Associate of Fine Arts Degree Requirement

To earn the associate of fine arts degree students must successfully complete courses from the following areas.

General Education (See General Education Requirements for an approved list of courses.)

Goal: Critical Thinking

C1 Competency 1: Understand and apply the elements of scientific inquiry and scientific principles in a natural science college
laboratory course setting.

C2 Competency 2: Use mathematics to effectively model and evaluate quantitative relationships.

Goal: Communication

C3 Competency 3: Write effectively.

C4 Competency 4: Understand and apply current and appropriate technology tools and resources.

Goal: Social and Cultural Awareness

C5 Competency 5: Recognize expressions of the human experience.

C6 Competency 6: Understand the processes that influence human values, thoughts, social systems and behavior.

Additional Requirements

Social Science – 3 Semester Hours
In addition the courses to meet the General Education Competencies (C5) and (C6), the student must successfully complete an additional three semester hours selected from the subject areas listed below:
Anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, social work, sociology or criminal justice.

Humanities – 3 Semester Hours
In addition the courses to meet the General Education Competencies (C5) and (C6), the student must successfully complete an additional three semester hours selected from the subject areas listed below:
Art, communications, English (except English 151), foreign language, humanities, journalism, music, philosophy, speech or theater.

Area of Specialization – 32 semester hours of ART courses
The student must successfully complete one of the art curricula that reflects a high degree of specialization.

Students can earn a Global Studies degree designation at MCCC. See below for details.