Advertising: Commercial Art

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program
Department: Visual and Performing Arts

CIP Code: 50.0402

MCC Program Code: AD01

NYSED Code (BRI): 22237

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Description

This program is designed to prepare students to transfer to a four-year college or university offering majors in commercial art, commercial illustration, and media arts. Students should meet regularly with their program advisor to make certain that their course selections meet the requirements of the college and major to which they plan to transfer.
Recommended preparation: High schools sequential Math I and one year of science are required. Art courses and sequential Math II are recommended. A portfolio is recommended but not required for placement.
(Housed in the Visual and Performing Arts Department)

Program Learning Outcomes

1) Illustrate a story and/or create visually engaging and conceptually meaningful imagery
2) Illustrate using various forms of media (such as paint ink watercolor wash etc.)
3) Construct a complete portfolio showing the progression of personal work to support applications for employment or transfer
4) Create illustrations that exhibit proper artistic technique using the elements of art and principles of design
5) Analyze and critique illustrated works produced by self peers or professionals
6) Discuss or describe the role of illustration in society or culture in both historic and contemporary contexts
7) Meet the needs of clients by responding to artistic direction
8) Communicate effectively using visual oral or written techniques

Employment Potential

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Requirements for Program Entrance

Algebra (1 year high school math or placement into Level 4 Math at MCC). Art courses and a portfolio recommended.


Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 16- 17 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
ART 104 Drawing I 4
ART 109 Two Dimensional Design 3
MTH 150 Survey of Mathematics (or higher) 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
Total16
SECOND SEMESTER: 17 -18 Credit Hours
AAD 104 Introduction to Graphic Design, 2D4
ART 204 Drawing II 4
NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE 3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
Total17
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
ART 118 Perspectives of Art History I* OR
ART 119 Perspectives of Art History II*
3
ART 205 Commercial Illustration I 4
ART 154 Drawing the Human Figure 4
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE 3
LITERATURE ELECTIVE3
Total16
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15 -18 Credit Hours
ART 231 Art Seminar OR
CE 210 Cooperative Education -Art
3
ART 206 Commercial Illustration II4
PROGRAM ELECTIVE3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION2
NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
Total15
PROGRAM ELECTIVES:*
AAD 105 Typography
AAD 160 Graphic Illustration, Vector Drawing
AAD 167 Web Design: Graphics
AAD 256 Motion Graphics
AAD 260 Applied Imaging: Raster Graphics+
ART 110 Comics and Sequential Art
ART 125 Three Dimensional Design
PHO 135 Digital Photography
TOTAL CREDITS64

* ART 118 and/or ART 119 fulfill a Humanities or Social Science requirement.
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