The Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer degree at Lake Tahoe Community College is designed to provide a balanced foundation in both studio art and art history. Its curriculum is focused to meet the needs of art students who are initially developing skills and concepts, as well as experienced students who seek further development. The Art Department is committed to a structured environment in which faculty and students work closely together in an atmosphere that is responsive, supportive, and encourages experimentation.
Program Learning Outcomes
To obtain the Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer degree, students must
complete the following requirements:
1. Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education -Breadth Requirements.
(B) A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
A. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
See current catalog for details.
B. REQUIRED COURSES
36 units distributed as follows:
1. All courses from the following (12 units):
ART 101 Art History: Prehistoric – Islamic (4)
ART 102 Art History: Medieval Europe – Renaissance (4)
ART 103 Art History: Baroque – Contemporary (4)
AND select two of the following courses (8 units):
ART 111 Two-Dimensional Design (4)
ART 113 Three-Dimensional Design (4)
ART 114 Beginning Drawing from Observation (4)
2. Select four courses from the following (16 units):
ART 118 Color (4)
ART 119A Beginning Ceramics I (4)
ART 142 Black and White Photography I (4)
ART 146 Digital Photography I (4)
ART 201A Mixed Media Sculpture I (4)
ART 211 Painting I (4)
ART 213 Beginning Figure Drawing (4)
ART 221A Beginning Relief Printmaking (4)
DMA 112 Introduction to Digital Media Arts (4)
C. ELECTIVE UNITS to bring the total to 90.