Associate of Arts Programs in Fine Arts

Obtaining an Associate of Arts degree typically requires two years of education. Associate programs are offered at most community colleges, and completing one certifies you as being qualified for some jobs in the completed field of study. What is an Associate of Arts in Fine Arts? A program in fine arts will introduce students to core principles of art creation. Students will often learn basic ski… Read more

Obtaining an Associate of Arts degree typically requires two years of education. Associate programs are offered at most community colleges, and completing one certifies you as being qualified for some jobs in the completed field of study.

What is an Associate of Arts in Fine Arts? A program in fine arts will introduce students to core principles of art creation. Students will often learn basic skills in composition, color theory, and perspective, as well as proportion and gesture. Courses may also focus on writing and literature. Students may learn how to appropriately execute their ideas through the use of different styles and techniques. All of these skills must be demonstrated effectively in the student’s work as they build a portfolio.

A student graduating with an Associate of Arts in Fine Arts will be able to put their ideas into form, be it sculpture, drawing, writing, or painting. They will be able to perceive the use of these principles and styles in the work of other artists as well. A plethora of new techniques will open up as the student masters the more basic forms.

The costs associated with pursuing this degree will vary depending on the school and your financial aid and scholarship status.

If you get an Associate of Arts in Fine Arts, you will be that much more practiced and skilled as an artist. If you produce and sell artwork, your opportunities will surely increase with your skill level. Those skilled in producing art may also consider teaching basic or elementary level art instruction. Pursuing an even further degree will open up more doors for art projects or instruction. Precise sketching and figure drawing come in handy in a lot of professions, especially if the practitioner is well trained.

Online classes in the fine arts offer a different kind of instruction than your typical college classes. They are easy to attend and much more flexible with a busy schedule. To get started with a course, 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
 
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 Studio Arts program stresses a concentration in both Painting and Drawing but allows students to utilize a diversity of mixed media to be infused with traditional approach ... +

The Studio Arts program stresses a concentration in both Painting and Drawing but allows students to utilize a diversity of mixed media to be infused with traditional approaches of the genre. Students in this program will be encouraged to explore and develop a variety of techniques within a range of media. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Neosho County Community College
Chanute, USA +1 More

The mission of the Neosho County Community College Art Department is to provide comprehensive learning opportunities in the visual arts for a wide and diverse population. Depa ... +

The mission of the Neosho County Community College Art Department is to provide comprehensive learning opportunities in the visual arts for a wide and diverse population. Departmental curriculum and program goals are assessed continuously in order to make the appropriate changes to instruction and instructional resources that further student understanding of the practical and cultural values in the appreciation of art, the development of personal artistic creativity via applied learning experiences and career orientation for degree-seeking and transfer students alike. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Citrus College
Los Angeles, USA

The Fine and Performing Arts curriculum offers instruction in theory, practice and history.

The Fine and Performing Arts curriculum offers instruction in theory, practice and history. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
Part-time
Sep 2020
Campus