Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer (AA-T)
Students completing the Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer will be able to seamlessly transfer into the CSU system to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Art, Studio Arts. Students completing this degree will demonstrate the understanding, expertise and skill development necessary to transfer to the CSU system and pursue a bachelor’s degree in Art. The Studio Arts Program provides opportunities for students to learn about spatial concepts, color theory, media-specific terminology, technology, craftsmanship and an intellectual understanding of the creative process.
- At the end of this program, students will demonstrate a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the creative experience and its history.
- At the end of this program, students will demonstrate the ability to communicate using sophisticated academic language when discussing works of art in terms of design principles.
- At the end of this program, students will demonstrate proficiency in applying a selected range of media to create artworks at an intermediate college level that expresses their creative voice.
- At the end of this program, students will create a professional portfolio of individual artworks that demonstrates the student's ability in a selective range of media.
Transfer & Career Opportunities
This Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer (AA-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for art for all CSU campuses. Students planning to transfer to institutions other than the CSU 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: ceramist, commercial artist, world-wide designer including architectural, advertising, interior, automotive and industrial design, University art education, K-12 art education, and gallery management.
|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||15|
|ART 002||Art History/Ancient-Gothic *||3|
|ART 003||Art History/Gothic-Modern||3|
|ART 006||Color and Design *||3|
|ART 008||Drawing Fundamentals||3|
|ART 032||Beginning 3-D Design||3|
Select three of the following courses:
|ART 009||Drawing Composition||3|
|or ART 049||Beginning Figure Drawing|
|ART 023||Introduction to Digital Art||3|
|ART 043||Beginning Studio Painting||3|
|ART 061||Beg. Handbuilding Ceramics||3|
|ART 066||Beginning Sculpture||3|
|ART 141||Beginning Studio Arts||3|
|ART 015||Beginning Printmaking||3|
Select additional transferable courses numbered 1-199 to achieve 60 units
Course(s) meets General Education requirement and 6 units may be double counted above in 1A (CSU GE).
6 units may be double counted above in 1B (IGETC-CSU). IGETC-CSU requires completion of IGETC AREA 1C.