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ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE AND CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT
Students must complete 18 units of required basic core courses and select nine (9) units from the course options listed below for a total of 27 units to complete a certificate of achievement.

For an associate in arts degree in art you must complete the 27 units as described above plus additional coursework requirements.  See Notes 1 & 2 below.

REQUIRED CORE COURSES

Class COURSE TITLE Units
ART 3 Two-Dimensional Design 3
ART 4 Three-Dimensional Design 3
ART 5 Art History 1 3
ART 6 Art History 2 3
ART 7 Beginning Drawing 3
ART 8 Beginning Figure Drawing and Anatomy 3
 

Total

18

In addition to the Core Courses, select a minimum of nine (9) units:

TWO-DIMENSIONAL ART MAJORS must complete two (2) courses (6 units) within one of the following specialties: DRAWING, PAINTING, PRINTMAKING. In addition, one (1) course (3 units) must be selected from the Three-Dimensional area or Art History.

THREE-DIMENSIONAL ART MAJORS must complete two (2) courses (6 units) within one of the following specialties: CERAMICS, CRAFTS, JEWELRY AND METALSMITHING, SCULPTURE, TEXTILE DESIGN. In addition, one (1) course (3 units) must be selected from the Two-Dimensional area or Art History.

TWO-DIMENSIONAL – MAJOR #5201 

Class  course title Units
ART 9 Beginning Painting: Oil/Acrylic 3
ART 19 Intermediate Painting: Oil/Acrylic 3
ART 29 Advanced Painting: Oil/Acrylic 3
ART 13 Beginning Watercolor Painting 3
ART 23 Intermediate Watercolor Painting 3
ART 14 Beginning Printmaking 3
ART 16 Life Painting 3
ART 17 Intermediate  Drawing 3
ART 27 Advanced Drawing 3
ART 18 Intermediate Figure Drawing and Anatomy 3
ART 28 Advanced Figure Drawing and Anatomy 3
ART 24A Intaglio Printmaking 3
ART 24B Lithograph Printmaking 3
ART 24C Relief Printmaking 3
ART 24D Screenprinting 3
ART 25 Mural Painting 3
ART 35 Color Theory 3
ART 39B Introduction to Graphic Design 3

THREE-DIMENSIONAL – MAJOR #5202

Class course title Units
ART 10 Beginning Ceramics 3
ART 20 Intermediate Ceramics 3
ART 11 Beginning Sculpture 3
ART 21 Intermediate Sculpture 3
ART 12A Beginning Craft Studio 3
ART 12B Intermediate Craft Studio 3
ART 15 Beginning Ceramic Sculpture 3
ART 22A Textile Design: Hand Papermaking 3
ART 22B Textile Design: Basic Textile Structures 3
ART 31 Advanced Sculpture 3
ART 32A Beginning Jewlery and Metalsmithing 3
ART 32B Intermediate Jewlery and Metalsmithing 3

Notes:
1. An associate in arts degree in art will be awarded to any candidate who successfully completes a total of 60 units, which includes associate degree requirements and a minimum of 27 units of course work as listed above.
2. Associate degree requirements are listed on pages 33-35. General Education requirements for transfer certification are listed on page 40.

Last updated: 12/20/2011 4:03:12 PM