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Art (Fine Arts: Studio Arts) (A.S.)

Study art at JCC

The visual arts program begins with a thorough foundation in drawing, design, and historical survey with additional study available in a variety of media.

An integral part of the curriculum is involvement with the Weeks Gallery at JCC. Students are encouraged to participate in gallery operations and events and to utilize the gallery's permanent collection which includes over 300 works on the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses.

Students wishing to take art courses for enjoyment are also encouraged to enroll in JCC’s fine arts curriculum.

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Courses

Semester 1

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

ART 1500: Introduction to Art

3 Arts

ART 1510: Drawing I

3 Arts

ART 1530: 2-D Design and Color

3 Arts

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3 Humanities College Composition

Mathematics Elective

Recommended:

MAT 1500: Problem Solving with Mathematics

3 Math Mathematical Reasoning

INT 1520: Student Success Seminar or

INT 1555: Inquire

1-2 Critical and Integrative Reasoning
  • Discuss transfer options and career tracks with your advisor in order to maximize transferrable credits.

Semester 2

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

ART 1520: Drawing II

3 Arts

ART 1540: 3-D Design, Concepts, Materials

3 Arts

Humanities Elective

Recommended:

ENG 1540: Writing about Literature

3 Humanities

Social Sciences Elective

Recommended:

ANT 1510: Human Evolution and Prehistory

3 Other World Civilizations Social Sciences Cultural Understanding Global Perspectives

ENG 1530: English Composition II

3 Basic Communication Oral Communication
  • Refer to SUNY General Education Checklist for Social Sciences and Humanities electives.
  • ART 2750 recommended for career purposes.

Semester 3

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

ART 1550: Survey Visual Art: Prehistoric-Medieval

3 Other World Civilizations

ART 1730: Intro to Computer Art/Design

3 Arts

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

ART 1570: Basic Black/White Photography or

ART 1590: Ceramics I

3 Arts

PSY 1510: Intro to Psychology

3 Social Sciences Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Natural Sciences Elective

Recommended:

BIO 1500: Human Biology

3 Natural Sciences Scientific Reasoning: Natural Sciences
  • Science elective with lab portion recommended for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs.
  • Refer to SUNY General Education Checklist for Social Sciences electives.

Semester 4

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

ART 1560: Survey Visual Art: Renaissance-Contemporary

3 Other World Civilizations

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

ART 1670: Digital Photography I or

ART 2510: Painting I

3

SOC 1510: Introduction to Sociology

3 Social Sciences

Mathematics/Sciences Elective

Recommended:

GLG 1510: Physical Geology

4 Natural Sciences

Elective

Recommended:

ART 2750: ART Portfolio

2
  • Physical Education and Foreign Language are also recommended for credit transfer.

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