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Art, Associate in Arts

Curriculum VPA.ART.AA (U224A50)

While the following sequence of courses is strongly recommended, students should select general education courses and plan the sequence for completing general education requirements in consultation with a member of the Counseling department. Students may select art electives that will best prepare them for transfer to senior institutions. Consultation with a counselor is highly recommended.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the successful completion of the Associate in Arts Degree (Art) emphasis, the graduate will be able to:

  • describe a work of art using the form, content, function method of analysis;
  • define Art specific vocabulary;
  • identify key artworks and list pertinent information regarding the works;
  • create original works of Art in selected media; and
  • critique classroom projects.

Semester One:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ART 111Ancient to Medieval Art

3 credits

ART 117Drawing I

3 credits

ART 119Two-Dimensional Design

3 credits

RHT 101Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I #

3 credits

General education/Social and Behavioral Science

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Semester Two:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ART 112Renaissance to Modern Art

3 credits

ART 118Drawing II #

3 credits

RHT 102Freshman Rhetoric & Composition II #

3 credits

 

MAT 101Quantitative Literacy #

3 credits

OR

MAT 102Liberal Arts Mathematics #

3 credits

 

General education/Social and Behavioral Science

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Semester Three:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ART 114Survey of Asian Art

3 credits

ART 125Life Drawing I #

3 credits

 

HUM 104Humanities Through the Arts

3 credits

OR

General education/Humanities

3 credits

 

SPE 101Principles of Effective Speaking #

3 credits

General education/Life Science

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Semester Four:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ART 126Life Drawing II #

3 credits

 

ART 135Ceramics I #

3 credits

OR

Art elective

3 credits

 

ART 296Special Topics in Art History

1 - 3 credits

 

PHS 100Introduction to Earth Science

4 credits

OR

General education/Physical Science

4 credits

 

General education/Social and Behavioral Science

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:14-16

Recommended Art electives:

(Select courses that meet the BA requirements of your transfer college.)

Course NumberTitleCredits
ART 120Three-Dimensional Design #

3 credits

ART 141Painting I #

3 credits

ART 142Painting II #

3 credits

General education requirements:

AA degree

Course NumberTitleCredits
Total Credit Hours:37-40

Art courses or other electives for AA degree

Course NumberTitleCredits
Total Credit Hours:20-23

See ART course descriptions

Chairperson: Dennis McNamara, Ext. 3597