A.A. Degree, Transfer
An option of Arts & Sciences

Enables the student to explore and develop areas of concentration which may lead to an associate in arts degree, transfer to a four-year college program or to pursue individual artistic directions.


Wendell Poindexter
Program Manager

Karen Santelli
Academic Office Manager

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EN 101–English Composition 3
EN 102–English Composition & Literature 3
Mathematics Elective (GenEd course list) 3/4
Social & Behavioral Sciences  
HI 101–History of Western Civilization 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective ‡
     (GenEd course list) (Other than HI)
Arts & Humanities  
AR 101–Two Dimensional Art and Design 3
AR 102–Three Dimensional Art and Design 3
Select 2 of the following 3 courses:  
AR 103–Survey of Non-Western Art ‡  or  
AR 104–Survey of Art I ‡  or  
AR 105–Survey of Art II ‡ 6
AR 106–Drawing I 3
AR 107–Drawing II  or  
AR 204–Illustration I 3
AR 108–Painting I  or  
AR 207–Introduction to Watercolor I  or  
AR 115–Introduction to Color Theory and Design 3
3-D Art Elective (AR 203, AR 213, AR 113, AR 114)  3
Humanities Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ 3
Communications Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ 3
Biological & Physical Sciences  
Biological & Physical Sciences Elective (Lab course)
     (GenEd course list)
Biological & Physical Sciences Elective (GenEd course list) 3/4
Interdisciplinary & Emerging Issues  
Choose from 2 categories:  
Computer Literacy Elective (GenEd course list)  
Interdisciplinary Issues Elective (GenEd course list) ‡  
Multicultural Issues & Perspectives Elective
     (GenEd course list) ‡
Wellness Elective (GenEd course list) 6
Other Requirements  

PE/Health Elective (A Wellness course will satisfy 
     this requirement)

CMM 131–Darkroom Photography I 4
All degree-seeking students must complete a Cultural Competency course in order to graduate. AR 103, AR 104 or AR 105 fulfill this requirement. 
Students will be able to:
  1. To recognize the elements of design and technique of a work of art.
  2. To analyze and critique works of art within their cultural and historical context.
  3. To produce works of art in a variety of media.
  4. To demonstrate and appreciate the creative process through research, development and execution.
The Career & Transfer Center has a variety of print and electronic resources available to help with transfer planning. ARTSYS, a computerized articulation system created especially to help community college students transfer to Maryland four-year institutions is available, as well as College Source and College Board. College Source also allows students to view college catalogs from across the nation.