Nov 14, 2019  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
  
College Catalog 2019-2020

Visual Art, A.S.


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CONTACT

Felice Caivano, 413.552.2193, fcaivano@hcc.edu

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Visual Art program prepares students for transfer leading to a BA or BFA degree and continued studio practice. Students successfully completing the Visual Art program will produce a portfolio of two-and three-dimensional artwork that demonstrates an understanding of form and content. This will include effective use of the elements and principles of art making to convey the dynamics of figure/ground relationships, expression of volumetric structure, and spatial qualities of value and color, among other skills and concepts. Students will also develop strategies for visual communication and personal artistic expression. In Art History classes, students will look intensely at works of art and consider their cultural and social significance.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the program, students will have:

  • Experienced a broad range of practices and materials
  • Attained skills in basic art making techniques
  • Acquired an understanding of visual concepts
  • Gained fluency in the language of art

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 26-27 CREDITS


PROGRAM ELECTIVES: 13 CREDITS


  • ART Elective Credit(s): 3
  • ART Elective Credit(s): 3
  • ART Elective Credit(s): 3
  • ART Elective Credit(s): 3
  • General Elective Credit(s): 12

TOTAL: 60-61 CREDITS


NOTES

1 Select ART 145 , ART 147 , ART 150 , ART 151 , ART 156, ART 235 , or any HIS course.

2Any course in the catalog is acceptable.

This program qualifies for MassTransfer, which guarantees credit transfer to Massachusetts state colleges universities. MassTransfer also will grant students automatic acceptance to certain state colleges and universities by achieving the minimum grade point average and the HCC degree.

Depending on course selection, 50% of this program can be completed online.  Go to Online Learning  for more information.

(H031)

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