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Art: Studio Arts

Award Type: Associate in Arts for Transfer

Art and design have permeated human experience for thousands of years. The fine artist and the designer both require knowledge of the same visual principles. An art major is trained in visual perception, design principles and manual skills necessary for personal expression or a commercial career in various art media. The Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer will prepare students for further studies toward a California State University (CSU) baccalaureate degree in Art, Ceramics, Commercial Art, Digital Media, Fine Arts, Painting, Photography and Sculpture. Associate Degree for Transfer Requirements Completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including the following: The completion of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE). A minimum of 18 semester units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district. Obtainment of an overall minimum grade point average of 2.0. Minimum grade of C (or P) for each course in the major. [The following Allan Hancock College graduation requirements will not be required: Health and Wellness, Multicultural Gender Studies and Allan Hancock College General Education.]

The graduate of the Associate in Arts for Transfer in Art: Studio Arts will:

  • demonstrate and apply understanding of a variety of theories, ideas and processes involved in creative research.
  • broaden knowledge of and develop an appreciation for the diverse practices and ways of thinking in art across cultures and time periods.
  • demonstrate and apply understanding of a variety of materials, techniques, and methods of analysis toward development of a body of work.

Program Requirements

A major of 24 units is required for the degree.

Photography

Course Number Course Title Units
PHTO 110 Basic Photography 3.0

General Education

Required core courses (15 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
ART 103 Art History Ancient to Medieval 3.0
ART 104 Art History Renaissance to Modern 3.0
ART 110 Design 1 3.0
ART 113 Three Dimensional Design 3.0
ART 120 Drawing 1 3.0

Select three courses from three different areas (9 units).

Drawing Area

Course Number Course Title Units
ART 121 Drawing 2 3.0
ART 122 Life Drawing 1 3.0

Color Area

Course Number Course Title Units
ART 112 Design Color Theory 3.0

Painting Area

Course Number Course Title Units
ART 151 Painting 1 3.0

Ceramics Area

Course Number Course Title Units
ART 160 Ceramics 1 3.0

Sculpture Area

Course Number Course Title Units
ART 164 Sculpture 1 3.0

Digital Art

Course Number Course Title Units
ART 107 Introduction to Digital Art 3.0

Complete one of the following:

a) CSU General Education Breadth - 39 units

    or

b) Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) - 37 units

Double Counting:

A maximum of 6 units may be double counted for the major and CSU or IGETC general education units.

Select additional CSU transferrable courses, as needed, to achieve 60 units required for the degree - 3 units

Visit myHancock and select the DegreeWorks icon to view CSU or IGETC general education and transferrable courses.

 

Last Modified Mar 29, 2024