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Art & Visual Culture Education: Community Museums Emphasis

Bachelor of Fine Arts

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The AVCE programs are intended to meet the needs of students who wish for professional understanding within the field of Art and Visual Culture Education. Students may pursue a BFA and an MA in AVCE, or pursue a concentration in community and museums, or earn their teaching certification. In the graduate programs, students develop their own focus in conjunction with an AVCE faculty member. MA students may choose to submit a theoretical Thesis or practice-based Report to complete their degree requirements. In addition, students with a BA or BFA in Art may pursue Post¿Baccalaureate Certification as an unclassified graduate student or as an undergraduate. The mission and strength of the program and its faculty is to promote an understanding of social justice, multiculturalism and globalization issues in AVCE theory and practice. The mission and strength of the program and its faculty is to promote an understanding of social justice, multiculturalism and globalization issues in AVCE theory and practice.

Major Details

College: College of Fine Arts
Admissions Requirements:

No Additional Requirements

Website: http://art.arizona.edu/students/programs-of-study/art-visual-culture-education/undergraduate-studies
Math Required:

General

    This strand involves the general understanding and appreciation of how mathematics is used to solve problems in everyday life. The G-strand does not prepare a student for any further work grounded in mathematics and assumes the student will not proceed beyond the basic Foundations level noted above. Thus only those students whose major requires the most general knowledge of mathematics should take this strand.
General
Second Language Required:

2 Semesters

  • Scoring the equivalent of second-semester skill level on an entrance or placement examination administered by The University of Arizona.
  • Completion with a C or better of a second semester course at the post-secondary level.
  • An AP (Advanced Placement), IB (International Baccalaureate) or CLEP (College Level Entrance Program) language score determined by the individual language department.
  • In the College of Engineering by a method determined within the College; however, all students in the college must also take a language placement examination on entrance to the University.
2 Semesters
Fees: Yes
Pre-Major: No
Available at:
  • Main Campus

Four-Year Plan

Archived plans are available on Degree Search 2011-2017 for many degree plans. These are sample plans. Please work with your academic advisor for more specific and up-to-date requirements.

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UA Course Requirements Units
1st Semester
ART 100A Mapping 2
ART 100B Space 2
ART 100E Surface 2
ART Foundation Course 2
ARH 201 Survey of Western Art in Society 3
ENGL 101 First Year Composition 3
ARE 230 Foundations of Art and Visual Culture Education 3
2nd Semester
ART Foundation Course 2
ART Foundation Course 2
ARH 202 Survey of Western Art in Society 3
ENGL 102 First Year Composition 3
ART 119 Contemporary Art and Theory 3
Tier I General Education 3
3rd Semester
ARE 420 Community, Culture and Art Education 3
2-D Core Studies 3
Art History Core Studies 3
Second Language 4
MATH 3
4th Semester
ARE 425 Theory & Practice in Art Museum Education 3
2-D Core Studies 3
400 level Art History Course 3
Second Language 4
Tier I General Education 3
5th Semester
400 level ARVC Elective 3
3-D Core Studies 3
3-D Core Studies 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
6th Semester
ARE 438 Wildcat Art 3
400 level ARVC Elective 3
Studio Emphasis Area Course 3
ARE 393 Internship 3
Tier I General Education 3
7th Semester
ARE 493 Internship 2
Tier I General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
Studio Emphasis Area Course 3
General Elective 2
8th Semester
ARE 493 Internship 3
Studio Emphasis Area Course 3
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3

AZ Transfer Pathways

This page is designed for in-state transfer students who plan to attend the University of Arizona. The information presented lists the most accurate course equivalencies and may not include all possible requirements. Transfer students are strongly encouraged to use this site for reference only and not for self-advising.

Transfer students should work with their community colleges and UA advisors to develop an individualized plan for transfer, and visit aztransfer.com

  • All posted Pathways (except for Bachelor of Applied Science Pathways) fulfill an AGEC and most also fulfill an Associate Degree
  • Following a Pathway does not guarantee admission to the UA nor admission to a college/major/program at the UA
  • Use Pathways in consultation with advisors from your community college and the UA
  • Pathways are subject to change at any time

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