Visual and Performing Arts

Are you interested in artistic and creative expression? Do you want to explore the beauty, complexity, and diversity of life through the arts? Consider earning a degree or certificate in the Visual and Performing Arts Interest Area where you’ll develop foundational skills in your chosen art form, while strengthening creative thinking and communication skills.

Types of Degrees and Certificates Learn more
AA/AS Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree
AS Associate of Science Degree
CA Certificate of Achievement
SC Skills Certificate
AA-T Associate in Arts for Transfer
AA Associate of Arts Degree
  • Students using computers in Design class.

    Applied Art and Design

    Learn the practical uses of art, design, graphics and video. Study digital filmmaking, image editing, design principles, business essentials, digital art and more.
    AA/AS AS CA SC
    Applied Art and Design
  • Students using easels outdoors for class.

    Art

    From drawing to painting and sculpture to ceramics, learn how to express your ideas visually. Study art fundamentals including technique, material safety, design and problem-solving.
    AA-T AA
    Art
  • Three smiling students posing close up for camera.

    Fashion

    Learn how to design, produce, and market your products in the fashion industry. Prepare for careers in industrial and small business settings.
    AS SC
    Fashion
  • Students playing bassoon, saxophone and trumpet in band class.

    Music

    From music theory and history to voice and piano, get the skills you need for this competitive industry. Gain experience performing in formal concerts, recitals and festivals.
    AA-T AA/AS SC
    Music
  • Photography Degrees and Certificates

    Photography

    From beginning to advanced classes, get the skills you need to become a successful photographer. Study traditional and digital photography, studio lighting, and learn how to run a photography business.
    AA/AS AS CA SC
    Photography
  • Students rehearsing for an upcoming theatre play.

    Theatre Arts

    Learn all aspects of theatre production including performance, lighting, costumes, makeup, sound, scene painting and stage management.
    AA-T AA SC
    Theatre Arts

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