Art at College of San Mateo - Associate in Arts Degree: Art: Fine Arts Option 2: General Studio Art
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Art
AAMajor in Fine Arts: General Studio Art

The AA degree in Fine Arts provides the student with both a historical and contemporary perspective on the creation of art, the ability to analyze and understand compositional structure and historical significance, and hands-on skills working in a variety of media.


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

Major requirements: 29.5-30 semester units

A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course applied to the major.

ART 102 Art & Architecture of Renaissance and Baroque (c.1300-1700) 3 units
ART 103 Art of Europe and America: Neoclassical (c.1750-Present) 3 units
ART 204 Drawing I 3 units
ART 214 Color 3 units
ART 301 Two-Dimensional Design 3 units
     
And select one of the following:  
   
ART 200 Fine Art Portfolio Preparation 3 units
ART 385 Master Portfolio - Digital Photography 2.5 units
ART 388 Master Photography Portfolio 2.5 units
     
Select 12 units from any of the following courses:  
   
Drawing    
ART 205 Drawing II 3 units
ART 206 Figure Drawing and Portraiture 3 units
ART 207 Life Drawing 3 units
ART 213 Expressive Figure Drawing and Portraiture II 3 units
ART 208 Portrait Drawing I 3 units
ART 209 Portrait Drawing II 3 units
     
Painting
Art 203

 Plein Air Painting                                                                          
 
3 units
ART 223 Oil Painting I 3 units
ART 224 Oil Painting II 3 units
ART 244 Oil Painting III 3 units
ART 247 Oil Painting IV 3 units
ART 225 Acrylic Painting I 3 units
ART 226 Acrylic Painting II 3 units
ART 251 Acrylic Painting III 3 units
ART 252 Acrylic Painting IV 3 units
ART 231 Watercolor I 3 units
ART 232 Watercolor II 3 units
ART 233 Watercolor III 3 units
ART 243 Watercolor IV 3 units
ART 236 Chinese Brush Painting 3 units
ART 240 Chinese Brush Painting II 3 units
     
Ceramics and Sculpture  
ART 401 Three-Dimensional Design 3 units
ART 405 Sculpture I 3 units
ART 406 Sculpture II 3 units
ART 411 Ceramics I 3 units
ART 412 Ceramics II 3 units
ART 418 Ceramics III 3 units
ART 409 Sculpture III Extended Expertise 3 units
ART 410 Sculpture IV Advanced Expression 3 units
ART 417 Ceramics Glaze 3 units
     
Digital Art  
ART 315 Mixed Media Art 3 units
ART 316 Mixed Media Art II 3 units
ART 317 Mixed Media Art III 3 units
     
Photography (Darkroom)  
ART 351 Beginning Black & White Photography 3 units
ART 352 Intermediate Black & White Photography 3 units
ART 353 Advanced Black & White Photography 3 units
ART 391 Experimental Photography I 3 units
ART 392 Experimental Photography II 3 units
ART 393 Experimental Photography III 3 units
ART 394 Experimental Photography IV 3 units
     
Digital Photography  
ART 350 Visual Perception 3 units
ART 381 Beginning Digital Photography 3 units
ART 383 Intermediate Digital Photography 3 units
ART 384 Advanced Digital Photography 3 units
ART 396 Documentary Photography I 3 units
ART 397 Documentary Photography II 3 units