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2019-2020 Online Catalog 
2019-2020 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Visual Arts, A.A.

Program Description

Option offered through Liberal Arts

The Visual Arts option is designed for students preparing to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in various areas of the visual arts. Students will be provided with a background in studio art including study in art appreciation, art history, studio foundations, and various applications of art.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply formal creative issues including composition, balance, space, line, and form;
  • Demonstrate skills associated with two-dimensional imaging;
  • Demonstrate use of diverse materials, various media, and techniques in foundation level drawing, painting or photography studio activities;
  • Analyze, both orally and in writing, the visual arts through art history;
  • Use technology for learning and research pertinent to the visual arts;
  • Create portfolio that demonstrates competency in the visual arts.

After Union County College

Graduates of this program can transfer to a four-year college or university into a similar degree program or other areas of interest and are eligible to take advantage of the many transfer/articulation agreements Union County College has with some of the top four-year colleges and universities in the country. See a transfer advisor for details.

Recommended Sequence

First Year

Fall Semester

Semester Total: 16

Semester Total: 16

Second Year

Fall Semester

Semester Total: 16

Spring Semester

Semester Total: 12

Milestone Courses

The milestones (in bold) identify critical courses for timely progress and the semester in which the course should be completed for on-time graduation.  Milestone course grades < 2.0 should be discussed with an advisor.

Career and Transfer Information