Liberal Arts/Art Education - Associate in Arts

Curriculum Code: 156

Program Information
For students who want to transfer into a bachelor’s degree program in art education. The option offers a strong foundation in both branches. Students who wish to pursue a degree in art education will learn to share their art expertise with children and help them develop artistic talent and critical thinking skills.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AA 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:
•Exhibit proficiency in drawing skills including linear perspective. •Create a portfolio that conforms to the basic requirements to transfer successfully into an art education BA program. •Understand and use a variety of instructional strategies to encourage development of critical thinking, problem solving and performance skills. •Evaluate how children learn and develop and analyze and reflect upon observed learning opportunities that support their intellectual, social and personal development. •Locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate information and information sources.


Program Requirements (16-17)
Credits
ED
101
Historical Foundations of Education
3
AR
110
Fundamentals of Drawing I
4
CR
101
Ceramics I
3
PY
213
Educational Psychology
3
PY
214
Human Exceptionality or
Program Elective
3-4

General Education Requirements (46-47)
Credits
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers or
CS
102
Applications on the Microcomputer
3
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3
MA
109
Principles of Math or
MA
115
Mathematical Structures & Algorithms
3
Mathematics or
Science Elective
3-4
PY
101
General Psychology
3
PY
102
Child Psychology
3
AR
107
Art History I
3
Humanities Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
History Elective
3
History Elective
3
Diversity Elective
3
Science Elective
4
Elective Requirements
Credits
AR
112
Watercolor
3
AR
115
Painting I
4
AR
215
Painting II
3
AR
140
Sculpture I
3
CR
102
Ceramics II
3
PY
204
Psychology of Adolescence
3

Total Credits: (62-64)