The Associate in Fine Arts (A10200) (AFA) degree is designed for students who want to pursue a four-year degree in areas of study such as art, drama, or music. Because the AFA curriculum standard includes only 28 semester hour credits for general education, AFA students who transfer must meet the general educationrequirements of the receiving institution.
Within the degree program, the college shall provide opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communications, fundamental mathematical skills, and the basic use of computers. Official acceptance into the Associate of Fine Art program will require a portfolio review by the Associate of Fine Art faculty. A culminating show of student work will be required for graduation.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate use of the elements of art and apply the principles of design to create original compositions.
- Produce a body of work that demonstrates fundamental competence with traditional and current art methods, processes, and techniques in a variety of art media.
- Recognize and analyze the aesthetic, social, and historical context of major and diverse artistic periods and styles.
- Apply critical and analytical approaches to explain and evaluate personal artwork and the work of others.
- Use the terminology of visual arts to communicate effectively through writing and speaking.
- Demonstrate competence in the preparation of a digital portfolio and a culminating pre-graduation exhibition.
Official acceptance in the Associate of Fine Art program will require a portfolio review by the Associate of Fine Art faculty. A culminating show of student work will be required for graduation.