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Associate in Arts, Fine Arts
Major: 8310
Effective Term: 2022 Fall   
Award Type: AAFA

CIP Code: 50.0101
Program Availability: CG   EM   GC   GW   MC   PC   PV   SC   SM  
Instructional Council: Art (17), Dance (39), Music (41) and Theatre Arts (50)
Total Credits: 60
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code:


Description: The Associate in Arts, Fine Arts (AAFA) degree is designed for students planning to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. In general, the components of the degree meet requirements for majors in the Fine Arts. The degree is designed to prepare students to meet selective admission criteria for programs such as the Bachelor of Fine Arts, which may require a portfolio or performance requirement.
In most cases, courses used to satisfy the MCCCD Associate in Arts, Fine Arts (AAFA) will apply to general university graduation requirements of the majors that align with AAFA degree; however, students need to pay attention to any specific requirements of their intended focus at the university to be sure they select courses that will meet them. Information regarding the articulation of the AAFA degree with majors at the Arizona public universities can be accessed via the following website: www.aztransfer.com
The AAFA degree requires a minimum of 60 semester credits for the program of study; minimum total credits vary by specific emphasis (for example, Associate in Arts, Fine Arts Emphasis in Dance). Refer to the Program (Degree) Search at https://curriculum.maricopa.edu/ for credit minimums for individual degree programs by emphasis.

Program Learning Outcomes
None.
Required Courses
Students must select the Required (major-specific) courses from one of the following Fine Arts Emphases: Associate in Arts, Fine Arts, Emphasis in Art (8311), Associate in Arts, Fine Arts, Emphasis in Dance (8312), Associate in Arts, Fine Arts, Emphasis in Music (8313), Associate in Arts, Fine Arts, Emphasis in Musical Theatre (8314), or Associate in Arts, Fine Arts, Emphasis in Theatre (8315).
Credits: 8-34

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 8, 2020

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.