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SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

BFA - Art

Concentration in Animation/Illustration

San José State University -to- Diablo Valley College

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

Second Course in English Composition:

ENGL 002 Critical Thinking and WritingENGL 123 Critical Thinking: Composition & Literature
   OR
ENGL 126 Critical Thinking: The Shaping of Meaning in Language
   OR
COMM 121 Persuasion & Critical Thinking
   OR
HIST 122 Critical Reasoning in History
   OR
PHILO 130 Critical Thinking: Reasoning in Everyday Life
   OR
PSYCH 145 Critical Thinking in Psychology
   OR
SOCIO 122 Critical Thinking About Social & Cultural Issues
or
ENGL 001B Argument and AnalysisENGL 123 Critical Thinking: Composition & Literature

Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in all art/design courses; failing this, the BFA status will be changed to the BA Art (Design) program.

Preparation for the Major:

ANI 024 Illustration FundamentalsART 105 Drawing I
   OR
ART 024 Drawing IART 105 Drawing I
   OR
Art 106 Drawing & Composition
TA 005 ActingDRAMA 122 Basic Principles of Acting
   OR
ARTH 072 Design in SocietyNo Current Equivalent
ARTH 070A Art History, Prehistoric to MedievalARTHS 195 History of Prehistoric and Ancient Art
   AND
ARTHS 196 History of Medieval and Renaissance Art
   OR
ARTH 070B Art History, Renaissance to ModernARTHS 196 History of Medieval and Renaissance Art
   AND
ARTHS 197 History of Baroque to Early 20th Century Art
   OR
ARTH 070C Arts of AsiaARTHS 193 History of Asian Art
   OR
HUMAN 116 The Arts and Culture of Asia
(Highly Recommend Students take ARTH 070B)
ANI 001 Animation / Illustration SurveyNo Current Equivalent
ANI 012 Light & Optics
ART 012 will also be accepted for transfer students
No Current Equivalent
ANI 014 Color Principles for Screen Arts
ART 014 will also be accepted for transfer students
No Current Equivalent
ANI 028 Animation FundamentalsNo Current Equivalent
ANI 050 Visual PrinciplesARTDM 160 3D Modeling and Animation I
   OR
ARTDM 161 3D Modeling and Animation II
ANI 051A Introduction to 3D ModelingARTDM 160 3D Modeling and Animation I
   OR
ARTDM 161 3D Modeling and Animation II
ANI 051B Introduction to 3D AnimationNo Current Equivalent
ANI 055 Beginning Drawing for Animation/IllustrationArt 107 Figure Drawing I


IMPORTANT TRANSFER INFORMATION:

Prior to transferring to San Jose State University all transfers must earn at least 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter), including the CSU four basic skill courses required for CSU admission eligibility. Within those 60 semester/90 quarter units students are strongly encouraged to complete the following:

1. Lower Division Major Course Requirements (especially for STEM Majors):
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.

2. 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 Jose State University.

3. Second Semester English Composition highly recommended:
Complete the second semester English composition course (or equivalent) with a grade of "C" or better prior to registering for the WST and 100W course at SJSU. 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.

4. 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.