Associate of Arts in Art

Northwest College

Program Description

Associate of Arts in Art

Northwest College

The Northwest College Art Department offers a sequence of foundation courses and electives designed to build strong skills for work in the two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and graphic design areas. Upon completion of these foundation courses, along with the general college requirements for graduation, a student may transfer to a four-year college or university, or seek employment with the confidence that comes from sound preparation.

Although the foundation courses are planned with the art program in mind, any student interested in expanding their understanding and enjoyment of art may enrol.

Total General Education Requirements: 39-42 Credits

Six hours of Visual & Performing Arts will be fulfilled by taking Core Courses.

Core Courses

  • ART 1101 - Art & Graphic Design First Year Seminar (1)
  • ART 1050 - Drawing I (3)
  • ART 1110 - Design: 2-D (3)
  • ART 1120 - Design: 3-D (3)
  • ART 1130 - Design: Color (3)
  • ART 2010 - Art History I (3)
  • ART 2020 - Art History II (3)
  • ART 2400 - Advanced Studio (3) (Capstone Course)

or

  • ART 2465 - Art Portfolio (3) (Capstone Course)

or

  • ART 2479 - Special Projects (3) (Capstone Course)

Total Core Courses: 22 Credits

Core Electives

Students must complete at least two courses from the following list of approved courses.

  • ART 1060 - Drawing II (3)
  • ART 1250 - Water-Based Media I (3)
  • ART 1260 - Water-Based Media II (3)
  • ART 2050 - Life Drawing I (3)
  • ART 2055 - Art in the Wild (3)
  • ART 2060 - Life Drawing II (3)
  • ART 2090 - Printmaking I (3)
  • ART 2100 - Digital Illustration: Adobe Illustrator (3)
  • ART 2200 - Gender in Art (3)
  • ART 2210 - Painting I (3)
  • ART 2220 - Painting II (3)
  • ART 2400 - Advanced Studio (3) (Capstone Course)
  • ART 2410 - Ceramics I - Handbuilding (3)
  • ART 2420 - Ceramics II - Wheelthrowing (3)
  • ART 2430 - Advanced Ceramics (3)
  • ART 2465 - Art Portfolio (3) (Capstone Course)
  • ART 2479 - Special Projects (3) (Capstone Course)

Minimum Credits for Degree = 64

Art Education

For secondary education, to facilitate transfer to a four-year college as a junior, students planning to become middle school or high school art teachers are encouraged to complete programs in both Secondary Education and in the subject(s) they plan to teach. Consult your advisor every semester when selecting courses.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Miscellaneous

Scholarships: New international students are able to apply for $500/year scholarships once they arrive on campus. Students may apply for larger scholarships their second year of attendance



Last updated January 21, 2016
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