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Visual Art A.F.A.
Associate in Fine Arts
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CIP Code: 50.0701
 

Purpose: This studio-arts intensive curriculum is designed for students who seek transfer into a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program or similar baccalaureate program in fine arts at a college or university.

Transfer Information: Transfer Information: Students are advised to work closely with the academic advisor 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.

Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory aptitude in visual art

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
ART 101 History and Appreciation of Art I 3
ART 121 Drawing I 3
ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I 3
ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills or 3
  PHT  101  Photography I  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
SDV 101 Orientation to the Fine Arts 1
Total   16
2nd Semester
ART 102 History and Appreciation of Art II 3
ART 122 Drawing II 3
ART 132 Fundamentals of Design II 3
ART 199 Supervised Study: Portfolio Review 1
ENG 112 English Composition II or 3
  ENG  125  Introduction to Literature  
2MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning 3
Total   16
3rd Semester
1___ ART or PHT Elective 3
1, 3___ ART or PHT Elective or General Education Elective 3
1___ ART or PHT Elective 3
ART 299 Supervised Study: Portfolio Review 2
4___ Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4
Total   15
4th Semester
1,3___ ART or PHT Elective or General Education Elective 3
3ART 106 History of Modern Art or 3
  ART  250  History of Design or  
  PHT  110  History of Photography or  
  General Education Elective  
5___ Social Science 3
6CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking 3
ENG 2__ English Literature Elective 3
Total   15
Total credits for the Visual Art A.F.A.=62

1 Courses may be selected from the following electives with the advice of a counselor or academic advisor according to the requirements of the transfer institution. Students who are interested in Graphic Design, select from ART 116, ART 141, ART 142, and ART 217. Students interested in Fine Arts choose from ART 153, ART 231, ART 241 or ART 271. Students interested in Photography, select from PHT 101, PHT 102, PHT 103, PHT 104, PHT 110, PHT 130, PHT 131, PHT 201, PHT 221, and PHT270.

2 May substitute any higher-level mathematics course. See transfer institution requirements.

3 General Education Electives may be needed for this elective depending on the requirements of the transfer institution. Seek advice of a counselor or academic advisor and consult list of approved General Education Electives.

4 See biology, chemistry, ENV 121-122, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

5 See social/behavior science course listed under General Education Electives.

6 CST 100 or CST 110 will fulfill this elective depending on the requirements of the transfer institution. Seek advice of a counselor or academic advisor.

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