2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    May 25, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)

Art, AA


CODE: ART-AA     |     TOTAL CREDITS: 60     |     FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: Eligible

DEPARTMENT: Department of Fine Arts      

DESCRIPTION
The Art program at CSN provides students with a foundation in studio art and art history. The foundation of the program relies upon exposing students to the concepts of history, technical and conceptual experiences. In addition, students gather experience with all modalities of art including 2D and 3D Design. Students enrolled in the art program at CSN will learn self-expression, creative problem solving and contemporary Art techniques.  The Associate of Arts degree prepares students for transfer to a university to complete a BA in Fine Arts.

ACADEMIC MAPS AND TRANSFER OPTIONS

Explore the link below for transfer pathways to various institutions.

Academic Maps: AA Art   


 

Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Apply critical thinking skills in the production and analysis of works of art.
  2. Create art using strong foundational skills in technique applications.
  3. Construct oral and written responses to works of art using appropriate language of art.
  4. Explain the practices and cultural contexts of a variety of artistic traditions.

General Education Requirements


TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 32


300-level and above courses cannot be used to satisfy GE requirements.
Courses with a B suffix (i.e. 100B) cannot be used to satisfy general education or degree requirements for Associate of Arts, Associate of Business, and Associate of Science degrees. B suffix courses may not be transferable within NSHE.

Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course must be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Recommended: MATH 120 or 120E.

Literature (3 Credits)


Recommended: ENG 231 or ENG 232.

Natural Science (7 Credits)


Seven credits of coursework to include at least one laboratory experience.

Humanities (3 Credits)


Social Science (3 Credits)


Values and Diversity


All students MUST fulfill this requirement. Course chosen may also be used to fulfill the corresponding general education or special program requirements.

Recommended: ART 260 or ART 262 or ART 263.

Major Requirements


TOTAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS CREDITS: 28


 

Art Elective Requirement (6 Credits)


  • any ART prefix course not used above.

General Electives (9 Credits)


  • See an Academic Advisor or Counselor for course selection.