May 23, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog SVC 
    
2021-2022 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Emphasis, Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA


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


Transfer and Degree Requirements


If you are considering a major in this emphasis by transferring to a four-year college or university in Washington state, our Sample Schedule is designed to provide you with faculty recommended courses to complete your Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA degree. 

Your personal Educational Plan will vary based on many factors including:

  • The quarter you begin
  • How many classes/credits you can take in each quarter 
  • Your Math and English placement 
  • If you have credits you have already taken and plan to transfer them to SVC, visit the Enrollment Services  webpage
  • The college you are interested in transferring to
  • Other factors

To keep you on the best pathway, we encourage you to consult with the institution you want to transfer to as well as an SVC Academic Advisor, who will work with you to create a personalized Educational Plan and schedule that takes these factors into account.

For detailed information regarding the requirements that must be met to complete this degree, please review the Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement information and details here: 

Sample Schedule Option


This Sample Schedule is provided as a guide for a traditional full-time student whose goal is to earn the Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA with an interest in Art. The courses are designed with the appropriate number of credits to meet degree requirements and are organized in a recommended sequence. Please consult an SVC advisor to schedule courses and develop a personalized educational plan.

92 Credits

First Year


Total Credits: 17

2nd Quarter


Total Credits: 16

3rd Quarter


Total Credits: 16

Second Year


4th Quarter


  • Credits: (5)
  • Credits: (1)
  • Social Sciences course (5), preferably in Learning Community format.
    See Distribution Lists - AA-DTA . Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions.
  • Natural Science course (5) with lab, preferably in Learning Community format.
    See Distribution Lists - AA-DTA . Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions. 
Total Credits: 16

5th Quarter


  • Social Sciences course (5), preferably in Learning Community format.
    See Distribution Lists - AA-DTA . Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions.
  • Natural Science course (5) with lab, preferably in Learning Community format.
    See Distribution Lists - AA-DTA . Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions. 
  • Elective (5)
    Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions.
Total Credits: 15

6th Quarter


  • Credits: (1)
  • Art Elective (5)
  • PE Activity (1)
  • Social Sciences course (5), preferably in Learning Community format.
    See Distribution Lists - AA-DTA . Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions.
Total Credits: 12