Associate of Arts in Art (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 ASSIST.org 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 AND SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS37-39
Select one of the following General Education patterns:
California State University General Education (CSU-GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
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REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES18
ART 002Art History/Ancient-Gothic *3
ART 003Art History/Gothic-Modern *3
ART 006Color and Design3
ART 008Drawing Fundamentals3
ART 023Macintosh Basic for Artists3
ART 032Beginning 3-D Design3
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CONCENTRATION15
Students must complete one of the following concentrations with a minimum of 15 units:
Concentration in Art History
ART 004Precol Art &Cult/Americas-Meso3
ART 005Precol Art&Cult/Americas-S.Ame3
ART 007Advanced Color and Design3
ART 111Beginning Gallery Exhibition3
ART 112Interm. Gallery Exhibition3
Concentration in Ceramics
ART 033Intermediate 3-D Design3
ART 061Beg. Handbuilding Ceramics3
ART 062Interm. Handbuilding Ceramics3
ART 063Beg. Wheel Thrown Ceramics3
ART 064Interm. Wheel-Thrown Ceramics3
Concentration in Sculpture
ART 033Intermediate 3-D Design3
ART 066Beginning Sculpture3
ART 067Intermediate Sculpture3
ART 119Beginning Stained Glass Design3
ART 120Intermediate Stained Glass3
ART 141Beginning Studio Arts3
ART 142Intermediate Studio Arts3
Concentration in Digital Arts
ART 007Advanced Color and Design3
ART 009Drawing Composition3
ART 025Digital Imaging for Artists3
ART 033Intermediate 3-D Design3
ART 130Digital Printmaking3
Concentration in Drawing and Painting
ART 007Advanced Color and Design3
ART 009Drawing Composition3
ART 043Beginning Studio Painting3
ART 044Intermediate Studio Painting3
ART 049Beginning Figure Drawing3
ART 050Intermediate Figure Drawing3
Concentration in Printmaking
ART 007Advanced Color and Design3
ART 009Drawing Composition3
ART 015Beginning Printmaking3
ART 016Intermediate Printmaking3
ART 121Beginning Screen Printing3
ART 122Intermediate Screen Printing3
ART 130Digital Printmaking3
ART 176Beginning Stone Lithography3
ART 177Intermediate Stone Lithography3
ART 178Beginning Plate Lithography3
ART 179Intermediate Plate Lithography3
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TOTAL64-66
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).