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2017-18 Academic Catalog 
2017-18 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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The Art program is designed to parallel the first two years of a four-year college’s art major. Students must complete a common curriculum of liberal arts subjects (6 credits of English composition, 3 credits in math; 8 credits in lab science; 9 credits in the social sciences; which includes one history, one psychology, and one sociology course) the visual arts curriculum (6 credits of art history, 6 credits of color/design; 9 credits of fine arts drawing; 3 credits in 3D design; 9 credits of visual arts electives) and a 3-credit liberal arts elective. A sample curriculum follows:

Art Program Objective

  1. Understand & demonstrate the principals of basic design.
  2. Have basic knowledge and experience in using traditional drawing materials.
  3. Understand foundation level color theory.
  4. Have heightened observation skills and the ability to record those observations.
  5. Have an appreciation and understanding of artistic movements thru history.

Handbook of Liberal Arts Transfer and General Studies Programs 2013-14 

Visit the Amy H. Carberry Fine Arts Gallery

Upon the successful completion of the requirements for this program, the degree of Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts Transfer will be awarded.

(FINE.AA) Curriculum


  1. Studio electives may be chosen from painting, print-making, photography, or experimental computer imaging courses.

Department Personnel

Name Title Office Phone Email
Francie Riddle Assistant Professor and Chair of Visual Arts 28/101 413-755-5288

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