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Studio Arts for Transfer (2014-2015)
Studio Art is the study of visual art through hands-on studio experience and understanding of the history of art. The Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer degree is a solid preparation for transfer majors to local California State Universities (CSUs) in various areas in Studio Art. The Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer degree includes core foundation level drawing, two-dimensional and three-dimensional design and art history. The Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer degree also offers a wide variety of beginning level studio art electives including painting, figure and head and hand drawing, ceramics and ceramic sculpture, print arts, digital arts and photography.
Students who complete the Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer degree will be ensured preferential transfer status to local CSUs for Studio Art majors and majors in related disciplines. The Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer degree requirements will fulfill the lower division major requirements at many local CSUs. Students are advised, however, to meet with a counselor to assess the course requirements for specific local CSUs.
 
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates will be equipped with the fundamental formal two-dimensional and three-dimensional foundation level technical skills, materials, concepts, and methods.
Graduates will gain strong awareness of cultural art traditions through the examination and critical evaluation of culturally significant works of art
Graduates will be able to critique and analyze two and three dimensional creative projects using the current principles, theories and language of art and design.
 
Units required for Major: 37.5-38.5
 
Associate Degree Requirements:
Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer requires completion of a minimum of 90 units to include:
CSU General Education Breadth Requirements or the *Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) (49-58 units) (full certification is required)
Core courses (37.5-38.5 units, of which 9 units may satisfy the GE requirement)
Transferable electives necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement.

NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade and must be completed with a grade of "C"or better. In addition, the student must obtain a minimum GPA of 2.0.
*NOTE: Although it is possible to fulfill the requirements for the Associate Degree for Transfer by completing the IGETC for UC pattern, admission to CSU requires completion of an Oral Communication course (IGETC Area 1C; CSU GE Area A-1); therefore, students who plan to transfer to CSU should complete this course as part of their GE or elective units.
 
Program Type(s):
 
Core Courses: (21 units)
ART 2B History of Western Art from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance (4.5 units)
or ART 2BH Honors History of Western Art from the Middles Ages to the Renaissance (4.5 units)
ART 2C History of Western Art from the Baroque to Post-Impressionism (4.5 units)
or ART 2CH Honors History of Western Art from the Baroque to Post-Impressionism (4.5 units)
ART 5A 2-D Foundations (4 units)
ART 5B 3-D Foundations (4 units)
ART 4A Fundamentals in Drawing (4 units)
 
Support Courses: (12 units)
Complete ONE course from List A:
List A
ART 2A History of Art: History of Western Art from Prehistory Through Early Christianity (4.5 units)
or ART 2AH Honors History of Art: History of Western Art from Prehistory Through Early Christianity (4.5 units)
ART 2B History of Western Art from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance (4.5 units)
or ART 2BH Honors History of Western Art from the Middles Ages to the Renaissance (4.5 units)
ART 2F Introduction to Asian Art (4.5 units)
ART 2D African, Oceanic & Native American Art (4.5 units)
ART 3 Modern Art & Contemporary Thought (4.5 units)

And complete 12 units from three areas in List B:
List B
Drawing Area:
*ART 4D Figure Drawing (4 units)
and ART 4E Head & Hands Drawing (4 units)
*ART 4B Intermediate Drawing (4 units)
and ART 4C Representational Drawing (4 units)
*both courses must be completed to fulfill the requirement.

Painting Area:
ART 19A Oil Painting I (4 units)
or ART 19B Acrylic Painting I (4 units)
ART 19C Oil Painting II (4 units)

Color Area:
*ART 20A Color I (3 units)
and ART 20B Color II (3 units)
*both courses must be completed to fulfill the requirement.

Ceramics Area:
ART 45A Beginning Ceramics Handbuilding (4 units)

Sculpture Area:
ART 44 Ceramic Sculpture (4 units)

Other Studio Arts Area:
ART 47A Watercolor I (4 units)
ART 47B Watercolor II (4 units)

Printmaking Area:
GID 38 Print Arts I (4 units)

Digital Art Area:
GID 41 Digital Art & Graphics (4 units)

Photography Area:
PHOT 1 Black & White Photography (4 units)
or PHOT 5 Introduction to Photography (4 units)

Academic Year: 2014-2015

Current status: Approved
Last update: 2014-04-30 13:06:05

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