2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Sep 26, 2021  
2021-2022 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.
Course ID Title Units
First Year  
ART 40   2-D Foundations 3
ART 41  * Three-Dimensional Design 3
ART 50  * Painting I 3
ART 80   Drawing I 3
  Select from Restricted Electives 3
Second Year  
ARTH 25   Survey of Art History - Ancient Worlds to Gothic 3
ARTH 26  * Survey of Western Art History - Renaissance to Contemporary 3
ART 85  * Drawing from the Live Model I 3
  Select from Restricted Electives 9

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 with an 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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