A QUICK INTRO
The Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use
WHAT YOU STUDY
Students will be trained in the development of concept and design for promotional materials such as newspaper and magazine advertisements, posters, folders, letterheads, corporate symbols, brochures, booklets, preparation of art for printing, lettering and typography, photography, and electronic media.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities with graphic design studios, advertising agencies, printing companies, department stores, a wide variety of manufacturing industries, newspapers, and businesses with in-house graphics operations.
WHAT YOU CAN EARN
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ENGLISH / COMPOSITION - 6 Semester Hour Credits required
|ENG||111||Writing & Inquiry||3|
|ENG||112||Writing & Research in the Disciplines||3|
HUMANITIES / FINE ARTS - 6 Semester Hours Credit required
Select two courses from two different disciplines.
|COM||120||Intro Interpersonal Communication||3|
|ENG||231||American Literature I||3|
|ENG||232||American Literature II||3|
|PHI||240||Introduction to Ethics||3|
SOCIAL / BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE - 6 Semester Hour Credits required
Select two courses from at least two different disciplines:
|ECO||251||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|HIS||131||American History I||3|
|HIS||132||American History II||3|
|SOC||210||Introduction to Sociology||3|
NATURAL SCIENCE - (4) Semester Hour Credits required
|AST||111||Descriptive Astronomy with||3|
|AST||111A||Descriptive Astronomy Lab||1|
|BIO||110||Principles of Biology*||4|
|BIO||111||General Biology I*||4|
|PHY||110||Conceptual Physics with||3|
|PHY||110A||Conceptual Physics Lab||1|
*Students may not apply both BIO 110 and BIO 111 towards completion of Arts and Sciences Natural Science requirement.
Mathematics - (3 - 4) Semester Hour Credits
|MAT||152||Statistical Methods I||4|
Other required hours - 20 credit hours
|ACA||122||College Transfer Success||1|
|ART||114||Art History Survey I||3|
|ART||115||Art History Survey II||3|
|ART||214||Portfolio & Resume||1|
ELECTIVES - Select 15 credit hours