Studio Arts, Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T)
The field of studio art covers a wide range of topics. This major is designed to give students exposure to basic information in the discipline and provide the opportunity to focus on the areas that best suit their individual needs. Students should consult with a departmental adviser and/or counselor when choosing both controlled and general electives in order to develop a program of study that is best suited to their specific needs. For example, requirements for the Baccalaureate Degree in Studio Arts vary from one institution to another. It is, therefore, essential to become familiar with the requirements of the institution a student plans to attend.
The Associate in Arts degree in Studio Arts for Transfer (AA-T in Studio Arts) will provide the foundational knowledge in Studio Arts to students who want to earn a Baccalaureate Degree in Studio Arts at any of the CSU campuses.
Complete 60 CSU-transferable units including General Education, major requirements and CSU-transferable electives as follows:
Complete one of the following patterns:
- Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum “IGETC” for CSU (37 semester units)
- California State University General Education Breadth pattern (40 semester units)
Complete 24-26 units as outlined below with a “C” or better in each course. Pass/No Pass grading is not permitted in a course within a student’s major area of study. The courses completed for the major may also be used to fulfill General Education areas on the IGETC or the CSU GE Breadth.
|ART 104||History Of Art, Renaissance To Modern 1||3-4|
|or ART 104H||History Of Art, Renaissance To Modern, Honors|
|ART 120||Fundamentals Of Drawing 1||3|
|ART 140||Studio Art Foundations (2-D)||3|
|ART 141||3-D Design: Form And Space||3|
|Select one course from the following:||3|
|Early Twentieth Century Art, 1900-1945 1|
|History Of Art, Prehistoric To Gothic 1|
or ART 103H
|History Of Art, Prehistoric to Gothic, Honors|
|History Of American Art 1|
|History Of Asian Art 1|
|Survey Of Tribal Arts 1|
|Survey Of Non-Western Art 1|
|Select three courses from the following:||9-10.6|
or ART 122
or ART 123
|Figure and Portrait Drawing|
or ART 127
|Classical Animation I|
|Classical Animation II|
|Integrated Drawing and Painting|
or ART 131
|Fundamentals Of Oil Painting|
or ART 132
|Fundamentals Of Painting|
|Theory and Application in Painting|
|Figure and Portrait Painting|
|Fundamentals Of Ceramics|
|Introduction To Sculpture|
|Introduction to Printmaking|
|Beginning Printmaking: Silkscreen|
|Intermediate Printmaking: Silkscreen|
|Architectural Rendering I|
|Architectural Rendering II|
|Production Sound for Film and Television|
|Production II: Narrative Filmmaking|
|Graphic Design I|
|Graphic Design II|
|Space Planning And Lighting|
|Computer Animation I|
|Visual Effects for Film, Television and Gaming|
|3-D Character Animation|
|3-D Lighting And Rendering|
|Web Design I|
|Introduction to Photography|
CSU Transferable Electives
Complete as many units as needed to reach a total of 60 CSU-transferable units (for a list of SBCC-transferable courses to CSU, visit assist.org).
Additional Graduation Requirements for AA-T in Studio Arts
- Maintain a cumulative CSU-transferable GPA of 2.0.
- Residency Requirements: Candidates for an Associate Degree are expected to complete 15 semester units in residence at SBCC. Candidates for an Associate Degree are also expected to complete at least 20% of the department major requirements in residence at SBCC.
The Associate Degree will be awarded upon completion of both department and college requirements. These include:
- Complete all department requirements with a “C” or better or “P” in each course. Candidates for an Associate Degree are required to complete at least 20% of the department requirements through SBCC.
- Complete a general education option (Option 1: SBCC General Education and Institutional and Information Competency; Option 2: IGETC; Option 3: CSU GE Breadth). General Education options allowed for each Associate Degree program vary. Refer to http://www.sbcc.edu/apply/degrees_certificates.php for a list of General Education options for each SBCC Associate Degree program;
- Other graduation requirements as outlined on the Graduation Requirements page.
- Demonstrate knowledge and application and/or analysis of formal principles and elements of art.
- Demonstrate critical thinking as it applies to critique, evaluation and/or production of works of art.
- Demonstrate proficiency in understanding and/or use of tools and techniques of making visual art.
- Demonstrate knowledge of various artistic movements and significant artists.
- Demonstrate professional behavior in the studio/ classroom.