Associate of Arts Southwest Heritage Arts

This program is designed to maximize transfer of credit to a four-year college or university. In addition to a generous exposure to general education courses, you will concentrate your efforts in Southwest Folk Art.

AA Southwest Heritage Arts Degree Checklist 2015-16

The Associate of Arts in Southwest Heritage Arts is in moratorium and is not accepting new student applications at this time.

General Education Requirements (38 hrs)
  • ART    115    Traditional Woodcarving (3)
  • ART    130    Tinsmithing I (3)
  • ART    152    Traditional Spanish Colonial Retablo Making (3)
  • ART    158    Bulto Making (3)
  • ART    180    Micaceous Pottery I (3)
  • ART    231    Tinsmithing II (3)
  • ART    150    Basic Jewelry & Metalworking (3)*
  • FA       100    Intro. to Weaving (3)
  • ART    156    Pueblo Sash Weaving (3)*
    Choose ONE course from the following:
  • ART    110    Drawing I (3)
  • ART    120    Painting I (3)
  • ART    122    Design Elements in Art (3)
  • ART    155    Pueblo Embroidery (3)*
  • ART    160    Pottery I (3)
  • ART    170    Photography I (3)
  • ART    190    Silversmithing (3)*
  • SCFM    110L    Spanish Colonial Furniture Making Lab (4)
    * Poeh Ctr. Only

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