Start your journey to a creative career in art at Cisco College. The Art department 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 an Associate of Arts General Studies Degree with an emphasis in Art provides a solid foundation to pursue a Bachelor's Degree. Please see the Cisco College Course Catalog for more information.

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About this Program

Degrees & Certifications Program Length
Associate of Arts Degree Four Semesters

What Can This Program Do For You

  • Potential Career Paths
    • Art Consultant
    • Designer
    • Educator
    • Exhibition Designer
    • Fine Artist
    • Illustrator
    • Multimedia Artist and Animator
    • Museum Gallery Curator
    • Studio Manager
  • Salary Information

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  • Associate of Arts, General Studies - Art

    Students planning to transfer a Cisco College Associate 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.

    Freshman Year

    First SemesterSecond Semester
    ENGL 1301 Composition I3ENGL 1302 Composition II3
    ARTS 1301 or 13133Social & Behavioral Science *3
    HIST 1301 US History I3HIST 1302 US History II3
    ARTS 1311 Design I3Life & Physical Science *4
    Life & Physical Sciences *4ARTS 1312 Design II3
    Total Hours16Total Hours16

    Sophomore Year

    First SemesterSecond Semester
    ARTS 1316 Drawing I3ARTS 1317 Drawing II3
    MATH 1314 or 1314 or 13323ARTS 2317 Painting II3
    ARTS 2316 Painting I3GOVT 2306 Texas Government3
    GOVT 2305 Federal Government3Core Curriculum Elective *3
    Language, Philosophy, & Culture *3Core Curriculum Elective *3
    Total Hours15Total Hours15

    * See core curriculum course options.

Meet the Faculty

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Thomas Evans

Adjunct Instructor

Painting and Drawing

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Anna Cowley Ford

Adjunct Instructor

Ceramics and Sculpture

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Jodi Frizzell

Professor of Art
Abilene & Cisco Campus

Curriculum Vitae

Art History and Printmaking

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Tyson Terry

Adjunct Instructor

Graphic Design and Media