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Associate in Fine Arts Degree — Art*
64 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0801

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 




EGL 101 and EGL 102



SPE 103


Area B — 




One MAT course of at least 3 credits from the approved list of IAI general education Mathematics courses


Area C — 




One science course from the Life Sciences and one science course from the Physical Sciences; at least one of these courses must be a lab course


Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences



Two courses (two different disciplines)


Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts



Two courses from the humanities (two different disciplines) (not applied or studio courses, or ART 111, 112 or 113)


Area F — 

Global Studies**



One course that satisfies Global Studies requirement


Total General Education Requirements:



Major Requirements:

Credit Hours

ART 105 Fundamentals of Two-Dimensional Art I


ART 107 Fundamentals of Three-Dimensional Art I


ART 111 Art History: Prehistoric to Renaissance


ART 112 Art History: Renaissance to Modern


ART 113 Art History: Modern Art (Twentieth Century)


ART 131 Drawing I


ART 231 Drawing II


ART 243 Life Drawing I


Total Major Requirements:




Studio Art Courses to total nine credit hours from the following:


ART 115, ART 116, ART 132, ART 232, ART 134, ART 234 ART 215, ART 216, ART 217, ART 250, ART 253


Total Elective Credits:


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:




*May be completed entirely online.

**Students may take a Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.


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