Fall 2023 Course Syllabus
Course: ARTS-1316 (Section: 01, CRN: 91241)
Drawing I
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Instructor Information
Instructor Albert Faggard
Email faggardac@lamarpa.edu
Phone (409) 984-6421
Office Sam and Linda Monroe Performing Arts Center - Room: 140
Office Hours Mon. & Wed. - 7:30 - 9am
Friday - 7:30 - 9am then 10am until 11:30
Tue. & Thur. 7:30 - 8am or by appointment.
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Course Information
Description A foundation studio course exploring drawing with emphasis on descriptive, expressive and conceptual approaches. Students will learn to see and interpret a variety of subjects while using diverse materials and techniques which promote the appreciation of cultural expression. Course work will facilitate a dialogue in which students will engage in critical analysis and begin to develop their understanding of drawing as a discipline.
Required Textbooks Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.


Additional Materials/Resources You should be prepared the first few weeks to have pencils, erasers, and material you wish to draw with.


Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to: 1. Understand and value the importance of art in life (PSLO Alpha, 1, 2, 5, 6) Measured by pretest/post-test, embedded test and quiz questions, group discussions, and/or oral & visual presentation rubrics 2. Acquire a basic knowledge of works of aft (PSLO Alpha,5) Measured by pretest/post-test, embedded test or quiz questions 3. Respond critically to art (PSLO 1, 2) Measured by essay rubric, embedded test or quiz questions; group discussion 4. Understand the creative process (PSLO Alpha, 1) Measured by pretest/post-test, embedded test and quiz questions, group discussions, and/or oral & visual presentation rubrics

Core Objectives

* Communication skills: Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication. * Critical Thinking Skills: Students will engage in creative and/or innovative thinking, and/or inquiry, analysis, evaluation, synthesis of information, organizing concepts and constructing solutions. *  * Teamwork: Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal and consider different points of view. * Social Responsibility: Students will demonstrate intercultural competency and civic knowledge by engaging effectively in local, regional, national and/or global communities. * Personal Responsibility: Students will demonstrate the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.

Lecture Topics Outline

The role of Art & Learning to see
 Drawing Perspectives
 Shadowing and depth
 Shapes and geometry
 Learning to draw like Michelangelo
 Creative compositions
Extending your message with drawings
Basic Anatomy skills
Choosing subject matter
Controlling and exhibiting personal ideas in drawings
 Looking for styles and meaning
 Expressions magazine and why we do it
 Controlling Subject series in art
 Developing intellectual thoughts in Drawings
 Conclusion and Critique

Major Assignments Schedule

Week 1 - Class drawing
Wk. 2 - Quote 1 - Anatomy 1 & Classroom 1 Drawing
Wk. 3 - Quote 2 -
Wk. 4 - Critique 1, Anatomy 1 & C.R. Drawing 1 due
Wk. 5 - Quote 4, Anatomy 2 & C.R. Drawing 2
Wk. 6 - Quote 5, Anatomy 2 & C.R. Drawing 2 due
Wk. 7 - Group Essay & Quote 6, Anatomy 3 & C.R. Drawing 3
Wk. 8 - Quote 7 & Critique 2, Anatomy 3 & C.R. Drawing 3 due
Wk. 9 - Quote 8, Anatomy 4 & C.R. Drawing 4
Wk. 10 - Quote 9, Anatomy 4 & C.R. Drawing 4 due
Wk. 11 - Quote 10 & Critique 3, Anatomy 5 & C.R. Drawing 5
Wk. 12 - Quote 11, Anatomy 5 & C.R. Drawing 5 due
Wk. 13 - Quote 12, Expressions Drawings
Wk. 14 - Expressions Drawings
Wk. 15 - All artwork due
Wk. 16 - Final

Final Exam Date December 12, 2023 - 9:30 AM   Through  December 12, 2023 - 12:15 PM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A 80 - 89=B  70 - 79=C   60 - 69=D  Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade

Quotes 20%, Drawings 20%, Classroom projects 20%, Essay 20%, Attendance 20%

Course Policies
Instructor Policies

Plagiarism is not allowed. Any assignment that has 90% - 100% plagiarism will result in failure of the class.

Plagiarism is unacceptable in a college environment and penalties will be assessed. 100% plagiarism on any item will result in failure of the class.
Being late for class will count as an absence.
Leaving class early will count as an absence.

Being disruptive in class will result in being removed from the class and the Department Chair will have to give approval to be able to come back to class.

Attendance Policy

You are allowed 2 absences. After that for each one I will deduct 5 points from your attendance grade

Additional Information

If you have Questions about your grades or any topic please set up an appointment so we can discuss it.

Institutional Policies
MyLSCPA Be sure to check your campus email and Course Homepage using MyLSCPA campus web portal. You can also access your grades, transcripts, academic advisors, degree progress, and other services through MyLSCPA.
Academic Honesty Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSCPA policies (Academic Dishonesty section in the Student Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.
ADA Considerations The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.
COVID 19 Information The Lamar State College Port Arthur (LSCPA) Student Code of Conduct COVID 19 Policy requires students who have been diagnosed with COVID 19 to report their condition directly to their local health department. Students should also contact their course faculty to report their quarantine status. In addition, this policy requires all students to wear face coverings when directly exposed to COVID 19 in compliance with the criteria included in the policy. For more information please refer to the COVID 19 link on the LSCPA website.
Facility Policies No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
HB 2504 This syllabus is part of LSCPA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.
Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect As per Texas law and LSCPA policy, all LSCPA employees, including faculty, are required to report allegations or disclosures of child abuse or neglect to the designated authorities, which may include a local or state law enforcement agency or the Texas Department of Family Protective Services. For more information about mandatory reporting requirements, see LSCPA's Policy and Procedure Manual.
Title IX and Sexual Misconduct LSCPA is committed to establishing and maintaining an environment that is free from all forms of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, and other forms of sexual misconduct. All LSCPA employees, including faculty, have the responsibility to report disclosures of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual assault (including rape and acquaintance rape), domestic violence, dating violence, relationship violence, or stalking, to LSCPA's Title IX Coordinator, whose role is to coordinate the college's response to sexual misconduct. For more information about Title IX protections, faculty reporting responsibilities, options for confidential reporting, and the resources available for support visit LSCPA's Title IX website.
Clery Act Crime Reporting For more information about the Clery Act and crime reporting, see the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report and the Campus Security website.

Grievance / Complaint / Concern If you have a grievance, complaint, or concern about this course that has not been resolved through discussion with the Instructor, please consult the Department Chair.
Department Information
Commercial Music, Visual and Performing Arts
Chair:Richard Vandewalker
Phone:(409) 984-6520