STUDIO ART AND DESIGN A.S.

This is a transfer program for students planning a career in the visual arts.

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PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Studio Art and Design A.S. students will:

  • Create the illusion of form on a two-dimensional surface
  • Manipulate line and mass within a three-dimensional space
  • Compose positive and negative space on a two-dimensional surface
  • Utilize color mixing and color schemes
  • Proficiently use a variety of media
  • Illustrate the human figure
  • Communicate ideas and concepts visually
  • Understand the history of art
  • Become aware of career options
  • Continue your education at a 4-year institution

CAREER POSSIBILITIES

Advertisements, packaging, textiles, book covers, posters, furniture, architectural forms, and more are designed by professionals trained in studio art. Students will be encouraged to consider how to apply their skills to industry, freelance opportunities, or the creation of an artist-operated business.

TRANSFER INFORMATION

Students planning to transfer should consult their advisor and/or a transfer counselor in the Centers for Student Engagement and Academic Advisement for more information. Early consultation to plan the most appropriate course sequence will optimize transferability.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
ART 101 Art History: Ancient to Gothic 3
ART 112 Two-Dimensional Design 3
ART 106 Expressive Drawing 3
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3
MATH 102 or higher 3
Physical Education 1
16
SECOND SEMESTER
ART 102 Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3
ART 104 Painting 3
ART 160 Life Drawing 3
ENGL 102 Freshman English II 3
Behavioral/Social Sciences 3
Physical Education 1
16
THIRD SEMESTER
ART 113 Three-Dimensional Design 3
ART Art Elective 3
Art Elective 3
GenEd or Free Elective 3
Science Elective 3
GenEd or Free Elective
(Gen Ed Req 4-5)
3
Health 1
15
FOURTH SEMESTER
ART Art Elective 3
Art Elective 3
Gen Ed or Free Elective 3
GenEd or Free Elective 3
Behavioral /Social Sciences 3
Physical Education 1
15
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 63