The Fine Arts Field of Study curriculum is designed to apply towards bachelor degree programs in Fine Arts and Studio Art including:

  • General Art/Art Studies
  • General Fine/Studio Arts
  • Painting
  • Sculpture

There are two fine arts tracks: General Art Studies, for students transferring to Bachelor of Arts (BA) programs, and Studio Art, for students transferring to Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) programs.

Austin Community College’s (ACC) field of study courses for the two fine arts tracks are listed below. The Fine Arts Field of Study curricula consist of 24-27 lower-division semester credit hours that are fully transferable to other Texas public colleges and universities.

Fine Arts Field of Study Curriculum: General Art Studies Track - for students transferring Bachelor of Arts (BA) programs
ARTS 1303Art History I (Prehistoric to the 14th Century)
ARTS 1304Art History II (14th Century to the Present)
ARTS 1311Design I (2-Dimensional)
ARTS 1312Design I (3-Dimensional)
ARTS 1316Drawing I
ARTS 2348Digital Art I
And two of the following courses:
ARTS 1317Drawing II
ARTS 2313Design Communications I*
ARTS 2316Painting I
ARTS 2326Sculpture I
ARTS 2333Printmaking I
ARTS 2341Art Metals I*
ARTS 2346Ceramics I
ARTS 2356Photography I
ARTS 2366Watercolor Painting
*Not offered at ACC
Fine Arts Field of Study Curriculum: Studio Art Track - for students transferring to Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) programs
ARTS 1303Art History I (Prehistoric to the 14th Century)
ARTS 1304Art History II (14th Century to the Present)
ARTS 1311Design I (2-Dimensional)
ARTS 1312Design I (3-Dimensional)
ARTS 1316Drawing I
ARTS 2348Digital Art I
And three of the following courses:
ARTS 1317Drawing II
ARTS 2313Design Communications I*
ARTS 2316Painting I
ARTS 2326Sculpture I
ARTS 2333Printmaking I
ARTS 2341Art Metals I*
ARTS 2346Ceramics I
ARTS 2356Photography I
ARTS 2366Watercolor Painting
ARTS 2311Design III+
ARTS 2317Painting II+
ARTS 2323Life Drawing I+
ARTS 2347Ceramics II+
ARTS 2357Photography II+
*Not offered at ACC
+Only one of these courses may apply to the Field of Study

Students should always consult with an academic or Art faculty advisor regarding transfer to a specific college or university. In addition, students should consult with an advisor at the Texas college or university to which they are transferring for additional information.