The Visual Arts degree program explores visual arts within a liberal arts framework and prepares student for transfer to a four-year program.
A broad-based liberal arts curriculum helps students develop critical thinking skills while focusing on the study of visual arts.
Graduates of the program will be able to:
- Define the basic art elements and apply these fundamentals to demonstrate strong foundational knowledge of fine arts techniques and materials.
- Recognize works of art from various historical periods and styles and identify the artists that produced them.
- Critique works of art demonstrating critical and visual thinking skills and synthesize and implement this information in individual artistic production.
- Produce a portfolio of artwork in preparation for transfer to a four-year program.
Algebra I is a prerequisite for all majors. Competency in Algebra I may be verified with a passing score on the College’s placement test or by completion of the appropriate course. Students must also have a grade of “C” or better in one year of high school laboratory science.