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Art: Studio Emphasis (2013-2014)
The Art: Studio Emphasis program offers an Associate in Art Degree and a Certificate of Achievement in Studio Arts. This guided program assists students in developing foundation level studio art skills, art theory and foundation courses necessary to transfer to CSU four-year university with the Studio Art majors in Painting, Drawing, Ceramics or Sculpture.
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.
Units required for Major: 35.5
Units required for Certificate: 35.5
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 (24 Units)
Support courses (11.5 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.
Additional Information:
Please check the specific admission requirements with each CSU University as they may differ.
Core Courses: (24 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* Fundamentals in Drawing (4 units)
ART 5A* 2-D Foundations (4 units)
ART 5B* 3-D Foundations (4 units)
ART 20A Color I (3 units)

*These courses are foundation courses and must be taken before any support courses.
Support Courses: (11.5 units)
Select TWO courses from ONE option:

Option 1: Drawing Emphasis
ART 4B Intermediate Drawing (4 units)
ART 4C Representational Drawing (4 units)
ART 4D Figure Drawing (4 units)
ART 4E Heads & Hands Drawing (4 units)

Option 2: Ceramic or Sculpture Emphasis
ART 45A Beginning Ceramics Hand-building (4 units)
ART 45B Beginning Ceramics Potter's Wheel (4 units)
ART 44 Ceramics Sculpture (3 units)

Option 3 Painting Emphasis
ART 19A Oil Painting I (4 units)
or ART 19B Acrylic Painting I (4 units)
ART 19C Oil Painting II (4 units)
or ART 19D Acrylic Painting II (4 units)
ART 20B Color II (3 units)

And select one from the following:
ART 2A History of Art: History of Western Art From Prehistory through Early Christianity (4.5 units)
or ART 2AH Honors Art History: History of Western Art From Prehistory through Early Christianity (4.5 units)
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)
Certificate of Achievement in Art: Studio Emphasis - (35.5 Units)
The Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of the Core and Support courses. General education courses are not required.

Academic Year: 2013-2014

Current status: Approved
Last update: 2013-07-03 07:38:38

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