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DEGREE: A.A. Art-Photo
Code #1609

The Art-Photography program is designed to teach students fine art photography with an emphasis in black and white film based processes. Critical analysis, history and current theories in photography are also requirements.

Students planning to prepare for a four-year degree in Photography should consult the lower division requirements of the university to which they plan to transfer.

Career Opportunities: Fine art photographer, gallery worker, museum worker, curator or general photographer.

Associate Degree
The Art-Photo Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree may be obtained by completion of the required program and general requirements as well as sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

DEGREE: A.A. Art, Art History
Code #1270

The A.A. degree in Art-History allows the student to focus on the history, theory and research of art products, architecture and artifacts.

Required Program
Units
Plus three (3) courses selected from:
A minimum of 9 units from the following:
9
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plus one (1) studio course selected from:
A minimum of 3 units from the following:
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
Special Projects select either ART 494 or ART 499:
2
 
 
Total Units Required
23
DEGREE TOTAL (INCLUDING GE)
60

Associate Degree
The Art - Art History Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree may be obtained by completion of the required program and general requirements as well as sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

DEGREE: A.A. Art, Design
Code #1268

The A.A. degree in Art-Design allows the student to focus on the application of art skills and the creative process as it relates to the applied arts, e.g. graphic design, product design, architecture, web design, interior design, etc.

Required Program
Units
Total Units Required
24
DEGREE TOTAL (INCLUDING GE)
60

Associate Degree
The Art - Design Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree may be obtained by completion of the required program and general requirements as well as sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

DEGREE: A.A. Art, Studio Art
Code #1267

The A.A. degree in Art-Studio Art is designed for the student wanting to develop their individual skill, ideation and creative process emphasizing 2-D or 3-D art forms.

Associate Degree
The Art-Studio Art Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree may be obtained by completion of the required program and general requirements as well as sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

DEGREE: AA-T Studio Arts for Transfer
Code #1981

Note to Transfer Students:
The Studio Arts for Transfer A.A.-T degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a campus of the California State University (CSU). Other than the required core, the courses you choose to complete this degree will depend to some extent on the selected CSU for transfer. For students wishing to transfer to other universities (UC System, private, or out-of-state), the Associate Degree for Transfer may not provide adequate preparation for upper-division transfer admissions; it is critical that you meet with a CRC counselor to select and plan the courses for the major, as programs vary widely in terms of the required preparation.

Required Program
Units
List A: Art History Restricted Electives
A minimum of 3 units from the following:
3
 
 
List B: Studio Art Restricted Electives
A minimum of 9 units from the following:
9
Select three courses, each from a different category listed below
 
Drawing
 
 
 
Color Theory
 
 
Painting
 
 
 
Printmaking
 
 
Sculpture
 
 
Ceramics
 
 
Photography
 
 
 
Total Units Required
24
Degree Total (Including GE)
60

*Major courses which also fulfill a transfer General Education (GE) requirement (“double-counting”). Please note that there are limitations on double-counting — consult a Counselor when planning your courses to maximize the number of courses that fulfill both the requirements for the major and GE.

Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer Degree
The Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer (A.A.-T) degree may be obtained by completion of 60 transferable semester units with a minimum 2.0 GPA, including: (a) 18 units in the major (earning a C or better in these courses); and (b) either the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education Breadth requirements.

DEGREE: AA-T Art History for Transfer
Code #1983

Note to Transfer Students:
The Art History for Transfer A.A.-T degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a campus of the California State University (CSU). Other than the required core, the courses you choose to complete this degree will depend to some extent on the selected CSU for transfer. For students wishing to transfer to other universities (UC System, private, or out-of-state), the Associate Degree for Transfer may not provide adequate preparation for upper-division transfer admissions; it is critical that you meet with a CRC counselor to select and plan the courses for the major, as programs vary widely in terms of the required preparation.

Required Program
Units
A minimum of 3 units from the following:
3
 
 
 
A minimum of 3 units from the following:
3
Choose a minimum of three units from below that were not chosen above.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total Units Required
21
DEGREE TOTAL (INCLUDING GE)
60

Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer Degree
The Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer (A.A.-T) degree may be obtained by completion of 60 transferable semester units with a minimum 2.0 GPA, including: (a) 18 units in the major (earning a C or better in these courses); and (b) either the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education Breadth requirements.