2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Jul 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art History Associate in Arts for Transfer


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The curriculum in the Art History program is designed to provide the transfer student the opportunity to achieve an Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer degree by providing the necessary breadth in the field and an introduction to the methods used. The Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer degree fulfills general education requirements for the college, encourages humanistic learning across disciplines and also provides a foundation for all students looking to transfer to a baccalaureate institution as an Art History or Studio Art major.

The Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer provides training for students seeking a career in the arts including museums, galleries,and art practice. Students who complete the Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer will  receive priority admission to the California State University system, though admission to a specific campus is not guaranteed. While an associate degree may support attempts to gain entry-level employment or promotion, a baccalaureate or higher degree is recommended for those considering professional careers, which can be achieved through transfer.

Students who complete the Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer will be prepared for transfer in art history, be prepared for employment in the field through experience in art history, and demonstrate skills to pursue lifelong learning in the areas of art history.

Please refer to Graduation Requirements  for more information on transfer degree requirements

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary for transfer as an Art History major.
  • Demonstrate skills that translate into a higher level of qualification for employment in museum education, museum curating, gallery design, art sales, and many other areas.
  • Use various strategies to evaluate and describe elements of art and visual culture as a basis for lifelong learning in the arts.

Group A: Select one of the following courses (3 units)


Total Units for the Major: 18-20


*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

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