Fine Arts - Associate Degree

A grade of C- or better is required in Art courses.

Total Credits Required for Degree: 60

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education Requirements
Area I: Communications
English Composition - Level 1
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
English Composition - Level 2
Choose one from the following:3
Business and Professional Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Technical and Scientific Communication3
Oral Communication
COMM 265GPrinciples of Human Communication3
or COMM 253G Public Speaking
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 210GMathematics Appreciation 13
or MATH 121G College Algebra
Area III/IV: Laboratory Science and Social/Behavioral Sciences10-11
Select one course from Area III: Laboratory Science (4 credits) 2
Select one course from Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 credits) 2
Select one course from either Area III or Area IV. (3-4 credits) 2
Area V: Humanities
Select one course from Area V: Humanities. 23
Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts
ART 295GIntroduction to Art History I 33
General Education Elective
Choose one course from any General Education area. 23-4
Core Degree Requirements
ART 150Drawing I 43
ART 1552-D Fundamentals 43
ART 1563-D Fundamentals 43
ART 260Introduction to Painting3
ART 275Introduction to Ceramics3
ART 296GIntroduction to Art History II 33
Option Area
Select Ceramics/Sculpture or Drawing/Painting Option9
Total Credits60

Ceramics/Sculpture Option

Prefix Title Credits
ART 151Drawing II3
ART 265Introduction to Sculpture3
ART 276Ceramics I, B3
Total Credits9

Drawing/Painting Option

Prefix Title Credits
ART 151Drawing II3
ART 261Painting Methods, Techniques and Applications3
ART 262Aspects of Painting3
Total Credits9

A Suggested Plan of Study - Fine Arts, Ceramics/Sculpture Option

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
ART 150 Drawing I 3
ART 155 2-D Fundamentals 3
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences Course 1 3
 Credits13
Spring
ART 151 Drawing II 3
ART 156 3-D Fundamentals 3
ART 275 Introduction to Ceramics 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Business and Professional Communication  
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences  
Technical and Scientific Communication  
MATH 210G
Mathematics Appreciation 2
or College Algebra
3
 Credits15
Second Year
Fall
ART 260 Introduction to Painting 3
ART 295G Introduction to Art History I 3
COMM 265G
Principles of Human Communication
or Public Speaking
3
Area III: Laboratory Science Course 1 4
General Education Elective (select any area) 1 3-4
 Credits16
Spring
ART 265 Introduction to Sculpture 3
ART 276 Ceramics I, B 3
ART 296G Introduction to Art History II 3
Area V: Humanities Course 1 3
Select one course from Area III or Area IV 1 3-4
 Credits16
 Total Credits60

A Suggested Plan of Study - Fine Arts, Drawing/Painting Option

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
ART 150 Drawing I 3
ART 155 2-D Fundamentals 3
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Science Course 1 3
 Credits13
Spring
ART 151 Drawing II 3
ART 156 3-D Fundamentals 3
ART 275 Introduction to Ceramics 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Business and Professional Communication  
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences  
Technical and Scientific Communication  
MATH 210G
Mathematics Appreciation 2
or College Algebra
3
 Credits15
Second Year
Fall
ART 260 Introduction to Painting 3
ART 295G Introduction to Art History I 3
COMM 265G
Principles of Human Communication
or Public Speaking
3
Area III: Laboratory Science Course 1 4
General Education Elective (select any area) 1 3-4
 Credits16
Spring
ART 261 Painting Methods, Techniques and Applications 3
ART 262 Aspects of Painting 3
ART 296G Introduction to Art History II 3
Area V: Humanities Course 1 3
Select one course from Area III or Area IV 1 3-4
 Credits16
 Total Credits60