Open Educational Resources and the Art History Transfer Model Curriculum

Indicated resources are samples. Find a complete curated collection at Open Educational Resources and Art/Art History. Please note that the structure presented here aligns with the Art History TMC; local Associate Degrees for Transfer will be different as the TMC introduces flexibility from List A and beyond.

Note – this is a draft document. If any errors are detected, please contact the ASCCC-OERI.

Core Courses

Survey of Western Art from Prehistory through the Middle Ages (ARTH 110)

Survey of Western Art from Renaissance to Contemporary (ARTH 120)

Fundamentals of Drawing (Drawing I) (ARTS 110)

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List A – Select one from the following:

Survey of Asian Art (ARTH 130)

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Art of Africa, Oceania, and Indigenous North Americas (ARTH 140)

Art of the Ancient Americas (ARTH 145)

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Any CSU transferable non-western art history course

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List B – Select one from the following:

Any studio arts course that transfers as CSU GE or as major preparation for the studio arts major or similar at the CSU.

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2-D Foundations (ARTS 100)

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3-D Foundations (ARTS 101)

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Figure Drawing (ARTS 200)

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Introduction to Digital Art (ARTS 250)

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Introduction to Ceramics (ARTS 230)

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Introduction to Photography (ARTS 260)

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Sculpture (ARTS 240)

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List C – Select one from the following:

Any course from List A or List B not already used.

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Any CSU transferable Art History course (EXCEPT ARTH 100, Art Appreciation)

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Any Art or Humanities course articulated as CSU GE Area C1

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Any course articulated as CSU GE Area C2 in: A Language other than English (except ASL); Art, History, Humanities; Philosophy; Religion/Religious Studies; or The History of Costume;

Sample courses with available OER listed below

HIST 130 – US History to 1877

HIST 140 – US History from 1865

HIST 150 – World History to 1500

HIST 160 – World History since 1500

Boundless World History (Lumen Learning) (License varies)

HIST 170 – Western Civilization I

PHIL 100 – Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 110 – Introduction to Logic

PHIL 120 – Introduction to Ethnics

PHIL 130 – History of Ancient Philosophy

PHIL 140 – History of Modern Philosophy

SPAN 100 – Elementary Spanish I

Any course articulated as CSU GE Area D1, D3, D4, or D6

Sample courses with available OER listed below

ANTH 110 – Introduction to Biological Anthropology

ANTH 120 – Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 150 – Introduction to Archaeology

CDEV 100 – Child, Growth and Development

CDEV 110 – Child, Family and Community

ECON 201 – Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 202 – Principles of Macroeconomics

GEOG 120 – Introduction to Human Geography

GEOG 125 – World Regional Geography

HIST 130 – US History to 1877

HIST 140 – US History to 1500

HIST 150 – World History to 1500

HIST 160 – World History since 1500

POLS 110 – Introduction to American Government and Politics

POLS 120 – Introduction to Political Theory and Thought

POLS 140 – Introduction to International Relations

PSY 110 – Introduction to Psychology

PSY 120 – Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

PSY 180 – Introduction to Lifespan Psychology

PSY 200 – Research Methods in Psychology

SOCI 110 – Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 115 – Social Problems

SOCI 130 – Introduction to marriage and Family

SOCI 140 – Introduction to Gender

SOCI 150 – Introduction to Race and Ethnicity

SOCI 160 – Introduction to Crime

One needs to look through all the resources here. There is sufficient material to create a text, but an instructor would need to organize it to suit their needs.

This page last updated 11-29-21.