Liberal Arts: Art History Specialization, A.A.

Associate of Arts
Campuses: Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, NOVA Online, Woodbridge

This program is designed for students who plan to transfer to a college or university for a Bachelor of Arts in Art History.

Transfer Information

Students are advised to work closely with the faculty and counseling staff for program and course scheduling. Electives should be chosen carefully to meet requirements of the transfer institution. The responsibility for proper course selection rests with the student.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
ART 101 History and Appreciation of Art I 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
1 101 World Language or ASL or General Education Elective 3 - 4
2MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning 3
Choose One
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
SDV 101 Orientation to (a Specific Discipline)
Total 13-14
2nd Semester
ART 102 History and Appreciation of Art II 3
3CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3
ENG 112 College Composition II 3
1 102 World Language or ASL or General Education Elective 3 - 4
2MTH 245 Statistics I 3
Total 15-16
3rd Semester
ART 106 History of Modern Art 3
4ENG 200 Level Literature Elective 3
1 201 World Language or ASL 3
5 Physical or Life Science Elective w/ Lab 4
6 Social Science Elective 3
Total 16
4th Semester
7HIS Elective 3
8 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
1 202 World Language or ASL 3
5 Physical or Life Science Elective w/ Lab 4
6 Social Science Elective 3
Total 16
Total credits for the Associate of Arts = 60-62
Two Years Credits
1st Semester
History and Appreciation of Art I
ART
101
3
ENG
111
3
World Language or ASL or General Education Elective
1
101
3 - 4
2MTH
154
3
Choose One
SDV
100
1
Orientation to (a Specific Discipline)
SDV
101
Total 13-14
2nd Semester
History and Appreciation of Art II
ART
102
3
3CST
110
3
ENG
112
3
World Language or ASL or General Education Elective
1
102
3 - 4
2MTH
245
3
Total 15-16
3rd Semester
ART
106
3
Level Literature Elective
4ENG
200
3
World Language or ASL
1
201
3
Physical or Life Science Elective w/ Lab
5
4
6
3
Total 16
4th Semester
Elective
7HIS
3
8
3
World Language or ASL
1
202
3
Physical or Life Science Elective w/ Lab
5
4
6
3
Total 16
Total credits for the Associate of Arts = 60-62

Placement testing determines initial foreign language level. Students who place directly into intermediate level foreign language or ASL may take any General Education course to meet the required number of credits. Waivers or credit by exam for previous experience is available for some languages. See the 'World Language Credit and Waiver' section of the [Credit for Prior Learning Manual]. Students must take sufficient General Education Elective courses so that they can apply at least 60 credits toward the Liberal Arts degree.

2 May substitute any higher-level mathematics course. See transfer requirements. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 262 and MTH 264.

3 Select from the following: CST 100, CST 110, CST 126, or CST 229.

4 Any 200-level literature course with an ENG prefix satisfies this requirement.

5 See biology, chemistry, ENV 121-ENV 122, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

6 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives.

7 See HIS courses listed under social/behavioral sciences under General Education Electives. HIS 101-HIS 102 or HIS 121-HIS 122 are recommended.

8 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution. This elective is not required if World Languages total more than 15 credits.

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