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Butte College 2016-2017 Catalog. Program details:

Arts

Transfer
AA Degree in Arts
AA-T Degree in Art History
AA-T Degree in Studio Arts

Arts Program
Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378
Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264
Transfer information: www.assist.org
Department Office: ARTS 224 (530) 895-2404
Dave Cooper, Chair (530) 895-2259

About the Program
The transfer major listed here partially reflects requirements for CSU, Chico. Students planning to transfer should contact a counselor for more information on program and transfer requirements.

AA-T Degree in Art History
The Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer degree (AA-T in Art History) creates a transfer pathway for students who plan to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Art History at a California State University. With the completion of the AA-T in Art History, students will possess foundational knowledge and skill that comprise the core content of the first two years of many four-year programs in Art History.

AA-T Degree in Studio Arts
The Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer degree (AA-T in Studio Arts) creates a transfer pathway for students who plan to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts at a California State University. With the completion of the AA-T in Studio Arts, students will possess foundational knowledge and skill that comprise the core content of the first two years of many four-year programs in Studio Arts.

The associate transfer degrees (AA-T or AS-T) require completion and certification of the California State University General Education (CSU GE) or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) as well as the specific AA-T or AS-T major degree requirements. Students earning either an AA-T or an AS-T will not be held to additional Butte College graduation requirements (including Physical Education and the multicultural competency). Students should work with a counselor to identify major coursework that can be used to fulfill CSU GE or IGETC categories.


To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements listed in this catalog.

Note that some courses have a prerequisite (P), corequisite (C), or both (P/C). Prerequisites and corequisites are listed within each course description in that catalog.

Transfer majors designated as AA-T or AS-T are designed for transfer to a similar major at an unspecified CSU. Transfer majors designated as AA or AS are designed for transfer to the corresponding major at a specific CSU and are based on articulation. See a counselor for more information. Read about the difference between these types of degrees at the beginning of the Transfer section of this catalog.


AA-T Degree in Art History 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Identify, examine, and assess representative works of art and architecture from diverse world cultures and time periods employing appropriate art historical terminology.
  • Analyze, discuss, and differentiate works of art and architecture in terms of historical context.
  • Analyze, discuss, and distinguish the roles of art, architecture, and the artist from diverse world cultures and time periods.
  • Employ college-level writing skills, creativity, and critical thinking in completing independent projects in the field of Art History.
Required courses for the major: 18 Units

Required Core:
List A: Select one
List B: Select One
List C: Select one
Any course from List A or B not already used


AA-T Degree in Studio Arts 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Employ technical skills, creativity, critical thinking, and conceptual problem-solving in completing independent projects in the fields of Visual Art, Design, and Studio Arts.
  • Analyze, compare, and synthesize significant global ideas and primary original works of art and architecture from diverse cultures and time periods.
  • Produce, present, and describe a portfolio consisting of original artworks and/or writing about art.
  • Demonstrate expert and safe use of a variety of equipment, materials, software, and tools, when performing, writing about, and/or creating works of art.
Required courses for the major: 24 Units

Required Core:
List A: Select one
List B: Select three


AA Degree in Arts 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Employ technical skills, creativity, critical thinking, and conceptual problem solving in completing independent projects in the fields of Visual Art, Design, and/or Art History.
  • Analyze, compare, and synthesize significant global ideas and primary original works of art and architecture from diverse cultures and time periods.
  • Produce, present, and describe a portfolio consisting of original artworks and/or writing about art.
  • Demonstrate expert and safe use of a variety of equipment, materials, software, and tools, when performing, writing about, and/or creating works of art.
Required courses for the major: 24 Units

Must complete core plus one CSU, Chico Option
Required Core Courses
Art Education Option at CSU, Chico
Select one from:
PHO 4 Color Photography Has prerequisite(s)3
Art Studio Option at CSU, Chico
Select one from:
Select two from:
PHO 4 Color Photography Has prerequisite(s)3

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