Apr 20, 2021  
2020-2021 Addendum Catalog 
2020-2021 Addendum Catalog


PLANNING GUIDEAssociate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA 

Program Overview

The Art Department is committed to the value of the arts to all academic studies and offers courses for both majors and non-majors. Students who intend to transfer should be aware that they may be required to present a portfolio of work. Your advisor can provide guidance for you to prepare the portfolio. Students who take courses in the department have the opportunity for their work to be featured in the Skagit Valley College Annual Juried Student Exhibition. Students can also receive credit for working with arts programs and organizations in the community.

Sample Career Options Include:


If you are considering a major in Art and transferring to a four-year college or university in Washington state, our Transfer Program Planning Guide is designed to provide you with recommended courses to complete your Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA  degree. Of course, educational plans may vary, based on which quarter you begin, how many credits are taken, placement into Math and English, and your preferred transfer institution. To keep you on the best pathway, we encourage you to consult with an Academic Advisor for scheduling options.

Program Map

Program Maps are an integral part of our Planning Guide. Each Program Map includes a suggested quarterly sequence of courses so you could earn your degree within two years of full-time study. Your Program Map is also designed to help you create an individualized, customized Educational Plan, which is required of all SVC students. To start creating your Educational Plan, please consult with an Academic Advisor.

Program Map - Art