2020-2021 College Catalog_Amended 
    Dec 02, 2022  
2020-2021 College Catalog_Amended [***ATTENTION: THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG***]

Visual Arts (AFA)

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The Associate of Fine Arts degree in Visual Arts is designed for transfer to the Fine Arts bachelor’s degree at all Arizona public universities. The program gives students a strong foundation in visual composition and art history and prepares them to continue their fine arts education in drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, or sculpture. Students completing this degree will transfer 60-64 credits to all Arizona public universities.

Requirements differ significantly among state universities, it is strongly advised that students meet with an academic advisor to discuss degree requirements at their intended university and consult the CCC Pathways for guidance.


General Education: 35 credits

All general education coursework must be selected from the approved AGEC list.

Mathematics (3-5)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6)

Two courses from different disciplines.

Physical and Biological Sciences (8)

Options (0-6)

Any AGEC coursework to complete 35 credits

Major Requirements: 15 credits

Elective Requirements: 12 credits

University majors require certain lower-division courses; these are the courses that should be taken as the degree core. Courses numbered 100 or above which transfer to Arizona state universities as equivalent, departmental elective credit, or general elective credit will be counted toward this degree. Courses taken for S/U credit will not be counted toward this degree.

Select from electives suggested below or other Art (ART) courses.

Total Degree Credit Hours: 62

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