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Degrees - Art

Art - Associate of Arts Degree Major


This major encourages the development of technical skills, art appreciation, and personal creative vision. Art majors begin with a series of foundation courses that are designed to develop students' understanding and application of visual language across a range of media. This major will equip students with a variety of skills and visual strategies that they will be able to apply in meaningful contexts. Through study of arts, students learn how to find creative solutions to problems and how to express their individuality.


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Interpret the ideas being communicated by analyzing the visual elements and principles of design.
  • Solve visual problems involving craftsmanship by using the creative process.
  • Recognize, distinguish, and correlate the basic elements of form and utilize it to make original art.

Requirements for the Major

All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Course ID Name Units
ART C110
(or C110A & C110B)
Color and Design: 2D 3.0
ART C120
(or C120A & C120B)
Drawing 1 3.0
ART C121 Life Drawing 1 3.0
ART C122
(or ART C122A & C122B)
Painting 3.0
ART C100
ART C101
Art History and Appreciation 1
Art History and Appreciation 2
ART C111A and 111B
ART C150
Color and Design: 3D
Ceramics 1
Subtotal for Major 18.0
Total for Degree 60.0

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Use the link below to view Coastline Community Colleges Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program. These reports provide you, the student, with important information regarding the costs, benefits, and potential employment options of our degree and certificate programs.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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