Visual Arts - A.A. Degree (Transfer)
AN ARTS AND SCIENCES AREA OF CONCENTRATION
APPLICATION CODE 326
For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division - 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 Visual Arts. The main emphasis in this area of concentration 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 2
Students should choose the appropriate course based on their intended transfer institution. ARTS 104 transfers to Towson and UMCP; ARTS 105 transfers to UMBC.
*Electives - Select from the following courses according to transfer plans for a particular area of study:
Total Credit Hours: 60The Arts & Humanities Core requirement may alternatively be fulfilled by completing a World Language Sequence plus one of the following courses: SPCH 151, 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 General Education Core Electives.
A graduate should be able to
1. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning as it applies to visual and commercial arts.
2. Develop and demonstrate self-confidence, motivation, risk-taking abilities, visual literacy, and perceptual awareness as it applies to visual art.
3. Develop and demonstrate self-confidence, motivation, and risk-taking as it applies to creating and outputting digital art through image creation and manipulation software, design and layout software, standard and wide-format printers, and the Internet.
4. Analyze and demonstrate historical perspective as it relates to art history from ancient to contemporary art and culture from around the world.
5. Effectively critique, examine, and discuss the content and meaning of one’s own body of work as well as that of others.