Art

The Arts Division includes Art, Drama, and Photography. Programs of study lead to an Associate of Arts Degree and are designed for transfer to a state-supported college or university. 

Courses Offered 

ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation
Exploration of purposes and processes in the visual arts including evaluation of selected works. 


ARTS 1311 Design I
Elements and principles of art using two-dimensional concepts; includes the fundamentals of line, color, form, texture,
shape, space and arrangement. 


ARTS 1312 Design II*
Elements and principles of art using three-dimensional concepts. Continuation of ARTS 1311; experimentation with
materials; tools and methods of developing form in three dimensions; study of spatial design principles.


ARTS 1316 Drawing I
Investigation of drawing media and techniques including descriptive and expressive possibilities. A disciplined study of
composition, perspective, line, tone, modeling and figure construction. 


ARTS 1317 Drawing II
Investigation of drawing media and techniques including descriptive and expressive possibilities. Continuation of ARTS
1316; graphic environmental concepts; emphasis on figure drawing and anatomy study. 


ARTS 2316 Painting I
Exploration of ideas using painting media and techniques. Emphasis on color, composition and the dynamics of vision.


ARTS 2317 Painting II
Exploration of ideas using painting media and techniques. Continuation of ARTS 2316. 


ARTS 2348 Digital Art I
Studio art courses that explore the potential of the computer hardware and software medium for their visual, conceptual,
and practical uses in the visual arts. Special Emphasis is placed on digital photography. 

Art Faculty

Katherine Trotter

B.F.A., Hardin-Simmons University

M.F.A., Texas Tech University

Floyd Hatcher

B.A., McMurry University

M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design

   

Students planning to transfer a Cisco College Associates of Arts Degree or Cisco College core curriculum to a four-year institution for an art-related degree are encouraged to consider the following suggested curricula.  However, students should always consult the department, degree, or program information for their intended transfer institution.