Purpose: The Associate of Applied Arts degree with a major in Fine Arts is designed for students who seek employment in the applied arts field.
Transfer Information: Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.A. program, but NOVA has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their academic advisor early in their program.
Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory aptitude in visual art.
1 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.
2 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
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 Recommended studio electives: painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, computer graphics, advanced drawing and/or fine arts photography.
5 The humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.