Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Art 2010-2015

Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Fine Arts

General Education courses

Transfer Equivalency website

Required Courses
University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits
Pre-requisite Foundations CORE-Studios

ART 233 Drawing I

Choose from 2 of the following:

ART 131A, B, or C Drawing I

ART 231A, B, or C Drawing II

ART 237A, B or C Life Drawing

ART 115 Surface, Space & Time ART 116 Basic Design 3

ART 116 Core Interdisciplinary Lab

ART 117 Basic Design

Additional Requirements

ART 101 Understanding Contemporary Media or

ART 111 The Artist Experience

No PCC Equivalent -
ARTD 250 orĀ  251 or 252 Digital Arts No PCC Equivalent -

3 courses in Art History

Choose 3 courses from: ART 101, 102, 103, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216


1 course in 2 different areas (200 level or above): ceramics, fibers, metalsmithing and jewelry, multimedia design, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture

These courses must be taken prior to graduation.

1 course from 2 different areas:

Ceramics: ART 253A, B, or C, ART 256A, B, or C

Painting: ART 277A, B, or C, ART 281A, B, or C, ART 284A, B, or C, ART 287A, B, or C

Photography: ART 140A, B, or C, ART 141, ART 142A, B, or C, ART 240A, B, or C

Printmaking: ART 270A, B, or C

Sculpture: ART 290A, B, or C, ART 291A, B or C, ART 292A, B, or C, ART 293A, B, or C, ART 294A, B, or C

Or take courses at U of O

The above course work is for the BA/BS option, see the U of O Art web page for BFA course work.

The application to the Department of Art asks students to list related work experience. It is recommended that students have some work experience related to art.


PCC endeavors to create accurate transfer guides for students; however, requirements may change without notice. Students are responsible for working with PCC advisors and their transfer institution to ensure that their academic plan will meet requirements and timelines.

Last updated: February 2015