The Visual Art Foundation Program introduces concepts of creativity using design, drawing, painting and ceramic manipulating techniques to
explore the visual basics of the design elements: line, shape, space, texture, value, color and mass. This course work is a stepping stone that
ensures a student will be provided the fundamental building blocks of art endeavors, enabling them to pursue a four year degree, and beyond, in
Students successfully completing the Art Foundation courses with their portfolios, often receive scholarships to pursue their area of choice,
while gaining entry nationwide into a four year program at a third year level. These same students have gone on as teachers, professors,
interior designers, architects, graphic designers, animators, jewelers, ceramic artists, painters and sculptors, photographers. Graduates have
also included arts administrators, art historians and art therapists. The fundamentals of the Visual Art Foundation provide a key to success
in the arts.
PROGRAMS and DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:
There is one program option for Art. The Associate of Arts Degree requires 62-63 credits over 4 recommended semesters.
Below are the courses we offer that are most relevant to this program. Check the program options above to
see which courses are required. Courses in other academic areas are also required. Please view the College Catalog for course
descriptions not listed below.