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hcc catalogue '11-'12

Arts and Humanities - Programs of Study

A.A. Degree (Transfer)
An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
Application Code 269
For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division—Room HVPA-200—443-518-1480


This curriculum is designed as a guide for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in Studio Art. Specific recommendations are made to fulfill the foundation requirements for Towson University and UMBC. The main emphasis in this area of study is the development of fundamental principles, conceptual abilities, and technical skills demonstrated in a student’s transfer portfolio. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer. Art History and Graphic and Interactive Design are other more specialized areas of study also offered at Howard Community College. 
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a  
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s  
total of general education and required courses must equal  
at least 60 semester hours of credit.  
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts &  
 Literature1ARTT-122 History of Modern Art 
 FINE-102 Arts, Cultures, and Ideas3
 Humanities Core Course (see p. 64) 
 Literature Core Course (see p. 63)6-8
Social Sciences2Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Courses 
 (see p. 65)6
ScienceScience Core Courses (see p. 66; must include 
 one course with lab)7-8
MathematicsMathematics Core Course (see p. 66)3-5
InterdisciplinaryCMSY-129 Principles of the Internet3
ARTT-101Two-Dimensional Art and Design3
ARTT-102Three-Dimensional Art and Design3
ARTT-104Art History I3
ARTT-105Art History II3
ARTT-109Drawing I: Observation and Invention3
ARTT-112Introduction to Digital Media 
ARTT-114Time-Based Media3
ARTT-203Drawing II: Observation and Composition3
ARTT-250Portfolio Assessment1
ARTT-146Digital Photography I (Towson & UMBC) 
ARTT-201Contemporary Color Design (UMBC) 
ARTT-211Painting I (Towson)3
Art ElectivesAny courses with an ARTT prefix (Check the 
 requirements of the transfer institution)6-9

1 ARTT-122 OR FINE-102 (3 credits), plus one Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus ARTT-122 OR FINE-102 (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.
2 One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.






hcc catalogue '11-'12

Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST