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Art


View Art : 003
View Art History (R): 059
View Graphic Design AFA.: 902A
View Studio Art AFA: 910


The art curricula include two tracks leading to the AA in arts and sciences (art and art history) and  two tracks leading to the AFA (graphic design and studio art).


Art :  003

Arts and Sciences AA

The basic art curriculum is designed to provide a foundation of general art courses supplemented by general education requirements. The core of skills provided by this foundation encourages a broad exposure to the arts and prepares students for advanced study and careers in many areas, including studio art, art education, applied design, museum studies, and art marketing.

The following curriculum offers basic art courses that will prepare the student for transfer, leading to a degree of bachelor of arts or bachelor of fine arts from a four-year college or university. Completion of all requirements for this track will lead to the award of the A.A. in arts and sciences. In keeping with the College’s commitment to serve the varied educational needs of the community, the art program accommodates students who seek careers in the arts, as well as those who want to strengthen established skills or find a means of self-expression.

Suggested course sequences for students planning to pursue advanced study in art or art education, follow.  All students should consult an adviser.


First Semester
ARTT 100
Introduction to Drawing (ARTD) 3
ARTT 102 Design Studio: 2-Dimensional (ARTD)
3
ARTT 116
Digital Tools for the Visual Arts
4
ARTT 200
Art History: Ancient to 1400
3
ENGL 101
Introduction to College Writing *
3
Second Semester
ARTT 103
Design Studio: 3-Dimenstional
3
ARTT 201
Art History: 1400 to Present 3
 ARTT 204
Intermediate Drawing 
 
 OR  
ARTT 205
Figure Drawing I
3
ENGL 102
Critical Reading, Writing, and Research (ENGF) 3
Health foundation 1
Mathematics foundation 3-4
Third Semester

Art elective †
3
Art elective †
3
ENGL or ARTT elective‡ 3
Behavioral and social sciences distribution** 3
Natural sciences distribution with lab 4
Fourth Semester
Behavioral and social sciences distribution**
3
Humanities distribution†† 4
Speech foundation
3
Natural sciences distribution 3-4 
Art elective† 3
Total Credit Hours for Art  Track  AA  63-65

 *  ENGL 101, if needed, for ENGL 102/103 or art elective.

†  Students interested in pursuing advanced study in art should choose 9 credits of ARTT electives.  Students interested in pursuing advanced study in art education should choose 9 credits from ARTT 211, ARTT 120, and one course from ARTT 225, ARTT 226, ARTT 227, ARTT 228, ARTT 230, or ARTT 233.

‡Students interested in pursuing advanced study in art should choose one 200 level literature or writing course form ENGL 201, ENGL 202, ENGL 205, ENGL 208, ENGL 220, ENGL 212, ENGL 213, ENGL 223, ENGL 226, ENGL 227, ENGL 230, ENGL 233, ENGL 239, ENGL 245 ENGL 248, ENGL 264, ENGL 272.  Students interested in pursuing advanced study in art education should replace the 200 level ENGL literature or writing course requirement with ARTT 123 or ARTT 221.

** The two behavioral and social sciences courses must be in different disciplines.

† †  A world languages course is strongly recommended.

Program Outcomes for the Arts & Sciences AA Degree : Art Track

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate visual problem solving capability.
  • Utilize foundational skills and demonstrate competency in a range of art media and techniques.
  • Demonstrate comprehension or art with a historical and contemporary context.

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Art History (R): 059

Arts and Sciences AA

This track is designed for the student who is interested primarily in the historical and aesthetic aspects of the subject rather than in the production of art and who plans to transfer to a four-year program to pursue a degree in museum work, art research, or art history. Completion of all requirements for this track will lead to the award of the AA in arts and sciences.

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows; part-time students should consult an adviser.

 

First Semester
ARTT 100
Introduction to Drawing (ARTD) 3
ARTT 102 Design Studio:  2-Dimensional (ARTD)
3
ARTT 200 Art History Survey: Ancient to 1400 3
ENGL 101
Introduction to College Writing *
3
  World language elective†
 3
Second Semester
ARTT 201
Art History: 1400 to Present 3
ENGL 102
Critical Reading, Writing, and Research (ENGF) 3
Health foundation 1
Mathematics foundation 3-4
Speech foundation 3
World language elective† 3
Third Semester
ENGL 122
Introduction to World Mythology
OR
Art history elective 3
Behavioral and social sciences distribution‡ 3
Natural sciences distribution 3-4
  Art history elective
3
  World language elective†
3
Fourth Semester
Behavioral and social sciences distribution‡ 3
Natural sciences distribution with lab 4
Art history elective 3
Literature elective (HUMD)**   3
World language elective† 3
Total Credit Hours  for Art History Track AA62-64

* ENGL 101, if needed, for ENGL 102/103 or general elective

†  French or German is recommended.

‡  Must be taken from different disciplines.  One multicultural course is required from art, humanities, or behavioral and social sciences distribution.

**  Course should be selected from humanities distribution list.

Program Outcomes for the Arts & Sciences AA Degree  -  Art History

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate ability, verbally and in writing, to think critically and analyze historical and contemporary works of art from multiple cultures.
  • Employ chronology in the understanding of historical and cultural contexts.
  • Discriminate and differentiate works of art and architecture to demonstrate visual literacy.


