Visual And Performing Arts Academy

Queensborough Academy
The VAPA Academy provides the highest quality artistic and technical education combined with scholarly research across disciplines.

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 106* Chemistry in the Arts (STEM) I.C 4
Social Science II.A, II.D, II.E 3
Choose from HI 100 series II.B 3
Humanities elective II.C 3
Subtotal 22
Major requirements
ARTS 121 Two Dimensional Design 3
ARTS 122 Three Dimensional Design 3
ARTS 221 or
ARTS 151
Color Theory or
Drawing I
3
Art history Choose one: ARTH 100, 101, 115, 116, 117 or 120 3
ARTH 225 History of Graphic Design 3
ARTS 141 Introduction to Photography 3
ARTS 291 Electronic Imaging 3
ARTS 290 Advertising Design and Layout 3
ARTS 292 Design for Desktop Publishing 3
ARTS 293 Design for Motion Graphics 3
ARTS 192 Web Animation 3
ET 710 Web Technology: Building and Maintaining Web Sites 4
Subtotal 37
Electives
Free electives (Strongly recommended: Porfolio independent study ARTS 390) 1
Subtotal 1
Total credits required 60
All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.

*Students who have completed CH-103 and CH-104 have met the requirements for CH-106.