Fine Arts Certificate
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This program provides a coherent set of university parallel courses corresponding to the first year of art foundation study. It is intended for students who plan to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program in the visual arts. The program may be applied toward majors in art education, art history, crafts, fashion design, filmmaking, graphic design, illustration, interior design, museum studies, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and other art-related fields. It also helps students develop the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary for careers in art and design.
Program Requirements and Special Conditions
Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placement test (or equivalent) in English and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in English, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.
|Required Courses||CR.||Pre-requisite Courses||Approved Course Substitutions|
|SDV 101 Orientation to Visual and Performing Arts Programs||1||SDV 100|
|ENG 111 College Composition I||3||See placement test scores|
|ART 101 History and Appreciation of Art I||3|
|ART 111 Introduction to the Arts I||3|
|ART 121 Drawing I||3|
|ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I||3|
|ENG 112 College Composition II||3||ENG 111|
|ART 102 History and Appreciation of Art II||3|
|ART 122 Drawing II||3||ART 121|
|ART 132 Fundamentals of Design II||3|
|ART 133 Visual Arts Foundation||4|
|ART 287 Portfolio and Resume Preparation||1||Majors only – Taken during last semester||See Note 2|
|Total Minimum Credits to Complete||33|
- Students are strongly encouraged to complete their SDV and ENG requirements first.
- Student must develop a portfolio during their last semester of study.
- Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
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