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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook

Fine/Studio Arts


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In completing the AA degree in Studio Art, students acquire training in techniques and disciplines of art-making. The Department of Art provides learners with courses that develop visual knowledge, theory, creativity, and self-expression. Students acquire technical, perceptual, and conceptual skills necessary for future growth.  Students are expected to develop a portfolio with instructor guidance.

This program is designed for the student who does intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Arts

Emphasis: Fine/Studio Arts

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2See senior institution for history requirements.

3This A.A. degree requires proficiency in a foreign language equivalent to 6 hours of elementary college-level work, which can be applied toward B.A. degree requirements at a senior institution.

4Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections transferable to specific institutions.

Notes:

• Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency Exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See www.ws.edu/academics/technical-ed/computer-competency/ for additional information.

•Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

First Year


Second Year


Fall Term (16 semester credit hours)


1 Art Studio Elective (3 hrs.)4

1 Behavioral/Social Science Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

1 ENGL Literature Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

Foreign Language 1010 (3 hrs.)3

1 Natural Science lecture with lab (3/1 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

Spring Term (14 semester credit hours)


1 Behavioral/Social Science Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

Foreign Language 1020 (3 hrs.)3

1 Natural Science lecture with lab (3/1 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

1 MATH (3 hrs.) (Select one from MATH 1530, MATH 1630, or MATH 1710)

1 PE Activity Elective (1 hr.) (may substitute Art Studio Elective)

 

 

Program Degree Requirements - A.A. Fine/Studio Arts


General Education Requirements (41 hours)


Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)


Approved Behavioral/ Social Science General Education elective1 6 credits

Natural Science (8 hours)


Approved Natural Science w/Lab General Education electives8 credits

Area of Emphasis Requirements (19 hours)


Total Credit Hours 60


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