May 16, 2021  
2020-21 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
2020-21 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts, Fine Arts Specialization, A.A.

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Associate of Arts

Purpose: This curriculum is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year program in a professional art school or to a four-year program in fine arts.

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college.

A satisfactory aptitude in visual art is preferred for entry into the art program.

Developmental Requirements: Students who do not place into college-level English will be required to take developmental courses.

Students who do not demonstrate proficiency in MTE 1 , MTE 2 , MTE 3 , MTE 4 , and MTE 5  will be required to take developmental courses.

It is strongly recommended that developmental education requirements be completed as soon as possible.


While a course may satisfy a requirement for a Virginia Western program, it may not fulfill a requirement at a four-year institution. Students who intend to transfer should verify specific program requirements with their four-year institution.

Total Minimum Credits for Degree: 60

1 Students who have completed at least two years of a high school foreign language with at least a “B” average may take the intermediate level foreign language sequence in the first year. Students who complete the intermediate language sequence in the first year should take the following in year two: ENG 241   and ART 132  and 2 additional credits from Humanities/Fine Arts ELE . 

SDV 108  will satisfy the SDV 101 requirement. SDV 108 is for developmental English students.

* This course has a requisite.

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