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Division of Arts and Sciences
Division of Arts and Sciences
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If you’re a creative person interested in art and design, consider enrolling in one of SCC’s art courses. Art, in its myriad forms, engages the mind and senses. It can inspire, enlighten, and cause us to ponder. Learning to create effective art and design is challenging and rewarding. Our highly-qualified instructors will challenge and inspire you to sharpen your skills and reach your highest level of creative potential.
Whether you’re seeking a certificate, planning to transfer to a four-year university, or taking courses for personal enrichment or professional advancement, these classes can help you reach your goals. You’ll learn about the principles of design, why they matter, and how to apply them to your own work. You’ll also develop an appreciation for aesthetics and the cultural and historical context of art. Our instructors offer individualized attention to help you fulfill your passions and attain academic and professional goals.
Out of state students please refer to the tuition of "non-resident with waiver" section of web catalog.
Ability to attend on-campus classes.
Review the Associate of Arts Transfer Degree requirements worksheet here.
Visual arts students have a broad variety of opportunities open to them upon graduation. Some examples of employers include:
Museums & galleries
Local historical societies
Department stores & other retailers
Adult & community programs
Rehabilitation centers & organizations
Interior design firms
Newspapers, magazines, & publishing houses
Film & motion picture producers
Search our site to learn more about art courses and transfer degree options.
ART& 100 — Art Appreciation — 5.0
A course to develop an appreciation and awareness of art, and to make art effective in daily living.View SCC Course Learning Outcomes
ART 108 — Ancient/Medieval Art — 5.0
History of the development of major and minor arts from prehistoric times through the Middle Ages. The civilizations of the Near East, Egypt and the classical world are introduced through illustrated lecture and individual research. The developing art of Western Europe during the Middle Ages is seen in the context of its political, social, economic and religious environment.View SCC Course Learning Outcomes
ART 109 — Renaissance/Baroque Art — 5.0
History of the development of major and minor arts from the Early Renaissance through the 18th century. Through illustrated lectures and individual research, the student will explore the work of individual artists, observe the changing role of the artist in his/her society, note the support systems of art patronage, and attempt to assess the aesthetics of the given period or style.View SCC Course Learning Outcomes
ART 110 — Modern Art — 5.0
History of the development of modern art beginning with the 19th century and concluding with an emphasis on contemporary art and architecture. The course attempts to critically assess the aesthetics of art styles and ideologies. Through illustrated lectures and individual research the students are exposed to a variety of contemporary approaches and media in the visual arts.View SCC Course Learning Outcomes
ART 112 — Non-Western Art — 5.0
This course is designed to explore the art from cultures outside the European tradition such as Asian, African, Mesoamerican, and groups from the North American continent. In addition to the basic slide/lecture format, there are guest speakers, films and videos, and one or two short art experiences.View SCC Course Learning Outcomes