Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts

Curriculum Description

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.

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

A10600 REVISED
NC CIP: 24.0101
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POS Approved: Fall 2019

Fall Semester

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
Communications and Humanities/Fine Arts:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ART 111 Art Appreciation REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Requisite 3 0 0 3
Other Required ART:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ART 121 Two-Dimensional Design Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Other Required ART:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ART 131 Drawing I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
English Composition:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 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 B Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 9
Lab/Shop Hours: 14
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 16

Spring Semester

Other Required ART:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ART 122 Three-Dimensional Design Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Additional Other Required Hours:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List E Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** ** 3
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 Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
Math:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List C Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component ** ** ** 3-4
Natural Sciences:
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 ** ** ** 4
Totals

Class Hours: 3
Lab/Shop Hours: 6
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 16

Fall Semester

Required Additional UGETC: ART:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ART 114 Art History Survey I REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Requisite 3 0 0 3
Additional Other Required Hours:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List E Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** ** 3
Additional Other Required Hours:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List E Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** ** 3
Additional Other Required Hours:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List E Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** ** 3
Communications and Humanities/Fine Arts:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List A Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Spring Semester

Required Additional UGETC: ART:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ART 115 Art History Survey II REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Requisite 3 0 0 3
Additional Other Required Hours:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List E Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** ** 3
Additional Other Required Hours:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List E Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** ** 3
Additional Other Required Hours:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List E Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** ** 1
Social/Behavioral Science:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Select One Course from List B Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 13

Total Credit Hours: 60

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 in Visual Arts A10600

GENERAL EDUCATION CORE (25 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.

UNIVERSAL GENERAL EDUCATION TRANSFER COMPONENT
All Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) courses will transfer for equivalency credit to the UNC University System.

English Composition (6 SHC)

The following two English composition courses are required.

ENG 111
ENG 112 


List A

Communications and Humanities/Fine Arts (6 SHC)

*Students must select two courses from two different disciplines (subjects) – 6 Credits.

ART 111
COM 231
ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 241, ENG 242
MUS 110, MUS 112
PHI 215, PHI 240


List B*

Social/Behavioral Science (6 SHC)

*Students must select two courses from two different disciplines (subjects) – 6 Credits.

ECO 251, ECO 252
HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132
POL 120
PSY 150
SOC 210


List C

Math (3-4 SHC)

Select One Course - 3-4 Credits

MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171, MAT 271, MAT 272

 

List D

Natural Sciences (4 SHC)

Select 4 Credits

Group 1: AST 111 and AST 111A,
Group 2: AST 151 and AST 151A,
Group 3: BIO 110
Group 4: BIO 111
Group 5: CHM 151
Group 6: GEL 111
Group 7: PHY 110 and PHY 110A

 

OTHER REQUIRED HOURS (35 SHC)

ADDITIONAL UNIVERSAL GENERAL EDUCATION TRANSFER COURSES: ART (15 SHC)

                        ART 114, ART 115

            Other Required: ART

                        ART 121, ART 122, ART 131

             Academic Transition (1 SHC)

The following course is required:
ACA 122 College Transfer for Success - 1 credit


List E

ADDITIONAL 19 SHC:

An additional 19 SHC of courses should be selected from the courses classified as pre-major, elective, general education, or UTGETC within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

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

It is strongly recommended that Associate in Fine Arts students interested in continuing their Education in Visual Arts should take at least 12 of the 19 credits from HUM 160, HUM 161, and these subject areas: ART, DRA, MUS.

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.

    Take 19 credits; from
    ART 132 ART 135 ART 171 ART 212 ART 213 ART 214 ART 215
    ART 240 ART 241 ART 242 ART 244 ART 264 ART 266 ART 267
    ART 281 ART 282 ART 283 ART 288
    BUS 110 BUS 137
    COM 140 COM 231
    DRA 111 DRA 112 DRA 120 DRA 130 DRA 131 DRA 132
    DRA 135 DRA 140 DRA 141 DRA 142 DRA 170 DRA 171
    DRA 211 DRA 212 DRA 240 DRA 260
    ENG 125 ENG 126
    FRE 111 FRE 112
    HIS 111 HIS 112
    HUM 120 HUM 130 HUM 150 HUM 160 HUM 161 HUM 180
    MAT 172
    MUS 110 MUS 111 MUS 112 MUS 121 MUS 122 MUS 123
    MUS 131 MUS 132 MUS 133 MUS 134 MUS 137 MUS 138
    MUS 141 MUS 142
    MUS 181 MUS 182 MUS 210 MUS 212
    PED 110 PED 111 PED 113 PED 115 PED 117 PED 119 PED 120
    PED 121 PED 122 PED 125 PED 128 PED 130 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 235 PED 236
    PED 237 PED 239
    PHI 215 PHI 240
    REL 110
    RUS 111 RUS 112
    SPA 111 SPA 112
    WBL 111 This Course in Not Transferrable

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