• Art (026)
    Associate of Science

    Allegheny, Boyce, North, South

    The Art program prepares the student for transfer to a four-year institution with a broad college background demonstrating personal skill and knowledge in art.

    Upon completion of this program, graduates may find employment as an art administrator, art educator, studio artist, set designer, museum or gallery assistant, etc.

    Upon completion of the program, graduates will:

    1. Develop a portfolio suitable for employment, transfer to a four-year institution or artistic development.
    2. Develop visual communication skills.
    3. Demonstrate technical and perceptual skills.
    4. Use principles of design.
    5. Use color theory.
    6. Use current technology as it applies to the arts.
    7. Analyze in order to render 2D forms via line, value and perspective.
    8. Use art history to develop visual arts vocabulary and critical thinking skills, in a verbal and written manner.
    9. Analyze three-dimensional forms.
    10. Analyze visual images and objects.


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    Degree Requirements

    First Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    ART-103Art History - Ancient3
    ART-104Art History - Modern3
    ART-109Drawing 13
    ART-114Two-Dimensional Design3
    ENG-101English Composition 13
    Total Credits: 15

    Second Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    ART-207Drawing 2 3
    ART-223Three-Dimensional Design3
    ENG-102English Composition 23
     Art Elective3
     Fine Art Elective3
    Total Credits: 15

    Art Elective: Students should take a minimum of eighteen (18) additional credits or six (6) additional courses in Studio Art and Art History, emphasizing the area of the bachelor's degree or related fields of knowledge.

    Fine Art Elective: Students should take a minimum of three credits or one course in dance, music or theatre.

    Third Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    -Humanities Elective3
    MATMathematics Elective3-4
    -Social Science Elective3
     Art Elective
    See note above.
    Total Credits: 15–16

    Fourth Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    SPH-101Oral Communication3
    -Science Elective3–4
     Art Elective
    See note above.
    Total Credits: 18–19

    Major Concentrations—drawing/painting, ceramics, three-dimensional media, photography or electronic media. Check campus for media capability.

    See the academic advisor and art faculty for specific program requirements among these art electives.

    Minimum Credits to Graduate: 63–65