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 1
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.
Suggested Semester 3
Suggested Semester 4
*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
- Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning as it applies to visual and commercial arts.
- Develop and demonstrate self-confidence, motivation, risk-taking abilities, visual literacy, and perceptual awareness as it applies to visual art.
- 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.
- Analyze and demonstrate historical perspective as it relates to art history from ancient to contemporary art and culture from around the world.
- Effectively critique, examine, and discuss the content and meaning of one’s own body of work as well as that of others.