Fine Arts (AAFAA)

Associate in Arts

This associate in 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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2021-2022 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
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
  Nat. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Total 14
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
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
  Nat. Sci. Lab Elective(s) 3
Total 13
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ART 102   Color 4
ART 114   Painting I 4
  Restricted Fine Art Elective: Choose ART 120, ART 121, ART 125, ART 127, ART 128, ART 129, or ART 136 4
  Soc. Sci. Elective(s) 1 3
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ART 108   Three-Dimensional Design 4
ART 122   Basic Drawing II 4
  Arts/Human. Elective(s) 2 (Not HUM) 3
  Soc. Sci. Elective(s) 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