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Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer (Fine Arts Concentration)

The goal of the Louisiana Transfer Associate Degree is to maximize the transfer process, meet the needs of students who enroll at a 2-year college with the intent to work toward a baccalaureate, and develop a universal transfer program for which the coursework completed in pursuit of the degree will be accepted by all public universities in the state.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer will have demonstrated:

  1. comprehension of college-level material in the general education curriculum consisting of English composition, mathematics/analytical reasoning, natural sciences, humanities, social/behavioral sciences, and fine arts;
  2. proficiency in general education competencies including reading, written communications, oral communication, mathematical computation, critical thinking, library skills, and computer literacy; and
  3. comprehension of basic concepts derived from concentration or track specific courses in disciplines based upon the student’s area of interest and anticipated baccalaureate major.

Required courses for Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer (Fine Arts Concentration)

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
ENGL 101: Composition & Rhetoric I 3
MATH 102: College Algebra 3
  1Natural Science Sequence 3
  2Fine Arts Concentration Elective 3
  3Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Second Semester Hours
ENGL 102: Composition & Rhetoric II 3
SPCH 110: Public Speaking 3
  1Natural Science Sequence 3
  4Humanities Elective 3
  2Fine Arts Concentration Elective 3
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
  5Mathematics Elective 3
  6Humanities Elective - Literature 3
  3Social/Behavioral Science Elective (200-Level) 3
  2Fine Arts Concentration Elective 3
  2Fine Arts Concentration Elective 3
Second Semester Hours
  7Natural Science - Other Discipline 3
  8Fine Arts Elective 3
  2Fine Arts Concentration Elective 3
  2Fine Arts Concentration Elective 3
  2Fine Arts Concentration Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 60
Students must demonstrate competency in computer literacy by successful completion of a competency exam or through completion of a college level computer science course (CIS 105).
Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course.
Students must make a “C” or higher in all courses which satisfy graduation requirements in order to receive the Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer in Fine Arts from BPCC.
1Natural Science Sequence: BLGY 101 & 102; BLGY 105 & 106; BLGY 224 and 225; CHEM 101 & 102; CHEM 107 & 108; PHSC 105 & 106; PHYS 201 & 202; or SCI 101 & 102 
2Fine Arts Concentration Elective: 21 hours of which one course must be chosen from at least three of the different concentrations (History, Appreciation, Theory, and Basic Skills)
3Social/Behavioral Science Elective: ANTH 201, 202; BADM 201, 202; GPHY 101, 102; POSC 201, 202; PSYC 201, 202, 205, 206, 210, 215, 220, 225; or SLGY 201, 202, 203, 207
4Humanities Elective: ENGL 201, 202, 255, 256, 257; FREN 101, 102, 201; HIST 101, 102, 103, 104, 201, 202, 203; RLGN 201, 202, 203; or SPAN 101, 102, 201
5Mathematics Elective - MATH 111, 112, 114, 124, 131, 210, 250, 251, 252, 253
6Humanities - Literature Course:  ENGL210, ENGL202, ENGL255, ENGL256, or ENGL257
7Natural Science - Other Discipline:
- BLGY 101, 105, 106, 107, 120, 201, 224; MICR 110; ZLGY 201; CHEM 101, 107; PHSC 105, 106, 107, 110, 111; PHYS 201; or SCI 101, 102;
PHYSICAL - CHEM101, CHEM107; PHSC105, PHSC106, PHSC107, PHSC110, PHSC111; PHYS201; or SCI 101, SCI 102
8Fine Arts Elective: ART201, ART202, ART206; MUSC120, MUSC121; COMM240; or THTR101, THTR131

Fine Arts Concentrations

History:  ART 201, ART 202
Appreciation: ART 206, MUSC120, THTR101, COMM240
Theory:  ART101, ART 102
Basic Skills: ART 103, ART 104, ART 203, ART 204
NOTE: The anticipated major or area of interest will impact the type and number of fine arts classes that should be completed.  Many majors in the arts have selective admission based on audition or portfolio; successful completion of the transfer associate degree program does not guarantee admission to the desired baccalaureate.
The Louisiana Transfer Associate Degree consists of 39 hours of General Education (Gen Ed) and 21 hours of additional coursework. Students who enter a four-year public university with this degree will have met the institutions general education requirements and will be granted (junior) status. This guarantee applies to those who successfully complete the degree with the required grade of "C" or better in each course.

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