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HUART - Humanities Program, Art Option, A.A.

Program Title

Humanities Program, Art Option, A.A.

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Program Description

This option prepares the student for transfer to a four-year college or professional art school to major in the visual arts. It provides the core courses necessary for Bachelor's degree programs in art, art education, art therapy, illustrating, jewelry, ceramics design and manufacture, and commercial art. Graduates of this option may choose to find art-related work and receive on-the-job training.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

-Explain significant events in the history of art.
-Discuss the different techniques basic to the processes of artmaking.
-Develop an aesthetic sense in relation to the arts and culture.


General Education: 45-48 Credits

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

Career Studies: 9 Credits as Follows:

  • course - Drawing I Credits: 3

  • course - 2-D Design Credits: 3

  • course - History of Art: Ancient Through Medieval or course - History of Art: Renaissance Through Contemporary Credits: 3 (1)

Career Studies: 3 Credits From Among the Following:

(6 credits if ARTH 106 or ARTH 107 are used to fulfill General Education requirements)

  • course - Digital Paint I Credits: 3

  • course - Digital Paint II Credits: 3

  • course - Drawing II Credits: 3

  • course - Color Theory Credits: 3

  • course - 3-D Design Credits: 3 **

  • course - Ceramics I Credits: 3

  • course - Ceramics II Credits: 3

  • course - Sculpture I Credits: 3 *

  • course - Jewelry I Credits: 3

  • course - Jewelry II Credits: 3

  • course - Figure Drawing Credits: 3

  • course - Figure Drawing II Credits: 3

  • course - Painting I Credits: 3

  • course - Painting II Credits: 3

  • course - Acrylic Painting Credits: 3

  • course - Watercolor Credits: 3 ***

Elective Credits: 0-3

Total Credits Required for Degree: 60


(1) Both ARTH106 and ARTH107 may be required from transfer. Consult your counselor.

*Offered Fall Term only

**Offered Spring Term only

***Offered Summer Term only

Suggested Sequence

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.

Semester 1: Fall Term

Mathematics Credits: 3-4 (1)

Total Credits: 15-17

Semester 2: Spring Term

Total Credits: 15-16

Semester 3: Fall Term

Total Credits: 16

Semester 4: Spring Term

Total Credits: 12-15

Sequence Note:

(1) A minimum of 12 credits is required from the Mathematics, Science or Technological Competency knowledge areas.