NVCC 2005-2006 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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FINE ARTS
Associate in Arts Degree AL, AN, LO, MA, WO

Purpose: The Associate in Arts degree with a major in Fine Arts is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year program in a professional school or to a college or university baccalaureate degree program in Fine Arts.

Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory aptitude in visual art.

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.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester

 

   ART

101

Hist. & Appreciation of Art I

3

 

 

   ART

121

Drawing I or

 

 

 

   

ART

131 Fund. of Design I

4

 

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

 

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201 Foreign Language

3

 

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

 

   SDV

 

Elective

1

 

 

 

   ART

102

Hist. & Appreciation of Art II

 

3

 

   ART

122

Drawing II or

 

 

 

   

ART

132 Fund. of Design II

 

4

 

   ENG

112

College Composition II

 

3

 

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Foreign Language

 

3

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17

16

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   MTH

151

Math for the Liberal Arts I

3

 

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Natural Science/Lab Elective

4

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

1

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

3

 

 

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ART

or General Elective

 

3

 

   MTH

152

Math for the Liberal Arts II

 

3

 

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Natural Science/Lab Elective

 

4

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

14

14

Total credits for the A.A. Degree in Fine Arts = 61.

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 Students completing the A.A. in Fine 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 chair.

2 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

3 Natural science electives may be selected from biology, chemistry, geology, natural science, or physics with a lab component.

4 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.

 

       
 
       

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