Fine Arts - Associate of Fine Arts
This program of study is a sample plan for a full-time student; part-time study is also available. All academic schedules are subject to change. It is recommended that students take these courses of transferable courses to prepare them for higher-level study in Fine Arts.
The Associate of Fine Arts degree (AFA) is the path that allows Fine Arts majors to complete a series of fine arts foundation courses, to experience and develop skills in a variety of media, and to compile a comprehensive portfolio of artwork. While the AFA degree is often pursued by those planning to transfer into a BA or BFA program, the courses lay the groundwork for lifelong artistic growth and build a solid skill set for those who seek employment opportunities with the AFA degree.
What to expect from the AFA at East Central College: The Associate of Fine Arts degree at East Central College is a program rooted in a foundational core curriculum of drawing, design (two dimensional, three dimensional, and color), art history, as well as, an in-depth studio art experience. The program culminates with the student compiled portfolio.
This program is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).