but would like a more gradual entry into computing fundamentals. Topics include hands-on practice with software engineering tools, simple programs, variables, control structures, functions, input/output and introduction to abstraction. Specifications, adherence to style guidelines, and the importance of testing to ensure that programs are usable, robust and modifiable, will be addressed throughout the course.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Evening

Computer Systems ( COMSC 077 )

The course covers the organization, systems, and machine-level programming of computer systems. Topics include mapping of high-level language constructs into assembly code, internal data representations, numerical computation, virtual memory, pipelines, caching, multitasking, MIPS architecture, MIPA assembly language code, interrupts, input/output, peripheral storage processing, and comparison of CISC (Intel) and RISC (MIPS) instruction sets.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Evening

( MUSIC 093 )



Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Evening

Intro to Electronic Music ( MUSIC 096 )

This course is intended to introduce students to the basics of electronic music production, which includes the fundamental techniques of Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) and Digital Audio in the project studio environment. The student will learn the use of keyboard controllers, software synthesizers and instruments, MIDI sequencing and digital audio recording in the making of music. Short technical quizzes and music assignments will be given on material covered in class. Some prior music experience is recommended, but not required.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day

Intro to Theatre ( THEAT 020 )

Students study the aesthetics of drama and theatre from their origin through modern theatre practice. Students will examine: plays, playwrights, theatrical design, acting, directing, theatre architecture, the role of the audience, cultural and socio-political effects, production values and dramatic genres.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day Evening

Studio Theatre Performance ( THEAT 034 )

Students participate in rehearsals and performances of a studio theatre production. After enrolling in the class, auditions will be held for performance roles. Attendance is mandatory at all rehearsals and performances.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day Evening

Introduction to Film ( THEAT 040 )

This is an introductory course in film studies in which students view films and learn to understand the artistic disciplines of film making. Film content is examined in relationship to cinematography, editing, visual design, special effects, sound design, acting, directing, social and cultural contexts.

Delivery Mode:  On Campus     Delivery Time:  Day Evening

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