Fine Arts (AAFAA)

Associate in Arts

This Associate of Art in Fine Arts Degree is a transfer degree designed to be the first two years of a Bachelors of Fine Art (BFA) degree and/or a Bachelors of Art Education (BAE) degree. Students will develop fine art drawing skills, learn 2D and 3D design elements and principles, and color expression skills that are necessary to be successful in completing a BFA or BAE degree. This degree also prepares students who are seeking careers/positions as fine artists; those artists who are seeking work with community art education programs; gallery managers; professional studio internships; art studio teaching assistants; and those who wish to work as apprentices in community theater set designs.

For more information, please contact Jill Jepsen.

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2019-2020 Academic Requirements

 

This Associate of Art in Fine Arts Degree is a transfer degree designed to be the first two years of a Bachelors of Fine Art (BFA) degree and/or a Bachelors of Art Education (BAE) degree. Students will develop fine art drawing skills, learn 2D and 3D design elements and principles, and color expression skills that are necessary to be successful in completing a BFA or BAE degree. This degree also prepares students who are seeking careers/positions as a fine artists; those artists who are seeking work with community art education programs; gallery managers; professional studio internships; art studio teaching assistants; and those who wish to work as apprentices in community theater set designs.

 
Division
Humanities, Social & Behav Sci
Department
Humanities, Language & the Art
Advisors
Jill Jepsen
Irving Remsen
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First Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ART 111   Basic Drawing I 4
ENG 111   Composition I 4
MTH 125 or Everyday College Math  
    Any Math Level 4 or Higher Course 3
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences 3
Total 14
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences with Lab 3
ART 112   Basic Design I 4
COM 101   Fundamentals of Speaking 3
HUM 101 or Introduction to the Humanities - Ancient to Medieval  
HUM 102 or Introduction to the Humanities - Renaissance to Modern  
HUM 103   Introduction to the Humanities - 20th Century to Present 3
Total 13
Third Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 1 3
    Restricted Fine Art Elective: Choose ART 120, ART 121, ART 125, ART 127, ART 128, ART 129, or ART 136 4
ART 102   Color 4
ART 114   Painting I 4
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ART 108   Three-Dimensional Design 4
ART 122   Basic Drawing II 4
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 2 (Not HUM) 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 2 3
    Elective(s) to reach minimum 60 credits; students must complete 100-level or above transferrable course(s) 2
    General Education Elective(s) (0-2 credits) to reach a minimum 30 General Education Credits 2
Total 18
Total Credits Required
60