Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

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Art

ALLEGHENY, BOYCE, NORTH, SOUTH 
Associate of Science (026)

A program that prepares the student for transfer to a four-year institution with a broad college background demonstrating personal skill and knowledge in art.

Graduates may also work in a multitude of art-related fields such as art administration, art education, studio artist, set designer, museum or gallery assistant, etc.

See also Graphic Communications 374.2 and Digital Graphic Design 376.2

See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.

Degree Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 63–65

First Semester

Course #          Course NameCredits

ART-103
ART-104

Art History—Ancient or      
Art History—Modern

3

ART-109

Drawing 1

3

ART-114

Two-Dimensional Design         

3

ART-148

Color

3

ENG-101

English Composition 1

3

  

Total Credits  

15

Second Semester

ART-207

Drawing 2

3

ART-223

3-Dimensional Design

3

ENG-102

English Composition 2

3

  

Art Elective1

3

 

Fine Art Elective2

3

 

Total Credits  

15

Third Semester

 

Art Electives1

6

 

Humanities Elective

3

 

Mathematics Elective
(Refer to the mathematics course descriptions in
the CCAC academic catalog for mathematics
courses appropriate to specific program areas.)

34

  

Social Science Elective

3

  

Total Credits  

15–16

Fourth Semester

ART-265

Portfolio 

3

SPH-101

Oral Communication

3

  

Art Elective1

9

            

Science Elective

34

 

Total Credits  

18–19

1Students should take a minimum of eighteen (18) additional credits or six (6) additional courses in Studio Art and Art History, emphasizing the area of the bachelor's degree or related fields of knowledge.

2Students should take a minimum of three (3) credits or one (1) course in Dance, Music or Theatre.

Major Concentrations: Drawing/Painting, Ceramics, Three Dimensional Media, Photography or Electronic Media. Check campus for media capability

See the academic advisor and art faculty for specific program requirements among these Art electives.

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