Art and Design

Program Locations: Columbus Campus
Program Level: Associate
Department: Academic Transfer and General Education

Our Art and Design program will provide you with quality education and an environment that encourages you to reach your full artistic potential. At CCC, you’ll have the opportunity to display your work annually during the Fine Arts Festival we hold every spring on our Columbus Campus. Our faculty encourage students to enter competitions throughout the year. You’ll also be invited to submit illustrations for the Hilltop Review, a campus literary magazine published in conjunction with the Fine Arts Festival. Our Art and Design program is designed for students who wish to transfer and complete a bachelor of fine arts degree, as well as for students majoring in other fields looking to complete general education courses.

Associate of Arts Degree

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What will it cost?

At 2022-23 tuition and fee rates, completing the 60 credits required for an associate of arts degree costs:

Nebraska residents - $6,600
Non-residents - $9,420

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. 

2022-23 Tuition and Fees (cost per credit) Tuition Fees Total
Nebraska Resident $94 $16 $110
Non Resident $141 $16 $157

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How long will it take?

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 assessment 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.

What careers can I have?

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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.