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Orange Coast College Programs


100000 -- Fine and Applied Arts
Instructional programs that study the perception, appreciation and creation of diverse modes of communicating ideas and emotion by means of visual and nonvisual representations and symbols; subject to esthetic criteria and related functions.

Degrees

Art (Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture)
Art

Two and three dimensional techniques in the areas of painting, drawing, and sculpture.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Music
Music

Art and technique of combining sounds of various timbres in harmonic, rhythmic and/or melodic forms, which are artistically expressive.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Commercial Music
Music: Business Employee

Performance of music in public venues under contract and related business skills and services.
Units needed for degree: 27 units

Commercial Music
Music: MIDI Applications

Performance of music in public venues under contract and related business skills and services.
Units needed for degree: 25 units

Commercial Music
Music: Music Entertainer-Vocal

Performance of music in public venues under contract and related business skills and services.
Units needed for degree: 33 units

Commercial Music
Music: Musical Entertainer-Instrumental [Degree]

Performance of music in public venues under contract and related business skills and services.
Units needed for degree: 36 units

Commercial Music
Music: Studio Guitar Performer

Performance of music in public venues under contract and related business skills and services.
Units needed for degree: 29 units

Dramatic Arts
Theatre Arts

Drama, theater and interpretation.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Dance
Dance

Techniques, composition, and choreography of dance.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Dance
Dance: World Dance [degree]

Techniques, composition, and choreography of dance.
Units needed for degree: 30.5 units

Commercial Dance
Dance Instructor

Dance performance techniques specifically for occupational applications.
Units needed for degree: 33.5 units

Photography
Photography

Historic development, esthetic qualities, creative processes, and practical applications of photographic imagery as a means of artistic expression.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Applied Photography
Photography: Still

Application of esthetic principles and technical processes to the exposure, development, and marketing of photographs and photographic services.
Units needed for degree: 42 units

Commercial Art
Commercial Art: Illustration Design

Design and execution of layouts and illustrations for advertising displays and instruc-tional manuals, including the preparation of copy, lettering, poster, package and product design, fashion illustration, silk screening, air brushing, inks, color dynamics, and computer pre-print applications.
Units needed for degree: 40 units

Commercial Art
Commercial Art: Jewelry Design

Design and execution of layouts and illustrations for advertising displays and instruc-tional manuals, including the preparation of copy, lettering, poster, package and product design, fashion illustration, silk screening, air brushing, inks, color dynamics, and computer pre-print applications.
Units needed for degree: 26 units



Certificates:

Commercial Music
Music: Business Employee

Performance of music in public venues under contract and related business skills and services.
Units needed for certificate: 27 units

Commercial Music
Music: MIDI Applications

Performance of music in public venues under contract and related business skills and services.
Units needed for certificate: 25 units

Commercial Music
Music: Music Entertainer-Vocal

Performance of music in public venues under contract and related business skills and services.
Units needed for certificate: 33 units

Commercial Music
Music: Musical Entertainer-Instrumental

Performance of music in public venues under contract and related business skills and services.
Units needed for certificate: 36 units

Commercial Music
Music: Studio Guitar Performer

Performance of music in public venues under contract and related business skills and services.
Units needed for certificate: 29 units

Technical Theater
Entertainment Technology: Lighting Technician

Techniques for communicating information, ideas, moods, and feelings through set design and construction and costuming with attention to stagecraft, function, and esthetics.
Units needed for certificate: 29 units

Technical Theater
Entertainment Technology: Scenic Artist

Techniques for communicating information, ideas, moods, and feelings through set design and construction and costuming with attention to stagecraft, function, and esthetics.
Units needed for certificate: 49 units

Dance
Dance: Dance World

Techniques, composition, and choreography of dance.
Units needed for certificate: 30.5 units

Commercial Dance
Dance Instructor

Dance performance techniques specifically for occupational applications.
Units needed for certificate: 33.5 units

Applied Photography
Digital Technican

Application of esthetic principles and technical processes to the exposure, development, and marketing of photographs and photographic services.
Units needed for certificate: 18 units

Applied Photography
Photography: Still

Application of esthetic principles and technical processes to the exposure, development, and marketing of photographs and photographic services.
Units needed for certificate: 42 units

Commercial Art
Commercial Art: Illustration Design

Design and execution of layouts and illustrations for advertising displays and instruc-tional manuals, including the preparation of copy, lettering, poster, package and product design, fashion illustration, silk screening, air brushing, inks, color dynamics, and computer pre-print applications.
Units needed for certificate: 40 units

Commercial Art
Commercial Art: Jewelry Design

Design and execution of layouts and illustrations for advertising displays and instruc-tional manuals, including the preparation of copy, lettering, poster, package and product design, fashion illustration, silk screening, air brushing, inks, color dynamics, and computer pre-print applications.
Units needed for certificate: 26 units