Fine Arts

  • Art I, II - Grades 9-12 / 1.0 credit
  • Studio Art Pre AP - Grades 11-12 / 1.0 credit
  • Theater Arts I, II, III, IV Grades 9-12 / 1.0 credit
  • Music Appreciation - Grades 9-12 / 1.0 credit

Art I, II

Art I introduces the student to the Elements and Principles of Design, using traditional and innovative concepts. Art includes a sampling of drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, color theory, art history, electronic media, and sculpture. Art I fulfills the Fine Arts requirement for all diploma plans and is a prerequisite for Art II. Art II continues more in depth studies of drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, color theory, art history, electronic media, and a year-long sketchbook.

Studio Art Pre-Advanced Placement III

Prerequisite: 93 Average (Regular) or Administrator Approval. Specialized study using skills learned in Art I and II. Students will prepare a series of artworks, both in and out of the classroom, as well as attendance at workshops, art museums, artists’ studios, and other cultural events as available. Students also will complete a year-long sketchbook with detailed drawings. 
Note: Class size will be limited and teacher approval is required.

Studio Art Pre-Advanced Placement IV

Prerequisite: 93 Average (Regular Class) or Administrator Approval. Provides opportunities for the exceptional and highly motivated student interested  in art. Requires independent research and a complete commitment to producing a large number of quality artworks, both in and out of the classroom. Students will produce works that may include graphic design, digital imaging, photography, collage, fabric design, weaving, illustration, painting, and printmaking. Advanced sketchbook is required. Emphasizes the preparation of an art portfolio for college. 
Note: Class size will be limited and teacher approval is required.

Theater Arts I

This course is designed to develop skills in public speaking, acting, literary interpretation, and researching issues. Enrollment in this class requires participation in Texas Forensic Association and TAPPS speaking events. It is designed to offer students time to work directly with a coach to prepare literary entries, to research and write, and to present in class. Students also will have the opportunity to showcase their talents at school events. A signature of the theatre arts director is required for enrollment. One credit fulfills Fine Arts requirement for all diploma plans. 
Note: A signature of the theater arts director is required for enrollment. One credit fulfills Fine Arts requirement for all diploma plans.

Theater Arts II and III

Prerequisite: 93 Average (Regular Class) Theatre I or Administrator Approval. This course will build on skills learned in Theatre I. Enrollment in this class requires participation in Texas Forensic Association (TFA) and TAPPS speaking events. Theatre II students will begin to develop costume and set designs, have class directing opportunities during the year as the class showcases their talents at school events, study world culture and history through a theatre perspective, and will become familiar with career opportunities in theatre and related areas.

Music Appreciation

Students will learn to read music literature and apply their skills and knowledge to develop proficiency on a chosen instrument. Students will independently read new materials and sing and/or play them. Performance is required of students enrolled in this class.
Note: One credit fulfills Fine Arts requirement for all diploma plans.

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