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Recommended Course Sequence
Total Units: 24
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
Students intending to transfer to CSU may also be interested in the Studio Arts AA-T.
The Art major is designed for students who are pursuing transfer majors in the fine arts, including Painting and Drawing, Printmaking, Graphic Design, Digital Arts, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture, and related disciplines.
- Synthesize and apply visual principles in creating works of art;
- Articulate perception and awareness of fine art and applied design concept;
- Develop a vocabulary to discuss art in aesthetic terms;
- Demonstrate skills in visual analysis by identifying specific formal elements in works of art;
- Demonstrate appropriate use of art tools, materials and processes;
- Achieve greater awareness of global and cultural traditions; and
- Create a portfolio of fine art and designs.
The requirements for the Art (AA) program are:
|Art Major Requirements - complete 24.00 units|
|ART 3||Introduction to Art and Design||3.00|
|ART 7A||Drawing and Composition 1||3.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:|
|ART 4||Principles of Color||3.00|
|ART 5||Three Dimensional Design||3.00|
|Complete a combination totaling at least 6.00 units from the following:|
|ART 1.1 AND||Introduction to Art of the Ancient World||3.00|
|ART 1.2 OR||Global Art from 1500 CE to Present||3.00|
|ART 2.1 AND||History and Appreciation of Ancient Mediterranean Art||3.00|
|ART 2.2||History of European Art: Medieval to Rococo||3.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 9.00 units from the following:|
|ART 2.3||History of Modern Art in Europe and North America||3.00|
|ART 2.5||Women and Art Since 1500||3.00|
|ART 7B||Drawing and Composition 2||3.00|
|ART 12||Beginning Figure Drawing||3.00|
|ART 14A||Beginning Painting||3.00|
|ART 19||Elementary Photography||3.00|
|ART 24||Introduction to the Art of Printmaking||3.00|
|ART 31A||Beginning Ceramics||3.00|
|ART 33A||Beginning Sculpture||3.00|
|ART 69||Introduction to Cartooning and Sequential Art||3.00|
|ART 112A||Intermediate Figure Drawing||3.00|
|ART 112B||Advanced Figure Drawing||3.00|
The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Art - effective Fall 2020
Art - effective Fall 2019
Art - effective Fall 2018
Art - effective Fall 2017
Art - effective Summer 2012
Art - effective Summer 2010
Art - effective Summer 2006
Art - effective Fall 2002
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.
Course Prerequisites and Advisories:
Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories;
that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course.
Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers
in the Program Requirements section.