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Liberal Arts - Visual Arts
Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree

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This program provides students with a foundation for lifelong intellectual development and a fulfilling life.  It also povides critical thinking skills and a base of knowledge they will use over the course of their careers.

What do students learn by studying Liberal Arts - Visual Arts?  
The Liberal Arts - Visual Arts degree will provide a strong foundation in the creative field of choice as well as a  well-rounded education with a generous range of liberal arts courses required by baccalaureate visual arts programs. Students create a body of work or enhance skills in a chosen field in ways that will assist them in being accepted into a competitive program at a four-year institution.

Are there any requirements that must be satisfiedbefore taking courses in the major?  
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.

How long will it take to complete this degree?
Once students complete developmental coursework (if needed), the degree can be completed in two years of full-time study. They can shorten the amount of time by taking courses in the summer and winter sessions.