This course is designed to give art students who are interested in pursuing an art-related career an opportunity to develop a functional portfolio within the school day. The course will be an independent study class where an individualized curriculum will be worked out with the instructor relative to each student's interests and abilities. The intent of this course is to assist the student in developing a strong self-concept and to encourage self-expression and creativity. Media experimentation is encouraged, though the students may concentrate on specializing in one specific area of study.

This course is an independent study class where an individualized curriculum will be developed with the instructor relative to each student's interests and abilities. The intent of the course is to allow the senior student who wants to study art but does not necessarily want to pursue an art related career the opportunity to produce art work and refine and develop his or her skills and style.

This course is designed to give the student opportunities to expand their knowledge and skill in graphic design. Students are given different graphic challenges to meet in a variety of ways including drawing, painting, collage, photography, printmaking, digital imaging and mixed media. It is recommended that students have access to a digital camera and portable drive for this course.

This course is designed to give the art student an in-depth study in sculpture. The students engage in creative activities that may include mediums such as wood, plaster, clay, wire, cardboard, found objects and more. Student develop concern and understanding in their sculptures for form, construction and content. The student learns about the history and function of sculpture and architecture through the study of major works from varying cultures.

This course is designed to further refine the students' drawing abilities and aid them in the development of a personal style. Students work in a variety of drawing media including pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, chalk, pen and ink, acrylic, tempera, watercolor and pastel to develop their abilities to portray the world around them. Students enhance their analytic and interpretive abilities by learning about the history of drawing through the study of major artists and their works.

The emphasis of this first-year course is on improving skills and developing a basic understanding of the core concepts of the Elements and Principles of Design. Foundational artistic skills and knowledge are developed as the student is exposed to a variety of different media and artists. Students develop the ability to analyze and interpret a work of art and gain an appreciation for art and its integral role in life and culture.

This course provides students an in-depth study in ceramics. Students experience a variety of ways of working with clay including sculpture, hand building with coils and slabs, using molds, and throwing ware on the potter’s wheel. Students also experiment with different decorative processes and are instructed in the firing process.