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Visual Arts

The Associate of Arts Degree in Art is a two-year program designed to transfer towards a bachelor’s degree at a 4 year institution. The Associate degree at ICC fulfills requirements needed for the first 2 years of most art bachelor degree.  Upon graduation, transfer students seek bachelor degrees in Art Education, Graphic Design and Studio Art.

Class sizes are small and offer students individualized attention promoting a firm foundation of artistic and design skills in various media while earning them transferable credits for bachelor degree program. Courses include Drawing, Design I & II, Painting, Ceramics, Commercial Art and Illustration.

The Art Department is located in the Fine Arts Building. The lobby of the William Inge Theater is the campus location for exhibiting student work throughout the school year. The ICC facilities provide three rooms including a Design Classroom, a Painting & Ceramic Studio and a Computer Lab. The lobby of the William Inge Theater exhibits student work throughout the school year. Students also have opportunities to exhibit and demonstrate work on the campus and throughout the community.

Visual Arts

Associate of Arts

Four Semester Plan:

Course Title Credit Hours

First Semester:

Public Speaking 3
English Composition I 3
Computer Concepts & Applications 3
Ceramics I 3
Drawing & Composition 3
Term Total 15

Second Semester:

English Composition II 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective* 3
Colleg Algebra or higher 3
Painting I 3
Commercial Art 3
Term Total 15

Third Semester:

Laboratory Science Elective 5
Arts/Humanities Elective 3
Design I 3
Art Appreciation 3
Department Approved Elective 3
Term Total 17

Fourth Semester:

Department Approved Elective 3
Department Approved Elective 3
Department Approved Elective 3
Design II 3
Arts/Humanities Elective 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Term Total 18



Degree: Associate of Arts
The curriculum is designed to accommodate the art major planning to transfer to a university with an emphasis in: art studio, art education, art therapy or commercial art. Elective courses will channel majors into their area of emphasis.

**Department Approved Electives:
Ceramics II (AED 2043) 3
Illustration (AED 2053) 3
Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting (DDT 2023) 3
Painting II (AED 1053) 3
Web Design & Development (CIT 2013) 3
Art for Elementary Schools (AED 2113) 3