Fine Arts AAS Degree Program

http://fitnyc.edu/finearts

School of Art and Design

Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00827     HEGIS 5610

The major in Fine Arts offers qualified students the opportunity to explore career opportunities in the applied arts and prepare to work as painters with additional background in sculpture and printmaking.

Semester 1Credits
MAJOR AREAFA 113 - Fundamentals of Design I: 2D and Color1.5
FA 114 - Fundamentals of Design II: 3D Form and Structure1.5
FA 151 - Painting I3
FA 131 - Life Drawing I1.5
FA 141 - Drawing I1.5
GENERAL EDUCATION / ART HISTORYchoice - see Requirements*6
Semester 2
MAJOR AREAFA 132 - Life Drawing II1.5
FA 142 - Drawing II1.5
FA 171 - Printmaking I1.5
FA 152 - Painting II3
FA 161 - Sculpture I3
RELATED AREACG 111 - Survey of Computer Graphics1
GENERAL EDUCATION / ART HISTORYHA 231 - Modern Art G73
choice - see Requirements*3
Semester 3
MAJOR AREAFA 172 - Printmaking II1.5
FA 231 - Life Drawing III1.5
FA 251 - Approaches to Abstract Painting I3
FA 252 - Painting III3
FA 261 - Sculpture II3
GENERAL EDUCATION / ART HISTORYchoice - see Requirements*6
Semester 4
MAJOR AREAFA 232 - Life Drawing IV1.5
FA 253 - Approaches to Abstract Painting II3
FA 254 - Painting IV3
RELATED AREAPH 003 - Basic Photography Studio0
PH 103 - Basic Photography2
ELECTIVEchoice - General Elective1.5-3
GENERAL EDUCATION / ART HISTORYchoice - see Requirements*6
TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
GENERAL EDUCATION / ART HISTORY24
MAJOR AREA39
RELATED AREA3
ELECTIVE1.5-3
HEALTH AND/OR PHYS. ED2
 Total Credits: 69.5-71
 

*Art & Design Programs: FIT's General Education and Art History Requirements 

FIT's Gen Ed courses are organized along the following categories: G1 Basic Communication; G2 Mathematics; G3 Natural Sciences; G4 Social Sciences; G5 Western Civilization; G6 The Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History. 

See list of Gen Ed approved courses under FIT's General Education Requirements and Courses.  An FIT Gen Ed course cannot be used to meet more than one General Education area.  

Associate Degree: (Effective for students entering AAS programs in Fall 2014)

  • Three (3) credits from each required area, totaling 9 credits: G1, G2 and G3
  • Six (6) credits from two (2) different areas in liberal arts courses in G4-G10
  • Three (3) credits of any 200 or 300 level English literature or speech course
  • Six (6) credits from Art/Design History courses: HA112 (3 credits, required for all Art & Design majors), plus another 3 credit HA course.                                                      

Upper Division Alternatives:
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Fine Arts programs in Computer Animation and Interactive Media, Fine Arts, Textile/Surface Design, and Toy Design.