Art at College of San Mateo - Associate in Arts Degree: Art: Fine Arts Option 2: General Studio Art
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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 Europe 3.0 units
ART 103 Art of Europe and America from the Rococo to the Present 3.0 units
ART 201 Drawing and Composition I 3.0 units
ART 214 Color 3.0 units
ART 301 Two-Dimensional Design 3.0 units
     
And select one of the following:  
   
ART 200 Fine Art Portfolio Preparation 3.0 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 202 Drawing and Composition II 3.0 units
ART 206 Figure Drawing and Portraiture 3.0 units
ART 207 Life Drawing 3.0 units
ART 208 Portrait Drawing I 3.0 units
ART 209 Portrait Drawing II 3.0 units
     
Painting    
ART 223 Oil Painting I 3.0 units
ART 224 Oil Painting II 3.0 units
ART 225 Acrylic Painting I 3.0 units
ART 226 Acrylic Painting II 3.0 units
ART 231 Watercolor I 3.0 units
ART 232 Watercolor II 3.0 units
ART 236 Chinese Brush Painting 3.0 units
     
Ceramics and Sculpture  
ART 401 Three-Dimensional Design 3.0 units
ART 405 Sculpture I 3.0 units
ART 406 Sculpture II 3.0 units
ART 411 Ceramics I 3.0 units
ART 412 Ceramics II 3.0 units
     
Digital Art  
ART 315 Mixed Studio Art 3.0 units
     
Photography (Darkroom)  
ART 351 Beginning Black & White Photography 3.0 units
ART 352 Intermediate Black & White Photography 3.0 units
ART 353 Advanced Black & White Photography 3.0 units
ART 391 Experimental Photography I 3.0 units
ART 392 Experimental Photography II 3.0 units
ART 393 Experimental Photography III 3.0 units
ART 394 Experimental Photography IV 3.0 units
     
Digital Photography  
ART 350 Visual Perception 3.0 units
ART 381 Beginning Digital Photography 3.0 units
ART 383 Intermediate Digital Photography 3.0 units
ART 384 Advanced Digital Photography 3.0 units
ART 396 Documentary Photography I 3.0 units
ART 397 Documentary Photography II 3.0 units
ART 398 Documentary Photography III 3.0 units
ART 399 Documentary Photography IV 3.0 units