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Southwestern 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: 30 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: 26 units

Music
Music: Mariachi

Art and technique of combining sounds of various timbres in harmonic, rhythmic and/or melodic forms, which are artistically expressive.
Units needed for degree: 33 units

Commercial Music
Music: Commercial

Performance of music in public venues under contract and related business skills and services.
Units needed for degree: 41 units

Dramatic Arts
Theater Arts (Drama)

Drama, theater and interpretation.
Units needed for degree: 29 units

Dance
Dance

Techniques, composition, and choreography of dance.
Units needed for degree: 21 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: 26 units

Graphic Art and Design
Graphic Design

Application of artistic techniques to the effective communication of information and ideas, for commercial or technical purposes. Includes design principles, color theory, typography, concepts sketching, imaging, communication skills.
Units needed for degree: 30 units



Certificates:

Commercial Music
Music: Commercial

Performance of music in public venues under contract and related business skills and services.
Units needed for certificate: 41 units

Applied Photography
Professional Photography

Application of esthetic principles and technical processes to the exposure, development, and marketing of photographs and photographic services.
Units needed for certificate: 21 units