Associate in Fine Arts Degree (A.F.A.) Art, Music & Theatre Transfer

Moraine Valley Community College

Program Description

Associate in Fine Arts Degree (A.F.A.) Art, Music & Theatre Transfer

Moraine Valley Community College

A.F.A. Degree Art, Music & Theatre Transfer

Students can complete their first two years of study at Moraine Valley for virtually any bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university. Each of the Moraine Valley’s associate degrees—Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), Associate in General Studies (A.G.S.), and Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.)—are a combination of core general education courses and major-specific electives. For a successful transfer, students must consider which four-year college or university they wish to attend and will need to select coursework carefully. Moraine Valley academic advisors are available to help students develop an individual educational plan.

MUSIC, A.F.A.

(Does not meet the Illinois Articulation Initiative—General Education Core Curriculum)

Associate in Fine Arts — 64 Credit Hours

Curriculum Code 1426

This program requires a minimum of 64 credit hours and offers the foundation courses required in the first two years of a music degree. Students interested in transferring to a baccalaureate program should be aware that transfer admission will be competitive and generally requires an audition along with placement exams for admission to the major, advanced course placement and scholarship consideration. The program does not satisfy the entire IAI general education core; therefore, students who complete this degree must meet the general education requirements for the bachelor’s degree of the university to which they plan to transfer. However, students wishing to meet the IAI general education core should consult with an academic advisor. These course recommendations are intended for students who are undecided about a transfer school. Students who have selected a transfer school should consult the catalog of that school and an academic advisor for requirements appropriate to the first two years of study. College catalogs and transfer guide for many four-year colleges are available in the Academic Advising Center.

ART, A.F.A.

(Does not meet the Illinois Articulation Initiative—General Education Core Curriculum)

Associate in Fine Arts Degree — 65 Credit Hours

Curriculum Code 1425

This program requires a minimum of 65 credit hours and offers the foundation courses required in the first two years of an art degree to prepare students to transfer as a junior to a bachelor’s degree in the art program. Students interested in transferring to a baccalaureate program should be aware that transfer admission will be competitive, and most schools require a portfolio review for admission to a bachelor’s degree program, advanced course placement, and scholarship consideration. The program does not satisfy the entire IAI general education core; therefore, students who complete this degree must meet the general education requirements for the bachelor’s degree of the university to which they plan to transfer. However, students wishing to meet the IAI general education core should consult with an academic advisor. These course recommendations are intended for students who are undecided about a transfer school. Students who have selected a transfer school should consult the catalog of that school and an academic advisor for requirements appropriate to the first two years of study. College catalogs and transfer guides for many four-year colleges are available in the Academic Advising Center. Art education majors are recommended to earn an A.A. degree rather than an A.F.A. degree.

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Last updated February 20, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2019
Duration
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64 - 65 hours
Full time
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USA - Palos Hills, Illinois
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USA - Palos Hills, Illinois
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