Christine Wilcox's undergraduate painting course uses Painting as a Language as a textbook.
John Carlander's syllabus tells a story and depicts a warm and open environment in which to start to become a painter:
Kamrooz Aram's summer introduction to painting at Columbia
A minimalist syllabus from Bert Yarborough for a summer class at Harvard:
Here's one with an enthnic community perspective by Bryan Keith Thomas
Ethnic Studies Studio: Painting in/within Our Communities
St. John's College has an amazing course:
Learning to paint is an artistic growth gained by figuring out one's own uncharted paths through life and expression. These syllabi offer a number of different styles of facilitating the complex knowledge about how to make a painting that expresses both personal and shared meaning within a compostitional unit.