Art - Two Dimensional Program

Associate in Arts Degree (Two Dimensional) 2017-2018

(MAJOR #C.520A.AA)

AA Art Degree is designed to give students basic skills in 2D or 3D composition, an introductory level knowledge of art history and computer digital art familiarity. The primary focus is to prepare students for transfer into four-year art programs. Students completing the computer art program will be prepared for certain entry-level positions in the computer digital field.

Major requirements (24 units minimum)
A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses:

Required Core: Complete 12 units from the following Studio Art Classes:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
Art 1 or
Art 3
Art Basics: 2/3 Dimensional Design or
Two Dimensional Design
3 -
Art 7 Beginning Drawing 3 -
Art 9 Beginning Painting: Oil and Acrylic 3 -
Art 13 Beginning Watercolor 3 -
Art 17 Intermediate Drawing 3 -
Art 19 Intermediate Painting: Oil/Acrylic 3 -
Art 23 Intermediate Watercolor Painting 3 -
Complete six units from the following list:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
Art 2 Art Appreciation 3 -
Art 5 Art History 1 3 -
Art 6 or
Art 6H
Art History 2 or
Honors Art History 2
3 -
Film I Introduction to Film Studies 3 -
PHOTO I Basics of Digital Photography 3 -
Complete six units from the following computer courses listed:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
Art 30A Illustrator®: Beginning Computer Drawing and Design 3 -
Art 30B Illustrator®: Intermediate Computer Drawing and Design 3 -
Art 37A Photoshop®: Digital Visual Art 3 -
Art 37B Photoshop®: Intermediate Digital Visual Art 3 -
Art 41 Computerized Multimedia 3 -
Art 42 Computer Animation/3D 3 -
Art 44 Digital Video Editing 3 -

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Apply knowledge of the elements and principles of design to the description and/or production of artwork.
  • Communicate effectively in one or more of the following ways; verbally, written and visually with emphasis on concepts of content and form.
  • Understand the impact of the visual arts in a personal, cultural and global context.
  • Apply knowledge of techniques and media through production and description of artwork.
  • Evaluate and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of an artworks’ effectiveness to visually communicate.
  • Solve visual problems through the artistic process.

Advisors: S. Dent, Johnson, King & Ledgerwood.

2017 - 2018 Art Two-Dimensional Program Printable Major Sheet