Art Foundation

Program Information

Program Code: 
ARTFD.AA...
Degree Type: 
Associate in Arts
Year Established: 
2003
Contact: 
Humanities - (313) 845-9634 - humanities@hfcc.edu
Description: 

The Henry Ford Community College Art Department offers a variety of art courses as well as three programs of study: Art Foundation, Ceramics and Graphic Design. Refer to these headings to find course requirements for each. Course descriptions for all Art Department programs can be found under ART. For specific information on these degree programs and art courses, students should contact an Art faculty advisor. All students receiving an Art Foundation degree from HFCC must participate in a graduating student Art Exhibition.

Transfer Information

Transfer Options/Requirements: 

The College has articulation agreements and/or transfer guides to help students who want to transfer to other institutions once they have completed their studies at HFCC.   Articulation agreements ensure that graduates from HFCC can transfer to another institution and work towards a bachelor's degree without a loss of coursework completed at HFCC.  Transfer guides denote the transferability of HFCC coursework toward specific degree programs at other institutions. It is important that students who intend to transfer to another institution consult the appropriate articulation agreements and/or transfer guides to ensure the transferability of the courses they take to the institution they plan to attend. Articulation agreements and transfer guides are available in the University Transfer, Advising, and Career Counseling Center (313-845-9612, counseling@hfcc.edu, Learning Resource Center). Some of the institutions students enrolled in this program frequently transfer to include:

  • Davenport University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • University of Michigan - Dearborn

Program Requirements

Minimum Number Of Credits To Graduate: 
60 (Including Options/Electives)

Required Core Courses

*Art elective courses include: Art Education, Art History, Ceramics, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture. Students should consult with their academic advisor to select the additional courses to supplement their program.

Degree-Specific Requirements

Degree-Specific Requirements: 

Students must also complete the specific degree requirements for the Associate in Arts Degree. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Associate in Arts Degree Requirements when applicable. Developmental courses (developmental courses are those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.

General Education

General Education: 

Students must also complete the General Education requirements of the College. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses, as well as courses used to fulfill requirements of the Associate in Arts degree, may also be used to fulfill General Education when applicable.

Requirements are Subject to Change

The information represented here is for the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the Program Evaluation section of WebAdvisor.