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2014-15 College Catalog

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Art - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

An Arts and Sciences Area of Study

Application Code 269

For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division—Room HVPA-200—443-518-1480.

This curriculum is designed as a guide for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in Studio Art. Specific recommendations are made to fulfill the foundation requirements for Towson University and UMBC. The main emphasis in this area of study is the development of fundamental principles, conceptual abilities, and technical skills demonstrated in a student’s transfer portfolio. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer. Art History, Arts Administration, Graphic Design, Interactive Design, and Photography are other more specialized areas of study also offered at Howard Community College.

General Education Core

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.

Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3

Humanities, Arts and Literature

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARTT-122History of Modern Art

3

-or

FINE-102Arts, Cultures and Ideas

3

-Humanities Core Course

-Literature Core Course

6-8

ARTT-122 OR FINE-102 (3 credits), plus one Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus ARTT-122 OR FINE-102 (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.

Social Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Courses

6

One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.

Science

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Science Core Courses

7-8

must include one course with lab

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Mathematics Core Course

3-5

Interdisciplinary

Course NumberTitleCredits
CMSY-129Principles of the Internet

3

Required Courses Related to Major

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARTT-101Two-Dimensional Art and Design

3

ARTT-102Three-Dimensional Art and Design

3

ARTT-104Art History I

3

ARTT-105Art History II

3

ARTT-109Drawing I: Observation and Invention

3

ARTT-112Introduction to Digital Media

3

-or

ARTT-114Time-Based Media

3

ARTT-203Drawing II: Observation/Composition

3

ARTT-250Portfolio Assessment

1

ARTT-146Digital Photography I

3

-or

ARTT-201Contemporary Color Design

3

-or

ARTT-211Painting I

3

Course NumberTitleCredits
Electives-Any course with an ARTT prefix (check the requirements of the transfer institution)

6-9

Total Credit Hours: 62-70