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SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

BA - Creative Arts

San José State University -to- CSU, Monterey Bay

Community College students should meet with a counselor as soon as possible to determine the equivalent courses offered at that institution. Students should complete as many as possible of the lower division requirements listed below, prior to transfer.

Lower Division Course Requirements

Community College Course Equivalents

The Creative Arts Program is interdisciplinary. Lower division requirements of the Major include the following:

Six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter units of activity or studio courses in visual or performing arts or creative writing, such as the articulated equivalents of:

ART 012 Two-Dimensional Design and Color ConceptsNo Current Equivalent
ART 013 Three-Dimensional Design ConceptsNo Current Equivalent
ART 024 Drawing INo Current Equivalent
ART 026 Drawing IINo Current Equivalent
ART 046 Introduction to Ceramics
approved by CAP Advisor
No Current Equivalent
ART 074 Introduction to Digital Media
approved by CAP Advisor
No Current Equivalent
DANC 040A Topics in Modern Dance INo Current Equivalent
DANC 042A Topics in Jazz Dance INo Current Equivalent
ENGL 071 Creative WritingNo Current Equivalent
TA 005 ActingNo Current Equivalent
TA 015 Voice and Diction
approved by CAP Advisor
No Current Equivalent
TA 017 Intermediate ActingNo Current Equivalent
TA 048 Voice & Movement for the ActorNo Current Equivalent
TA 064 Make-up for Performing Arts
approved by CAP Advisor
No Current Equivalent
or a course in music (vocal or instrumental performance).

Nine (9) semester or fourteen (14) quarter units of lower division non-studio, non-activity courses in history or theory in three (3) disciplines selected from the following:

Art; Art History; Comparative Literature; Dance; Design; English; Music, RTVF/T (Television, Radio, Film and Theatre Arts), and others approved by the CAP Advisor (underlined), such as
ART 042 Fiber ConceptsNo Current Equivalent
ARTH 010 Art AppreciationNo Current Equivalent
   OR
ARTH 011 Modern Art HistoryNo Current Equivalent
   OR
ARTH 070A Art History, Prehistoric to MedievalNo Current Equivalent
   OR
ARTH 070B Art History, Renaissance to ModernNo Current Equivalent
   OR
ARTH 070C Arts of AsiaNo Current Equivalent
   OR
ARTH 072 Design in SocietyNo Current Equivalent
   OR
ARTH 080 The Applied Arts in Interior DesignNo Current Equivalent
DANC 010 Dance AppreciationNo Current Equivalent
ENGL 010 Great Works of LiteratureNo Current Equivalent
   OR
ENGL 022 Fantasy and Science FictionNo Current Equivalent
   OR
ENGL 040 Contemporary World FictionNo Current Equivalent
   OR
ENGL 056A English Literature to the Late 18th CenturyNo Current Equivalent
   OR
ENGL 056B English Literature Late 18th Century to PresentNo Current Equivalent
   OR
ENGL 068A American Literature to 1865No Current Equivalent
   OR
ENGL 068B American Literature 1865 to PresentNo Current Equivalent
ENGL 078 Introduction to Shakespeare's DramaNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 010A Music AppreciationNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 012 Medieval and Renaissance MusicNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 019 Music in World CulturesNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 081 Concert Listening INo Current Equivalent
RTVF 082 Introduction to Film HistoryNo Current Equivalent
RTVF 030 Introduction to Film/TV ProductionNo Current Equivalent
RTVF 031 Film and Television AestheticsNo Current Equivalent
TA 010 Theatre AppreciationNo Current Equivalent
TA 011 Script AnalysisNo Current Equivalent
TA 048 Voice & Movement for the ActorNo Current Equivalent

All students must satisfy the following prerequisite (or equivalent) prior to registering for the WST and 100W courses at SJSU {Academic Senate policy S05-8}.

Once the following course requirement is completed (earning a grade of C or better), students should contact http://testing.sjsu.edu to register for the WST exam at SJSU. Passing the WST prior to your first semester at SJSU will prevent delays in registering for upper division courses:
ENGL 001B Composition 2
A "C" or better is required in English 1B (a "C-" is not acceptable).
No Current Equivalent
or
2nd English Composition Equivalent Transfer CourseNo Current Equivalent
A course articulated to SJSU's English 1B is recommended, however any course approved for the IGETC second semester English composition area would be accepted to meet this requirement (a grade of "C" or better is required).


IMPORTANT TRANSFER INFORMATION:

Prior to transferring to San José State University all transfers must earn at least 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter). Within those 60 semester/90 quarter units students are strongly encouraged to complete the following:

1. General Education Requirements:
Complete all the CSU GE Breadth requirements at the community college (39 semester units/58 quarter units). The approved courses for each area can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU GE-Breadth Certification Courses" for your college. Many of these courses can be double counted to meet the major requirements shown above, so choose your courses wisely. Please see your college counselor/advisor to review your general education in order to receive FULL OR PARTIAL CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO TRANSFER to San José State University.

2. Second Semester English Composition:
Complete the second semester English composition course (or equivalent) as it is a prerequisite to registering for the WST and 100W courses at SJSU. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in this course (a "C-" is not acceptable). Approved courses can be found above within the lower division major requirements. Be sure to select this course as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. Once this course is complete, students are encouraged to take the WST exam at SJSU to avoid delays in enrollment for other SJSU required courses. To register for the WST contact our Testing office at testing.sjsu.edu.

3. American Institutions Requirement (US 1, US 2, and US 3 must be completed):
This requirement is normally 2 courses and can be taken as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements (GE Area D and sometimes Area C). The approved courses can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU US History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses" for your college.

4. Physical Education Requirement:
Two courses are required and must include at least two different activities. Completion of these courses will clear the graduation requirement at SJSU.

5. Lower Division Major Course Requirements:
Complete as many of the lower division courses required for the major as possible. Many of these courses may be double counted as part of the CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. These requirements are shown above.

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