Art

Overview

Art

From drawing to painting and sculpture to ceramics, learn how to express your ideas visually. Study art fundamentals including technique, material safety, design and problem-solving. Innovate and invent with the art department, our original makerspace. Build your creative and technical skills to start your career in the arts and beyond.

Careers in Studio Art

From being an entrepreneur to working in advertising, an art degree will help you succeed in many areas.

  • Start your career as an artist, painter or sculptor. Or, become an illustrator or animator.
  • Work in interior design or graphic design. Or, get a job as a tattoo artist or jewelry designer.
  • Become an art teacher or art therapist.
  • You could be an art critic, curator, or art director.

Academic Plans for Studio Art

Each plan shows all the courses you need to take to complete your goal from start to finish. Map your education by clicking on the Academic Plan for the degree or certificate you’re interested in earning below. 

Note: The academic plans give you an idea of the classes you need to take. However, please meet with a counselor to personalize the plan.

Studio Arts for Transfer—AA-T Degree

Term 1
Course Units
ART 0004A 3
ENGL 0001A 3
ARHI 0110 or ARHI 0150 3
MATH 0018 or SOC 0005 3
COMM 0003 or COMM 0005 3
TOTAL 15
Term 2
Course Units
ART 0002 3
ARHI 0120 3
ENGL 0001B or ENGL 0001C 3
BIOL 0011 OR BIOL 0014 or (ANTH 0001 and ANTH 0001L) 4
WMST 0001 or PSYC 0100 or HDEV 0009 3
TOTAL 16
Term 3
Course Units
ART 0003 3
ARHI 0130 3
POLS 0001 3
ART 0006C or ART 0012A or ART 0017 3
PHYS 0010 or ASTR 0002 or ESCI 0007 3
TOTAL 15
Term 4
Course Units Notes
ART 0004B or ART 0018A or ART 0040A or ART 0073 or ART 0009A or ART 0007A 6 Choose two courses from this group.  Please note only one course from ART 0007A and ART 0009A can count toward major.
HIST 0023 or SOC 0003 or LGBT 0001 3  
PSYC 0130 or PSYC 0150 or PDEV 0070 3 If transferring to a UC, consider taking a foreign language course instead of these options.
HIST 0018A or HIST 0018B or HIST 0025 or HIST 0027 or HIST 0017A or HIST 0017B 3  
TOTAL 15  

Studio Art—AA Degree

Term 1
Course Units Notes
ART 0004A 3  
ARHI 0120 3  
ENGL 0001A 3  
MATH 0000D 4 If Math Learning Skills Degree Requirement has been met, students may take any degree-applicable elective instead of MATH 0000D.
PDEV 0001 or PDEV 0070 3  
TOTAL 16  
Term 2
Course Units
ART 0002 3
ARHI 0130 3
AAD 0070 3
COMM 0001 or COMM 0003 or COMM 0005 3
KIN 0006 or KIND 0062 or KIN 0068 3
TOTAL 15
Term 3
Course Units
ART 0003 3
ARHI 0132 or ARHI 0140 or ARHI 0150 or ARHI 0155 3
ART 0005A or ART 0006C or ART 0012A or ART 0018A 3
WMST 0001 or LGBT 0001 or PSYC 0107 3
ESS 0007 or ASTR 0010 or ESCI 0010 3
TOTAL 15
Term 4
Course Units
ART 0004B or ART 0007A or ART 0009A 3
ART 0020 or ART 0022 or ART 0032A 3
ANTH 0002 or ANTH 0009 or PSYC 0150 3
BUS 0101 or BUS 0120 or BUS 0140 3
Any Elective course 3
TOTAL 15

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