Art

The Art area of study provides the basic general education requirements and art courses for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to earn a baccalaureate degree. Art students should keep in constant preparation a portfolio of their work. It is often from these works that class placement is determined when transferring to a four-year institution.

Degree

Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110 COMPOSITION I  3
ENGL 111 COMPOSITION II   3
COMM 110 INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY  3
SOCIAL SCIENCE * 9
MATHEMATICS * 3
LIFE SCIENCE/PHYSICAL SCIENCE * 7
ART 150 ART HISTORY I  3
ART 151 ART HISTORY II  3
HUMANITIES * 3

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ART 111 2D DESIGN  3
ART 112 3D DESIGN  3
ART 120 DRAWING I  3
ART 121 FIGURE DRAWING I  3
ART 200 PAINTING I  3
ART 222 ADVANCED DRAWING  3

Elective Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ART ELECTIVES ** 6

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.
** Art electives: ART 140, 141, 142, 152, 201, 204, 205, 206, 210, 221 and 255

Students enrolled in the Associate in Arts degree program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to plan a specific course schedule meeting Illinois Central College and personal requirements in addition to requirements for the institution to which transfer is intended.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1ART 111; ART 120; ENGL 110; Mathematics; Life Science
Spring Semester 1ART 112; ART 121; ART 150; ENGL 111; Physical Science
Fall Semester 2ART 222; ART 200; COMM 110; ART 151; Social Science;
Spring Semester 2Art Elective; Art Elective; Social Science; Social Science; Humanities

Program Contact Information

Arts and Communication Department
Room 124A
(309)694-5113

Illinois Career Cluster

Education and Training

Career Pathway:
Teaching/Training