A.S. Degree - Transfer Program
Department: Visual and Performing Arts
School: Arts & Humanities
CIP Code: 50.0701
MCC Program Code: FA01
NYSED Code (BRI): 22249
The mission of the Fine Arts Program at Monroe Community College is to prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions, where degree programs are available that provide entry into a variety of art related professions.
It is the goal of the Fine Arts degree program to provide students with the fundamental skills and concepts necessary for a solid foundation in the visual arts. We believe that the core curriculum that we have structured will offer students the opportunity to become proficient in a variety of studio art procedures and practices. Courses in drawing, two-dimensional design, painting, figure drawing, three-dimensional design, art history and sculpture are coupled with a strong liberal arts curriculum, so students will be well prepared for advanced coursework in their chosen disciplines.
(Housed in the Visual and Performing Arts Department)
Program Learning Outcomes
1) Utilize the elements and principles of art and design in the creation of two-dimensional works.
2) Utilize the elements and principles of art and design in the creation of three-dimensional works.
3) Demonstrate proficiency in perceptual drawing translating observation to image.
4) Create works of art using a range of art materials.
5) Analyze works of art and design including their own using formal art terminology verbally and in writing.
6) Identify a range of basic art historical periods and styles.
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Requirements for Program Entrance
Pre-Algebra (1 year high school math or Placement into Level 3 Math at MCC). Art courses recommended.
| Distribution Requirements|
|ENG 101 College Composition OR |
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
|MTH 150 Survey of Mathematics or higher#|
|ART 102 Fine Arts: Theory and Practice|
|ART 104 Drawing I: Foundation|
|ART 109 Two Dimensional Design: Foundation |
First Semester Total:
| AAD 104 Introductions to Graphic Design, 2D|
| ART 118 Perspectives of Art History I: Ancient|
| ART 125 Three Dimensional Design: Foundation |
| ART 154 Drawing the Human Figure|
|SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - SOCIAL SCIENCE (SUNY-SS) ELECTIVE**|
Second Semester Total:
| ART 119 Perspectives of Art History II: Modern|
| ART 120 Painting I|
| ART 130 Sculpture I|
| ART 231 Art Seminar/Portfolio Development|
| SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCE (SUNY-NS) ELECTIVE***|
Third Semester Total:
| ART 204 Drawing II|
| HED 130 Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness OR|
HED 207 Emotional Wellness
| PHO 106 Photography I|
|SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - HUMANITIES (SUNY-H) ELECTIVE*|
| SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATIONS (SUNY-OCW) ELECTIVE OR|
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - SOCIAL SCIENCE (SUNY-SS) ELECTIVE**
Fourth Semester Total:
* SUNY-H - Choose any literature course.
** SUNY-SS recommended - ANT 101,102; PSY 101; SOC 101
***SUNY-NS recommended - BIO 116, CHE 110
#MTH 150 or any other SUNY-M course with a higher number.
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