VISUAL ARTS / A.S. DEGREE

Ammerman - Grant
Hegis Code - 5610, CIP Code - 50.0101

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 Credits
ART105: Visual Arts College Seminar 1.5
ART111: Art History I 3
ART130: 2D Design 3
ART133: Drawing I 3
ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
  Mathematics Elective 3-4
     
SECOND SEMESTER: 18 credits Credits
ART112: Art History II 3
ART134: Drawing II 3
ART210: 3D Design 3
ENG102: Introduction to Literature 3
* History Elective 3
♦** Visual Arts Elective 3
     
THIRD SEMESTER: 15 credits Credits
ART135: Life Drawing I 3
ART289: Portfolio Development and Assessment 1
  Laboratory Science Elective 4
  Physical Education 1
*** Social Science Elective 3
♦** Visual Arts Elective 3
     
FOURTH SEMESTER: 13 credits Credits.
*** Humanities Elective 3
  Physical Education 1
♦‡ Portfolio Review 0
*** Social Sciences Elective 3
♦** Visual Arts Electives (2 courses) 6
     
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 62.5-63.5

*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.
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
These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
 NOTE: 1) Students planning to transfer to a SUNY four-year institution should check the SUNY General Education Requirements for selecting courses.
2) See Transfer Agreements for articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.

REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION
Visual Arts 35.5 credits
English 6 credits
Humanities 3 credits
Laboratory Science 4 credits
Mathematics 3-4 credits
Social Sciences 9 credits
Physical Education 2 credits