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  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts, AFA - College Transfer - CIP Code: 24.0101


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The Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of college transfer courses.  Within the degree program, GTCC includes opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

Upon successful completion of this degree, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate foundational skills in the art process and media that enable clear and creative visual communication.
  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically and creatively about visual art.
  • Synthesize the significance of art history, contemporary culture and the global perspectives in the making of art and design.
  • Prepare a portfolio for transfer, personal use, or career development.

Course Requirements for Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts, AFA


Universal General Education Transfer Component (25-26 credits)


All Universal General Education Transfer Component courses will transfer for equivalency credit.  They include study in the areas of English, communication; humanities and fine arts; social and behavioral sciences; natural sciences and mathematics.

English Composition (6 credits)


The following two English composition courses are required.

Communications and Humanities/Fine Arts (6 credits)


Select two courses from two different disciplines.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)


Select two courses from two different disciplines.

Mathematics (3-4 credits)


Select one course from the following:

Art Requirements (15 credits)


Required ART courses.

Academic Transition (1 credit)


The following course is required.

Other Major Requirements for Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts Degree (19-20 credits)


An additional 19-20 credits should be selected from the courses classified as pre-major, elective, general education, or UGETC courses. Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university. Pre-major/elective courses (and all UGETC and general education courses not listed above) are listed below.

Pre-Major/Electives:


Total credits required for Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts Degree (60-61* credits)


Students are responsible for contacting their intended transfer institution to ensure they select appropriate courses.

Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education
requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.

Note:


*One semester hour of credit may be included in a 61 credits Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts degree.  The transfer of this hour is not guaranteed.

 

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