Fine Arts Program
Associates of Science Degree
VMA Fine Art Option is intended to give the student a more thorough experience in studio Art. Providing More time to develop a Portfolio of pieces directed towards a personal body of work that can better showcase the individuals interest. The courses are: VMA-226, VMA-227, VMA-228, VMA-261.
Prerequisites: Writing Skills II (ENG-095) and Foundations of Mathematics (MAT-093). (Grade of C or better)
This program prepares students for transfer into a four-year studio intensive program in Fine Arts. A fine arts education provides students with a highly versatile skill set that can be translated into successful careers within and outside of the arts. Gaining technical mastery over the foundational basic elements of art and principles of design provides them the flexibility to produce compelling artwork in any medium; skills with obvious, translatable commercial value.
Career tracks include: Fine Arts, Commercial Arts, Graphic Design, Photography, Sculpture/3-D Designer, Illustration, Animation, Filmmaker, Videography, Architecture/Interior Architecture, Fashion Designer, Art Therapy, Art Education, Art Criticism and Theory, Art Historian, Art Critic, Curator, Gallerist/Art Dealer, Video Game Designer, Audio/Visual Artist, Audio Technician, Web Designer, Display Designer, Product Designer and the list can go on. Students of all these tracks receive the same foundational curriculum within a typical four-year art college.
Building foundational skills such as: observational drawing, principles of design, color theory, concept development. production of a portfolio for acceptance/advanced placement into a four-year studio intensive B.F.A program.