Visual Arts Concentration
Associate of Fine Arts
Study a variety of art forms or learn art history while preparing to transfer to a 4-year university.
Program/Major/Concentration Codes: AFAFINEARTS/AFA/AFAV
What can I do with this degree?
Career Options: Work as an artist, art educator or in art or performance production.
Academic Options: Transfer to a university to complete a bachelor's degree.
Department faculty approval is recommended when selecting electives.
Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-A)
This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses. * Select a course to fulfill the C requirement.** A grade of C or better is required for graduation.
|Biological and Physical Sciences||8|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences **||6|
|Other Requirements **||3|
Required Core Courses
A grade of C or better is required for graduation.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|ART 100||Basic Design||3|
|ART 110||Drawing I [SUN# ART 1111]||3|
|ART 115||Color and Composition||3|
|ART 120||Sculptural Design||3|
|ART 130||Art and Culture: Prehistoric Through Gothic
[SUN# ART 1101]
|ART 131||Art and Culture: Late Gothic Through Modern Periods
[SUN# ART 1102]
|ART 210||Drawing II||3|
|or ART 213||Life Drawing I|
Required Support Courses
Art Electives: Complete five or more courses from any of the following categories. A grade of C or better is required for graduation.
|Art in the Craft Media|
|ART 160||Ceramics I||3|
|ART 170||Metalwork I: Jewelry||3|
|ART 180||Weaving I: Four-Harness Loom||3|
|ART 181||Mixed Media Fibers||3|
|ART 260||Ceramics II||3|
|ART 261||Ceramics III||3|
|ART 262||Ceramics IV||3|
|ART 270||Metalwork II: Jewelry||3|
|ART 271||Metalwork II: Smithing and Casting||3|
|ART 280||Weaving II||3|
|ART 128||Digital Photography I||4|
|ART 140||Photography I||3|
|ART 141||Photography II||3|
|ART 147||Alternative Processes in Photography||3|
|ART 230||History of Photography||3|
|ART 135||Pre-Columbian Art||3|
|ART 136||Body and Art||3|
|Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture|
|ART 106||Survey of Painting Materials and Techniques||3|
|ART 109||Watercolor Painting||3|
|ART 121||Figure Sculpture||3|
|ART 210||Drawing II||3|
|ART 213||Life Drawing I||3|
|ART 215||Painting I||3|
|ART 217||Painting II||3|
|ART 212||Printmaking I||3|
|ART 214||Printmaking II||3|
|ART 216||Screenprinting I||3|
|ART 218||Screenprinting II||3|
|ART 219||Printmaking III||3|
* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Humanities and Fine Arts Requirement - ART 100 and 130 fulfill this requirement; Other Requirements - ART 110 and 141 fulfills this requirement; I/C/G Requirement - ART 130 fulfills the I and G requirement.
** Select at least 1 course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences or Other Requirements list that is marked "C" (cultural diversity).