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Art History for Transfer

Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer

Required Courses:

Dept. /No.  Title          Units
ART-001A Fundamentals of Drawing and Composition – 3
ART-050 History of Western Art:
Prehistory through the Middle Ages – 3
ART-051 Western Art History:
Renaissance to Contemporary – 3

Select one (1) course from the following (3 units):
ART-052, ART-053 – 3

Select two (2) courses from the following (6 units);
ART-052 or ART-053 may be selected if it has not been used to fulfill a requirement above:
ART-003A, ART-004, ART-005A, ART-007A, ART-011A, ART-031, ART-040,
ART-052, ART-053; ART-023A or ART-009A – 6

Total Units for the Major – 18
General Education (CSU GE or IGETC) Units – 37-39
Elective (CSU Transferable) Units – 9-11
MINIMUM DEGREE UNITS – 60
Advisor: C. Allen, S. Downer

Art History for Transfer Overview

Copper Mountain College’s Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer offers introductory and intermediate level courses in drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, graphic design, and computer art, as well as courses in art appreciation and art history. The Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer is designed to prepare students for transfer into the CSU system to complete a baccalaureate
degree in Art History or a similar major. The Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer’s art practice, art theory and history courses, allows students to develop an awareness and understanding of materials, tools, rationale and significance of art in society. The art curriculum’s critical thinking and technical skill components encourage students to utilize independent thought processes and develop problem solving abilities.

Students must complete required courses with a “C” minimum in addition to the following requirements:

(1) Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education Breadth
Requirements.
(B) A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
(2) Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Student Learning Outcomes Art History

Upon successful completion of this program students will be able to:
1. Understand and demonstrate knowledge of developments in world and American art history and be able to place their own
work in that context. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking, Personal Development, and Information Competency)
2. Understand and demonstrate skills in the techniques of creating with their chosen mediums. This includes both the practical
way things are constructed with craftsmanship and the theoretical and conceptual framework of how ideas are modeled into
form. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking, Personal Development, and Information Competency)
3. Analyze and articulate critiques of their own work, the work of other students, and works from art history. This includes command
and use of the specialized vocabulary in the visual art disciplines. (Institutional SLOs: Communication, Critical Thinking, Ethics,
and Information Competency)

Studio Arts for Transfer

Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer

Required Courses:

Dept. /No. Title Units
ART-001A Fundamentals of Drawing and Composition – 3
ART-003A Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design – 3
ART-004 Three-Dimensional Design – 3
ART-051 Western Art History:
Renaissance to Contemporary – 3

Select one (1) course from the following (3 units):
ART-050, ART-052, ART-053 – 3

Select three (3) courses from the following (9 units):
ART-007A, ART-009A, ART-011A, ART-023A, ART-031, ART-040,
ART-001B or ART-005A – 9

Total Units for the Major – 24
General Education (CSU GE or IGETC) Units- 37-39
Elective (CSU Transferable) Units – 0-2
MINIMUM DEGREE UNITS – 60
Advisor: C. Allen, S. Downer

Studio Arts for Transfer Overview

Copper Mountain College’s Art curriculum offers introductory and intermediate level courses in drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics,
printmaking, graphic design, and computer art, as well as courses in art appreciation and art history. The program provides transfer
opportunities as well as personal enrichment for students.

The program’s art practice, art theory and history courses, allows students to develop an awareness and understanding of materials,
tools, rationale and significance of art in society. The art curriculum’s critical thinking and technical skill components encourage students
to utilize independent thought processes and development problem solving abilities.

A “C” grade in all courses for the major is required. Students must complete required courses with a “C” minimum in addition to the following requirements:

(1) Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education (CSU GE) Breadth
Requirements.
(B) A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
(2) Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program students will be able to:
1. Understand and demonstrate knowledge of developments in world and American art history and be able to place their own
work in that context. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking, Personal Development, and Information Competency)
2. Understand and demonstrate skills in the techniques of creating with their chosen mediums. This includes both the practical
way things are constructed with craftsmanship and the theoretical and conceptual framework of how ideas are modeled into
form. (Institutional SLOs: Critical Thinking, Personal Development, and Information Competency)
3. Analyze and articulate critiques of their own work, the work of other students, and works from art history. This includes command
and use of the specialized vocabulary in the visual art disciplines. (Institutional SLOs: Communication, Critical Thinking, Ethics,
and Information Competency)

Students must complete the required courses for their major. General education units, transferable electives, and total degree units will vary for each student.
Some considerations include the courses (and their respective units) chosen to complete a general education area or transferable elective, and if required courses
for your major also count toward a general education area. Please see your academic counselor to help you reach your educational goals.