Studio Arts Associate of Arts Transfer Degree
The Associate of Arts for Transfer (AA-T) in Studio Arts develops a well-rounded artist. Students who pursue this degree will have guaranteed admission to a California State University (CSU) campus upon successful completion of the specified program requirements. This degree provides students with transfer preparation and pre-professional training. Students should consult with a counselor to determine whether this degree is the best option for their transfer goals.
The Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) or the Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing these degrees (AA-T or AS-T) are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major.
To earn a Studio Arts AA-T degree, students must complete the following Associate Degree for Transfer requirements:
- completion of the following major requirements with grades of C or better;
- completion of a minimum of 60 CSU transferable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0; and
- certified completion of the CSU General Education-Breadth (CSU-GE) or Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for CSU, which requires a minimum of 37-39 units.
It is highly recommended that students complete courses that satisfy the U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals requirement as part of CSU-GE or IGETC before transferring to a CSU.
Students planning to transfer to a baccalaureate institution and major in Studio Arts should consult with a counselor regarding the transfer process and lower division requirements.
|Required Courses (12 units)|
|ART 102||Art History: Renaissance to Present||3|
|or ART 102H||Art History: Renaissance to Present - Honors|
|ART 120||Two-Dimensional Design||3|
|ART 121||Three-Dimensional Design||3|
|ART 124A||Beginning Drawing||3|
|List A: Select one course (3 units)|
|ART 100||Art History: The Stone Age to the Middle Ages||3|
|ART 105||History of Modern Art||3|
|ART 107||Art History: Africa, Oceania and the Americas||3|
|List B: Select three courses (9 units)|
|ART 132A||Beginning Life Drawing||3|
|or ART 124B||Intermediate Drawing|
|ART 126A||Beginning Painting||3|
|ART 145||Fundamentals of Graphic Design||3|
|ART 161||Digital Photography||3|
|ART 175A||Beginning Sculpture||3|
|ART 180||Beginning 3D Computer Animation||3|
|ART 185||Beginning Website Design||3|
|ART 212A||Beginning Ceramics||3|
|ART 240A||Beginning Glassblowing||3|
|Total Units That May Be Double Counted||6|
|General Education (CSU-GE or IGETC) Units||37-39|
|Elective (CSU Transferable) Units||3-5|
See Section on Degree, Certificate, and Transfer Information for additional information on the Associate Degrees for Transfer.
To earn an SBVC Associate Degree for Transfer (AA-T or AS-T) students must complete one of the following general education patterns:
Program Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Articulate ideas utilizing art terminology for critical discussion
- Demonstrate proficient technical and creative skills with a variety of art materials
- Effectively develop concepts into physical form
- Describe and discuss art in its aesthetic, cultural and historical context