Portland State University

Art 2012-2013

(Concentrations in Art Practices, Art History, and Graphic Design)

Degree
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

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General Education

Transfer Equivalency website

Lower Division Courses for a BA or BS in Art Practices

University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits

Art 115 Foundation Studio I: 2-D Design

ART 115 Basic Design - Black & White

ART 116 Basic Design - Color

6
Art 182 Idea and Form No equivalent - Take at PSU -
Art 117 Foundation Studio II: 3-D Design ART 117 Basic Design - 3D design 3
Art 119 Foundation Studio III: Digital Media/Time Design No equivalent -

Art 131 Introduction to Drawing

 

ART 131 Introduction to Drawing or

ART 231 Drawing

3

ArH 204 or ArH 205 Hist. of West. Art

And

ArH 206 History of Western Art

Choose 1: ART 204 or 205 or 206 History of West. Art

and

Choose 1: ART 211 or 212 or 213 Modern Art History

4

 

4

Art 203 Meaning and Making ART 279 Experimental Design 3
Art 230 Drawing Concepts I No equivalent -

Lower division elective ART studio courses This includes studio courses in: Drawing,

Sculpture, Printmaking, Painting, Photography, and Time Arts

PCC courses in Drawing, Sculpture, Painting, Photography, and Printmaking

If you want to concentrate on a specific medium, you will want to take your electives in that area. Keep in mind prerequisites for upper-division courses.
16 credit minimum

Lower Division Courses for a BA in Art History concentration with a studio emphasis

 

2 classes from:

Art 182 Idea and Form

Art 115 Foundation Studio I: 2-D Design

Art 117 Foundation Studio II: 3-D Design

Art 119 Foundation Studio III: Digital Media/Time Design

Art 131 Introduction to Drawing I

8 credits from:

ART 115 Basic Design – Black and white

ART 116 Basic design -Color

ART 117 Basic Design -3D

ART 131 Introduction to Drawing

ART 231 Drawing I

8

ARH 204, ARH 205, & ARH 206 History of Western Art

ARH 208 may be taken in lieu of one of the above courses if the student’s focus area in Art History is Asian Studies

ART 204 or 205 & 206 History of West. Art

And

Choose 1: ART 211, 212, or 213 Modern Art History

ARH 208 (at PSU) may be taken in lieu of one of the above courses if the student’s focus area in Art History is Asian Studies
12

Art 203 Meaning and Making

or

Art 230 Drawing Concepts I (Art 131 Introduction to Drawing is a prerequisite)

ART 279 Experimental Design

or

Take Art 230 at PSU
3

1 sequence of 200 level art studio courses

One additional course if the sequence is only 2 courses

(Art 117 is a prerequisite for PSU’s Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, and Book Arts)

(Art 119 is a prerequisite for PSU’s Animation, Video, and Digital Drawing & Painting)

(Art 131 is a prerequisite for PSU’s Life Drawing, Printmaking, Painting, Digital Drawing & Painting, and Book Arts)

Choose 1 sequence of art studio courses , take each course 3 times or take it twice and choose 1 additional course in a different media:

Drawing, Painting, Watercolor, Life Drawing, Digital Photo, Glass Casting, Ceramics, Printmaking, Life Painting, Sculpture

or take studio courses at PSU
9

Lower Division Courses for a BA in Art History concentration without a studio emphasis

ART 115 Foundation Studio I: 2-D Design

ART 115 Basic Design – Black and white

ART 116 Basic design -Color

3

3

ARH 204, ARH 205, & ARH 206 History of Western Art

ARH 208 may be taken in lieu of one of the above courses if the student’s focus area in Art History is Asian Studies

ART 204 or 205 & 206 History of West. Art

And

Choose 1: ART 211, 212, or 213 Modern Art History

ARH 208 (at PSU) may be taken in lieu of one of the above courses if the student’s focus area in Art History is Asian Studies
12

 

Lower Division courses for a BA or BS in Graphic Design

Option 1: complete the AAS in Graphic Design at PCC, complete the Art History courses below, transfer to PSU, and pass the PSU portfolio review. PCC Graphic Design Student Support Specialist: 971-722-4160.

Option 2: Complete the following courses.

Acceptance into PSU’s Graphic Design Major requires a portfolio review.http://www.pdx.edu/art/bachelor-arts-or-sciences-graphic-design. 503-725-3352 or 503-725-2211

Art 115 Foundation Studio I: 2-D Design

 

ART 115 Basic Design – Black and white

ART 116 Basic Design – Color

3

3

Art 117 Foundation Studio II: 3-D Design

or

Art 182 Idea and Form at Portland State

ART 117 Basic Design- 3D

or take

ART 182 Idea and Form at Portland State

3
ART 131 Introduction to Drawing ART 131 or 231 Intro. to Drawing or Drawing 3

ArH 204 or ARH 205 Hist. of West. Art

And

ArH 206 History of Western Art

Choose 1: ART 204 or 205 or 206 History of West. Art

and

Choose 1: ART 211 or 212 or 213 Modern Art History

4

 

4

ArH 290 History of Design ART 214 History of Graphic Design 4
ART 118, 120, 200, 210, 224, 225, 254 take at PSU -

BACHELOR OF ARTS, SCIENCE, AND FINE ARTS REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor of Arts (BA)—28 total credits minimum

  • 8 credits in Arts & Letters
  • 4 credits in Fine & Performing Arts
  • 4 credits in Science/Math (100-level or higher)
  • 8 credits in Science/Math/Social Science
  • 4 credits in Foreign Language numbered 203 or higher (see footnote below)

Bachelor of Science (BS)—28 total credits

  • 12 credits in Science (8 must include lab)
  • 12 credits in Arts & Letters/Social Science
  • 4 credits in Math (100-level or higher)

Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) and Bachelor of Music (BM) —students interested in the BFA in Art or the BM programs should contact those departments for specific requirements.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT:

Students with no previous knowledge of a foreign language need to complete two full years of a language at the college level for a BA degree. Students who are already competent in a foreign language may meet the BA language requirement by completing a foreign language course numbered 203 or higher or for which 203 is a prerequisite, or otherwise demonstrate proficiency with the Foreign Languages and Literatures Department at PSU. English satisfies the BA language requirement for students who graduated from high school where English was not the language of instruction.

 

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: July 2012