Three-Dimensional Design

Three-Dimensional Design

The Three-Dimensional area of emphasis focuses on the development of sustained artistic practice through exploration, experimentation, studio work and study. Students are encouraged to examine and explore all the creative possibilities offered by three-dimensional art forms as well as where their work fits into the history of art and contemporary art practice.

Complete the Art Major Core Course Requirements:

Required for the Major:


ARTF 107 Contemporary Art 3
ARTF 109 History of Modern Art or
ARTF 110 Art History: Prehistoric to Gothic or
ARTF 111 Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3
ARTF 150A Two-Dimensional Design 3
ARTF 151 Three-Dimensional Design 3
ARTF 155A Freehand Drawing I 3
ARTF 231 Introduction to Digital Art 3
Complete the Requirements for the Three-Dimensional emphasis:
ARTF 175A Sculpture I 3
ARTF 175B Sculpture II 3
ARTF 195A Ceramics I 3
ARTF 280B Three-Dimensional Studio Lab 1
Select one course from:
ARTF 113 Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas 3
ARTF 115 African Art 3
ARTF 120 Native American Art 3
ARTF 125 Art History: Arts of the Asian Continent 3
BLAS 110 African American Art 3
CHIC 230 Chicano Art 3
Select one course from:
ARTF 165A Composition in Painting I 3
ARTF 190A Black and White Art Photography 3
ARTF 191 Cultural Influences on Photography 3
ARTF 194 Critical Photography 3
ARTF 198A Introduction to Printmaking I 3
ARTF 205A New Genres: Art in the Twenty-First Century 3
ARTF210A Life Drawing I 3
ARTF 220A Life Sculpture I 3
Total Units = 34

For graduation requirements see Requirements for the Associate Degree .

Electives as needed to meet minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

Recommended electives: Fine Art 155B, 161A, 165B, 165C, 198B, 210B, 220B.

Note: Only one Fine Arts (ARTF) course from the above list may be used to satisfy SDCCD general education requirements.

(Mesa College Catalog 2013-14)