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ARTA - Fine Arts / Studio Arts A.A.

CR Associate of Arts

Program Description

Students in this program will combine classroom study with studio experiences. While some students may pursue the program of study for personal enrichment rather than transfer, the degree is designed for students preparing to enter a program leading to a baccalaureate degree at a four-year college or university. Because the requirements of four-year colleges or universities vary widely, students should choose an intended transfer college as soon as possible and work with their advisor to follow the program described in that colleges catalog. All students will be expected to prepare a portfolio for transfer or employment applications.

Program Objectives

  1. Demonstrate visual communication skills using basic elements of line, shape, value, texture, color and space.

  2. Use the principles of design and color theory.

  3. Utilize technology as it applies to the arts.

  4. Analyze and render two-dimensional forms via line, value, and perspective

  5. Analyze and construct forms in three dimensions.

  6. Recognize painting, sculpture, and architecture with consideration of the aesthetic, historical, and technical significance of artistic achievements

  7. Apply critical analysis to visual images and objects.

Advisor Notes

Students interested in a Fashion Design focus should choose ART 112, 150 and 153 for Studio Arts Electives. For transfer information regarding this major. Students should consult the catalog of the four-year college or university to which they plan to transfer to ensure that degree requirements are being properly met. Transfer information for this program is on file in the Transfer and University Center. For more information, contact an academic advisor or counselor.