Studio Arts, A.F.A.

The AFA in Studio Arts degree will prepare students to transfer into a 4-year Bachelor of Fine Arts program.  Students will be provided with all foundation-level studio courses with a primary concentration in drawing and painting.

Program Outcomes

The Associate in Fine Arts degree will prepare students to transfer into a 4-year Bachelor of Fine Arts program. Students will be provided with all foundation-level studio courses with a primary concentration in drawing and painting.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the general rules of visual literacy in regard to the dynamics of two and three dimensional design principles and drawing from observation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the general rules of visual literacy in regard to the dynamics of basic color theory including the manipulation of hue, value and chroma.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the general rules of visual literacy in regard to the manipulation of the concept of the picture plane.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of visual literacy in regard to understanding of the forms and concepts associated with the history of art including western, non-western and modern and contemporary art.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of visual literacy in conjunction with the application of digital technology and or photographic technology.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of visual literacy in the application of subjective and non-objective subject matter in addition to utilizing traditional figurative motifs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prepare materials for the process of painting and drawing.
  • Communicate issues of critical thinking skills through the creation of artworks and participation in the formal critique process.
  • Produce a portfolio of artworks that demonstrates all of the above principles.

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Fourth Semester (15 credits)

CoursesCredits
ART 141 - Painting II 3
ART 112 - Art From Africa Asia and Beyond
OR
HUM 100 - Introduction to Visual Arts
3
OR
3
ART 143 - Life Drawing and Painting 3
ART 203 - History of Modern Art 3
Electives
Open Elective 3 Credits
Notes

Choose either ART 203 or ART 112 or HUM 100

Total Credits: 61


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