Skip to content

Art: Sample Transfer Plan

Program Overview

This sample transfer planning guide meets the requirements of the Associate in Arts degree and follows the Illinois Articulation Initiative art baccalaureate major recommendations. Students choosing to follow this sample plan need to choose the major of Associate in Arts if needing financial aid. Transfer institution requirements may vary - students should check individual college/university requirements before completing the sample plan as outlined. Baccalaureate admission may be competitive. Completion of these courses alone does not guarantee admission.

Program Requirements

FIRST SEMESTER:

Number Course Title Credits
ART 110 3

Description: Introduces students to descriptive and expressive approaches to drawing with black and white media. Line work, shading, perspective and experimental techniques are practiced. Students learn to accurately depict everyday objects and surroundings, and to develop an awareness of drawing as a creative process. IAI ART 904

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

ART 121 3

Description: Introduces students to skills fundamental to two-dimensional visual organization. Explores elements such as line, shape and color, and principles such as unity, balance and variation. Provides a foundation for all areas of art and design. IAI ART 907

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

ART 130 3

Description: Follows the historical development of the visual arts produced by Western civilizations, focusing on major artistic styles, works of art and monuments. Works are examined as expressions of the ideas, beliefs and practices of artists, cultures and societies. Covers the history of art from pre-history to the medieval age. IAI F2 901

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

ENG 101 3

Description: Emphasizes the writing of expository prose. Introduction to the critical reading of nonfiction prose. IAI C1 900

Prerequisite: ENG 100 with a grade of C or better. Other placement options. ENG_Placement_Grid.pdf ESL students need one of the following options: ESL 073 and ESL 074 with grades of B or better; ESL 073 and ESL 086 with grades of B or better; ESL 073 and ESL 099 with grades of B or better; ESL 073 with required writing placement test score; or ESL 074 with required reading placement test score.

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

Mathematics1 3

SECOND SEMESTER:

Number Course Title Credits
ART 111 3

Description: Builds on the content of ART 110 (Drawing I) with applications beyond observation-based approaches. Emphasizes intent, idea development and use of colored media. IAI ART 905

Prerequisite: ART 110 (Drawing I) with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor.

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

ART 122 3

Description: Introduces students to skills fundamental to three-dimensional visual organization. Explores elements such as form, space, and process and principles such as unity, balance and variation. Provides a foundation for all areas of three-dimensional art and design. IAI ART 908

Prerequisite: ART 121 (Design I) with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor.

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

ART 131 3

Description: Follows the historical development of the visual arts produced by Western civilizations, focusing on major artistic styles, works of art and monuments. Works are examined as expressions of the ideas, beliefs and practices of artists, cultures and societies. Covers the history of art from the medieval age to the end of the eighteenth century. IAI F2 902

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

Physical and Life Science2 3
Social and Behavioral Science3 3

THIRD SEMESTER:

Number Course Title Credits
ART 132 3

Description: Follows the historical development of the visual arts produced by Western civilizations, focusing on major artistic styles, works of art and monuments. Works are examined as expressions of the ideas, beliefs and practices of artists, cultures and societies. Covers the history of art from the nineteenth-century to the present time. IAI F2 902

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

Art Studio elective4 3
Art Studio elective4 3
ENG 102 3

Description: Continues ENG 101. Reading literature and writing of various types of prose. Introduces methods used in writing investigative papers. IAI C1 901R

Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor or department chair.

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

Social and Behavioral Science5 3

FOURTH SEMESTER:

Number Course Title Credits
Art Studio elective4 3
Humanities and Fine Arts6 3
Physical and Life Science2 4
Social and Behavioral Science5 3
SPE 101 3

Description: Theory and practice of oral communications. Development of poise, confidence and skill in speech organization and delivery. Emphasis on frequent speaking, development of standards of criticism and selection and organization of material. IAI C2 900

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 101 ENG_Placement_Grid.pdf

Class Schedule:  Fall 2019 | Spring 2020

1 - Refer to the Associate in Arts degree for approved courses in this category.

2 - Select one Physical and one Life Science course. At least one must include a lab. Refer to the Associate in Arts degree for the approved courses in this category.

3 - PSY 101 or SOC 101 is recommended

4 - Choose from: ART 206, ART 225, ART 250, ART 261, ART 291 and ART 296.

5 - One course from Humanities and Fine Arts or from Social and Behavioral Science must meet the World Cultures and Diversity requirement. Refer to the Associate in Arts degree for the approved courses in this category.

6 - Select from Humanities. One course from Humanities and Fine Arts or Social and Behavioral Science must meet the World Cultures and Diversity requirement. Refer to the Associate in Arts degree for approved courses in this category.

Last Updated: 10/16/19