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Associate in Fine Arts (Visual Art)

The Associate in Fine Arts (Visual Art) degree program is designed for students who plan to transfer to four-year institution where they will major in the area of performing or teaching fine arts. The program provides general education courses as well as those courses designed for the area of specialization.

This curriculum complies with the standard approved by the State Board of Community Colleges.

Students may be required to take one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Readiness Level Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry. View Developmental Course list

Curriculum: 

English Composition (6 semester hours required)

Writing and Inquiry

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Writing/Research in the Disciplines

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Literature (3 semester hours required)

American Literature I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
American Literature II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Major American Writers

Credit Hours: 

3.00
British Literature I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
British Literature II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Western World Literature II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
World Literature II

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 semester hours required)

Art Appreciation

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Elementary ASL I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Public Speaking

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Theatre Appreciation

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Literature of the Theatre

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Theatre History I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Theatre History II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Elementary French I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Technology and Society

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Introduction to Film

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Music Appreciation

Credit Hours: 

3.00
History of Philosophy

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Introduction to Logic

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Introduction to Ethics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
World Religions

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Intro to Old Testament

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Intro to New Testament

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Religion in America

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Elementary Spanish I

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Social/Behavioral Science (9 semester hours required) Select three courses from three different discipline areas. Note: HIS 111 or 112 is required.) 

General Anthropology

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Survey of Economics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Principles of Microeconomics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Principles of Macroeconomics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
World Regional Geography

Credit Hours: 

3.00
World Civilizations I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
World Civilizations II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
American History I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
American History II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
American Government

Credit Hours: 

3.00
General Psychology

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Social Psychology

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Developmental Psych

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Abnormal Psychology

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Introduction to Sociology

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Sociology of the Family

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Social Problems

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Mathematics (Select one course from the following)

Quantitative Literacy

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Statistical Methods I

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Pre-Calculus Algebra

Credit Hours: 

4.00

Sciences (4 semester hours required. CHM 131 and CHM 131A must be taken together)

General Biology I

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Introduction to Chemistry

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Introduction to Chemistry Lab

Credit Hours: 

1.00
General Chemistry I

Credit Hours: 

4.00
College Physics I

Credit Hours: 

4.00

Other Required Hours

Success and Study Skills

Credit Hours: 

1.00

Or

College Transfer Success

Credit Hours: 

1.00

Required Art Courses (15 semester hours required)

Art History Survey I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Art History Survey II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Two-Dimensional Design

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Three-Dimensional Design

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Drawing I

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Electives (20 semester hours required)

Drawing II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Figure Drawing I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Computer Art I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Printmaking I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Printmaking II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Figure Drawing II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Painting I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Painting II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Digital Photography I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Digital Photography II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Computer Art II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Sculpture I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Sculpture II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Ceramics I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Ceramics II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
French Lab 1

Credit Hours: 

1.00
Spanish Lab 1

Credit Hours: 

1.00

Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 65