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Art and Design

Available at the Columbus Campus

    Art classes are offered as part of the Academic Transfer program to provide the foundation students need to complete bachelor of fine arts degrees in art as well as providing general education courses for students majoring in other fields.


    In addition to art fundamentals, color theory and the visual arts and visual design, students can develop their skills in a variety of media, including printmaking, oil, acrylic and watercolor painting, ceramics, pottery and photography.

    Students display their work annually during the Spring Fine Arts Festival and are encouraged to enter competitions throughout the year. They also have the opportunity to provide illustrations for the Hilltop Review, a campus literary magazine published in conjunction with the Fine Arts Festival.

    Please go to our online catalog for more information.

    Associate of Arts Degree    course descriptions    Apply

    • At 2017-18 tuition and fee rates, completing the 60 credits required for an associate of arts degree costs:

      Nebraska residents - $6,000
      Non-residents - $8,640

      These costs are for tuition and fees only for the program of study as listed in the CCC online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses, retaking courses or taking courses in addition to those required for the degree. It does not include the cost of books, supplies, tools, computers or other items that may be required.

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    • Finish in 2 years by completing 15 credits a semester for 4 semesters

      The length of time to complete a program is based on a student taking only the courses required for the program as listed in our online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses that may be required based on COMPASS, ASSET or ACT scores, retaking courses or taking courses that are not required by your program of study.

      Your adviser will develop a plan of study to meet your personal needs.

    • Career Coach(3)Students in the Art program typically transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree before entering the workforce. Check out Career Coach to learn about job openings, pay and career outlook in art.