Liberal Arts/Design/Fine Arts - Associate in Arts

Curriculum Code: 146

Program Information
This program enables students to gain skills and build the portfolios they will need to pursue a degree at a four-year institution and a career in the visual arts. The program offers a strong foundation for gaining insights and fluency of artistic expression. The curriculum lends itself to portfolio building and the exploration of various media within the artistic fields, including fine arts, fine crafts, art history or applied arts.

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:
•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 •Utilize historical references and be able to locate and critically evaluate information and information sources in design and fine arts. •Apply 2D and 3D terminology, techniques, and knowledge of various mediums. •Exhibit proficiency in drawing skills including linear perspective. •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 (20)
Credits
AR
101
Art Appreciation
3
AR
107
Art History I
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

General Education Requirements (45-46)
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
Mathematics Elective
3
Mathematics Elective
3
Social Science Elective
3
Social Science Elective
3
Humanities Elective (Literature) (Recommended)
3
Humanities Elective (Literature) (Recommended)
3
Humanities Elective (Foreign Language)
3
History Elective
3
History Elective
3
Diversity Elective
3

Total Credits: (65-66)