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.

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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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  • Suggested Courses

    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 Eng. Composition & Rhet.3ENGL 1302 Eng. Composition & Rhet.3
    HIST 1301 Hist. of U.S. to Reconstruction3HIST 1302 Hist. of U.S. since Reconstruction3
    ARTS 1301 Art Apprec. or ARTS 1313 Found. of Art3Social and Behavioral Sciences3
    ARTS 1311 Design I3ARTS 1312 Design II3
    Life & Physical Sciences4Life & Physical Sciences4
    Total Hours16Total Hours16

    Sophomore Year

    First SemesterSecond Semester
    Language, Philosophy & Culture3Component Area Elective3
    Govt 2305 Federal Govt.3GOVT 2306 Texas Govt.3
    ARTS 1316 Drawing I4ARTS 1317 Drawing II4
    ARTS 2316 Painting I4ARTS 2317 Painting II4
    MATH 1314 College Algebra3
    Total Hours17Total Hours14

    See the Cisco College Catalog for additional course listings.

Meet the Faculty

Katherine Trotter

Professor of Art
Abilene Campus

Curriculum Vitae