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Revisions and additions to Courses and Programs made in the current academic year, which will be effective in future terms.

Date Effective Term Type Change Description
9/7/2023 Spring 2023 Course ART 233 Painting Studio Practices New Title, New Description. Painting Studio Practices is a capstone course in correlation with the AFA graduation exhibition. Students will develop mature studio habits within the context of painting and drawing through exposure to methods, materials, artist studio visits, artist interviews, and publications. Students will explore personal interests by developing a body of work via instructor guidance, experimentation, personal research, and peer support. This course will require work to be developed weekly, ongoing critiques, critical discourse and writing to establish a foundation for growth as students continue their own studio practice. All students will curate and install personal artwork, created in Painting Studio Practices, in the Art Gallery at Delaware County Community College.
10/4/2022 Spring 2023 Course ART 122 Revised Content and Competencies Two Dimensional Design is a foundation art and design course in which students learn and practice the elements and principles of design commonly used as guidelines for the visual arts. Using black and white media, instructors will introduce students to various artist materials and methods. Through the design process, students will explore compositional options, configure spatial arrangements, produce and assess solutions in an effort to develop visual and conceptual skills. Exposure to contemporary and historical artists, demonstration, discussion, and critique will supplement studio practices. Required artist materials will be covered at the start of the semester. No experience necessary.
10/5/2022 Spring 2023 Course ART 123 Title, Description, Competencies Color Theory and Design is a foundation art and design course in which students analyze and practice the effects of color relationships applicable to a range of visual art disciplines. Students will learn color systems and varying methods to categorize and understand color using a range of materials. Through the design process, students will problem solve, evaluate, and produce multiple solutions in an effort to develop perceptual skills. Exposure to contemporary and historical artists, demonstration, discussion and critique will supplement studio practices. Required artist materials will be covered at the start of the semester.
10/5/2022 Spring 2023 Course ART 124 Description and Competencies Three Dimensional Design is a foundation art and design course in which students learn and practice the elements and principles of design utilizing height, width, and depth. Both traditional and non-traditional materials are used to explore additive and subtractive methods. Through the design process, students will problem solve, evaluate, and produce multiple solutions in an effort to develop perceptual and conceptual skills. Exposure to contemporary and historical artists, demonstration, discussion and critique will supplement studio practices. Required artist materials will be covered at the start of the semester. No experience necessary.
10/5/2022 Spring 2023 Course ART 130 Description and Competencies Students will learn the fundamentals of drawing from observation using a variety of methods and traditional drawing materials. Basic geometric forms to complex organic subject matter will be used to explore line, shape, plane, form, space, value, and texture. Students will be exposed to contemporary and historical artists within the context of lecture, discussion, and critique. Required artist materials will be covered at the start of the semester. No experience necessary.
10/5/2022 Spring 2023 Course ART 131 Description and Competencies Students will continue to practice and improve observational drawing skills on an intermediate level. Subject matter will transition from simple objects to complex forms using traditional materials including color medium and application. In addition, students will be exposed to various approaches to drawing through a diverse range of historical and contemporary subjects. Dialogue, lecture, critique, and repetition will serve as the impetus for development. Required artist materials will be covered at the start of the semester.
10/5/2022 Spring 2023 Course EMTP 100 New Pre-Requisites ((ENG 050 And REA 050) or REA 075 or ENG 099) and MAT 050. Appropriate placement test scores may be accepted.
10/5/2022 Spring 2023 Course NET 210 Description and Competencies In this course, students will learn how to select, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco networking devices. The course will also provide the student with fundamental knowledge of computer networking topics including Internetworking essentials, the OSI Model, and various networking protocols including TCP\IP. This course also helps to prepare students for the current CISCO Routing and Switching certification exams.
10/12/2022 Spring 2023 New Course PCT 240 Wastewater I This course is designed to prepare students to sit for the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) certification for Wastewater Treatment Operator Level I.
