Certificates and Degrees

Certificates and degrees differ in the time it takes to earn each, as well as the credits required in order to graduate. Each of these academic achievements are suitable for certain specific fields or career goals.

Associate Degrees

Associate degrees prepare you for employment and/or transfer to a university. Associate degree programs consist of mutiple degree-applicable units in your chosen major and the required general education courses. Generally, it takes two years to complete a degree program, on a full-time basis. Choose this pathway to transfer to a university Art program.
Advertising and Graphic Design Associate in Arts Degree

Advertising and Graphic Design Associate in Arts Degree

The Advertising and Graphic Design Associate in Arts Degree is designed for students seeking employment in the advertising and graphic design industry. It is recommended that students seeking employment in these areas should also complete a total of...

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Art Associate in Arts Degree

Art Associate in Arts Degree

Curriculum leads to the Associate in Arts Degree. This degree is designed to prepare students for possible careers in the different fields of Fine Arts, including Gallery presentation, Sculpture, Painting, and Ceramics. It is also very good...

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Art History Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

Art History Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

The Art History Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer, also called the Art History AA-T Degree, prepares students to transfer to CSU campuses that offer bachelor’s degrees in Art History. This degree requires students to complete 60 CSU...

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Art History/ Museum Studies Associate in Arts Degree

Art History/ Museum Studies Associate in Arts Degree

The Art History/Museum Studies Associate in Arts Degree prepares students to transfer to a university that offers bachelor's degrees in Art History, especially those that offer a specialization in Museum Studies. A bachelor's degree in Art History/...

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Studio Arts Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

Studio Arts Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

The Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer (AA-T), also called the Studio Arts AA-T Degree, prepares students to transfer to CSU campuses that offer bachelor’s degrees in Studio Art. Students earning the Studio Arts AA-T will be granted...

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Certificates

If you are seeking skills development and employment upon completion of requirements, the certificate program will be your choice for an educational goal. Certificate programs consist of 18 or more degree-applicable units in your chosen major. The length of the certificate programs may vary from one semester to four semesters. Choose this pathway for professional training for creative industry jobs.
Advertising and Graphic Design Certificate

Advertising and Graphic Design Certificate

The Advertising and Graphic Design Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the professions of advertising, graphic design or allied profession. The hands-on classes allow a student to create professional quality...

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Children's Book Ilustration Certificate

Children's Book Ilustration Certificate

The Children’s Book Illustration Certificate is designed to prepare advanced skill-level students to create content specifically in children's picture books. This certificate emphasizes book content development, processes and publishing methods....

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Illustration Certificate

Illustration Certificate

The Illustration Certificate Program is designed to emphasize strategies and skill development in order to facilitate the student's portfolio presentation, which may be appropriate for a variety of careers in the Commercial Arts field, including...

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Museum Assistant Certificate

Museum Assistant Certificate

The Museum Assistant Certificate is designed to provide students with the entry-level skills for the growing global art market. This certificate is ideal for students seeking careers in art museums, galleries, or cultural centers as well as arts...

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