Art/Visual Arts (MassTransfer)

  • Overview
Focuses on the development of critical, philosophical, visual, and technical skills in the visual arts. Students may concentration in photography, video, computer arts, painting, drawing, and interdisciplinary arts. The program includes studio foundation experiences in diverse media and required courses in liberal arts and art history. This version of the Visual Arts program is designed to meet the specific requirements of the MassTransfer policy.
  • Curriculum documents

    To plan degree completion, see the course descriptions in the academic catalog which specify the planned semester(s) in which required classes are to be scheduled.

  • This is just one way you might complete the Art/Visual Arts (MassTransfer) program in 4 semesters over 2 years of full-time study, or 8 semesters over 4 years of part-time study. (Sample course sequences assume that all pre-requisites have been satisfied and the student is prepared for college-level work.) For a detailed list of required courses, optional electives and program information, download the Art/Visual Arts (MassTransfer) program description from our official academic catalog.

    Course descriptions are also available in the catalog. Find courses

    Sample 2 Year Sequence of Courses
    Fall 1Spring 1SummerFall 2Spring 2
    ART 121
    ART 131
    ART 151 or ART 155 or ART 161
    ENG Comp. I
    Gen. Education course
    ART 123
    ART 132
    ART elective
    AHS 101
    ENG Comp. II
    AHS 107 (take any summer)
    Gen. Education course
    ART elective
    ART 151 or ART 155 or ART 161
    AHS 102
    Gen. Education courses (2)
    ART 151 or ART 155 or ART 161
    ART elective
    Gen. Education courses (2)
    Sample 4 Year Sequence of Courses
    Fall 1Spring 1Fall 2Spring 2
    ART 121
    ART 131 or ART 151 or ART 155 or ART 161
    ENG Comp. I
    ART 123
    ART 131 or ART 151 or ART 155 or ART 161 or ART 132
    AHS 101
    ART 131 or ART 151 or ART 155 or ART 161 or ART 132
    ENG Comp. II
    ART 131 or ART 151 or ART 155 or ART 161 or ART 132
    AHS 102
    Fall 3Spring 3Fall 4Spring 4
    ART 131 or ART 151 or ART 155 or ART 161 or ART 132
    ART elective
    Gen. Education course
    ART elective
    Gen. Education courses (2)
    ART elective
    Gen. Education course
    Gen. Education courses (2)

Student learning outcomes

Students completing a course of study in this program will be able to:

What’s next

Transfer to a four-year university or liberal arts college or seek entry-level employment. Your future career could include work in photography, video, design, computer graphics, illustration, art education, museum/gallery curatorship, and arts administration.