Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts (AFA) Degree

The Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of college transfer courses.  Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

Students must meet the receiving university's foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.

 

Curriculum is based on the 2016-17 catalog.

English Composition

Minimum Required Hours: (6 hours)
Course options for English Composition
Subject Course Number Course Credit Hours
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Discipline 3

Communication and Humanities/Fine Arts

Minimum Required Hours - Communication and Humanities/Fine Arts:
(6 hours)
Communication and Humanities/Fine Arts Note:

Select two courses from two different disciplines.

Course Number Title Credit Hours
ART 111 Art Appreciation 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3
ENG 231 American Literature I 3
ENG 232 American Literature II 3
ENG 241 British Literature I 3
ENG 242 British Literature II 3
MUS 110 Music Appreciation 3
MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz 3
PHI 215 Philosophical Issues 3
PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics 3

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Minimum Required Hours: (6 hours)

Select two courses from two different disciplines.

 

Course options for Social/Behavioral Science
Subject Course Number Course Credit Hours
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
HIS 111 World Civilizations I 3
HIS 112 World Civilizations II 3
HIS 131 American History I 3
HIS 132 American History II 3
POL 120 American Government 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3

Mathematics

Minimum Required Hours: (3 hours)

Select one course.

Course options for Mathematics
Subject Course Number Course Credit Hours
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3
MAT 152 Statistical Methods 1 4
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 4
MAT 271 Calculus I 4
MAT 272 Calculus II 4

Natural Sciences

Minimum Required Hours: (4 hours)

Select 4 credits from the following:

Course options for Natural Science
Subject Course Number Course Credit Hours
AST 111 Descriptive Astronomy 3
AST 111A Descriptive Astronomy Lab 1
BIO 110 Principles of Biology 4
BIO 111 General Biology I 4
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 4
GEL 111 Geology 4
PHY 110 Conceptual Physics 3
PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab 1

Major Art Core Requirements

Minimum Required Hours: (15 hours)

Required courses

Art Major Elective

Minimum Required Hours: (15 hours)

An additional 15 SHC of courses should be selected from the courses (listed below) classified as pre-major, elective, general education, or UGETC within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.  Students should select these course based on their intended major and transfer university.

Select five courses

 

Other Required Hours

Required Courses

Total Required Hours

60