Queensborough Academy
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Digital Art and Design - Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS)

Course no. Course title Common core category Credits
Common core requirements
EN 101 English Composition I I.A 3
EN 102 English Composition II I.A 3
MA 321 Mathematics in Contemporary Society I.B 3
CH 103 or CH 106 Chemistry in the Arts (STEM or non-STEM) I.C/ II.E 3-4
Social Science II.A, II.D, II.E 3
Choose from HI 100 series II.B 3
Humanities elective II.C 3
Subtotal 21-22
Major requirements
AR 121 Two Dimensional Design 3
AR 122 Three Dimensional Design 3
AR 148 Color Theory 3
AR 251 Drawing I 3
Art history Choose one: AR 310, 311, 313, 315, 316, 317, 318 or 320 3
AR 325 History of Graphic Design 3
AR 461 Introduction to Photography 2
AR 473 Electronic Imaging 2
AR 541 Advertising Design and Layout 2
AR 543 Design for Desktop Publishing 2
AR 544 Design for Motion Graphics 2
AR 642 Web Animation 3
ET 710 Web Technology: Building and Maintaining Web Sites 4
CH 104 Chemistry in the Arts laboratory (not required if STEM taken in common core, I.C) 0-1
Subtotal 35-36
Electives
Free electives (AR 253, 903 and 905 are strongly recommended) 3
Subtotal 3
Total credits required 60
All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.