General Fine Arts, Associate in Fine Arts Degree
Florissant Valley, Forest Park, Meramec and Wildwood
This program is designed for students planning to transfer to four-year art schools and colleges to earn a bachelor of fine arts degree. Students may experience both two- and three-dimensional artwork through courses in painting, figure drawing, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking and design, and other studio and imaging disciplines. Persons interested in this program should possess a strong interest in the visual world and a desire to produce work using traditional as well as non-traditional techniques.
Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting the Apply to STLCC page.
At the completion of the program, students are expected to:
- identify the elements of art and principles of design that are present in examples of fine and applied art.
- articulate an aesthetic response using appropriate vocabulary to describe and analyze works of art they encounter.
- create a personal portfolio of artwork that demonstrates competent use of materials and an understanding of relevant concepts.
- explain what constitutes exhibition-worthy and/or professional caliber work.
Program of Study
|ENG 101||College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)||3|
|ENG 102||College Composition II (MOTR ENGL 200)||3|
|XXX xxx||Missouri State Requirement||3|
|XXX xxx||Social Science Elective||3|
|Select one of the following:||3-4|
|Intermediate Algebra (140 level or higher)|
|ART 101||Art History I (MOTR ARTS 101)||3|
|ART 102||Art History II (MOTR ARTS 102)||3|
|XXX xxx||Science Elective||3|
|Physical Education Activity|
|Select 2 credit hours||2|
|ART 107||Design I||2|
|ART 108||Design II||2|
|ART 109||Drawing I||3|
|ART 110||Drawing II||3|
|ART 111||Figure Drawing I||3|
|ART 112||Figure Drawing II||3|
|ART 207||Design III||2|
|ART 208||Design IV||2|
|ART 211||Figure Drawing III||3|
|ART 209||Drawing III||3|
|ART 210||Advanced Drawing||3|
|Select 12-13 credit hours of the following:||12-13|
|Computer Art Studio|
|Drawing for Graphics|
|Alternative Photographic Processes|
|Photo Imaging I: Photoshop|
|Computer Painting and Drawing: Corel Painter|
|Video Art I|
|Video Art II|
|Advanced Painting Projects|
|Total Credit Hours||67-69|
|ART 101||Art History I (MOTR ARTS 101)||3||Reading Proficiency.||This course is only offered in the Fall and Summer semesters at Forest Park|
|ART 107||Design I||2||Reading Proficiency.|
|ART 109||Drawing I (MOTR PERF 105D)||3||Reading Proficiency.|
|ART 111||Figure Drawing I||3||Reading Proficiency.|
|ENG 101||College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)||3||ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 030.|
|ART 102||Art History II (MOTR ARTS 102)||3||Reading Proficiency.||This course is only offered in the Spring semester at Forest Park|
|ART 108||Design II||2||ART 107 and Reading Proficiency.|
|ART 110||Drawing II||3||ART 109 and Reading Proficiency.|
|ART 112||Figure Drawing II||3||ART 111 and Reading Proficiency.|
|ENG 102||College Composition II (MOTR ENGL 200)||3||ENG 100 or ENG 101 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval and Reading Proficiency.|
|ART 207||Design III||2||ART 108 and Reading Proficiency.||This course is only offered in the Fall semester at Forest Park|
|ART 209||Drawing III||3||ART 110 and Reading Proficiency.||This course is only offered in the Fall semester at Forest Park|
|ART 211||Figure Drawing III||3||ART 112 and Reading Proficiency.|
or Science Elective
| Intermediate Algebra|
|3-4||MTH 030 or MTH 040 or MTH 050 with a grade of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test and Reading Proficiency.||MTH 140 or higher|
|Physical Education Elective||1||One credit hour must be an activity|
|ART 208||Design IV||2||ART 207 and Reading Proficiency.||This course is only offered in the Spring semester at Forest Park|
|ART 210||Advanced Drawing||3||ART 209, ART 211 and Reading Proficiency.||This course is only offered in the Spring semester at Forest Park|
|Natural Sciences Elective||3|
|Physical Education Elective||1||One credit must be an activity|
|Art Elective||3||Apply for graduation|
|Social Sciences Elective||3|
|Social & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement||3|
|Total Credit Hours||67-69|
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**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.
*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice. Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.