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nova 2011-2012 college catalog: Programs of Study

LIBERAL ARTS
Art History Specialization
 
Associate of Arts Degree AL, AN, LO, MA, WO


Purpose: The Art History specialization is designed for students who plan to transfer to a college or university for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History.

Transfer Information: Students are advised to work closely with the faculty and counseling staff for program and course scheduling. Electives should be chosen carefully to meet requirements of transfer institution. The responsibility for proper course selection rests with the student.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
1___ 201 Foreign Language 3
ART 101 History & Appreciation of Art I 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
2MTH 151 Math for the Liberal Arts I 3
3PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
4SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   14
2nd Semester
1___ 202 Foreign Language 3
ART 102 History & Appreciation of Art II 3
CST 110 Intro to Communication or CST 126 Interpersonal Communication 3
5ENG 112 College Composition II 3
2MTH 152 Math for the Liberal Arts II 3
3PED/RPK PED/RPK    Elective 1
Total   16
3rd Semester
9___ ___    Natural Science/Lab Elective 4
10___ ___    Social Science Elective 3
6ART 211 ART  211  History of American Art I or Approved Art History Elective 3
7ENG ENG    Literature Elective 3
8HIS HIS    Elective 3
Total   16
4th Semester
11___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
10___ ___    Social Science Elective 3
9___ ___    Natural Science/Lab Elective 4
6ART 212 ART  212  History of American Art II or Approved Art History Elective 3
8HIS HIS    Elective 3
Total   16
Total credits for the Art History Specialization=62

1 Students completing the A.A. in Liberal Arts must demonstrate intermediate college-level (201-202) proficiency in a language other than English. The 201-202 courses require a prerequisite proficiency equivalent to the 101-102 sequence in the language. Placement testing determines initial foreign language level. Students completing 101-102 foreign language may use those credits to meet general elective requirements. Waivers or credit by exam (through CLEP) for previous experience is available for some languages. Students whose native language is not English may substitute general electives for foreign language upon the approval of the advising division dean.

2 Any higher-level mathematics course may be substituted, see transfer requirements.

3 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

4 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

5 ENG 125 may be substituted with the advice of a counselor or faculty advisor according to requirements of transfer institutions.

6 Art History electives: ART 103-104, ART 211-212, ART 250 or other elective approved by the ART division.

7 Any 200-level literature course with an ENG prefix satisfies this requirement.

8 HIS 101-102 or HIS 121-122 are recommended.

9 The science elective may be selected from biology, chemistry, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

10 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.

11 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or faculty advisor to meet requirements of transfer institution.