Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts Degree Course Requirements, 2019

Courses                                                                                      Semester Hours

UNIVERSAL GENERAL EDUCATION TRANSFER COMPONENT (25-26 SHC)*      25-26

The universal general education transfer component (UGETC) includes study in the areas of humanities, fine arts, communication, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, mathematics, and English composition.

English Composition (6 SHC)………………………………………………….. 6
ENG-111 and ENG-112

Humanities/Fine Arts (6 SHC)…………………………………………………. 6
Select two courses. Those courses must be from two of the following discipline areas:
Art (ART-111)
Communication (COM-231)
Literature (ENG-231, 232, 241, 242)
Music (MUS-110, 112)
Philosophy (PHI-215, 240)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 SHC)………………………………………….. 6
Select two courses. Those courses must be from two of the following discipline areas:
Economics (ECO-251, 252)
History (HIS-111, 112, 131, 132)
Political Science (POL-120)
Psychology (PSY-150)
Sociology (SOC-210)

Mathematics (3-4 SHC)……………………………………………………………. 3-4
Select one from the following:
MAT-143
MAT-152
MAT-171

Natural Sciences (4 SHC)………………………………………………………….. 4
Select 4 SHC from the following:
Astronomy (AST-111 & 111A)
Biology (BIO-110, 111)
Chemistry (CHM-151)
Geology (GEL-111)
Physics (PHY-110 & 110A)

OTHER REQUIRED HOURS (35 SHC)…………………………………………. 35

Major Core ……………………………………………………………………………… 15
ART-114 Art History Survey I (3 SHC)
ART-115 Art History Survey II (3 SHC)
ART-121 Two-Dimensional Design (3 SHC)
ART-122 Three-Dimensional Design (3 SHC)
ART-131 Drawing I (3 SHC)

Art Studio Electives …………………………………………………………………. 18

Select six courses from Art Studio Electives (choose at least one from each of the three groups.)
Two-dimensional Electives:
ART-132 Drawing II (3 SHC)
ART-135 Figure Drawing I (3 SHC)
ART-231 Printmaking I (3 SHC)
ART-232 Printmaking II (3 SHC)
ART-240 Painting I (3 SHC)
ART-241 Painting II (3 SHC)
Three-dimensional Electives:
ART-281 Sculpture I (3 SHC)
ART-283 Ceramics I (3 SHC)
Digital Electives:
ART-171 Computer Art I (3 SHC)
ART-264 Digital Photography I (3 SHC)

Portfolio and Resume (1 SHC)
ART-214 Portfolio and Résumé …………………………………………………… 1
Validation of the level of achievement in studio course work may be determined through portfolio review at the receiving
institution.

Academic Transition (1 SHC)
The following course is required:
ACA-122 College Transfer Success …………………………………………… 1 

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT (SHC) IN PROGRAM……….. 60-61

*Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.