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Graphic Design AFA: 902A 

Associate of Fine Arts  (School of Art + Design)
Statewide Program


Students who plan to major in graphic design in the School of Art + Design will be assigned the temporary major code of 902A until they are officially admitted to the program.  Students may take preparatory courses and courses that fulfill General Education requirements during the waiting period.

This track is studio intensive, with two-thirds of the total credit hours in graphic design courses and one-third of the total credit hours in General Education courses. The program will prepare students for transfer to a four-year art institution to pursue a bachelor of fine arts degree.

All students should meet with their adviser to plan their program of study and transfer and career goals.  For more information on the School of Art + Design, see page 70.

The Maryland Higher Education Commission designates some community college programs as statewide programs.  A student may enroll in any of thes programs at the same rates as in-county residents if his or her particular program is not offered by the local community college or if the student cannot enroll due to an enrollment limit.  For more information on statewide programs, please see page 93 of the 2014-2015 print catalog.

First Semester
ARTT 100 Introduction to Drawing (ARTD)
3
ARTT 102
Design Studio: 2-Diimensional 3
ARTT 116 Digital Tools for the visual Arts 4
ARTT 200 Art History: Ancient to 1400 3
ENGL 101
Introduction to College Writing*
3
Second Semester
ARTT 103 Design Studio: 3-Dimensional 3
ARTT 201
Art History:  1400 to Present
3
ARTT 204 Intermediate Drawing
OR
ARTT 205 Figure Drawing I
3
ENGL 102 Critical Reading, Writing, and Research (ENGF) 3
Mathematics foundation
3-4
Third Semester
ARTT 152 Photographic Expression
 
OR
 
Printmaking elective†
3
ARTT 263
Professional Practice for the Visual Artist
1
GDES 210
Graphic Design II
3
GDES 220
Typography I
3
Humanities distribution 3
Craft elective‡
3
Fourth Semester
GDES 211 Graphic Design II
3
GDES 221
Typography II 3
Behavioral and social sciences 3
Natural sciences distribution with lab
4
ARTT elective   4
Total Credit Hours for the Art Track AA 64-65

* ENGL 101, if needed, for ENGL 102/109 or art elective
.
†  Select ARTT 152, ARTT 225, ARTT 227, ARTT 228, ARTT 230, ARTT 233, or ARTT 226.
‡  Select ARTT 120, ARTT 123, ARTT 247, or ARTT 245.

Program Outcomes for the Graphic Design AFA Degree

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate visual problem solving capabilities.
  • Utilize foundational skills and demonstrate competency in a range of art media and techniques.
  • Demonstrate comprehension of art and graphic design within an historical and contemporary context.

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Studio Art AFA: 910*

Statewide Program

This Collegewide track is studio intensive with two-thirds of the total credit hours in studio art courses, and one-third of the total credit hours in General Education courses.  The program will prepare students for transfer to a four-year art institution to pursue a bachelor of fine arts degree.

All students should meet with their advisor to plan their program of study as well as their transfer and career goals

Footnote: The Maryland Higher Education Commission designates some community college programs as statewide programs. A student may enroll in any of these programs at the same rates as in-county residents if his or her particular program is not offered by the local community college or if the student cannot enroll due to an enrollment limit. For more information on statewide programs, please see page 93 of the 2011-2012 print catalog.

 

First Semester
ARTT 100
Introduction to Drawing (ARTD) 3
ARTT 102 Design Studio: 2-Dimensional  (ARTD)
3
ARTT 116 Digital Tools for the Visual Arts 4
ARTT 200 Art History:  Ancient to 1400 3
ENGL 101
Introduction to College Writing*
3
Second Semester
ARTT 103
Design Studio: 3-Dimensional 3
ARTT 201
Art History: 1400 to Present 3
ARTT 204
Intermediate Drawing
OR
ARTT 205 Figure Drawing I 3
ENGL 102 Critical Reading, Writing, and Research (ENGF)
3
  Mathematics foundation 3-4
Third Semester
ARTT 152 Photographic Expression I
OR
Printmaking elective† 3
ARTT 211 Painting I 3
ARTT 221  Sculpture I 3
ARTT 263
Professional Practice for the Visual Artist
1
  Humanities distribution
3
  Craft elective ‡
3
Fourth Semester
Behavioral and social sciences distribution 3
Natural sciences distribution 3-4
Art elective** 3
Art elective** 3
Art elective** 3-4
Total Credit Hours 62-65


*  ENGL 101, if needed, for ENGL 102/103 or art elective

†  Select ARTT 152, ARTT 225, ARTT 226, ARTT 227, ARTT 228, ARTT 230, or ARTT 233.
‡  Select ARTT 120, ARTT 123, ARTT 245, or ARTT 247.
** To meet the 9 elective credits, select a minimum of 6 credits from an ARTT studio or art history course and a maximum of 4 credits from GDES 120, GDES 134, GDES 136, GDES 210, or GDES 220.


Program Outcomes for the Studio Art AFA Degree

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate visual problem solving ability capability.
  • Utilize foundational skills and demonstrate competency in a range of art media and techniques.
  • Demonstrate comprehension of art with a historical and contemporary context.

 

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