Associate Degrees in Art Studies

An Associate Degree in Art Studies (AA) is a good entry-level community college program that generally takes around two years to complete. This degree is earned in the humanities, social science and business fields. What is an Associate Degree in Arts? Many programs for this degree are specialized for specific fields. You could earn an AA degree to find work as a respiratory therapist, a licensed… Read more

An Associate Degree in Art Studies (AA) is a good entry-level community college program that generally takes around two years to complete. This degree is earned in the humanities, social science and business fields.

What is an Associate Degree in Arts? Many programs for this degree are specialized for specific fields. You could earn an AA degree to find work as a respiratory therapist, a licensed practical nurse or a paralegal. The classes offered will depend on the program, but you will probably take entry English, math and history classes.

This program benefits you by giving you the skills to enter the workforce quickly, without needing to go through a full four-year college program. It’s not a long commitment, and some of the credits will transfer to a bachelor’s degree if you decide to go to a university. Many programs understand that people are still working while updating their skills, so they offer flexible classes and time frames.

The cost of an Associate Degree in Arts will vary by institution, but many community and technical colleges are much less expensive than their university counterparts. Check out the costs of the particular schools you’re looking at; there may be financial assistance available to you as well.

An associate degree provides you the opportunity to go beyond an entry-level position. You will have more specialized technical skills in the industry of your degree. Many dental hygienists or assistant physical therapists have an AA in their field. In business, having your degree shows that you have taken classes to improve your communication and professionalism, which gives you an edge over other applicants.

There are a lot of community and technical colleges that offer an Associate Degree in Arts. You may even find online programs, which will give you even more options. AA degrees are very popular for young people starting their education. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Glendale Community College
Glendale, USA

Course curriculum for either programs involves a wide spectrum of topics ranging from history of art, structure and principles of design, image generation and combination, lif ... +

Course curriculum for either programs involves a wide spectrum of topics ranging from history of art, structure and principles of design, image generation and combination, life drawing to three-dimensional digital animation, modeling, and kinematic animation techniques. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Sullivan County Community College
Loch Sheldrake, USA

With the explosive growth of the web and strong demand in traditional publishing, the ability to design and produce attractive and effective digital and print graphic material ... +

With the explosive growth of the web and strong demand in traditional publishing, the ability to design and produce attractive and effective digital and print graphic materials provides an exciting and rewarding career. Designers able to work with the new media will find a wealth of opportunity. SUNY Sullivan has a tradition of graduating professionals who understand that good design and technical expertise combine to produce powerful results. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Snow College (Community College)
Ephraim, USA

Snow College Visual Arts offers a dynamic general education curriculum designed to provide all students with a holistic understanding of the principles of art which fashion th ... +

Snow College Visual Arts offers a dynamic general education curriculum designed to provide all students with a holistic understanding of the principles of art which fashion the visual world around us. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Delaware County Community College
Philadelphia, USA

The Game Development specialization is intended to prepare students for a career or further study in game development. Courses emphasize the specific skills necessary for the ... +

The Game Development specialization is intended to prepare students for a career or further study in game development. Courses emphasize the specific skills necessary for the design, development, marketing and testing of computer games. Industry standard programming languages and development tools are utilized in this specialization. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Cao đẳng Parkland
Champaign, USA

Parkland College Art & Design courses are designed to enhance your skills, build your portfolio, and develop the fundamentals needed to successfully transfer to a four-yea ... +

Parkland College Art & Design courses are designed to enhance your skills, build your portfolio, and develop the fundamentals needed to successfully transfer to a four-year college or university.Parkland's Art & Design faculty are working artists who have the experience and skills necessary to provide a strong foundation for students planning to transfer and pursue a bachelor's degree. Not looking to transfer? That's okay, our dedicated faculty can help you make the most of your talent and achieve your dream. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Brookdale Community College
Middletown, USA

Whether you want to learn rendering, modeling, storyboarding, editing, or electronic game design, our degree programs will provide you with first-class training and skills, an ... +

Whether you want to learn rendering, modeling, storyboarding, editing, or electronic game design, our degree programs will provide you with first-class training and skills, and valuable experience in the world of digital animation. Our program also offers the first two years of a bachelor degree in Animation and 3D design. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
4 semesters
English
08 Sep 2020
01 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Green River College
Auburn, USA +1 More

Your education in the arts begins here. Green River College fosters an in-depth preparation for the study and creation of art.

Your education in the arts begins here. Green River College fosters an in-depth preparation for the study and creation of art. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Sioux City, USA

Video Game Design Artistic Track is a program of study in game design, interactive software development, and programming that can be offered completely online or in the classr ... +

Video Game Design Artistic Track is a program of study in game design, interactive software development, and programming that can be offered completely online or in the classroom. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Online
 
Sacramento City College
Sacramento, USA

This program provides a foundation in studio art methods. Program offerings include coursework in art history, 2-D, and 3-D studio practices.

This program provides a foundation in studio art methods. Program offerings include coursework in art history, 2-D, and 3-D studio practices. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Campus FP

We are immersed in a technological boom in every field and more and more developers are demanded to meet the needs of the labor market. Learn everything about applications for ... +

We are immersed in a technological boom in every field and more and more developers are demanded to meet the needs of the labor market. Learn everything about applications for business management, process optimization, to meet the needs of leisure ... and learn to make it accessible from any place and device. Objectives Program of the course Outcomes Professionals Academic progress Centers in which this course is taught -
Associate Degree
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Spanish
Campus
 
Washtenaw Community College
Ann Arbor, USA

Students will design a program of study to meet individual needs. This degree is a good option for students who are undecided about a major, or simply want to explore various ... +

Students will design a program of study to meet individual needs. This degree is a good option for students who are undecided about a major, or simply want to explore various areas in the arts and social sciences. A counselor will assist in developing a program of study that meets all of the College's graduation requirements. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Online
 
Youth for Understanding USA
Washington, USA

The Community College Program matches you with the Art Studies program that best fits your needs. With YFU you will pursue your Associates Degree in the area of Art Studies wh ... +

The Community College Program matches you with the Art Studies program that best fits your needs. With YFU you will pursue your Associates Degree in the area of Art Studies while learning about life in the U.S. and your immediate community. Students have the opportunity to take courses in a variety of subjects in order to explore interests, expand knowledge, and participate in traditional American past-times and student activities. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
dBs Music UK
Bristol, United Kingdom +3 More

This course is for musicians and music makers who want to develop their creativity, theoretical understanding as well as the practical skills to compose, record and produce mu ... +

This course is for musicians and music makers who want to develop their creativity, theoretical understanding as well as the practical skills to compose, record and produce music and sound for TV, Film and the wider media industry. This brand new course is taught at dBs Music’s premier training centre in Camborne, Cornwall and awarded by Plymouth University. As with all dBs Music centres, students will find industry experienced staff, excellent equipment and a relaxed learning environment. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Northwest College
Powell, USA

The Photographic Communications Program prepares students for a career in professional photography.

The Photographic Communications Program prepares students for a career in professional photography. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, USA

The AA in Art is a pre-major for students who want to pursue a four-year college/university degree in such fields as Fine Arts, Art Education and Art History.

The AA in Art is a pre-major for students who want to pursue a four-year college/university degree in such fields as Fine Arts, Art Education and Art History. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus