Fine Arts - Arts Foundation, One-Year General Certificate

Curriculum Code #4110

Effective May 2022

Division of Arts and Humanities

The arts foundation certificate prepares students for a transfer to four-year art departments and schools. This is an appropriate certificate for those who are preparing portfolios for such a transfer. This certificate contains the art foundation studio classes of two dimensional design, three dimensional design and Drawing I, which are courses that are in the fine arts transfer agreement. It is the foundation year of a four-year arts program. Art students will produce a portfolio of works suitable for their major. The academic courses such as College Composition I, Arts History I and II, math, and humanities electives are traditional academic courses for the first year art student in a four-year arts program. This certificate is also appropriate for College Credit Plus (CCP) students preparing for entry into a four-year arts program. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership. National Association of Schools of Art and Design plan approval 2016.

 
Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
ARTS 161 DRAWING I 3
ARTS 165 TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 3
ARTS 243G ART HISTORY I 3
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
SDEV 101 INTRODUCTION TO THE LCCC COMMUNITY 1 1
Mathematics elective 3 3
 Hours16
Second Semester
ARTS 167 THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 3
ARTS 244G ART HISTORY II 3
HUMS 151G INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES 3
Studio Elective 2 3
Studio Elective 2 3
 Hours15
 Total Hours31
1

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

2

Elective selected from the following list: ARTS 151, ARTS 158, ARTS 162, ARTS 171, ARTS 181, ARTS 185, ARTS 260, ARTS 261 or ARTS 271.

3

Mathematics elective select from the following list: MTHM 158 recommended;PHLY 171, MTHM 168, or MTHM 171 accepted.

Consult an advisor or future transfer institution for advice in selecting electives that will apply to a specific major upon transfer.

Program Contact(s):

Josh Eiskamp
440-366-7114
jeiskamp@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your advising team.

More program information can be found on our website.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Defend choices and aesthetic judgements in own work.
  2. Provide thoughtful analysis of the work of others.
  3. Employ compositional strategies of two-dimensional and three-dimensional design in the production of artwork.
  4. Demonstrate competency in the use of studio art mediums to create artwork.