Academic Program Proposal

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Proposal
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Academic
Program
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MHEC Final
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Howard Community College
Proposal
Associate of ArtsArea of Concentration in Visual Arts 4/5/2018
Area of Concentration in Visual Arts Program Description
The Visual Arts AoC will replace the current AoC in Art and is designed to meet the needs of the student population enrolled in visual arts courses. The program will serve as preparation for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts. The main emphasis in this area of concentration is the development of fundamental principles, conceptual abilities, and technical skills demonstrated in a student’s transfer portfolio. <br> <br>Program goals and objectives include: Identifying, understanding, evaluating, and applying ethical reasoning; Developing and demonstrating self-confidence, motivation, risk taking abilities, visual literacy and perceptual awareness as it applies to visual art; Analyzing a historical and global perspective as it relates to art history from ancient to contemporary art; Creating and outputting digital art through image creation and various software and technical formats; and Effectively critiquing, examining, and discussing the content and meaning of works of art. <br>