NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    Feb 03, 2023  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

Associate of Fine Arts Degree Requirements

The Associate of Fine Arts degree at Sheridan College for music and the visual arts is designed to prepare students in these disciplines for transfer into an upper division Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program or a Bachelor of Arts degree program. The general degree requirements necessitate coursework in many different areas to enable students to understand and appreciate his/her culture and environment. Students completing the Associate of Fine Arts should be accepted as junior level transfers at baccalaureate degree-granting institutions.

Credit Requirements for Associate of Fine Arts Degree

General Institutional Requirements:

  1. Complete a minimum of 60 credit hours at 1000 level and above.
  2. Complete a minimum of 15 credit hours of Sheridan College credit.
  3. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (“C”) or better in classes 1000 level or above.


Writing Requirement  


  ENGL 1010 (3)
Advanced Writing (3)


Math Requirement  


  Basic Math or Math Reasoning  


Science Requirement  


  Choose from Life Science, Physical Science, or Earth Science  


Cultural Studies Requirement  


US & Wyoming Constitutions Requirement  


Total General Education Requirements for A.F.A. degree  


Requirements Specified in Program of Study (Art or Music)  


Total Requirements for A.F.A. Degree  




The following courses will satisfy the various categories of general education requirements listed above.

Note: Certain programs may recommend a designated course to fulfill a general requirement in order to provide the best background for success in a program.

The same course may not be used to satisfy two General Education requirements.

Writing Requirement

All writing requirements must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

Science Requirement

Cultural Context Requirements