Rachael Greenawalt, Fine Arts, AA+D, Norwalk Community College
Rachael Greenawalt

Fine Arts

An Advisement Sequence in the Liberal Arts and Sciences A.A. Transfer Program

This curriculum is intended for students planning to transfer to a four year institution that offers programs in art education, art history or fine arts. It provides a strong liberal arts background with emphasis on the humanities, art history and the fundamentals of the visual arts. Students in the Fine Arts curriculum should work closely with the faculty advisor to choose their electives and to determine specific requirements of transfer institutions in their intended area of specialization.

Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

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Requirements for the A.A. Degree (60–64 credits)
Core Requirements (30–32 credits) Credits
ENG 101 Composition 3
ENG 102 Literature and Composition 3
MAT 136 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) 3-4
    Computer elective (100 level or higher) 3
HIS 101 Western Civilization I 3
    or  
HIS 102 Western Civilization II  
COM 173 Public Speaking 3
    Science elective* 3-4
    Humanities electives* 6
    Social Science elective* 3
Major Requirements (18 credits)
ART 100 Art Appreciation 3
ART 101 Art History I: Prehistoric to Baroque 3
ART 121 Two-Dimensional Design 3
ART 102 Art History II: Modern Art 3
ART 109 Color Theory 3
ART 111 Drawing I 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences electives (12–14 credits)
    Humanities electives* 3-5
    Social Science elective* 3
    Liberal Arts elective 3
    Liberal Arts elective 3
    or  
ART 292 Cooperative Education  
Recommended Sequence of Study
Semester 1
ART 100 Art Appreciation 3
ENG 101 Composition 3
MAT 136 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) 3-4
    Computer elective (100 level or higher) 3
ART 121 Two-Dimensional Design 3
Semester 2
ART 111 Drawing I 3
COM 173 Public Speaking 3
ENG 102 Literature and Composition 3
HIS 101 Western Civilization I 3
    or  
HIS 102 Western Civilization II  
    Science elective* 3-4
Semester 3
ART 101 Art History I: Prehistoric to Baroque 3
ART 109 Color Theory 3
    Humanities elective* 3-4
    Social Science elective* 3
    Liberal Arts elective 3
Semester 4
ART 102 Art History II: Modern Art 3
    Humanities elective* 6-8
    Social Science elective* 3
    Liberal Arts elective 3
    or  
ART 292 Cooperative Education  

*One interdisciplinary course is needed to fulfill Core Curriculum requirements. This course may be selected from Humanities, Science or Social Science areas.

Drawing is not form, it is a way of seeing form

Edgar Degas