Credit: 1 unit
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation from 8th Grade Art I or II (middle school) or teacher approval
Visual Arts is a year-long studio class that replaces both Foundations of Drawing and Design for advanced incoming
art students recommended by their middle school art teacher. Art concepts are taught through hands-on projects,
discussions, and activities. This course is a prerequisite for Painting I, Drawing I, Ceramics I, and Graphic & Computers
Arts I. Visual Arts students should have a love and passion for art making, a desire to grow as an artist and the ability
to work independently.