Art and design have permeated human experience for thousands of years. The fine artist
and the designer both require knowledge of the same visual principles. An art major
is trained in visual perception, design principles and manual skills necessary for personal
expression or a commercial career in various art media.
The graduate of the AA program in art will:
Participate in a variety of visual arts through the application of developed skills
in visual perception, analysis, design principles and technical abilities and demonstrate
these in a portfolio work.
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"Deciding to go back to school to learn English and obtain my GED has been one of the most important decisions I ever made. My credit ESL instructors guided and helped me to adjust to my new life as a student. They understood me as a student and as a person. Being a full-time worker, a full-time student, and a mother of three was not easy, but my instructors encouraged me to keep going. They spent time with me revising my writing and giving me feedback to improve my English, even after class time. They made me feel welcome and proud of being a student later in life. Now, I am a Hancock graduate with three AAs and am currently attending Cal Poly. I'm here because my instructors encouraged me to never give up. My ESL instructors believed in me even before I started believing in myself. It has been a long and not so easy road but I now know that I can reach all my goals."
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