VISUAL ARTS / A.S. DEGREE

Ammerman - Grant
Hegis Code: 5610

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: VART-AS
 

     This degree provides a general studio arts foundation curriculum for students interested in transferring into a baccalaureate degree program in Visual Arts. Emphasis is placed on drawing and design with opportunities to explore painting, sculpting, ceramics, printmaking, photography and computer art. Survey courses in art history are integrated into the program.

     A successful portfolio review is required at the completion of the final semester, to be reviewed and accepted by the portfolio review committee for the granting of the A.S. degree.

Admission Procedures and Requirements

Students are admitted on a rolling basis, fall and spring.

FIRST SEMESTER: 16.5-17.5 credits Lec. Lab. Cr.
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART105:Visual Arts Freshman Seminar 1.5 1.5
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART111: Art History I 3 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART130: 2D Design 1 4 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART133: Drawing I 1 4 3
ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3 3
  Mathematics Elective 3-4 3-4
         
SECOND SEMESTER: 18 credits Lec. Lab. Cr.
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART112: Art History II 3 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART134: Drawing II 1 4 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART210: 3D Design 1 4 3
ENG102: Introduction to Literature 3 3
* History Elective 3 3
** Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Visual Arts Elective 1-3 0-4 3
         
THIRD SEMESTER: 18 credits Lec. Lab. Cr.
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART135: Life Drawing I 1 4 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART289: Portfolio Development and Assessment 2 1
*** Humanities Elective 3 3
  Laboratory Science Elective 3 3 4
  Physical Education 2 1
*** Social Science Elective 3 3
** Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Visual Arts Elective 1-3 0-4 3
         
FOURTH SEMESTER: 16 credits Lec. Lab. Cr.
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Computer Arts Elective 1-3 0-4 3
*** Humanities Elective 3 3
  Physical Education 2 1
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Portfolio Review 0
*** Social Sciences Elective 3 3
** Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Visual Arts Electives (2 courses) 1-3 0-4 6
         
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 68.5-69.5

*To be selected from: HIS101, HIS102, HIS103, HIS104, HIS107, HIS118, HIS119 or HIS120.
**In choosing Visual Arts Electives, the student must select one course from each of three of the following disciplines: art history, ceramics, computer art, life drawing, painting, printmaking, watercolor, sculpture and photography. The fourth elective must be an advanced-level course selected from any of the above areas. Please note that not all of these areas of specialization are available at all campuses.
***Recommended elective courses:
Humanities: HUM114, HUM116, HUM249, MUS101; MUS206, MUS210, PHL101; PHL104, PHL107, PHL111; PHL293, THR101, THR115 or THR211. (Students may also take a foreign language, but they cannot take an additional art course to fulfill this requirement.)
Social Sciences: ANT101, ANT105, ANT203, ANT205, ANT211, ECO101, ECO111, ECO112, GEO101, GEO102, GEO103, HIS101, HIS102, HIS103, HIS104, HIS107, HIS118, HIS119, HIS120, HIS201, POL101, POL103, POL105, POL107, PSY101, PSY105, SOC101, SOC122 or SOC210.
To be selected from ART120 through ART129.
A successful portfolio review is required to graduate. At the end of the fourth semester, students must submit a final portfolio to be reviewed and accepted by the portfolio review committee for the granting of the A.S. degree
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 NOTE: 1) Students planning to transfer to SUNY four-year institution should check the SUNY core General Education Requirements in the college catalog for information on selection of elective courses.
2) See Transfer Opportunities for articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.

REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION
Visual Arts 38.5 credits
English 6 credits
Humanities 6 credits
Social Sciences 9 credits
Mathematics 3-4 credits
Laboratory Science 4 credits
Physical Education 2 credits