A.A. in Visual Arts
The Visual Arts curriculum offers instruction in theory, practice and history. These three areas of study provide the foundation needed to begin a career in Visual Arts. The foundation courses meet prerequisite requirements to UC, CSU systems and four-year art schools.
Students are encouraged to work closely with an advisor or counselor in course selection. Electives should be chosen carefully to meet requirements of transfer institutions.
Students receiving this degree must meet the following requirements:
- Complete the District General Education Pattern, CSUGE or IGETC.
If transferring to a CSU or UC students are strongly recommended to complete the CSUGE or IGETC General Education Patterns. Students looking to transfer to an out of state or private college should consult with a counselor for the appropriate GE pattern selection.
- Complete with a “C” or better each course as specified by the major.
- Maintain an overall GPA of a 2.0 or better in all degree applicable coursework.
- Meet the local area requirement of Kinesiology/Dance.
|ART 100A||Survey of Western Art from Prehistory through the Middle Ages||3|
|or ART 100B||Survey of Western Art from Renaissance to Contemporary|
|ART 111||Beginning Drawing||3|
|ART 120||Two-Dimensional Design||3|
|Select three (3) of the following courses:|
|Art History and Appreciation-Ancient||3|
|Art History and Appreciation - Medieval||3|
|Art History and Appreciation - Renaissance to Rococo||3|
|Art History and Appreciation - 19th Century Art||3|
|Art History and Appreciation - Early 20th Century Art||3|
|Introduction to the Visual Arts||3|
|Figure Drawing I||3|
|Figure Drawing II||3|
|Intermediate Painting: Urban Art||3|
|Ceramic Design and Decoration||3|
|Ceramics: Tile and Mosaic||3|
|Computer Art Basics||3|
|Introduction to Art: Mobile Digital Devices||3|
|Digital Media Productions I||3|
|Commercial Graphic Design||3|
|Introduction to Typography||3|
|Computer Graphics I||3|
|Web Design I||3|
|Beginning Clay Sculpture||3|
|Intermediate Clay Sculpture||3|
|Advanced Clay Sculpture I||3|
|Advanced Clay Sculpture II||3|
|Sculpture and Metalwork||3|
|Art Portfolio and Resume Production||3|
|Motion Picture Appreciation||3|
|History of Latin American Art||3|
|History of Asian Art||3|
|Advanced Ceramics I||3|
|Advanced Ceramics II||3|
|Digital Media Production II||3|
|Web Design II||3|