Credit Programs

2015-2016 Catalog (Courses updated for 2016-2017)

Associate in Arts

Fine Arts: Art Option (EB20)

The following combination of courses allows any student to obtain both an Associate in Arts Degree and to transfer into most four-year colleges offering programs in Fine Art, Art Education, and Art History.


  • Attain mastery of the basic conventions of drawing and design.
  • Become competent in a variety of artistic media.
  • Demonstrate visual thinking and productive problem-solving.
  • Enhance visual literacy and aesthetic appreciation, through the study of art history, of the culture we have inherited.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:
Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Freshman Year Sophomore Year Total Credits:

1 MAT* E075, MAT* E095 not acceptable.

2 Choose from ART* E131 or ART* E163

3 Choose from: ART* E157, ART* E253, ART* E155.

4 Cannot be an art course. A 200-level course is recommended.

Note: There is no minimum requirement for the number of 200-level courses necessary for completion of the Associate in Arts degree.

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