Mar 04, 2021  
Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Catalog 2020-2021

Arts and Sciences: Art, AA


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No. of Credits: 60-61
Contact: Stephen Johnson, Chair, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education Division

This associate of arts program option is designed for students with a specific academic interest in art. This option prepares students for a specific concentration at a four-year Maryland state college or university.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 45.

Career Opportunities:

artist, art historian, high school or college art faculty, photographer, photojournalist, photo editor, architect, illustrator, graphic designer, printer, museum or art gallery curator, curatorial consultant, estate art appraiser, corporate curator, art dealer, and architectural conservationist

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students will...

  1. Demonstrate their understanding of the design elements and principles of visual art common to all media.
  2. Discuss, describe, critique, and analyze visual art.
  3. Demonstrate aesthetic and technical proficiency in the visual arts.
  4. Demonstrate their knowledge of the roles that the visual arts play in culture.
  5. Create, organize and present a developed portfolio.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Art (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Any ART course, except ART 1330, ART 1340, and ART 2020

Second Semester


Biological/physical sciences (4 credits)


Acceptable (lecture and matching lab) :

Art (6 credits)


Acceptable: 

Any ART course, except ART 1330, ART 1340, and ART 2020

Third Semester


Social/behavioral sciences (3 credits)


Acceptable:

History (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Art (9 credits)


Acceptable:  

Any ART course, except ART 1330, ART 1340 and ART 2020

Fourth Semester


Social/behavioral Science (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Acceptable:

 

English literature (3 credits)


Acceptable:

History (3 credits)



Completion of this course meets the Cultural and Global Awareness requirement.

Acceptable:

  • See Gen Ed  Listing and select any History course from within the Cultural and Global Awareness course list.

Art (5-6 credits)


Acceptable: 

Any ART course, except ART 1330, ART 1340, and ART 2020

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite or co-requisite   

****Pending MHEC approval

Course Indicators: English Composition (E), Arts (A), Cultural and Global Awareness (C), Humanities (H), Biological/Physical Sciences (S), Social/Behavioral Sciences (B), Mathematics (M)

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