SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
BFA - Art
Concentration in Photography
San José State University -to- Monterey Peninsula 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 Writing||No Current Equivalent|
|ENGL 001B Argument and Analysis||ENGL 1B Introduction to Literature|
ENGL 2 Argumentative Writing and Critical Thinking
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 one of the BA - Art programs.
Preparation for the Major:
|ART 012 Two-Dimensional Design and Color Concepts||ArtB 2 Visual Fundamentals: Two-Dimensional Design (*)|
|ART 013 Three-Dimensional Design Concepts||ArtB 3 Visual Fundamentals: Three-Dimensional Design|
|ART 024 Drawing I||ARTS 10A Drawing and Composition I (*)|
ArtS 10B Intermediate Drawing
|ART 074 Introduction to Digital Media||No Current Equivalent|
|PHOT 040 Beginning Photography||ArtP 11A Photography I: Black and White|
|ARTH 070A Art History, Prehistoric to Medieval||ArtH 3 Western Art I (*)|
|ARTH 070B Art History, Renaissance to Modern||ArtH 4 Western Art II|
|ARTH 070C Arts of Asia||No Current Equivalent|
|(Highly Recommend Students take ARTH 070B)|
Lower Division Major Electives - Complete one area below (up to 6 semester units):
|ART 046 Introduction to Ceramics||ArtC 1A Ceramic Handbuilding I|
|ART 026 Drawing II||No Current Equivalent|
|ART 061 Beginning Painting||No Current Equivalent|
|ART 068 Beginning Sculpture: Object & Concept||No Current Equivalent|
LDTP Approved Courses (*)
|The following Monterey Peninsula College courses are approved for the following LDTP course descriptors shown on the right.|
|LDTP courses are acceptable "in lieu of" each other.|
|LDTP courses are not necessarily "equivalent" or "identical" in content.|
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.