Art Foundations: Studio Art (A.S.)

The Department of Music and Art offers the Associate of Science (A.S.) degree program in Art Foundations – Studio Art. 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

Studio Art Program Electives

Choose 6 credits from 1 of the following 5 areas of study

Digital Imaging


Life Drawing Studio I



Digital Darkroom I


Art Electives
Choose 6 credits from:
ART 106, ART 113, ART 168, ART 174, ART 176, ART 183, ART 201, ART 203, ART 215, ART 221, ART 225, ART 235, ART 236, ART 243, ART 251, ART 266, ART 268, ART 274, ART 276, ART 283, ART 290, ART 292, ART 293, ART 294, ART 300, ART 303, ART 315, ART 336, ART 337, ART 338, ART 374, ART 383, ART 420

General Electives
Total Curriculum Requirements
Total Program Requirements


Please note, these requirements are effective the 2017-2018 catalog year. Please check your DegreeWorks account for your specific degree requirements as when you began at BMCC will determine your program requirements.

Music and Art Dept.

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

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