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Art: Studio Emphasis (2012-2013)
The Art: Studio Emphasis Program is designed to prepare students in the foundations of art media and art practice. This program is designed for students wishing to pursue an Associate in Arts in Studio Art or are preparing for transfer to a four-year institution as an Art Major.
 
Program Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to create two-dimensional and three-dimensional artwork and designs using appropriate tools, materials, methods and techniques.
Students will be able to analyze and critically evaluate two-dimensional and three-dimensional creative projects using the current principles and language of art and design.
 
Career Opportunities
Career opportunities include the following: artist, designer, museum and gallery staff, graphic artist, illustrator, exhibit designer,interior designer, painting technician, teacher, photographer, photojournalist, set designer.
 
Units required for Major: 90
Units required for Certificate: 60
 
Associate Degree Requirements:
English proficiency: ENGL 1A, 1AH, 1S & 1T, ESLL 26 or equivalent.
Mathematics proficiency: MATH 57, 105, 108 or equivalent.
A minimum of 90 units is required* to include:
All Foothill General Education requirements (30 Units)
Core courses (34.5 Units)
Support courses (25.5 Units)

*Additional elective course work may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement for the associate degree.

NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a GPA of 2.0 or higher is required in all core and support courses for the degree or certificates.
 
Program Type(s):
AA = Associate in Arts Degree.
CA = Certificate of Achievement.
UT = May be transferable to a four - year university.
 
Core Courses: (34.5 units)
ART 2A History of Art: History of Western Art From Prehistory through Early Christianity (4.5 units)
orART 2AH Honors Art History: History of Western Art From Prehistory through Early Christianity (4.5 units)
ART 2B History of Western Art from The Middle Ages To The Renaissance (4.5 units)
or ART 2BH Honors History of Western Art from The Middle Ages To The Renaissance (4.5 units)
ART 2C History of Western Art from The Baroque to Post-Impressionism (4.5 units)
or ART 2CH Honors History of Western Art from The Baroque to Post-Impressionism (4.5 units)
ART 4A Drawing I (4 units)
ART 5A Basic Two-Dimensional Design (4 units)
ART 5B Three Dimensional Design (3 units)
ART 20A Color I (3 units)
ART 20B Color II (3 units)
ART 72 Studio Art Portfolio Preparation (4 units)
 
Support Courses: (25.5 units)
Select any combination of focus courses:

Ceramic Focus
ART 45A Beginning Ceramics Handbuilding (4 units)
ART 45B Beginning Ceramics Potter's Wheel (4 units)

Digital Focus
ART 56 Digital Art & Graphics (4 units)
or GID 41 Digital Art & Graphics (4 units)

Drawing Focus
ART 4B Drawing II (4 units)
ART 4D Figure Drawing (4 units)
ART 4E Portrait Drawing (4 units)

History or Art Focus
ART 2D African, Oceanic & Native American Art (4.5 units)
ART 2E A History of Women in Art (4.5 units)
ART 2F Introduction to Asian Art (4.5 units)
ART 2G Introduction to Islamic Art (4.5 units)
ART 2J American Art (4.5 units)
ART 3 Modern Art & Contemporary Thought (4.5 units)

Painting Focus
ART 19A Painting I (4 units)
ART 19B Painting II (4 units)

Photo Focus
PHOT 1 Black & White Photography (4 units)

Printmaking Focus
ART 6 Print Arts I (4 units)
or GID 38 Print Arts I (4 units)

Sculpture Focus
ART 44 Ceramic Sculpture (3 units)
Certificate of Achievement in Art: Studio Emphasis - (60 Units)
The Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of the Core and Support courses. General education courses are not required.

Academic Year: 2012-2013

Current status: Approved
Last update: 2013-01-10 08:49:05

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