Studio Arts, AA-T

Arts Division
Degree A0395

The Associate of Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer is designed to facilitate successful transfer to baccalaureate art degree programs. This degree provides students with the lower division breadth and depth of the field of art. This degree exposes students to the core principles and practices in the field. Students will learn to visually express personal experience and thought with skill and clarity. Students will acquire fundamental visual experiences and concepts basic to many forms and fields of art, animation and design.

To earn an Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer (AA-T) a student must complete 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the CSU that consist of: IGETC pattern or CSU GE breadth and a major of at least 18 units. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework to receive an associate degree for transfer and all courses in the major must be completed with a C or better. Students earning an associate degree for transfer will not be required to complete any other local graduation requirements.

Required Courses

Core Courses
AHIS 5History of Western Art: Renaissance Through Modern 3
or AHIS 5H History of Western Art: Renaissance Through Modern - Honors
ARTD 15ADrawing: Beginning 3
ARTD 20Design: Two-Dimensional 3
ARTS 22Design: Three-Dimensional 3
LIST A
Choose one from the following:3
History of Western Art: Prehistoric Through Gothic
History of Western Art: Prehistoric Through Gothic - Honors
LIST B9
Drawing: Life
Design: Color and Composition
Beginning Painting I
Total Units for Major24
CSU General Education or IGETC Pattern 139-42
Total Units60
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Courses may be double-counted with either CSU-GE or IGETC.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of this program, a student will:

  • Be prepared to transfer to the California State University system or other public and private colleges and universities to complete Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art, Studio Art, Fine Art, or Visual Art degrees. 
  • Be able to apply visual arts concepts that are basic to many forms and fields of art and design in visual, oral, and written communication.
  • Be able to analyze historical, contemporary, peer, and personal visual artwork that range in modes of artistic expression.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
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