Associate of Fine Arts Degree Requirements

To earn the Associate of Fine Arts degree, the student must successfully complete courses from the following areas to meet the minimum general education distribution requirements:

Written Communication - 3 semester hours

To meet this distribution requirement, the student must successfully complete English 101 or 151.

Mathematics

To meet this distribution requirement, the student must successfully complete one (1) MATH course numbered 124 or higher, or BSMTH 101, or achieve a satisfactory score on an acheivement test.

Social Science - 6 semester hours

To meet this distribution requirement, the student must successfully complete Political Science 151, and one (1) additional course selected from the subject areas listed below:

Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography (except 151), History, Political Science (except 151), Psychology, Social Work, or Sociology.

Science* - 4 semester hours

To meet this distribution requirement, the student must successfully complete one (1) course selected from the subjects listed below:

Astronomy 151, Biology 151, 152, 154, 155, or 157, Chemistry 150, 151, or 160, Earth Science 151, Geography 151, Physical Science 151, or Physics 101, 151, or 251.

*It is strongly recommended that students select a science course with a scheduled laboratory period.

Computer Skills

To meet this distribution requirement, the student must successfully complete one (1) course selected from CIS 130, MDTC 160, WPR 102, or WPR 110, or achieve a satisfactory score on a computer skills assessement.

Humanities - 6 semester hours

To meet this distribution requirement, the student must successfully complete courses selected from two (2) different subject areas listed below:

Art, Communications, English (excluding 101 and 151), Foreign Language, Humanities, Journalism, Music, Philosophy, Speech, or Theater.

Area of Specialization - 32 semester hours (Art Courses)

The student must successfully complete one of the art curricula that reflects a high degree of specialization.