Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
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Proposal
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Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
Cecil College
Proposal
Associate of ArtsArt and Design 3/1/2018
Art and Design Program Description
Cecil College&#39;s proposed Associate of Arts in Art and Design with concentrations in Ceramics, Graphic Design, and Drawing and Painting provides the foundation for transfer into a Bachelor of Arts (BA) program at a four-year college or university.&nbsp; It prepares students for initial employment or career advancement in the following areas: fine arts, illustration, commercial arts, K-12 art education, curatorial and museum studies, model making and special effects, 3-D digital arts, decorative arts, art therapy, advertising, graphic arts, animation, clay animation, art direction, arts administration, fashion design, interior design, or photography. <br> <br>Cecil College currently awards an AFA in Art and Design with concentrations in Art History, Ceramics and Sculpture, Drawing and Painting, Graphic Design, Interactive and Motion Arts, Photography and Digital Arts, and Studio Arts.&nbsp; The availability of both programs provides flexibility and options for our students as they consider their career path and transfer plans.&nbsp; The AFA provides concentrated study at the pre-professional level, while the Associate of Arts degree has more general education requirements. <br>The thirty-six credit hour program seeks to enroll six part-time students in its initial year and projects enrollment of 10 part-time students by its second year. <br>