NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    Mar 23, 2018  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog


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The Art AFA Program provides a strong foundation in a wide variety of fine art disciplines.  It is designed to prepare students for transfer into baccalaureate program and integration into the broader discussion of art.  Through course offerings ranging from introduction to drawing to advanced ceramics, students examine art history and criticism as well as acquire entry-level skills needed for numerous career choices.

Program Outcomes



1. Application of Foundation Principles:  Employ the elements of art and design and compositional principles in 2-D and 3-D work.

2. Observation:  Produce accurate and proportional representations of real space and objects.

3. Conceptual Application: Create work using foundation principles to convey a concept or idea.

4. Craftsmanship: Demonstrate a professional level of craftsmanship and technical ability in working with a range of 2D and 3D materials.

5. Articulation: Use art and design related vocabulary that is both relevant and appropriate in discussing visual artwork.

6.  Historical:   Discuss different historical and cultural influences in art and design. 

Required Course of Study for AFA Degree


Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Total Degree Credit Hours: 61

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