This program is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
ProgramsAssociate of Applied Science
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is the career and workforce preparation degree. Each AAS degree is comprised of a block of general education coursework (a minimum of 20 hours) coupled with a minimum of 44 credit hours of program based coursework. While the AAS is a career preparation degree, many institutions may consider the degree in transfer. Certificate Options are also available in many of the career fields offering the AAS degree.
Information on the following AAS degree options is provided at the links below.
Associate of Fine Arts
The Associate of Fine Arts (AFA) degree is the institutional fine arts degree, with options in studio art. A specifically articulated degree with specific Missouri baccalaureate institutions, the AFA degree is comprised of a general education core tailored to students interested in study in a Bachelor of Fine Arts program and the necessary fine arts coursework to prepare students for that study, totaling a minimum of 64 credit hours. Students may choose from a variety of elective coursework appropriate for the specialized areas of studio art and music.