NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
    Instructional Programs

Associate in Applied Arts Degree AL, AN, LO, MA, WO  

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Purpose: The Associate in Applied Arts degree with a major in Fine Arts is designed for students who seek employment in the applied arts field.

Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory aptitude in visual art.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ART101Hist. & Appreciation of Art I3
   ART121Drawing I4
   ART131Fund. of Design I4
   ENG111College Composition I3
___Social Science Elective3
   ART102Hist. & Appreciation of Art II 3
   ART122Drawing II 4
   ART132Fund. of Design II 4
   ENG112College Composition II 3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1818

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

RT221Drawing III or
   ART253 Design III or
   PHT101 Photography I3-4
___Art Studio or General Elective6
   MTH151Math for the Liberal Arts I3
RT222Drawing IV or 
   ART254 Design IV or 
   PHT102 Photography II 3-4
___Art Studio or General Elective 4
HUMElective 3
PD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3

Total Credits/Semester15-1614-15

Total credits for the A.A.A. Degree in Fine Arts = 65-67.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 Social science courses may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

2 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 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 Recommended studio electives: painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, computer graphics, advanced drawing and/or fine arts photography.

4 The Humanities/Fine Arts elective may be selected from art (ART), humanities (HUM), music (MUS), philosophy (PHI), religion (REL), sign communication (SCM), speech and drama (SPD 100, 110, 115, 126, or 229), foreign languages, or 200-level literature (ENG) courses.

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