Dec 02, 2021  
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2021-2022 Catalog

Pre-Art, A.A. (General Transfer)


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Academic Program Code:  201

This program is designed for art majors seeking to transfer to a liberal arts B.A. or professional B.F.A. program.  A variety of technical and conceptual skills needed by artists of today are emphasized.  Students can select course choices that will enable them to accomplish their goals.

General Transfer Notes & Michigan Transfer Agreement


The coursework needed to complete this program is listed below.  The courses commonly transfer and satisfy 4-year program requirements at 4-year institutions in Michigan.  

To ensure maximum transferability of individual courses, all course selections should be based on the degree, major, minor, or academic interest at the 4-year transfer institution students plan to attend. 

Students should research and utilize all transfer resources available to maximize the number of GRCC courses that transfer and apply to their 4-year program. 

Because transferability of courses varies by institution, students should contact the 4-year institution they plan to attend to obtain detailed information about transfer requirements. The 4-year institutions ultimately make the decisions about how each course will be used to meet their program requirements.

GRCC advisors and faculty are available to help students navigate transfer resources and create an individualized transfer plan, including selection of courses, which meets all GRCC and transfer institution requirements. 

Graduates of this program will earn an Associate of Arts degree from GRCC and may be eligible to earn the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) credential. 

Admission requirements to 4-year institutions and 4-year programs vary. Students should review the specific admission requirements for the institution and program to which they are transferring.

MiTransfer Pathways


This GRCC academic program is associated with the MiTransfer Pathways Agreement for Art.  More information about the MiTransfer Pathways Agreement and requirements, can be found here at GRCC MiTransfer Pathways.

General Education Courses


Select a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework from the General Education course list. Select coursework as directed below.  Use transfer resources available to select coursework based on the transfer requirements of the bachelor’s degree program and institution to which you are transferring.

English Composition and Communications


Humanities


Select one (1) Humanities General Education Elective from a discipline other than AT.

Social Sciences


Select two (2) Social Sciences General Education Electives from two (2) different subject areas.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics


Natural Sciences


Select two (2) Natural Sciences General Education courses from two (2) different subject areas; one (1) must be a lab.

Mathematics


Select one (1) Mathematics General Education Elective.

General Education Total Credit Hours


30 (minimum)

Program Courses


Program Elective Courses


Select a minimum of three (3) courses from the list below based on your transfer requirements. A minimum of nine (9) credit hours must be from outside of the Visual Arts area.

Total Credit Hours


60

In What Order Should I Take Classes?


Please select courses from the Priority I list.  Select courses based on the number of credits you are taking in the semester, for example, if you are a part time student you do not have to take all of the courses listed.  If you are unable to schedule Priority I courses, move to and select from the list of Priority II, Priority III, and Priority IV courses.

Priority I Priotiry II

EN 101 - English Composition I  

General Education - Mathematics

AT 105 - History of Art Before 1400  

OR 

AT 106 - History of Art Since 1400  

General Education

AT 130 - Two Dimensional Design I Principles  

EN 102 - English Composition II  

OR

COM 131 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking  

OR

COM 135 - Interpersonal Communication  

General Education

General Education

AT 140 - Drawing I  

Priority III Priority IV

General Education - Natural Science (Lab/Non)

Program Course

Program Course

Program Course

Program Course

General Education - Natural Science (Lab/Non)

Program Course

Program Elective Course 

Program Elective Course

Program Elective Course

NOTE: This priority schedule assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.

Meet with an Academic Program Advisor and consult My Degree Path for specific degree requirements.

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