Art
Area of Study

Art

Studio Art

TOTAL CREDITS
60
CIP:
240101
BANNER:
SARD
Associate of Arts

A degree in Studio Art helps you hone and express your creativity while providing you with knowledge of a variety of artistic techniques. Your ability to transform sketches, data, and verbal instructions into works of art makes you stand out to employers who need creative thinkers. Other skills you offer to potential employers include strong critical thinking skills, graphic design and marketing skills, the ability to adapt techniques, tools, and materials to different creative processes, budgets, and final uses. Experience designing products to meet the needs and tastes of diverse clients and audiences and demonstrate the use of texture, contrast, and color combinations for visual impact.  Here is a brief list of some popular careers Studio Art majors have found success in: conservator, fine artist (painter, sculptor, and illustrator), multimedia artist/animator, and scientific artist.

Written Communication

Total Credits 6
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
ENG121ENG1021
English Composition I:GT-CO1 3

Emphasizes planning, writing, and editing/revisions of compositions, coupled with development of critical and logical thinking skills. This course includes a minimum of five compositions that stress analytical, evaluative, and persuasive/argumentative writing. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENG0092 (ENG090 AND REA090 or CCR092) (with a “C” grade or better) OR appropriate placement score. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

and

ENG122ENG1022
English Composition II: GT-CO2 3

Expands and refines the objectives of English Composition I. Emphasizes critical/logical thinking and reading, problem definition, research strategies, and writing analytical, evaluative, and/or persuasive papers that incorporate research. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO2 category. Prerequisite: ENG1021 (ENG121) (“C” or better) or ACT Writing Score of 26. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

OR you can take ENG1022 (ENG122) and a GT-CO3 course.

Mathematics

Total Credits 3-4

Take one GT-MA1 course, prefer MAT1240 (MAT120).

Arts and Humanities

Total Credits 6

Take two GT courses from AH2, AH3 or AH4 categories. (No AH1 courses)

History

Total Credits 3

Take one GT course from the HI1 category

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Total Credits 6

Take two GT course from the SS1, SS2 or SS3 categories.

Natural and Physical Sciences

Total Credits 7

Take two GT courses from the SC1 or SC2 category (one must be a SC1 course with a lab).

Program Requirements

Total Credits 21
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
ART111ART1111
Art History Ancient to Medieval GT-AH1 3

Provides the knowledge base to understand the visual arts, especially as related to Western Culture. Surveys the visual arts from the Ancient through Medieval Periods. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

ART112ART1112
Art History Renaissance to 1900: GT-AH1 3

Provides the knowledge base to understand the visual arts, especially as related to Western Culture. Surveys the visual arts from the Renaissance through the Modern Periods. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

ART121ART1201
Drawing I 3

Investigates the various approaches and media that students need to develop drawing skills and visual perception. (Contact hours-90) (0-6)

ART131ART1002
Visual Concepts 2-D Design 3

Examines the basic elements of design, visual perception, and artistic form and composition as they relate to two-dimensional media. (Contact hours-90) (0-6)

ART132ART1003
Visual Concepts 3-D Design 3

Focuses on learning to apply the elements and principles of design to three dimensional problems. (Contact hours-90) (0-6)

ART221ART1202
Drawing II 3

Explores expressive drawing techniques with an emphasis on formal composition, color media, and content or thematic development. (Contact hours-90) (0-6)

Take one additional three credit Studio Art Course.

Electives

Total Credits 8