Fine Arts - Associate in Fine Arts

Curriculum Code: 166

Program Information
For students who want to concentrate on fine arts courses and take fewer liberal arts electives than students in the Fine and Performing Arts Associate in Arts degree programs. CCC’s Associate in Fine Arts program prepares you to transfer as a junior in a fine arts bachelor’s degree program at an art college. You can specialize in ceramics, painting, drawing or sculpture. You’ll get a solid foundation in drawing and design along with the time to specialize in your chosen art medium. You’ll learn critical and creative thinking skills, and the techniques of artistic practice. You’ll compile a strong art portfolio, which is necessary for applying to four-year colleges and jobs.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AFA programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors at four- year colleges and universities. CCC graduates have obtained bachelor’s degrees and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Define the visual elements and the terms associated with each in written form. •Utilize historical references and be able to locate and critically evaluate information and information sources in design and fine arts. •Exhibit proficiency in drawing skills including linear perspective. •Apply 2D and 3D terminology, techniques, and knowledge of various mediums. •Define the design principles and the terms associated with each in written form. •Create a portfolio that conforms to expectations of BA or BFA programs in art or design for successful transfer or employment.


Program Requirements (44-45)
Credits
AR
101
Art Appreciation
3
AR
110
Fundamentals of Drawing I
4
AR
113
Fundamentals of Drawing II
3
AR
200
2-D Design
4
AR
202
Color Theory & Practice
3
AR
205
3-D Design
3
AR
213
Life Drawing
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3-4

General Education Requirements (21-22)
Credits
AR
107
Art History I
3
AR
108
Art History II
3
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II or
EN
103
Technical Writing
3
Mathematics or
Science Elective
3-4
Social Science Elective
3
Diversity Elective
3
Elective Requirements
Credits
AR
112
Watercolor Painting
3
AR
115
Painting I
4
AR
120
Printmaking I
3
AR
140
Sculpture I
3
AR
145
Sculpture II
3
AR
215
Painting II
3
CR
101
Ceramics I
3
CR
102
Ceramics II
3
CR
105
Sculptural Ceramics
3
CG
101
Introduction to Computer Graphics
3
CG
102
Computer Illustration
3
CG
114
Digital Photography
3

Total Credits: (65-67)

Impressive Facilities The Frank Guaracini Jr. Fine and Performing Arts Center is the cultural hub of the region. The center houses the art gallery, art studios and a cutting edge computer graphics laboratory. Ceramics courses are taught at Clay College in the Millville Arts District.