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Associate in Fine Arts Visual Arts Degree (A10600)

Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts

The Associate in Fine Arts (AFAVA) in Visual Arts degree, is designed for students who wish to transfer into baccalaureate degree programs to complete a Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) degree or a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with a major in Art.

Course Sequence

Fall Semester Class Lab Credit
ART 114 Art History I 3 0 3
ART 121 Two-Dimensional Design 0 6 3
ART 131 Drawing I 0 6 3
ART Elective 0 6 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3
6 18 15
Spring Semester
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 1
ART 115 Art History II 3 0 3
ART 122 Three-Dimensional Design 0 6 3
ART Elective 0 6 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 3
9 14 16
Fall Semester
ART 214 Portfolio & Resume 0 2 1
ART Elective 0 6 3
ART Elective 0 6 3
Communications/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
Math Elective 2-3 2 3-4
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 3
8-9 16 16-17
Spring Semester
ART Elective 0 6 3
ART Elective 0 6 3
Science Elective 3 2-3 4
Communications/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
6 14-15 13
TOTAL CREDITS: 60-61
Art Elective – Choose six of the following: ART 132, ART 135, ART 171, ART 240, ART 241, ART 242, ART 243, ART 244, ART 281, ART 283, ART 284, ART 285, ART 286, ART 288
Communications/Humanities Elective – Choose two of the following: ART 111, COM 120, COM 231, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 241, ENG 242, MUS 110, MUS 112, PHI 215, PHI 240 (from two different disciplines)
Mathematics Elective – Choose one of the following: MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171
Science Elective – Choose one of the following: BIO 110, BIO 111, CHM 151, PHY 110 /110A
Social/Behavioral Science Elective – Choose two of the following: ECO 251, ECO 252, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 120, PSY 150, SOC 210 (from two different disciplines)

Employment Competencies

Graduates will demonstrate an awareness of form, content, and recognize a range of current and past art historical methodologies, as well as effectively research art and be able to synthesize and express resulting knowledge.

Graduates will create visual art using Materials, tools, and processes appropriate to projects, as well as demonstrate knowledge of technical and aesthetic issues in their discipline.

Graduates will demonstrate the ability to work independently on developing concepts and connections in their art, as well as demonstrate visual problem solving through an understanding of the elements and principles of design.

Graduates will demonstrate an ability to critically assess works of art in regard to form, content and technical concerns, as well as demonstrate ability in writing- organization, communication, and clarity of expression.

Graduates will participate in/curate a non-course related exhibit, consider the role of art maiking in the larger social context and develop an awareness of current professional standards.

Employment Outlook

N/A

Program Costs

Several courses suggest additional supplies at a cost of $150 will be needed to successfully complete required projects.

General Education Outcomes

Rockingham Community College has three general education outcomes:

Communication: Students will communicate using the conventions appropriate for the intended academic or professional audiences.

Information Literacy: Students will locate, evaluate, and use appropriate information for academic and professional tasks.

Critical Thinking: Students will analyze information and ideas and develop reasoned solutions to academic or professional problems. 

OutcomesPass Rates by Year
2016/20172017/20182018/20192019/20202020/2021
Communication45%66%36%61%48.2%
Information Literacy87%64%51%51%
Critical Thinking51%52%41%65%57%
Address

Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu