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Our Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree with a concentration in Art offers students a comprehensive foundation in artistic principles, techniques and creative expression. Through a diverse curriculum encompassing drawing, painting, sculpture and digital media, students explore various artistic mediums and styles while honing their artistic skills. With guidance from experienced faculty, students have the opportunity to develop their artistic voice and build a portfolio showcasing their creative talents. Whether aspiring to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue further studies in art or seeking to jumpstart a career in the creative industries, our A.A. program provides a solid educational pathway towards achieving artistic excellence and realizing professional aspirations.

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In Person


Credit Hours



Time to Complete

2 years



How Do I Know if This Program Is Right for Me?

If you're passionate about expressing yourself creatively and exploring the world through visual arts, our Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree with a concentration in Art may be the perfect fit for you. Whether you're a budding artist seeking to refine your skills or someone intrigued by the power of artistic expression, this program offers a welcoming environment to nurture your passion and cultivate your talent. Whether you aspire to pursue a career in the arts or simply wish to enrich your life through creative exploration, our program provides the guidance, resources and support you need to thrive as an artist. If you're ready to embark on a journey of self-discovery and artistic growth, we invite you to join our vibrant community of aspiring artists and creative thinkers.

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Learn more about the Associate of Arts with a concentration in Art curriculum by viewing the Academic Catalog.

Course Credit Hours   Course Credit Hours
Core Courses:     Complete 3 of the following: 9
ART 133 Color Theory 3   ART 206 Digital Art I (3)
ART 134 2-D Design 3   ART 211 Ceramics I (3)
ART 135 3-D Design 3   ART 261 Painting I (3)
ART 141 Drawing I 3   ART 271 Printmaking I (3)
Art History electives 6   ART 281 Sculpture I (3)
      Concentration Total 27


Can You Give Me a Glimpse of My Future?

Whether you choose to pursue further education at a four-year institution to deepen your artistic expertise or enter the workforce directly, you'll be prepared for roles such as graphic designer, illustrator, art assistant, gallery assistant, or freelance artist. Additionally, your creative skills and critical thinking abilities cultivated through this program can be valuable in fields beyond art, including marketing, advertising, education and more.

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