Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Studio Arts Option

Associate in Science Professional Studies - Visual and Media Arts

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
VMA-100 VMA Freshman Seminar
3

Satisfies Learning Community Requirement

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement

VMA-104 Drawing from Observation
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

(Formerly Area 6)

Prerequisites: ENG-095 or placement

VMA-102 Visual Design: Composition and Color
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement

VMA-103 Visual Design: Form and Time
3

Prerequisite: ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement

ENG-111 College Writing I
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
VMA-205 Inventive Drawing
3

Prerequisite: VMA-104

VMA-207 Figure Drawing
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Spring only

Prerequisite: VMA-104

VMA-111 Introduction to Mass Media
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Areas 2 and 3)

Prerequisites: ENG095 and MAT093 or placement

GenEd-QPS Quantitative Problem Solving
3-4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

(Formerly Area 4)

Choose one course from Quantitative Problem Solving Menu

ENG-112 College Writing II
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG-111

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
VMA-221 Multimedia Paint and Theory
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Fall only

Prerequisite: VMA-104

VMA-118 Elements of Time
3

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement

Elective Career Elective
3

Career Electives:

  • VMA-106
  • VMA-135
  • VMA-261
  • VMA-123
  • VMA-124
  • VMA-130
VMA-112 Art History: Prehistoric to Medieval
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

(formerly Area 6)

ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement

GenEd-E General Education Elective
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Choose a course from the General Education Creative Work, Community/Cultural Contexts, Scientific Reasoning and Elective menus. 

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
VMA-227 Ideas in Art: Fine Arts Studio
3

Spring Only

Prerequisites: VMA-207 or VMA-221

VMA-225 Painting Concepts
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Spring only

Prerequisites: VMA-221

Elective Career Elective
3

Choose one VMA course not already required for the program.

VMA-113 Art History: Renaissance to Contemporary
3
GenEd-SR Scientific Reasoning
4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Scientific Reasoning.

(Formerly Area 5)

Choose one course from Scientific Reasoning Menu

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: May 3, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Develop a portfolio in preparation for transfer to a four-year college or university.
  • Adapt the fundamental elements and principles of design to individual aesthetic.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Drawing, painting, and creating works in traditional as well as digital technologies and experimental forms.
  • Apply the basic principles of color theory.
  • Combine conceptual and critical thinking skills as applied to Studio Art

Career Outlook

Graduates of this option qualify to transfer to bachelor’s degree-granting colleges or universities. Potential entry level careers in the visual arts, which vary according to the chosen major, may include: Fine Arts, Commercial Arts, Graphic/visual Design, Photography, Sculpture/3-D Designer, Illustration, Animation, Filmmaker, Videography, Architecture/Interior Architecture, Fashion Designer, Art Therapy, Art Education, Art Criticism and Theory, Art Historian, Art Critic, Curator, Gallerist/Art Dealer, Video Game Designer, Audio/Visual Artist, Audio Technician, Web Designer, Display Designer, Product Designer, and more. Students of all these tracks receive the same foundational curriculum within a typical four-year art college.