10/12/2022 Spring 2023 New Course PCT 241 Wastewater II This course provides Level II Industry Certification for students who want to become a Water Management Technician. Topics of study include Wastewater treatment types, Wastewater Land application, Wastewater activated sludge basics, and Wastewater advanced topics. Prerequisite PCT 240: Wastewater I
10/12/2022 Spring 2023 Course AHM 130 Revised course competencies
10/12/2022 Spring 2023 Course TME 223 New Number (formerly 220), description, competencies (Formerly TME 220) This course provides an in-depth look into the field of robotics. The specific types of robots, their function and their impact on the way the world does business will be discussed. A brief history of the robot, and automation will be discussed starting with a simple wind-up toy robot up to and including developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI). The course will address the impact that programmable automation and the application of robotics is having on the worker, the workplace and society in general. Changes in manufacturing, production and the planning processes will also be examined. Fundamental robot design, classification, configuration and programing will be examined in order to implement the proper robotic systems needed for specific manufacturing tasks. The course includes hands-on experience in the construction, programming and operation of multiple types of robots and automated equipment.
10/14/2022 Spring 2023 Course ART 140 Title, description, competencies Introduction to Painting: Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of painting with an emphasis in observational study. Acrylic paint mixing will begin with a limited palette and transition to a full range of color exploring hue, value, intensity, and temperature shifts. Students will be exposed to contemporary and historical painting figures and periods within the context of lectures, discussions, and critique. Required artist materials will be covered at the start of the semester. No experience necessary.
10/14/2022 Spring 2023 Course ART 141 Title, description, competencies Intermediate Painting: This course will continue to develop observational painting skills through still life, landscape, and the figure. Students will also be exposed to alternative painting approaches outside of observational study. Subject matter and content will serve as a vehicle for dialogue, lecture, and critique within the context of historical and contemporary issues in painting. Required artist materials will be covered at the start of the semester.
10/14/2022 Spring 2023 Course ART 142 Title, description, competencies Figure Drawing: Students will observe and draw the nude model using a range of traditional artists materials. Observational drawing methods and visual sources will be utilized to address structure, volume, proportion, anatomy, gesture, mass, line, tone, and spatial arrangement. Students will be introduced to contemporary and historical approaches to articulate the human form and to stimulate lecture, discussion, and critique. Required artist materials will be covered at the start of the semester.
10/14/2022 Spring 2023 Course ART 117 (formerly ART 110) Number, Title, Description, Competencies Art of the Ancient World: This course introduces students to the world’s major art and architectural movements from Prehistory through the year 600 CE. Students analyze artworks in terms of their formal and creative properties along with their relationships to political, economic, socio-cultural, historical, and environmental systems. The collection and public display of ancient artworks will also be a focus of this course. Prerequisite (ENG 050 and REA 050) or ENG 099 or REA 075. Appropriate placement test scores may be accepted.
10/14/2022 Spring 2023 Course ART 118 (formerly ART 111) Title, description, competencies Medieval and Early Modern Art: This course introduces students to the world’s major art and architectural movements from the year 600 through 1700 CE. Students analyze artworks in terms of their formal and creative properties along with their relationships to political, economic, socio-cultural, historical, and environmental systems. The collection and public display of artworks from colonized regions will also be a focus of this course. Prerequisite (ENG 050 and REA 050) or ENG 099 or REA 075. Appropriate placement test scores may be accepted.
10/14/2022 Spring 2023 Course ART 119 (formerly ART 112) Title, Description, Competencies Art of the Modern World: This course introduces students to the world’s major art and architectural movements from the year 1700 CE through the present. Students analyze artworks in terms of their formal and creative properties along with their relationships to political, economic, socio-cultural, historical, and environmental systems. Contemporary museum practices, the display and repatriation of artworks from colonized regions, and questions of censorship in the arts will also be a focus of this course.
10/24/2022 Spring 2023 Course AHM 102 Intro to Health Care Revision to Prerequisites: (ENG 050 and REA 050) or ENG 099 or REA 075. Appropriate placement test scores may be accepted.
12/1/2022 Fall 2023 No Changes No applicable changes to date.

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