Art A.A. Degree (10110.AA)
School of Arts and Social Sciences
The study of art will enrich the student’s experience of the world and encourage the student to draw upon creative resources. An education in art can lead to professional or vocational careers, as well as enhance abilities in other fields. The Art Department offers a foundation in theoretical and practical skills, and the opportunity to work in a wide variety of specific art media.
The Art Program provides lower division undergraduate transfer classes, professional preparation, personal development, general interest, and general education, as well as an Associate in Arts degree.
The Associate of Arts Degree in Art is available for students who meet the graduation requirements and complete the following required courses, with a minimum grade of a “C” (or P) in each course in the degree and maintain a 2.0 GPA.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
A. Demonstrate a knowledge of the techniques and processes involved in a variety of two and three dimensional art forms.
B. Create works of art integrating aesthetics with the elements and principles of design theory as applied to studio art and digital art works.
C. Distinguish individual styles as applied to various contemporary media and historic art periods.
D. Develop an appreciation and understanding of cultural diversity in the visual arts.
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Program Core: (18 Units)
ART-02 Survey of Western Art from Renaissance to Contemporary
ART-12A Sculpture: 3-D Foundations
ART-15 Design: 2-D Foundations
ART-23A Introduction to Painting
ART-24A Fundamentals of Drawing
ART-26A Introduction to Figure Drawing
Plus 3 units from the following Art History courses:
ART-01 Survey of Western Art from Prehistory Through the Middle Ages (3)
Plus 9 units from the following courses:
ART-12B Intermediate Sculpture (3)
Total: (30 Units)
Completion of MCCD-GE Breadth: (23 units)
Elective (as needed to reach 60 units) Units: (7 Units)
Total Degree Units: (60 Units)
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