Studio Arts-Ceramics: AA Degree
This degree option provides a comprehensive foundation in the 3-D arts and professional practices for students interested in participating in the local cultural community as studio artists, potters, gallery assistants, or in other arts-related positions through community or private arts organizations. This degree is not intended as preparation for transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Critically analyze and assess diverse historical and contemporary works of art, architecture, and design.
- Create art that engages and builds on historical and contemporary practices, theories, and materials.
- Translate concepts and visual experience into images or tactile forms.
- Present finished artwork for peer, professional or academic review.
- Evaluate and critique artwork and receive criticism from others.
- Express artistic concepts and intents in written and oral formats.
|Required Core Courses (15 units)|
|ARTH-105||History of Western Art: Prehistoric Through Medieval||3|
|ARTH-106||History of Western Art: Renaissance to Contemporary||3|
|ARTS-110||Fundamentals of Drawing||3|
|ARTS-140||Beginning Ceramics: Hand-Building||3|
|Required Electives (9 units)|
|Select 9 units from 3 of the following categories:||9|
|Ceramic Technology and Materials:|
|Introduction to Glazes|
|Ceramic Surfaces: Wood Kiln-Salt Kiln|
Advanced Studio Courses:
|Intermediate Ceramics: Handbuilding|
|Intermediate Ceramics: Throwing|
|History of Asian Art|
To receive an Associate Degree, students must complete 60 degree applicable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0. Students must also complete the NVC General Education pattern to earn an Associate degree. Consultation with a Counselor is highly encouraged to ensure all requirements are met.