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Visual Art AFA
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Credits breakdown

Developmental courses — A student may be required to enroll in developmental courses in reading, writing and math. A student's scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in developmental courses. The purpose of developmental courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.

Course # Course Title Credits
Required
ART1107 Foundations of Art, 2-D
Goal: 2, 6 *
3
ART1108 Foundations of Art, 3-D
Goal: 6 *
3
ART1111 Drawing I
Goal: 6 *
3
ART1112 Painting I
Goal: 6 *
3
- OR -
ART1117 Printmaking I
Goal: 2, 6 *
3
- OR -
ART1124 American Art
Goal: 6, 7 *
3
- OR -
ART2112 Painting II
Goal: 2 *
3
- OR -
ART2114 Photographic Art I
Goal: 2 *
3
- OR -
ART2241 Advanced Ceramics
Goal: 6 *
3
- OR -
GLST1121 Humanities Italy
Goal: 6, 8 *
3
- OR -
HUM1120 Culture of Italy
Goal: 6, 8 *
3
ART1112 Painting I
Goal: 6 *
3
- OR -
ART1117 Printmaking I
Goal: 2, 6 *
3
- OR -
ART1124 American Art
Goal: 6, 7 *
3
- OR -
ART2112 Painting II
Goal: 2 *
3
- OR -
ART2114 Photographic Art I
Goal: 2 *
3
- OR -
ART2241 Advanced Ceramics
Goal: 6 *
3
- OR -
GLST1121 Humanities Italy
Goal: 6, 8 *
3
- OR -
HUM1120 Culture of Italy
Goal: 6, 8 *
3
ART1121 World of Art I
Goal: 6, 8 *
3
ART1122 World of Art II
Goal: 6, 8 *
3
ART1140 Handbuilt Ceramics
Goal: 6 *
3
- OR -
ART1141 Ceramics I
Goal: 6 *
3
ART2111 Drawing II
Goal: 2 *
3
ART2261 Art Portfolio Design and Professional Development Internship
Goal: 6 *
2
CHEM1100 Fund Concepts Chemistry
Goal: 2, 3 *
3
COMM1120 Introduction to Public Speaking
Goal: 1 *
3
- OR -
COMM1130 Small Group Communication
Goal: 1, 2 *
3
- OR -
COMM1140 Interpersonal Communication
Goal: 1, 2 *
3
ENGL1101 College Writing
Goal: 1 *
3
PSYC1200 General Psychology
Goal: 5, 9 *
3
- OR -
SOC1111 Intro to Sociology
Goal: 2, 5, 7 *
3

MNTC Electives ...

19

Total Credits: 60

 

About this program

The 60-credit AFA in Art at provides students with the skills to help them develop into professional artists and ensures that students will have the necessary coursework to prepare for transfer and advanced studies in art. Courses must be completed from at least six of the 10 MnTC goal areas. The degree specifies 29 credits of required art courses in Goal Areas 6 or 6F.
 

Program outcomes

1. Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the scope and variety of the work of artists and art movements, and their socio-political contexts.
2. Demonstrate facility in terminology and technical skills in two-dimensional and three-dimensional mediums.
3. Document and explain the rationale behind students' work.
4. Create a body of work that demonstrates artistic scope and variety.
5. Use the English language effectively to read, speak, write and listen.
6. Understand natural science principles and methods of scientific inquiry.
 

Program accreditation

The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, (800) 621-7440, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504.