Art History AA-T - Active
Department: Art
Approval: December 2018
Effective Semester: Fall 2019

Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer offers students a comprehensive lower division program in the history of art, revolving around the basic core program. The AA­-T prepares students for transfer to upper division Art History programs at four-­year colleges and universities, particularly to California State University campuses.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

Students who wish to earn the Associate in Arts in Art History for Transfer (AA­T) must complete 60 CSU transferable units with at least a 2.0 grade point average. This must include the units required for full completion of the IGETC or CSU GE curriculum and the units for the major as specified below. Each course in the major must be completed with a grade of ‘‘C’’ or better. Courses used to meet the major requirement may also be used to meet IGETC or CSU GE requirements.

Assuming students start this AA­T with transfer‐level math and English eligibility, the minimum time for completion is 4 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of units completed per semester.

Courses Required for the AA-T in Art History
Course Units
Required Core Courses
ART 101 - Western Art History 3.00
ART 102 - Western Art History 3.00
ART 103 - History of Modern Art 3.00
ART 130A - Basic Drawing 3.00
Total: 12.00
Choose one (1) of the following non-Western Art History Courses
ART 104 - Asian Art History 3.00
ART 105 - Ancient Art and Architecture of Latin America 3.00
ART 106 - Latin American Art History 3.00
Total: 3.00
Choose one (1) course from the following studio arts courses:
ART 125A - Basic Design 3.00
ART 132A - Beginning Figure Drawing 3.00
ART 136A - Introduction to Illustration 3.00
ART 140A - Beginning Painting 3.00
ART 150A - Beginning Intaglio & Relief Printmaking 3.00
ART 160A - Beginning Ceramics 3.00
ART 170A - Beginning Sculpture 3.00
ART 180A - Beginning Jewelry/Metal Arts 3.00
PHOT 51 - Beginning Photography 3.00
Total: 3.00
Choose one (1) of the following Art History elective courses
ART 107 - African-American Art History 3.00
ART 108 - Women Through Art History 3.00
ART 109 - History of Contemporary Art 3.00
ART 118 - American Art 3.00
ART 122A - Russian Art at the Legion 3.00
ART 123Q - Baroque Masters of Light 3.00
ART 123U - 18th c. French Art at the Legion 3.00
ART 123V - Renaissance Art at the Legion 3.00
ART 123W - 19th -c. Painting at the Legion 3.00
PHOT 50A - History & Aesthetics Pre-1945 4.00
PHOT 50B - History & Aesthetics Since 1945 4.00
Total: 3.00 - 4.00
Total: 21.00 - 22.00