Fine Arts

Program Information

Degree Type: AS
Program Code: FIRT
Hegis Code: 5610.00
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Fine Arts

The Fine Arts AS is designed to prepare students for transfer into a baccalaureate program in accordance with the Art Studio transfer path. Students will be able to transfer into programs of Fine Art, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Art Education, Illustration and similar. Students will observe and learn about various interactions between art, artists and the local, national and global communities and be able to recognize the value of these relationships. Coursework will consist of traditional design, drawing and art history, with options for focused study. Visits to galleries and museums, visiting lectures from art related fields as well as portfoilio development will round out the student experience.
Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-2 Freshman Experience HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110
3 Writing I ENG101
3 SUNY Gen Ed Basic Communication 

ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110

3 Mathematics or Science  
3-4 SUNY Gen Ed Natural Science lab science  
3 SUNY Gen Ed Math or Science  
2 Health and Wellness

Any PED activity courses, AVS101, AVS102, BIO115, HED103, HED104, HED108, NTR101, NTR111, PED105, PED106, PED206, or PED211

(Note: PED 210 and PED 212 do not fulfill this requirement)

3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization HIS101 or HIS102
3 SUNY GEN ED American History HIS103 or HIS104
3 SUNY GEN ED Social Science ANT101, ANT103, ANT105ECO201ECO202, PSC101, PSC102PSC103, PSY101 or SOC101
3 2-Dimensional Design ART102
3 Drawing I ART106
3 Drawing II ART107
3 Western Art History I ARH111
3 Western Art History II ARH112
3 Three Dimensional Design ART121
1 Portfolio Development ART295
6 Art Electives

Choose 2 courses from:

ART103, ART104, ART205ART209, ART207, ART208, ART220  ART222

12 Electives ARH113, ARH114, ARH206 or ARH215 recommended
64 Minimum credits required for graduation  
64 minimum credits required for graduation

Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-2 HRD100, HRD100A or HRD110
3 ENG101
3 ANT101, ANT103, ANT105, ECO201, ECO202, PSC101, PSC102, PSC103, PSY101 or SOC101
3 ART102


3 ARH111
Second Semester
3 ENG102 - ENG110
3 HIS103 or HIS104
3 ARH112
3 ART Elective Credit - ART 103, ART 104, ART 205, ART 207, ART 208, ART 220, ART 222
3 Electives - See Note 1
1 Health and Wellness
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3-4 SUNY GEN ED Natural Science lab science
3 SUNY GEN ED Mathematics
3 ART121
3 ART Elective Credit - ART103, ART104, ART205, ART207, ART208, ART220, ART222
3 Electives - See Note 1
1 Health and Wellness
Fourth Semester
3 Mathematics or Science
3 HIS101 or HIS102
3 ART107
1 ART295
6 Electives - See Note 1


  1. Students should consult with the Transfer Counselor or their advisor to determine appropriate elective credit.  ART based elective credit may transfer toward the major, as elective credit or as part of a portfolio to determine program admission.
  2. Art Education students should take EDU101, PSY202 and PSY206 and/or foreign language.   


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