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2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog

Planner for Visual Arts Transfer - Art History and Museum Studies (A.A.)


Official TItle of Major: Visual Arts Transfer - Art History and Museum Studies, A.A.

Award: Associate of Arts degree, A.A.

Code: AA.VSL.ART-HIS-ME      

Total Credit Hours: 60

About the Department of Visual Arts and Humanities

Purpose: Prepares students for transfer to a four-year program in art history, museum studies or education. Upon completion of the bachelor’s degree, students with teaching certification will be eligible for a job as an art history teacher at a secondary institution (middle or high school). Those who wish to teach at a post-secondary institution (college or university) or work at a museum should pursue at minimum a master’s degree after graduation from the four year school.

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory): Wilfredo Valladares

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________

Term 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1  OR
ENG 101A - Academic Writing and Research 1  
(English Composition GER)
3 credit hours    
Mathematics GER   
3 credit hours    
ART 100 - Two-Dimensional Design   
(Arts & Humanities GER)
3 credit hours     
ART 209 - History of Western Art 1   3 credit hours     
ART 106 - Introduction to Digital Design   
This course satisfies the Technology Requirement for this degree.
3 credit hours     

Term 2

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 102 - Academic Writing and Research 2   
3 credit hours     
Biological & Physical Lab Science GER  
 
4 credit hours    
Arts and Humanities GER 
Must select a different discipline than in Term 1. Refer to the list of General Education Arts and Humanities courses. Students are encouraged to enroll in an elementary or intermediate World Language course.
3 credit hours    
ART 125 - Drawing 1   3 credit hours     
ART 210 - History of Western Art 2   3 credit hours     

Term 3

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
Social & Behavioral Sciences GER   
 
3 credit hours    
Biological & Physical Science GER   
 
3 credit hours    
Choose one course from the following Art History courses:
ART 180 - Introduction to Film  
ART 181 - Introduction to American Film   
ART 212 - History of Photography  
ART 219 - History of American Art  
ART 220 - History of Modern Art  
ART 221 - History of World Architecture 1   
ART 222 - History of World Architecture 2  
ART 223 - History of American Architecture  
ART 224 - Introduction to Historic Preservation  
ART 227 - Asian Art  
ART 228 - African American Art  
ART 229 - Art of Traditional and Tribal Cultures  
HUM 151 - American Folk Arts  
HUM 210 - Images of Women  
3 credit hours    
Elective
Students are encouraged to check a transfer institution’s requirements or to contact the Art History & Museum Studies Program Coordinator before selecting electives. No more than three credit hours of physical activity cousres may be used as electives.
3 credit hours    
Wellness Requirement  
Must choose from list of approved General Education Wellness courses. 
3 credit hours    

Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
Social & Behavioral Sciences GER   
(Must select different discipline from term 3)
3 credit hours    
Choose one additional course from list of Art History courses in term 3 3 credit hours    
Electives
Students are encouraged to check a transfer institution’s requirements or to contact the Art History & Museum Studies Program Coordinator before selecting electives. No more than three credit hours of physical activity cousres may be used as electives.
8 credit hours    

 

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