AWARD: After satisfactorily completing courses with a "C" average (2.0), the student should contact the registrar's office and apply for graduation after verification that all program requirements have been met. Students interested in a certificate, diploma or associate degree should talk to a counselor to investigate the possibilities of using these courses in other curricula.
LENGTH: Variable for upgrading, retraining and continuing career students. The options within this program normally amount to the minimum equivalent of one semester of full-time community college work and not more than the equivalent of a year (9-29) credits.
PURPOSE: This program is designed to provide skills for the individual pursuing a vocational or other artistic interest.
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Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the college.
Certain certificate-related courses require satisfactory scores on college placement tests. Students with deficiencies will be required to complete satisfactorily developmental studies courses before enrolling in these courses. Other certificate-related courses may be taken while developmental studies are being completed. Some programs, such as Therapeutic Massage require additional expenditures for supplies and equipment. Please check with the appropriate division chair for this information.
Students must successfully complete all of the requirements listed below to receive the Award.
ART 121 Drawing I (3)
ART 122 Drawing II (3)
[or Art 242 Painting II (3)]
ART 201 Art History I (3)
[or ART 101 History and Appreciation of Art I (3)]
ART 241 Painting I (3)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)
Student must complete the above 13 credits to be awarded the Career Studies Certificate in Art Studies.