Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

Course Descriptions

Crafts (CR)

Liberal Arts Division

CR 110: Beginning Calligraphy

Units (Credits): 1–3; Prerequisites: none

Helps students develop two types of writing techniques -- Italic and Calligraphic -- one for special occasions and one for rapid writing. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

CR 124: Furniture Refinishing

Units (Credits): 2; Prerequisites: none

Offers techniques for restoring used and antique furniture, removing finishes, applying furniture, and applying finishing materials. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

CR 136: Creative Crafts I

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Introduces students to crafts, stressing design principles and expressive qualities utilizing a variety of craft materials. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

CR 137: Creative Crafts II

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Introduces students to crafts, stressing design principles and expressive qualities utilizing a variety of craft materials. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

CR 141: Beginning Tole Painting

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Introduces students to this peasant folk art form. Tole painting has traditionally been used to decorate useful objects and love gifts both inside and outside the home. Students will learn about brushes and paints as well as the strokes used in this style of painting. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

CR 143: Advanced Tole Painting

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Introduces students to this peasant folk art form. Tole painting has traditionally been used to decorate useful objects and love gifts both inside and outside the home. Students will learn about brushes and paints as well as the strokes used in this style of painting.Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

CR 299: Special Topics in Crafts

Units (Credits): 1–6; Prerequisites: none

Applies to assorted short courses and workshops covering a variety of subjects. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.



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