2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 20, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art and Design, AA


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Award Granted Upon Completion: Associate in Arts
Credits/Contacts Required: 60/60
Major code: 01/113
CIP Code: 500702

Description

The Associate in Arts in Art and Design is primarily designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university. Students should work closely with an academic advisor to select courses needed for their intended major at the four-year institution they plan to attend. In addition to preparation for transfer, this program is designed to provide students with a strong general education background as well as a concentration in Painting/Drawing; Photography; Digital Cinema; Graphic Design or Ceramics/Sculpture. Students who receive an Associate in Arts in Art and Design degree will also satisfy the Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirements. ✪

General Education Requirements (Min 30 Credits) *


Requirements (Min 30 Credits)


Suggested Sequences Per Semester


First Semester


First Semester Total - Credit(s): 15 | Contacts: 15


Second Semester


  • Credit(s): 4
  • ARTS xxx - Fine Arts Elective Credit(s): 4 | Contacts: 4 +
  • XXXX xxx - Communications Elective Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3
  • XXXX xxx - Natural Science w/ Lab Elective Credit(s): 4-5 | Contacts: 4-5

Second Semester Total - Credit(s): 15-16 | Contacts: 15-16


Third Semester


  • Credit(s): 3
  • ARTS xxx - Fine Art Elective Credit(s): 4 | Contacts: 4 +
  • XXXX xxx - Humanities Electives Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3 #
  • XXXX xxx - Social/Behavioral Science Elective Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3 #
  • XXXX xxx - Approved Electives Credit(s): 4 | Contacts: 4 ##

Third Semester Total - Credit(s): 17 | Contacts: 17


Fourth Semester


  • Credit(s): 3
  • XXXX xxx - Natural Science Elective Credit(s): 4-5 | Contacts: 4-5
  • XXXX xxx - Social/Behavioral Science Elective Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3 #
  • XXXX xxx - Approved Elective Credit(s): 3-4 | Contacts: 3-4 ##

Fourth Semester Total - Credit(s): 13 | Contacts: 15


Note(s)


✪ This degree requires fulfillment of the Michigan Transfer Agreement General Education requirements. All courses used to fulfill the MTA must have a grade of “C” or higher. A minimum of 30 general education (GE) credits must be taken. If the minimum number of credits from each GE category is taken, an additional course will be necessary from any of the five general education categories.

* It is in the student’s best interest to review transfer guides which are available online at www.macrao.org for specific university and program requirements. Students should regularly consult with their four-year transfer university as well as their Bay College advisor prior to scheduling classes.
** Math courses in this program require specific placement scores or prerequisite courses. Students not meeting prerequisites for their required courses may need to take more time and more credits to fulfill degree requirements.
*** Students must choose two natural sciences from two different subject areas to meet the MTA requirement, and at least one must be a lab science course. See advisor for details.
# Students must choose courses in Social & Behavioral Sciences and Humanities from two different subject areas to meet MTA.
## The number of Approved Electives will be based on the degree requirements of 60 credits and the choices made for General Education courses.
+ Concentration Requirements: Painting and Drawing: ARTS 115 , ARTS 120 , ARTS 215 , ARTS 220  Photography: ARTS 117 , ARTS 217  Digital Cinema: ARTS 126 , ARTS 226  Graphic Design: ARTS 118 , ARTS 218  Ceramics and Sculpture: ARTS 130 , ARTS 230 , ARTS 125  

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