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    Jun 13, 2024  
MCCC College Catalog 2024-2025 
    
MCCC College Catalog 2024-2025

Associate of Fine Arts, A.F.A.


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To earn the associate of fine arts degree, students must successfully complete courses from the following areas.

General Education

(See the General Education Requirements  for a list of courses that satisfy the General Education Learning Competencies.)

Institutional Goal: Critical Thinking

  • C1: GE Natural Sciences Competency: Understand and apply the elements of scientific inquiry and scientific principles in a natural science college laboratory course setting.
  • C2: GE Mathematics Competency: Use mathematics to effectively model and evaluate quantitative relationships.

Institutional Goal: Communication

  • C3: GE Writing Competency: Write effectively.
  • C4: GE Computer Literacy Competency: Understand and apply current and appropriate technology tools and resources.

Institutional Goal: Social and Cultural Awareness

  • C5: GE Human Experience Competency: Recognize expressions of the human experience.
  • C6: GE Social Systems Competency: Understand the processes that influence human values, thoughts, social systems and behavior.

Additional Requirements


Social Science - 3 Semester Hours


In addition to the courses taken to meet the General Education Competencies (C5) and (C6), the student must successfully complete an additional three semester hours selected from two subject areas listed below:

Anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, social work, sociology or criminal justice.

Humanities - 3 Semester Hours


In addition to the courses taken to meet the General Education Competencies (C5) and (C6), the student must successfully complete an additional three semester hours selected from two subject areas listed below:

Art, communications, English (except ENGL 151 ), foreign language, humanities, journalism, music, philosophy, speech or theater.

Area of Specialization - 32 semester hours of ART courses


The student must successfully complete one of the art curricula that reflects a high degree of specialization.

Students can earn a Global Studies Degree Designation at MCCC.

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