NWCCD 2008-09 Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2024  
NWCCD 2008-09 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

Associate of Fine Arts Degree Requirements

Associate of Fine Arts Degree

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 64 credit hours at 1000 level and above.
  2. Complete a minimum of 14 credit hours of Sheridan College credit.
  3. Complete a minimum of 9 of the last 15 credit hours (applied to your degree) at Sheridan College.
  4. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (“C”) or better in classes 1000 level or above.


Writing Requirement  


  Basic Writing (3)
Advanced Writing (3)


Math Requirement  


  Basic Math or Math Reasoning  


Science Requirement  


  Choose from Life Science, Physical Science, or Earth Science  


Humanities Requirement  


US & Wyoming Constitutions Requirement  




Global Diversity Requirement  


Health/Wellness 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.

Writing Requirement

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

Science Requirement

Total General Education Requirements: 24 Cr