2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 02, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fine Arts Program, Studio Art Option, A.F.A.

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The Associate of Fine Arts Degree in Studio Art provides a well-rounded education with the adequate range of liberal studies required by four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts programs. The Studio Art Option is designed for students seeking to transfer to a four-year college or professional art school. This option provides the courses necessary at the Associate degree level to transfer to a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art or Visual Art with a concentration in Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Jewelry, or Sculpture. Because certain requirements may vary in some B.F.A. programs, students should identify transfer schools as early as possible, and work closely with counselors to insure selecting appropriate courses for smooth transfer.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a proficiency in basic design elements
  • Discuss the history of the visual arts
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in the use of basic crafts and visual arts


General Education - 20 credits*

        *Students can attain 20 credits by taking two 4-credit courses and four 3-credit courses.

As described in the General Education  section of the catalog and identified below:

*One course is recommended from the Cultural and Global Awareness knowledge area.  

Total credits required for degree: 60


(1)Minimum one credit special project to be used for portfolio development.
* Offered Fall Term only
**Offered Spring Term only
*** Offered Summer Term only

Program Code for registration: ART

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Suggested Sequence - Fine Arts Program A.F.A. Degree Studio Art Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Total Credits: 16

Total Credits: 16

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total Credits: 16

Semester 4 - Spring Term

  • Career Studies Credits: 12

Total Credits: 12

Sequence Notes:

(1) One course is recommended from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area.

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