Arts

The Fine Art Associate of Arts degree at Grayson College is designed for transfer to four-year institutions and is part of the Arts & Humanities Career Pathway.  All students are advised to counsel with the university/college of their choice to determine which courses offered at Grayson College are applicable to that institution's bachelor's degree in their desired major.


 

Associate of Arts - Fine Art


Subject

Semester Hours



ENGL 1301 3
American History Core 3
Mathematics Core 3
Arts Elective 3
Arts Elective 3
Communication Core 3
American History Core 3
Creative Arts Core 3
Arts Elective 3
Arts Elective 3
Government/Political Science Core 3
Life & Physical Sciences Core 3
Life & Physical Sciences Lab (CAO) 1
Social/Behavioral Science Core 3
Component Area Option 3
Arts Elective 3
Government/Political Science Core 3
Component Area Option 1
Langage, philosophy, & Culture Core 3
Life & Physical Sciences Core 3
Life & Physical Sciences Lab (CAO) 1
Arts Elective 3

60
*Please review your Student Planner or contact your Student Success Coach/Faculty Mentor to review which courses may be used to fill this degree requirement.

Students earning an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree at Grayson College must complete 42 hours of a state mandated Core Curriculum in addition to major courses and electives in their particular area of interest. Following are the Core Curriculum Component Areas.  Click here for allowable courses within each component area.

Component Areas Required Hours

Component Areas

Required Hours

010 Communication 

6

020 Mathematics

3

030 Life and Physical Sciences

6

040 Language, Philosophy, and Culture

3

050 Creative Arts

3

060 American History

6

070 Government/Political Science

6

080 Social and Behavioral Sciences

3

090 Component Area Option

6

Total

42

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Drawing and painting for non-art majors.

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Exploration of ideas using basic ceramic processes.

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Last updated: 04/09/2019