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Associate in Fine Arts

Curriculum Description

The Associate in Fine Arts degree shall be granted for planned programs of study consisting of a minimum of 64 and a maximum of 65 semester hours of approved college transfer courses. (Ref. 23 NCAC 2E.0204) Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and the basic use of computers.

Courses are approved for transfer through the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Community college graduates who have earned 64 semester hours of academic credit in approved transfer courses with a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale will receive at least 64 semester hours of academic credit upon admission to a university.

Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions. Courses offered through bilateral agreements may not transfer to all receiving institutions.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

 

 

Associate in Fine Arts

A10200 REVISED
NC CIP: 24.0101
Day, Evening, Partial Online
POS Approved: Fall 2015

Semester One

English Composition
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 0 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List A2 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component ** ** ** 3
Social/Behavioral Science-History
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List B1 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component ** ** ** 3
Other Required Hours
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACA 122 College Transfer Success Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 2 0 1
Other Required Hours
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select from List E Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** ** 6
Totals

Class Hours: 3
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 16

Semester Two

English Composition
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 0 0 3
Social/Behavioral Science
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List B2* Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component ** ** ** 3
Math
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List D Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component ** ** ** 3-4
Other Required Hours
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select from List E Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** ** 9
Totals

Class Hours: 3
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 18

Semester Three

Humanities/Fine Arts-Literature
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List A1 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component ** ** ** 3
Natural Sciences
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select 4 Hours from List C Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component ** ** ** 4
Other Required Hours
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select from List E Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** ** 9
Totals

Class Hours: 0
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 16

Semester Four

Social/Behavioral Science
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List B2* Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component ** ** ** 3
Other Required Hours
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select 11-12 Hours from List E Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** ** 11
Totals

Class Hours: 0
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 14

Total Credit Hours: 64

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

 

Associate in Fine Arts Degree (A10200)

GENERAL EDUCATION CORE (28 SHC)*
The general education core includes study in the areas of humanities and fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences and mathematics, and English composition.

       English Composition (6 SHC)

        The following two English composition courses are required.

        ENG 111
        ENG 112 

 List A1

Humanities/Fine Arts-Literature (3 SHC)

Select One Literature Course - 3 Credits

ENG 231, ENG 232

List A2

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 SHC)

 Select One Course - 3 Credits

ART 111, ART 114, ART 115,
MUS 110, MUS 112,

PHI 215, PHI 240

List B1

Social/Behavioral Science-History  (3 SHC)

Select One History Course- 3 Credits

HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132

List B2*

Social/Behavioral Science (6 SHC)

*Students must select two courses from at least two different disciplines (subjects).

 Select Two Courses- 6 Credits

ECO 251, ECO 252,
POL 120,

PSY 150,
SOC 210

List C

Natural Sciences (4 SHC)

           Select One Course - 4 Credits including accompanying laboratory work

Group 1: AST 111 and 111A,
Group 2: AST 151 and 151A,

Group 3: BIO 110,
Group 4: BIO 111,
Group 5: CHM 151,
Group 6: GEL 111,
Group 7: PHY 110 and PHY 110A

List D

Math (3-4)

Select One Course - 3-4 Credits

MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171

List E

Other Required Hours (36) SHC

Academic Transition (1 SHC)

The following course is required:

ACA 122
College Transfer for Success - 1 Credit 

Select 35 Credits

The following courses are classified as general education within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA).
UGETC courses are part of this list.

Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university.

Students must take 35 SHC of courses selected from courses classified as pre-major, elective or general education within the CAA. Courses available on the Transfer List are listed below. However, it is strongly recommended that Associate in Fine Arts students interested in continuing their education in the fine arts should take at least 30 SHC of the 35 SHC requirement from courses that are coded either ART, DRA, MUS, HUM 160 or HUM 161.

Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.

ACC 120, ACC 121,
ANT 210, ANT 220,
ARA 111, ARA 112, ARA 211, ARA 212,
ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116, ART 118, ART 121, ART 122, ART 131, ART 132,
ART 135, ART 171, ART 240, ART 241, ART 264, ART 265, ART 281, ART 282, ART 283, ART 284,
AST 111, AST 111A, AST 151, AST 151A, AST 152, AST 152A,
BIO 110, BIO 111, BIO 112, BIO 120, BIO 130, BIO 140, BIO 140A, BIO 143, BIO 146,
BIO 150, BIO 163, BIO 168, BIO 169, BIO 175, BIO 250, BIO 271, BIO 275,
BUS 110, BUS 115, BUS 137,
CHI 111, CHI 112, CHI 211, CHI 212,
CHM 130, CHM 130A, CHM 131, CHM 131A, CHM 132, CHM 151, CHM 152, CHM 251, CHM 252, CHM 263
CIS 110, CIS 115,
CJC 111, CJC 121, CJC 141,
COM 110, COM 120, COM 231,
CSC 134, CSC 139, CSC 151, CSC 239,
CTS 115,
DRA 111, DRA 112, DRA 120, DRA 130, DRA 131, DRA 132, DRA 140, DRA 141, DRA 142, DRA 170,
DRA 171, DRA 240, DRA 260
ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252,
ENG 113, ENG 114, ENG 125, ENG 126, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242,
ENG 261, ENG 262, ENG 273, ENG 275,
FRE 111, FRE 112,
GEL 111, GEL 113, GEL 120, GEL 230,
GEO 110, GEO 111, GEO 112, GEO 130, GEO 131,
GIS 111,
HEA 110,
HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 115, HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 131, HIS 132, HIS 151, HIS 221, HIS 231
HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 130, HUM 150, HUM 160, HUM 161, HUM 170,
HUM 220, HUM 230,
JOU 110, JOU 216, JOU 217,
MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171, MAT 172, MAT 263, MAT 271, MAT 272, MAT 273, MAT 280, MAT 285,
MUS 110, MUS 111, MUS 112, MUS 121, MUS 122, MUS 123, MUS 131, MUS 132, MUS 141, MUS 142,
MUS 210, MUS 211, MUS 212,
PED 110, PED 111, PED 113, PED 115, PED 117, PED 118, PED 119, PED 120, PED 121, PED 122
PED 125, PED 128, PED 129, PED 130, PED 132, PED 137, PED 139, PED 142, PED 143, PED 145,
PED 147, PED 181, PED 216, PED 217, PED 230, PED 231, PED 232, PED 233, PED 234, PED 235,
PED 236, PED 237, PED 238, PED 239,
PHI 215, PHI 230, PHI 240,
PHY 110, PHY 110A, PHY 151, PHY 152, PHY 251, PHY 252,
POL 110, POL 120, POL 130, POL 210, POL 220,
PSY 150, PSY 215, PSY 231, PSY 237, PSY 241, PSY 259, PSY 281,
REL 110, REL 211, REL 212, REL 221,
RUS 111, RUS 112, RUS 211, RUS 212,
SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 215, SOC 220, SOC 225, SOC 242,
SPA 111, SPA 112, SPA 141, SPA 161, SPA 211, SPA 212, SPA 221
WBL 111 This Course is Not Transferrable

 

A10200 REVISED