Art Foundations: Art History (A.A.)

The department of Music and Art offers the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree program in Art Foundations – Art History. The Art Foundations program seeks to educate students in the fundamentals of studio practice and art historical scholarship. Progressing through a broad and rigorous curriculum that encompasses the basics of fine and applied arts and art history, students will be better prepared to enter a variety of majors in a four-year college and pursue occupations in the arts.

Transfer Options

BMCC has active articulation agreements for graduates with the A.A. in Art History and the A.S. in Studio Art with Queens College–CUNY. These agreements allow students to make a seamless transition to four year colleges, assured that the courses they have taken at BMCC will count towards their major.

Academic Program Maps

Required Common Core

Flexible Core

Curriculum Requirements

Choose 1 from:
3
ART 251
Asian Art History
OR
3
ART 255
Pre-Colombian Art of Mesoamerica & the Andes
OR
3
ART 801
African Art
Choose 1 from:
3
ART 290
Medieval Art
OR
3
ART 291
18th & 19th Century Art: The Age of Enlightenment & Industry
OR
3
ART 292
Renaissance & Baroque Art
OR
3
ART 293
Ancient Greece & Rome: Classical Art
6
General Electives
9
Program Electives
Select 9 credits from any 3-credit art history 200-level and above, studio art, anthropology, sociology, history, ethnic studies or 300-level English courses.
30
Total Curriculum Requirements
60
Total Program Requirements

Music and Art Dept.

199 Chambers Street, Room F-1130A
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-1464

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m