Fine Arts: Visual Arts

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

Associate in Science Degree Program


Hegis Code: 5610
1-800-724-0833 ext. 5018 or 5022
NYSED Code: 26642

Program Description

This program is intended as a core curriculum to provide a foundation in the visual arts and a complementary selection of general education courses. It is recommended for students planning to transfer to four‐year colleges and universities for further study in the visual arts. Students who complete the Visual Arts Program will earn an Associate in Arts degree. This program is available for both part‐time and full‐time students.


Program Outcomes

At the completion of the AS Fine Arts Degree program, a student will be able to

  • Identify and analyze a variety of visual problems, create and evaluate solutions;
  • Demonstrate a good knowledge of art history and artistic traditions;
  • Utilize a variety of creative problem‐solving and critical thinking strategies and skills, and apply them with originality and imagination to a series of related visual problems;
  • Analyze, assess, and critique their own and other's art projects in class discussions and critiques;
  • Produce a portfolio of high quality studio projects that demonstrate significant growth in hands‐on technical skills, conceptual and critical‐thinking skills.

Requirements for Program Entry

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Satisfactory placement in Entering Student Assessment

Developmental Assistance Available

For students who do not meet basic reading and math requirements or who have other learning issues, extra assistance is readily available through SUNY Ulster's Learning Center, The Gary and Janaki Math Center, the Writing Center, the Peer and Friend Tutor Program, and English as a Second Language (ESL) tutors.

For More Information

For more information contact Admissions.





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