Concentration in Studio Arts (Plan Code: LASDTAA, Subplan Code: STUDIOART)

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This is a suggested program for the first two years of study for those wanting a general AA/DTA degree with an emphasis in Studio Art. Lower division course requirements will vary depending on the transfer institution, but this program is specifically designed to fulfill all lower division requirements for students wishing to obtain a BA with a minor in Fine Arts at Washington State University, Vancouver.

Core Courses
ART 103Drawing I5
Choose one of the following:
ART 104Observational Drawing5
or ART 105 Drawing for Comics
or ART 203 The Human Figure I
Choose one of the following:
ART 220Art History: Ancient to Late Antique5
or ART 221 Art History: Medieval-Renaissance
or ART 222 Art History: Baroque-Modern
And choose 2D Focus or 3D Focus from the lists below:
Core Courses: 2D Focus
Choose at least five credits/units of the following:5
2D Art and Design (5 credits/units)
Painting I (5 credits/units)
Painting II (5 credits/units)
Core Courses: 3D Focus
Choose at least five credits/units of the following:5
Three-Dimensional Design (5 credits/units)
Ceramics I (5 credits/units)
Ceramics II (5 credits/units)
Metal Arts I (5 credits/units)
Art Electives
Choose any two additional ART-prefix courses10
Total Credits/Units for Concentration30
Total Credits/Units Required for AADTA90

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Obtain, evaluate, and ethically use information. (GE)
  • Articulate well-considered ideas and written claims to an academic audience, using effective rhetorical techniques, properly credited evidence, and a command of Standard English. (GE)
  • Analyze and interpret quantitative information presented verbally, graphically, numerically, and/or symbolically. (GE)
  • Demonstrate and clearly explain an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
  • Demonstrate progress toward healthier behaviors. (GE)
  • Interpret the human experience, within appropriate global and historical contexts, through evaluation, analysis, creation, or performance. (GE)
  • Analyze patterns of power, privilege, and inequity in the United States. (GE)
  • Evaluate, analyze, and explain events, behaviors, and institutions using perspectives and methods in the Social Sciences. (GE)
  • Apply a method of scientific inquiry, valid to the natural sciences, to evaluate claims about the natural world. (GE)
  • Apply communication theory to demonstrate effective oral communication skills. (GE)

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