Art


Four semesters


Varies


$2,220.00


Start your journey to a creative career in art at Cisco College. The Art area of Study offers opportunities for creative and professional development by introducing students to materials and methods while challenging experienced art students to develop and refine their body of work. Students gain a broad exposure to art history, drawing, painting, and design. Completion of the Art area of study provides a solid foundation to pursue a Bachelor's Degree.


Degrees & Certifications Offered

  • Associate of Arts Degree

Courses

See the Cisco College Catalog for course listings.

 

Target Jobs

  • Art Consultant
  • Designer
  • Educator
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Fine Artist
  • Illustrator
  • Multimedia Artist and Animator
  • Museum Gallery Curator
  • Studio Manager

Gainful Employment

Art




Katherine Trotter
Professor of Art
katherine.trotter@cisco.edu



There is no special selection criteria for this program

 

Courses Offered 

ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation
Exploration of purposes and processes in the visual arts including evaluation of selected works. 


ARTS 1311 Design I
Elements and principles of art using two-dimensional concepts; includes the fundamentals of line, color, form, texture,
shape, space and arrangement. 


ARTS 1312 Design II*
Elements and principles of art using three-dimensional concepts. Continuation of ARTS 1311; experimentation with
materials; tools and methods of developing form in three dimensions; study of spatial design principles.


ARTS 1316 Drawing I
Investigation of drawing media and techniques including descriptive and expressive possibilities. A disciplined study of
composition, perspective, line, tone, modeling and figure construction. 


ARTS 1317 Drawing II
Investigation of drawing media and techniques including descriptive and expressive possibilities. Continuation of ARTS
1316; graphic environmental concepts; emphasis on figure drawing and anatomy study. 


ARTS 2316 Painting I
Exploration of ideas using painting media and techniques. Emphasis on color, composition and the dynamics of vision.


ARTS 2317 Painting II
Exploration of ideas using painting media and techniques. Continuation of ARTS 2316. 


ARTS 2348 Digital Art I
Studio art courses that explore the potential of the computer hardware and software medium for their visual, conceptual,
and practical uses in the visual arts. Special Emphasis is placed on digital photography. 

 

Students planning to transfer a Cisco College Associates of Arts Degree or Cisco College core curriculum to a four-year institution for an art-related degree are encouraged to consider the following suggested curricula.  However, students should always consult the department, degree, or program information for their intended transfer institution.