Studio Arts

The Studio Arts degree emphasizes the exploration of the various modes of fine and digital 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 degree can lead to a baccalaureate in fine arts or art education. Careers in fine arts studio practices, graphic design, education and various related fields can be pursued with this study.

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

 

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Apply studio practices in both two and three dimensional media;
  • Apply basic design skills to original works of art; 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in manual and digital skills;
  • Analyze in speech, reading and writing, works of art, including one’s own, using terminology appropriate to form, function, and principles and elements of art;
  • Demonstrate sound practices in the production of fine and digital art.

(SART-Fall 2020)

 

General Education Courses

When a course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.

Communication

Choose COMM110 or COMM120

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
9

Mathematics-Science-Technology

MATH122-College Algebra or higher General Education Mathematics course

General Education Mathematics or Science course

 

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
12

Social Science

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
6

Humanities

Choose: ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109 or ARTS115

Choose: ENGL104, ENGL201, ENGL205, ENGL206, ENGL213 or ENGL214

 

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
9

History

Choose two: HIST101, HIST102, HIST103 or HIST104

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
6

Diversity

Choose ANTH103, ENGL201, GEOG102, GEOG110, PHIL105, PHIL106, PHIL111 or RELG110

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
3

Program Requirements

Choose any 200-level ARTS course 

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
9

Program Electives - Fine Arts

Choose one set 

Choose: ARTS128-Intro to Photographic Methods or ARTS135-Art with Computers

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
6

Program Electives - Digital Arts

Choose one set

Choose:  ARTS116-Graphic Design or ARTS128-Intro to Photographic Processes

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3

Technological Competency

(Is fulfilled with CISM125, CISM132, testing or reviewed departmental portfolio.)

Total credits:
60

Recommended sequence of courses:

First Semester

Choose General Education Mathematics or Science Course 

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (4 Credits)  +
4
Sub-Total Credits
13

Second Semester

Choose ARTS112 (if Fine Arts) or ARTS135 (if Digital Arts)

Choose ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109 or ARTS115

Gen Ed MATH122 or higher Gen Ed. Math course 

Choose COMM110 or COMM120

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (4 Credits)  +
4
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
16

Third Semester

Choose ARTS128 or ARTS135 (if Fine Arts) or ARTS116 or ARTS128 (if Digital Arts)

Choose two: HIST101, HIST102, HIST103, HIST104

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
15

Fourth Semester

Choose 200-level ARTS course

Choose ENGL104, ENGL201, ENGL205, ENGL206, ENGL213 or ENGL214

Choose ANTH103, ENGL201, GEOG102, GEOG110, PHIL105, PHIL106, PHIL111 or RELG110

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
16

Overview

Program

Fine Arts

Type

Associate in Arts