Academic Programs

Art & Design Emphasis

Associate of Arts Degree
Program Description
Sioux City Campus

The Art and Design program prepares students who plan to transfer to a four-year college to earn a degree in visual arts. This program also provides selected art courses and general education courses for students in career programs. The curriculum focuses on studies in art and design, including creative experiences, and technical training and esthetics principles of various art forms.

Students will be provided information on transfer options and on the preparation and presentation of a portfolio of work for a four-year program. As an art and design major the student will have a chance to explore the process of painting from every angle. The student will work in oils, acrylics, and watercolors to develop their own style. As an art major the student will have the opportunity to experiment with abstract as well as representational art, and everything in between.

The student may hang their work in student shows, spend hours in the studio, and visit galleries and art museums. Art helps a person be observant, open-minded, and creative. Persons interested in this program should possess a strong interest in the visual world and a desire to produce art work using traditional as well as non-traditional media as modes for self expression.

Art and Design majors with a bachelor's degree may find careers in graphic design, publishing, illustrating, recreational therapy, primary and secondary education, teaching at art centers and private studios.

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience.............................................. 1
ART 101 Art Appreciation.......................................................... 3
ART 120 2-D Design.................................................................. 3
ART 133 Drawing....................................................................... 3
CSC 110 Introduction to Computers......................................... 3
SPC 112 Public Speaking.......................................................... 3
ART 143 Painting OR................................................................ 3
ART 184 Photography............................................................... 3
ENG 105 Composition I............................................................. 3
ART 134 Drawing II.................................................................... 3
BIO 105 Introductory Biology................................................... 4
ANT 105 Cultural Anthropology................................................. 3
ART 144 Painting II OR............................................................. 3
ART 185 Photography II............................................................ 3
ART 203 Art History I................................................................. 3
ENG 106 Composition II............................................................. 3
MAT 121 College Algebra.......................................................... 4
CLS 212 Diversity...................................................................... 3
ART 186 Digital Photography.................................................... 3
ART 204 Art History II................................................................ 3
DRA 101 Introduction to Theatre OR........................................ 3
MMS 101 Mass Media OR......................................................... 3
MUS 100 Music Appreciation..................................................... 3
REL 101 Survey of World Religions........................................... 3
ART 123 3-D Design.................................................................. 3
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology......................................... 3

Program Total............................................................ 66

Contacts

Michael Rohlena MFA, Ext. 3217, Room B110, michael.rohlena@witcc.edu
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