Associate of Arts in Art for Transfer (AAT)

Division: Fine Arts

This degree prepares students for transfer to a four-year university. Students completing this degree will have an introductory foundation for the field of Art through the study of art history and studio art and will acquire comprehensive preparation for academic transfer.

Program Outcomes

  • Understand the history of the creative experience and critique their artwork in terms of design principles, application of media and portfolio development.

Transfer & Career Opportunities

The College maintains articulation with most CSU and UC campuses and some private colleges and universities. Course requirements vary between colleges and universities and students are encouraged to consult and a COS counselor for program planning and course selection. Most common career opportunities with a baccalaureate degree include: art education, gallery management, commercial art, design, ceramic design.

General Education (37-39 Units)37-39
Select one of the following General Education patterns:
California State University General Education (CSU-GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
Required Major Courses (18 Units)18
Art History/Ancient-Gothic *
Art History/Gothic-Modern *
Color and Design
Drawing Fundamentals
Macintosh Basic for Artists
Beginning 3-D Design
Concentration (15 Units)15
Students must complete one of the following concentrations with a minimum of 15 units:
Concentration in Art History
Precol Art &Cult/Americas-Meso
Precol Art&Cult/Americas-S.Ame
Advanced Color and Design
Beginning Gallery Exhibition
Interm. Gallery Exhibition
Concentration in Ceramics
Intermediate 3-D Design
Beg. Handbuilding Ceramics
Interm. Handbuilding Ceramics
Beg. Wheel Thrown Ceramics
Interm. Wheel-Thrown Ceramics
Concentration in Sculpture
Intermediate 3-D Design
Beginning Sculpture
Intermediate Sculpture
Beginning Stained Glass Design
Intermediate Stained Glass
Beginning Studio Arts
Intermediate Studio Arts
Concentration in Digital Arts
Advanced Color and Design
Drawing Composition
Digital Imaging for Artists
Intermediate 3-D Design
Digital Printmaking
Concentration in Drawing and Painting
Advanced Color and Design
Drawing Composition
Beginning Studio Painting
Intermediate Studio Painting
Beginning Figure Drawing
Intermediate Figure Drawing
Concentration in Printmaking
Advanced Color and Design
Drawing Composition
Beginning Printmaking
Intermediate Printmaking
Beginning Screen Printing
Intermediate Screen Printing
Digital Printmaking
Beginning Stone Lithography
Intermediate Stone Lithography
Beginning Plate Lithography
Intermediate Plate Lithography

Course(s) meets General Education requirement and 6 units may be double counted above in CSU GE. 


6 units may be double counted above in IGETC-CSU. 

The Associate of Arts Degree for Transfer requirements include completion of the 60 unit program defined above with at least 12 units taken in residence at College of the Sequoias with a “C” (2.0) average (see Transfer Information and Requirements for additional details).