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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Graduating high school with honors and realizing I did not have the monetary means to go off to a university like I had always dreamed about felt like a setback. Being at a community college, for my first semester, felt like a detriment to my education. Despite this I began to reach out to other students and was referred by a student to a program called MESA. MESA has shaped my educational career. MESA has provided me with opportunities I would have otherwise missed on my own, an opportunity to work with other like-minded majors who have since become like family. With this kind of strong foundation I have been able to excel in my science, mathematics, and engineering courses.
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