Program Overview

The Studio Arts major provides students with a solid foundation in the practice of creating art. It is designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year school as an Art Major.


AA-T Degree Requirements Major: Core and Selective Requirements**
Complete Core Courses, 15 units Units
ART 102 ** Late Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Art History 3 units
ART 103 ** History of Art from the Baroque Period to Post-Impressionism 3 units
ART 204 Drawing I 3 units
ART 301 Two-Dimensional Design 3 units
ART 306 Three-Dimensional Design 3 units
Selective Courses, choose a minimum of 12 units from the following: List A, choose a minimum of 3 units from the following:
Art History: Units
ART 101 ** Ancient, Classical and Medieval Art History 3 units
ART 105 Art of Asia and the Near East 3 units
List B: Choose 9 units from the following: Studio Arts:
Drawing Units
ART 205 Drawing II 3 units
ART 207 Life Drawing 3 units
Color Units
ART 214 Color 3 units
Painting Units
ART 221 Painting I 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 27

**6 semester units may be double counted. ART 101, ART 102, ART 103 and/or ART 104 may be used to cover up to 6 units of Area C's required 9 units ( but no more than 6).

General Education - certified completion of one of the following:

  • California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth),
  • OR
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC/CSU) pattern

Elective courses: If applicable, additional courses to meet the minimum 60 CSU transferable units requirement.

Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Requirements for more information.