Art at College of San Mateo - Associate in Science Degree for Transfer/SB1440: Studio Art
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Art
AA-TMajor in Studio Art


Degree Requirements
Complete General Education and other requirements listed for the Associate degree and

Major requirements: 27.0 semester units
(Up to 6 units can be double counted for transfer GE)

A grade point average of 2.0 is required for the major courses.

Required Core Courses (15 units):

ART 102 Renaissance and Baroque Europe 3 units
ART 103 Roccoco to the Present 3 units
ART 201 Drawing and Composition I 3 units
ART 301 Two-Dimensional Design 3 units
ART 401 Three-Dimensional Design 3 units


Art History Restricted Electives. Select one course (3 units)

ART 101 Ancient World to Medieval Times 3 units
ART 104 20th Century 3 units
ART 105 Art of Asia and the Near East 3 units


Select a maximum of one course from any of the following areas to total 9 units

Area 1: Drawing

ART 202 Drawing and Composition II 3 units
ART 206 Figure Drawing and Portraiture 3 units
ART 207 Life Drawing 3 units

Area 2: Painting
ART 223 Oil Painting I 3 units
ART 225 Acrylic Painting I 3 units
ART 231 Watercolor I 3 units

Area 3: Ceramics
ART 411 Ceramics I 3 units

Area 4: Sculpture
ART 405 Sculpture I 3 units

Area 5: Digital Art
ART 315 Mixed Media Art 3 units

Area 6: Color
ART 214 Color 3 units

Area 7: Photography
ART 351 Beginning Black and White Photography 3 units
ART 381 Beginning Digital Photography 3 units

Area 8: Other Media
ART 236 Chinese Brush Painting 3 units

Area 9: Advanced Courses
ART 224 Oil Painting II 3 units
ART 226 Acrylic Painting II 3 units
ART 232 Watercolor II 3 units
ART 208 Portrait Drawing I 3 units
ART 209 Portrait Drawing II 3 units
ART 200 Fine Art Portfolio Preparation 3 units
ART 412 Ceramics II 3 units
ART 406 Sculpture II 3 units
ART 352 Intermediate Black & White Photo 3 units
ART 383 Intermediate Digital Photography 3 units
ART 384 Advanced Digital Photography 3 units
ART 391 Experimental Photography 1 3 units
ART 392 Experimental Photography 2 3 units
ART 393 Experimental Photography 3 3 units
ART 394 Experimental Photography 4 3 units
ART 396 Documentary Photography 1 3 units
ART 397 Documentary Photography 2 3 units


General Education requirements:
Select courses to complete CSU General Education or IGETC or CSU. This degree does not require the CSM AA/AS General Education pattern.

CSU GE:
Area A1 Oral Communication 3 units
Area A2 Written Communication 3 units
Area A3 Critical Thinking 3 units
Area B1 Physical Science 3 units
Area B2 Life Science 3 units
Area B3 Science Lab 1 unit
Area B4 Math Concepts 3 units
Area C1 Arts 3 units
Area C2 Humanities 3 units
Area C1 or C2 3 units
Area D Social, Polical, and Economic Institutions 9 units
Area E Lifelong Understanding 3 units

OR

IGETC/CSU
Area 1A English Composition 3 units
Area 1B Critical Thinking/Composition 3 units
Area 1C Oral Communication 3 units
Area 2 Math Concepts 3 units
Area 3A Arts 3 units
Area 3B Humanities 3 units
Area 3A or 3B 3 units
Area 4 Social and Behavioral Science 9 units
Area 5A Physical Science 3 units
Area 5B Biological Science 3 units
Area 5C Either 5A or 5B must be a lab course 1 unit

Electives:
Additional CSU tranferable courses based on student interest to reach 60 transferable units total.