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Program Details

  • Award: Associate of Fine Arts
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares individuals as creative artists in the visual and plastic media. It includes instruction in the traditional and modern fine arts media: drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, CAD/CAM ceramics, textiles, intermedia, photography, digital images, theory of art, color theory, composition and perspective, anatomy, techniques and procedures for maintaining equipment and managing a studio, and art portfolio marketing. This degree is appropriate for students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program (BA or BFA) in art at a four-year institution. (National accreditation pending)

Program Locations

  • Normandale Community College 55431

Labor Market Information

  • College Art, Drama, and Music Teachers

  • Median wage: $64,173/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Fine Artists

  • Median wage: $25.18/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Craft Artists

  • Median wage: $23.24/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Normandale Community College
Normandale Community College
9700 France Ave. S. Bloomington, MN 55431 Toll-Free: (800) 481-5412 Local: (952) 358-8201 TTY: (952) 358-8625