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2016-2017 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. 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.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3

-Mathematics Core Course

3

-Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

ARTT-101Two-Dimensional Art and Design

3

ARTT-282Art History I

3

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

ARTT-102Three-Dimensional Art and Design

3

ARTT-109Drawing I: Observation and Invention

3

ARTT-112Introduction to Digital Media

3

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARTT-203Drawing II: Observation and Composition

3

ARTT-283Art History II

3

-Science Core Course

3

Art Elective-Any course with an ARTT prefix

3

Art Electives (Studio) - Select 3 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARTT-146Digital Photography I

3

ARTT-151Ceramics I

3

ARTT-201Contemporary Color Design

3

ARTT-202Printmaking I

3

ARTT-211Painting I

3

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARTT-299Arts Portfolio Seminar

2

-Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

-General Education Core Course

3

Art History Electives - Select 3 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARTT-284History of World Architecture

3

ARTT-285History of Modern Art

3

ARTT-286African Art and Architecture

3

ARTT-287Far Eastern Art and Architecture

3

ARTT-288Middle Eastern Art and Architecture: Islam to Present

3

ARTT-289Contemporary Art

3

ARTT-290American Art and Architecture Since Colonialism

3

ARTT-291Italian Renaissance Art And Architecture

3

ARTT-292Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture

3

ARTT-293History of Photography

3

Total Credit Hours: 60

The Arts & Humanities requirement may alternatively be fulfilled by completing a World Language Sequence plus one of the following courses: SPCH-151, THET-101, THET-102, THET-103, THET-202, THET-241, or WMST-193. Students who choose to complete a World Language Sequence are not required to complete the 3 credits of open Core Electives.

A graduate should be able to

  1. 1. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning as it applies to visual arts.
  2. 2. Develop and demonstrate self-confidence, motivation, risk-taking abilities, visual literacy, and perceptual awareness as it applies to visual arts.
  3. 3. Demonstrate mastery of various tools and processes, and their applications for creating two- and three-dimensional art in various forms, as it relates to elements of art and principles of design.
  4. 4. Analyze historical perspective as it relates to art history from ancient to contemporary art and culture from around the world.
  5. 5. Effectively include content and meaning in one’s own artwork, and examine individual and group projects, intellectually critiquing one’s own artwork and that of others.