Associate Degree in Art/Transfer Curriculum

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Recommended Transfer Curricula

This curriculum is designed to facilitate smooth transfer to a four-year institution for the completion of a baccalaureate degree. Consult the College & Career Success Center for help in selecting courses appropriate for the program at the college or university where you plan to transfer.

Faculty are available during scheduled office hours to advise students about their courses and programs. Peruse some of the offerings in the Art Department at SSC.

Overview for College Success

Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a course is designed to assist students in the navigation of becoming successful in college and life. Major topics include setting academic, career and personal goals; effective communication strategies; study skills; critical thinking; self-discovery; and learning styles. In addition, this course delves into topics such as stress management, diversity and other well-being topics. Students will develop educational and career plans, learn to utilize college resources and receive extensive help in course planning. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.

Students must take OCS 121 if they meet one or more of the following:

  • First time degree seeking students.
  • Transfer student with less than 12 credit hours and no evidence of similar course on transcript.
  • Registering for 6 or more credits.
  • Test into 2 or more developmental classes.
  • Currently does not have OCS credit or registered for OCS.

Minimum General Education (39)

Overview for College Success CREDITS
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Communications (9)
ENG 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
SPE 108 Oral Communication 3
Humanities and Fine Arts (9)
ART 105

ART 106

Art History Survey, Ancient World
Art History Survey, Renaissance Through Modern


GROUP II Select a Humanities Elective
Students earning an Associate degree must meet the requirement for coursework on improving human relations as defined in Public Act 87-581.
Social and Behavioral Science (6)
GROUP III Select from Social and Behavioral Science Elective Elective
Students earning an Associate degree must meet the requirement for coursework on improving human relations as defined in Public Act 87-581.
Mathematics (3)
MTH 115

MTH 126

General Education Mathematics
Fundamentals of Statistics


Life and Physical Science (7)
GROUP V Select from Life and Physical Science Elective (must include one lab) 7

Area of Concentration/Electives (24)

Students in studio art are required to schedule one hour per week in the studio (in addition to class time) for each one hour of credit.
Art History:
ART 219 Non-Western Art 3
ART 101 Drawing I 3
ART 102 Drawing II 3
Design 2-D:
ART 111 Two-Dimensional Design 3
Design 3-D:
ART 112 Three-Dimensional Design 3
ART 109 Ceramics I 3
ART 110 Metals and Jewelry I 3
ART 113 Color Theory and Practice 3
ART 130 Computer Art I [Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator] 3
ART 139 History of Photography 3
ART 140 Photography I Digital 3
ART 141 Photography II Digital 3
ART 201 Painting I 3
ART 202 Painting II 3
ART 203 Life Drawing I 3
ART 204 Life Drawing II 3
ART 205 Sculpture I 3
ART 206 Printmaking I 3
ART 209 Ceramics II 3
ART 210 Metals and Jewelry II 3
ART 211 Painting with New Media 3
ART 212 Painting Studio 3
ART 213 Watercolor I 3
ART 215 Sculpture II 3
ART 216 Printmaking II 3
ART 223 Watercolor II 3
ART 230 Web Design 3
ART 251 Graphic Design I 3
ART 252 Graphic Design II 3
ART 265 Computer Art II [Photoshop] 3
ART 270 Computer Animation 3
Minimum for AFA Degree 62