Bachelor of Arts in Art: Concentration in Art Education – ARTS Associate Degree for Transfer Roadmap

This is a sample pathway for students who transfer to San Francisco State University in 2017–2018 with an AA-T in Studio Arts. Fifteen units in the major (three lower division studio courses, two lower division art history courses) and all lower division GE requirements have been satisfied. Check with a major advisor about the most appropriate course sequence. Degree completion guaranteed in 60 units; see the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) section for more information.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
or University Elective if A4 met before transfer
 
U.S. History 3
or University Elective if US History met in transfer
 
Upper Division GE: UD-B, UD-C, or UD-D 3
Major Upper Division Art History – non-European 3
Major Upper Division Studio 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ART 400GW Writing About Art - GWAR 3
U.S. and California Government 3
or University Elective if US/CA Government met before transfer
 
Major Upper Division Art History – 20th-21st Century 3
Major Upper Division Studio 3
University Elective 3
 Units15
Third Semester
ART 509 Art Productions: Studio, Art History, Art Education 1
Upper Division GE: UD-B, UD-C, or UD-D 3
Major Upper Division Studio (designate one as pre-capstone on advisement) – Take Two 1 6
University Electives 5
 Units15
Fourth Semester
Upper Division GE: UD-B, UD-C, or UD-D 3
Major Upper Division Studio (designate one as capstone on advisement) – Take Three 1 9
University Elective 3
 Units15
 Total Units60
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Capstone courses include all 600-level courses and some 500-level courses on advisement. Consult with your department advisor.

To Do at SF State:

Enough total units to reach 120 minimum for graduation; 40 units minimum at the upper division level; to include the following:

University-Wide Requirements: 9–18 Units

  • ENG 214 or equivalent A4 course (0–3 units) if not taken before transfer
  • American Institutions (0–6 units): U.S. History, U.S. Government, California State and Local Government requirements if not taken before transfer
  • Upper division GE, areas B, C, and D (9 units)
  • Students entering the major with the AA-T in Studio Arts are not required to fulfill SF State Studies requirements
  • Complementary Studies: consult with a department advisor on how transfer units and/or SF State units can be applied to ensure degree completion within 60 units

Art (Art Education) Major: 31 Units

Fifteen units met in transfer: three lower division studio courses, two lower division art history courses

  • Upper Division Art History (6 units): one course in 20th/21st century and one in non-European art
  • Upper Division Studio Art (21 units) includes:
    • EDUC 450 (3 units) – required for students in this concentration.
    • 18 units in one, two, or three studio areas to develop skills that will lead to developing a guided, personally directed body of work in a capstone course in the senior year.
    • Capstone: see footnote 1.
  • Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (3 units): ART 400GW

University Electives: 11 or More Units

Units depending on course choices made at the community college, how transferred units are applied to the requirements above, and course choices at SF State. Some courses may meet more than one requirement, e.g., both in UD GE and the major.