Studio Art-Option

Liberal Arts, Associate in Arts

The Studio Art option emphasizes the exploration of the various modes of two- and three-dimensional art, with special attention placed upon the development of a portfolio and it prepares the student for transfer to a four-year institution or art school.

This option can lead to a baccalaureate in art education or in the fine arts. Careers in teaching, graphic design, ceramics and various related studio arts and graphic arts fields can be pursued with this study.

For information, contact area coordinator, Dr. Augustine Nigro, at (609)343-5022/anigro@atlantic.edu.

Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Apply studio practices in both two and three dimensional media;
  • Apply design skills through the use of a computer, 2-D or 3-D art forms;
  • Demonstrate proficiency in manual and digital skills;
  • Break down works of art using terminology appropriate to form, function and principles and elements of art;
  • Demonstrate sound practices in the production of studio and digital art;
  • Analyze works of art including one’s own.
Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.  
ENGL101-Composition I
3
ENGL102-Composition II
3

Choose COMM110-Interpersonal Communication or

            COMM120-Public Speaking

3
MATH121-Applications of Mathematics or higher General Education Mathematics course
4
General Education Science course
4
General Education Mathematics or Science course
4
PSYC101-General Psychology
3
SOCL101-Principles of Sociology
3
Choose ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110
3
General Education Humanities course
3
Choose ENGL104, ENGL201, ENGL205, ENGL206, ENGL213 or ENGL214
3
Choose two: HIST101, HIST102, HIST103 or HIST104
6
Choose ANTH103, ENGL201, GEOG102, GEOG110, PHIL105, PHIL106, PHIL/RELG111 or RELG110
3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
45
PROGRAM COURSES
ARTS100-Color and 2-D Design
3
ARTS110-Fundamental Drawing
3
ARTS112-Introduction to Ceramics
3
ARTS128-Introduction to Photographic Methods
3
ARTS135-Art with Computers
3
200-level ARTS course
3
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
18
Liberal Arts Elective
3
Computer Literacy: 0-3 credits
Is fulfilled with CISM125, testing out or reviewed departmental portfolio.
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE:
66
(ARTS) EFFECTIVE FALL 2009