Studio Arts - Associate in Arts for Transfer
The Studio Arts program includes courses focused on developing an understanding of the elements and principles of design, specific skill building in two-, three-dimensional and digital mediums. In pursuing the AA-T in Studio Arts degree, students acquire skills through in-class projects, exercises, written and/or oral presentations, critiques, and development of personal aesthetic and creative processes. Students majoring in studio arts develop critical thinking, creative problem solving, and written and verbal communication skills. As studio art majors, students have learning opportunities that are relevant to many types of careers working as a Fashion Designer, Fine Art Preparator, Illustrator, Animator, Architect, Studio Artist, or Art Educator.
To be awarded the Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer degree, students must:
- Complete 60 semester units or 90 quarter units which are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
- The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the CSU General Education – Breadth Requirements.
- A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
- Obtain a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
While a minimum of 2.0 is required for admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADTs) also require that students must earn a “C” or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis. A ‘P’ (Pass) grade is acceptable grade for courses in the major if the course is taken on a “pass/no pass” basis.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Utilize the broader vocabulary of art and design as well as discipline specific terminology in the objective and subjective analysis of artworks.
- Build competency in technical skills and concepts.
- Establish a creative practice which includes problem solving skills.
- Recognize major artists and historical/cultural trends and styles.
- Demonstrate engagement, participation, and civility in the classroom/studio setting.
A.A.-T Major Requirements
|ART 012||Two-Dimensional Design||3|
|ART 013||Three Dimensional Design||3|
|ART 024||Beginning Drawing||3|
|ART 092||Survey of Art History: Renaissance to the Present||3|
|Select one of the following: 1||3|
|Survey of Art History: Prehistoric Through Gothic|
|Survey of Asian Art|
|Select three of the following: 1||9|
|Beginning Sculpture I|
|Beginning Ceramics I|
|Beginning Painting I|
|Introduction to Media Arts|
|Life Drawing I|
or ART 026
Consult with a counselor to determine which courses are applicable within the major at the CSU you are planning to transfer to.
A.A.-T Degree Requirements
|CSU GE or IGETC||37 - 39|