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An associate degree is typically taken by students who have completed high school and who wish to pursue studies at a higher level. It is most commonly a two-year program with a generalized focus, though it may be tailored to a specific outcome. What is an associate degree in arts? This degree program is taken by students who are interested in the arts and wish to receive a broad understanding of… Read more

An associate degree is typically taken by students who have completed high school and who wish to pursue studies at a higher level. It is most commonly a two-year program with a generalized focus, though it may be tailored to a specific outcome.

What is an associate degree in arts? This degree program is taken by students who are interested in the arts and wish to receive a broad understanding of this topic. Courses my include art appreciation, architecture, poetry, literature and photography, as well as a grounding in the basics of math, social sciences and life sciences. Instruction is usually facilitated by professors with advanced degrees and may be a mixture of classroom, laboratory and online formats.

Students in this program may learn how to understand and synthesize a large amount of material, as well as develop successful study habits, skills useful in the furthering of their academic life. They may also gain insights into the arts community, which may be helpful in gaining employment after school.

The cost of a two-year associate degree depends on the courses taken, books and supplies and other factors. To get a full understanding of the expenses, interested students should contact the financial aid office of each school.

For students who graduate with an associate degree in arts, the employment field is broad and diverse. They may look for work with arts organizations, nonprofit agencies, schools, corporations, churches and other groups. They also may elect to pursue additional studies. Job titles associated with this degree include instructors, tutors, musicians, artists, writers, interior decorators, journalists, painters, photographers and arts advocates.

As a popular field of study, this program may be taken at schools throughout the world, with a variety of options for campus and online learning. 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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Salzburg College
Salzburg, Austria

At Salzburg College, the Associate in Arts program is a 16-month course of study that covers the core materials needed to complete the first two years of a four-year bachelor' ... +

At Salzburg College, the Associate in Arts program is a 16-month course of study that covers the core materials needed to complete the first two years of a four-year bachelor's degree. An A.A. degree is the credential earned when a student has successfully completed a two-year course of study. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
16 months
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
College of the Siskiyous
Weed, USA

The Art program at the College of the Siskiyous offers students a complete lower-division transfer curriculum in Art as well as a wide selection of courses for the Associate D ... +

The Art program at the College of the Siskiyous offers students a complete lower-division transfer curriculum in Art as well as a wide selection of courses for the Associate Degree major in Art. -
Associate of Arts
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Bay De Noc Community College
Escanaba, USA

The Art and Design program at Bay College is designed to provide students with a general solid education background and a concentration in art and design. This program is desi ... +

The Art and Design program at Bay College is designed to provide students with a general solid education background and a concentration in art and design. This program is designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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Surry Community College Online
Dobson, USA

The Associate in Arts College Transfer Pathway provides up to 32-33 credit hours leading to the Associate in Arts and is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish ... +

The Associate in Arts College Transfer Pathway provides up to 32-33 credit hours leading to the Associate in Arts and is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to begin study toward the Associate in Arts degree and a baccalaureate degree in a non-STEM major (something other than science, technology, engineering, or mathematics). -
Associate of Arts
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Cayuga County Community College
Auburn, USA

Five concentrations are offered for Studio Art and Design students who wish to focus on specific media in their degree program. These concentrations are listed on the followin ... +

Five concentrations are offered for Studio Art and Design students who wish to focus on specific media in their degree program. These concentrations are listed on the following page, along with courses required for completion. -
Associate of Science
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
Miami, USA

The Art Program at NEO A&M College gives students a sound foundation in drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, and design; all taught in small studio classes allow creati ... +

The Art Program at NEO A&M College gives students a sound foundation in drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, and design; all taught in small studio classes allow creative interaction with the instructor and the students. Many techniques are explored to build analytic and artistic skills and develop portfolios. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Corpus Christi College (UBC Campus, Canada)
Vancouver, Canada

Designed to provide broad-based knowledge and experiences in preparation for entering the workforce, or as a foundation for further undergraduate study, the AA degree is an ex ... +

Designed to provide broad-based knowledge and experiences in preparation for entering the workforce, or as a foundation for further undergraduate study, the AA degree is an excellent credential to have on your resume and gives you an edge when applying for Bachelor’s programs. Learn strong critical thinking and sought after research skills as you study English, philosophy, psychology, economics, and more -
Associate of Arts
English (Canada)
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Folsom Lake College
Folsom, USA +2 More

The Folsom Lake College art history curriculum offers a wide range of courses in introduction to art, western, and non-western art, from prehistoric to contemporary. Through t ... +

The Folsom Lake College art history curriculum offers a wide range of courses in introduction to art, western, and non-western art, from prehistoric to contemporary. Through the program’s diverse classes, students understand the diverse cultural, historical, social, and religious backgrounds. The program provides transfer and employment opportunities, as well as personal enrichment for students. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Canada College - Cañada College
Redwood City, USA

The Associate of Arts in Art History is designed for students who wish to pursue the study of art forms of the past and present in a social, political, philosophical, and cult ... +

The Associate of Arts in Art History is designed for students who wish to pursue the study of art forms of the past and present in a social, political, philosophical, and cultural context as a foundation for understanding human history and creativity. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Concord College
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

The Art School has three dedicated teaching staff with a range of skills and specialisms and occupies three studios in the newly refurbished Castle Building. Two of these spac ... +

The Art School has three dedicated teaching staff with a range of skills and specialisms and occupies three studios in the newly refurbished Castle Building. Two of these spaces are dedicated to lowering school groups, and the third is exclusively for sixth formers. There is also a dedicated communal study area where students can enjoy full access to high specification laptops, the full Adobe Creative suite and an excellent library of books and subject-specific journals. -
Associate of Arts
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Pratt Community College
Pratt, USA

Pratt Community College’s art major offers a foundation program for students who want to transfer to a four-year school in art education, studio art, or design. Small class si ... +

Pratt Community College’s art major offers a foundation program for students who want to transfer to a four-year school in art education, studio art, or design. Small class size allows students to get personal attention from instructors with industry experience. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Riverside City College
Riverside, USA

Humanities, Philosophy, and Arts examine human values and experience within a wide range of cultures, across the globe, and over the course of history. Students will study, in ... +

Humanities, Philosophy, and Arts examine human values and experience within a wide range of cultures, across the globe, and over the course of history. Students will study, interpret, and evaluate classic works in architecture, art, literature, music, philosophy, religion, rhetoric, and the theatre. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Kansas City Art Institute
Kansas City, USA

Whatever your career goals are, whether you plan to pursue a career as a studio artist or start your own company; be a freelancer or a creative professional within an existing ... +

Whatever your career goals are, whether you plan to pursue a career as a studio artist or start your own company; be a freelancer or a creative professional within an existing enterprise, a minor in Entrepreneurial Studies in Art and Design will give you the business skills you need to succeed.english -
Associate Degree
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Cleveland State Community College
Cleveland, USA

The Art Studio emphasis is designed to prepare students for transfer to a bachelor’s degree-granting institution to study Art.

The Art Studio emphasis is designed to prepare students for transfer to a bachelor’s degree-granting institution to study Art. -
Associate of Arts
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Delta College
University Center, USA

Looking for a career where you can use your creativity? Art + Design students graduating with an associate's degree leave Delta prepared to pursue gainful employment at region ... +

Looking for a career where you can use your creativity? Art + Design students graduating with an associate's degree leave Delta prepared to pursue gainful employment at regional art galleries, design firms, photography studios or printing businesses. -
Associate of Arts
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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