Printmaking, Associate in Arts

The Printmaking program prepares students for a career in studio arts and/or provides continuing education and personal enrichment opportunities. The program is committed to training in a variety of drawing techniques and expressive means.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Create prints that demonstrate the effective use of studio tools and the language of visual art.
  • Create, analyze, and evaluate prints executed with a variety of techniques.

Associate in Arts Degree Major Requirements

Required Core
ARTB 2Visual Fundamentals: Two-Dimensional Design3
ARTB 4Color Fundamentals3
ARTS 10ADrawing and Composition I3
ARTS 60Introduction to Printmaking3
ARTS 62ARelief Printmaking I3
ARTS 63AIntaglio Printmaking I3
Select six units from the following:6
Survey of Asian Art
Creative Digital Media I
Monotype I
Monotype II
Monotype III
Monotype IV
Relief Printmaking II
Intaglio Printmaking II
Intaglio Printmaking III
Photo-Based Printmaking I
Photo-Based Printmaking II
Book Arts I
Book Arts II
Experimental Monotype Printmaking
Experimental Relief Printmaking
Experimental Intaglio Printmaking
Layered Prints
Linoleum and Woodblock Printing
Artists' Book Structures
Collography
Chine Colle
Monoprints
TOTAL MAJOR UNITS24
Additional Requirements36
Complete Competency Requirements, general education pattern (MPC General Education, CSU General Education, or IGETC), and electives, if needed, for a total of 60 degree-applicable units.
Total Units60

Please refer to the graduation requirements section of the Catalog for information about degree and certificate requirements including Reading and Writing, Mathematics, Information Competency, and General Education requirements.