AA to BA Visual and Performing Arts (University of Texas at Dallas) 2019-2020

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to University of Texas at Dallas)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS TO BACHELOR OF ARTS IN VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS (VPAS)
WITH A PHOTO/VIDEO/DIGITAL ART CONCENTRATION

Catalog Year: 2019-2020 (You may use this pathway if you entered one of the seven colleges on or before this date.)

Career Path: Arts, Humanities, Communication & Design Career Path

Available at: All Colleges of the DCCCD

TSI: Must be Complete

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree plan. See catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.00 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by one of the seven DCCCD colleges awarding the degree. You will need to apply for the associate’s degree at your college. Contact your advisor for information.

AA DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 15)

  • ENGL 1301 – Composition I This is a (010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.
  • HIST 1301 – United States History I This is a (060) Core course.
  • SPCH 1311 – Introduction to Speech Communication This is a (090) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. See your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • SOCI 1301 – Introduction to Sociology This is a (080) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. See your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • ARTS 2356 – Photography I

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 15)

  • ENGL 1302 – Composition II This is a (010) Core course.
  • HIST 1302 – United States History II This is a (060) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. See your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • MATH 1342 – Elementary Statistical Methods This is a (020) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. See your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • ARTS 1303 – Art History I This is a (050) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. See your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • ARTS 2357 – Photography II

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 16)

  • GOVT 2305 – Federal Government This is a (070) Core course.
  • Science Core Elective  This is a (030) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. See your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • HUMA 1302 – Introduction to Humanities II This is a (040) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. See your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • ARTS 1311 – Design I
  • ARTS Elective For students transferring from the DCCCD with courses in Photography, the following are recommended: any ARTS 2311 Design III (Advanced Photography); ARTS 2313 Design Communications I (Photoshop I); ARTS 2389 Academic Cooperative (Studio Lighting); ARTS 2311 Design III (Video); ARTS 2348 Digital Art I. Other courses may apply. See an advisor.

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 14)

  • GOVT 2306 – Texas Government This is a (070) Core course.
  • Science Core Elective  This is a (030) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. See your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • PHED 1164 – Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness This is a (090) Core course.
  • ARTS 1304 – Art History II
  • ARTS Elective For students transferring from the DCCCD with courses in Photography, the following are recommended: any ARTS 2311 Design III (Advanced Photography); ARTS 2313 Design Communications I (Photoshop I); ARTS 2389 Academic Cooperative (Studio Lighting); ARTS 2311 Design III (Video); ARTS 2348 Digital Art I. Other courses may apply. See an advisor.

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS
(For Transfer From DCCCD)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS TO BACHELOR OF ARTS IN VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS (VPAS)
WITH A PHOTO/VIDEO/DIGITAL ART CONCENTRATION

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the University of Texas at Dallas portion of this transfer pathway, contact AHadvising@utdallas.edu or https://www.utdallas.edu/ah/students/advising. It is best to apply to the University of Texas at Dallas a full semester before you plan to transfer. Students must enroll before the end of the 2019-2020 academic year to lock in the 2019-2020 academic catalog for the University of Texas at Dallas Associates of Arts to the Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Performing Arts (VPAS) with a Photo/Video/Digital Art Concentration. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application.

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 15)

  • AP 3340 – Writing in the Arts
  • AHST 3318, 3319, 3324 or upper-level FILM
  • ARTS 3371, 3372, 3376, 3377, 3379, or 3381  These courses are recommended for students seeking the B.A. in Visual and Performing Arts with a Concentration in Photography/Video/Digital Art and they can be repeated once for credit. ARTS 4372 is only offered in the Spring semesters.
  • ARTS 3371, 3372, 3376, 3377, 3379, or 3381 – These courses are recommended for students seeking the B.A. in Visual and Performing Arts with a Concentration in Photography/Video/Digital Art and they can be repeated once for credit. ARTS 4372 is only offered in the Spring semesters.
  • Upper-Level Elective

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 15)

  • AHRM 3342 – Adv. IS. Studies in Arts & Hum
  • AP 3300 or Related Course
  • ARTS 3371, 3372, 3376, 3377, 3379, or 3381 – These courses are recommended for students seeking the B.A. in Visual and Performing Arts with a Concentration in Photography/Video/Digital Art and they can be repeated once for credit. ARTS 4372 is only offered in the Spring semesters.
  • VPA Elective
  • Upper-Level Elective

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 15)

  • VPAS 4389 – Theory & Practice of the VPAS
  • ARTS 3311 or 4310
  • Upper-Level AHST or FILM
  • ARTS 4308, 4372, 4368, or 4V71 – These courses are recommended for students seeking the B.A. in Visual and Performing Arts with a Concentration in Photography/Video/Digital Art and they can be repeated once for credit. ARTS 4372 is only offered in the Spring semesters.
  • Free Elective (upper or lower level)

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 15)

  • VPAS 4390 – Senior Capstone or VPAS 4V99 Major Honors
  • ARTS 4372 or 4000-level ARTS Course – These courses are recommended for students seeking the B.A. in Visual and Performing Arts with a Concentration in Photography/Video/Digital Art and they can be repeated once for credit. ARTS 4372 is only offered in the Spring semesters.
  • VPA Elective
  • Free Elective (upper or lower level)
  • Free Elective (upper or lower level)

Approved by UT Dallas 7/17/2019; Approved by OCM 8/8/2019