Studio Art, B.A. (STLCC 2+SLU)

This program plan is part of the formal 2+SLU transfer agreement between St. Louis Community College and Saint Louis University.

Students in this program will satisfy the degree requirements published in the 2020-2021 academic catalog at St. Louis Community College and the 2021-2022 academic catalog at SLU. Students must complete all courses and transfer to SLU on or before the spring 2026 semester.

Students who plan to transfer to SLU after spring 2026 should contact a transfer admission counselor to explore options.

Students who have been following a program plan from a previous year's academic catalog can reference their older program plan version at

For additional information see the catalog entry for:

Studio Art, B.A.

  • Students must complete all the courses outlined on the Program Plan unless an exception is approved by SLU.
  • Students must complete an application for admission.
  • Students may be subject to admission review under circumstances outlined in the Admission Policies.
  • Students must present a 2.50 cumulative GPA at the time of transfer to SLU.
  • Students wishing to be considered for a departmental scholarship must submit a portfolio for consideration. Applicants register and submit their portfolio on SlideRoom. Portfolios should have 12 to 15 examples of artwork representing a range of interests and skills, including observation-based drawing. SlideRoom charges applicants a $10 transaction fee to submit a portfolio.

Program Plans provide a guided pathway for students to earn an associate's degree at their home institution and a bachelor's degree at Saint Louis University. Students may change the sequence in which they complete courses at their home institution. Students who complete a course that is not part of this Program Plan are encouraged to contact SLU to see if the course could be substituted.

St. Louis Community College Courses 

Transfer Course Transfer Course Title Transfer Course Credits Equivalent SLU Course Equivalent SLU Credits
Year One
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100) 3 ENGL 1500 3
COM 107 Public Speaking (MOTR COMM 110) 3 CMM 1200 3
MTH 160 or higher Precalculus Algebra (MOTR MATH 130) or higher (except MTH 180) 4 MATH 1200 4
ART 101 or ART 102 Art History - Prehistory to 1300 (MOTR ARTS 101) or Art History - 1300 to Present (MOTR ARTS 102) 3 ARTH 1110 or ARTH 1120 3
ART 107 Design I 2 ART 2100 2
HST 115 or HST 128 Ancient and Medieval History to 1500 (MOTR WCIV 101) or Western Civilization from 1500 to the Present (MOTR WCIV 102) 3 HIST 1110 or HIST 1120 3
Credits 18 18
ENG 102 College Composition II (MOTR ENGL 200) 3 ENGL 1900 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (MOTR Course) (Choose any except COM 200, GEG 101, HST courses) 3 Social Science Requirement 3
Natural Science (lab optional)(MOTR course) 3 General Elective 3
ART 103 History of Modern Art (MOTR ARTS 100) 3 ARTH 2800 3
ART 108 Design II 2 ART 2150 2
Credits 14 14
Year Two
Social & Behavioral Sciences (MOTR Course) (Recommended: ANT 101, ANT 102, or PSC 201) 3 General Elective 3
Natural Science with lab (MOTR course) 4 Natural Sciences Requirement 4
PHL 104 Ethics (MOTR PHIL 102) 3 PHIL 2050 3
ART 109 Drawing I (MOTR PERF 105D) 3 ART 2000 3
ART 207 Three-Dimensional Design 3 ART 2120 3
Credits 16 16
Social & Behavioral Sciences - Civics Course (Choose any) 3 General Elective 3
Literature Course (See list below) * 3 Literature Requirement 3
ART 111 Figure Drawing I 3 ART 2025 3
ART XXX Emphasis Course ^ 3 ART XXXX 3
PHL 103 World Religions (MOTR RELG 100) 3 THEO 2710 3
Credits 15 15
St. Louis Community College Total Credits 63 63

Choose from ENG 110, ENG 114, ENG 204, ENG 205, ENG 211, ENG 216, ENG 217, ENG 224, ENG 225, ENG 231, ENG 233


Introductory course in Ceramics, Computer Art, Graphic Design, Painting, Printmaking, or Sculpture, or an intermediate course in Drawing (if that is the intended Studio Art Emphasis).

Note: Students must complete an AA at STLCC to be part of the official 2+SLU program. Students using this program plan as a general guide to transfer to SLU may have to complete additional courses at SLU.

Saint Louis University Courses 

Plan of Study Grid
Year Three
2XXX Outside Emphasis 3
ART 3800 Studio Sophomore Seminar 1
General Elective 3
CORE 1600 Ultimate Questions: Theology 3
Foreign Language I 3
2XXX Outside Emphasis 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
CORE 1700 Ultimate Questions: Philosophy 3
Foreign Language II 3
Year Four
ART 4800 Studio Senior Seminar 1
Emphasis Intermediate Level 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
Emphasis Advanced Level 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Total Credits59

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Transfer Admission