2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Aug 07, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Associate in Arts


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The curriculum in the Art Associate Degree program is designed to provide the transfer student the opportunity to achieve an Associate degree. While a baccalaureate or higher degree is recommended for those considering majors related to this field, earning the associate degree would demonstrate achievement and may support attempts to gain entry-level employment in graphic design or promotion.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will:

  • Be prepared for transfer in art history and/or studio art by offering articulated courses, and courses that serve as prerequisites for admission in the UC system, the CSU system and private institutions.
  • Be prepared for employment in the field of art through experience in the studio arts, exhibition design, and art history. Students develop practical skills that translate into a higher level of qualification for employment in the areas of illustration, animation, web design, graphic design, architecture, art education, fashion, interior design, museum studies, art sales, and many other areas.
  • Demonstrate skills to pursue lifelong learning in the areas of art history and studio arts.

First Year


Total Units for the Major: 33


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

Restricted Electives:


ART 9*, 10*, 11*, 13*, 51*, 52*, 54*, 57, 58*, 59*, 60*, 61*, 62*, 63, 70, 71*, 72*, 78, 79*, 81*, 82*, 86*, 87*, 140, 141, 142, 145, 175*, 216*, 217*, 240*, 250*, ARTH 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29.

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

Associate in Arts Degree


Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements withan overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate in Arts degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees


Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

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