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Associate in Arts & Sciences Degree in General Studies - Specialization in Visual Arts

Associate of Arts and Sciences
Patrick & Henry Community College

This program is for students who want to pursue a career in visual arts, communication design, and related fields. The curriculum provides a range of concepts and techniques and is designed to meet the basic requirements of visual art programs at most four-year transfer institutions. Upon completion, the student will be prepared to transfer to a bachelor program in visual art or seek art related employment opportunities that require an associate degree.

Outcomes

Program Outcomes: A student will be able to: locate, evaluate, interpet, and combine information to reach well-reasoned conclusions or solutions express themselves effectively in a variety of written forms calculate, interpret, and use numerical and quantitative information in a variety of settings demonstrate the knowledge and values necessary to become informed and contributing participants in a democratic society recognize and know how to apply the scientific method, and evaluate empirical information demonstrate skills important for successful transition into the workplace and/or pursuit of further education by way of professionalism and self-management practices and behaviors create a portfolio of artwork demonstrating proficiency in specified concepts and techniques


Program Credit Requirements
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Requirements
Required Credits
Associate in Arts & Sciences Degree in General Studies - Specialization in Visual Arts
60
Associate in Arts & Sciences Degree in General Studies - Specialization in Visual Arts
60
Course AR Group 697-03 Plan
60
MTH 154 Requirement
3
MTH 154 Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
MTH 155 Requirement
3
MTH 155 Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
ART EEE Requirement
15
ART EEE Requirement
15
Earn 15 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
ENG Literature Requirement
3
English Literature Elective:
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
NAS EEE Requirement
8
NAS EEE Requirement
8
Earn 8 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Wellness Elective Requirement
2
Wellness Elective Requirement
2
Earn 2 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Social Science Elective
6
Social Science Elective
6
Earn 6 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
HIS 121 Requirement
3
HIS 121 Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
HIS 122 Requirement
3
HIS 122 Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
SDV 199 Requirement
1
SDV 199 Requirement
1
Earn 1 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
SDV 100 Requirement
1
SDV 100 Requirement
1
Earn 1 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
CST 110 Requirement
3
CST 110 Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
ENG 111/ENG 112 Requirement
6
ENG 111/ENG 112 Requirement
6
Earn 6 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
ITE 152 Requirement
3
ITE 152 Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
GPA Requirement 697-03 Plan
0
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
Program Overview & Guidance
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Program Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Is This Degree Right For Me?
What Should I Consider When Selecting Courses

  • Create a schedule for all required courses, pay attention to prerequisites and when courses are offered, complete your first math and English courses in your first year
  • Connect with an advisor at your community college and Patrick & Henry Community College within your first year via College Connect
Are there other program requirements beyond specific courses?
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What If I Have An Associate Degree Or Credit For Prior Learning?
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Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Associate Transfer Degree Completion

Completion of Associate Degree Concurrent with High School
Credit for Prior Learning
Did You Know That...
  • Completing your Associate transfer degree post-high school satisfies all lower division general education requirements and increases the chance of completing your bachelor's degree?
  • Exceeding 3 years or 90 credits at your community college means you may have exhausted your financial aid at that college and have limited your future financial aid at: Patrick & Henry Community College
College Level Information
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Transfer Admission Application
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Transfer Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
First Year Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Applying for Guaranteed Admissions No special requirements; No application fee
Where Can This Degree Transfer
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Careers Where This Degree Applies
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O*Net Code Name Description Parent
25-1199.00Postsecondary Teachers, All OtherAll postsecondary teachers not listed separately.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations