The Art curriculum at DCC prepares students to transfer to four-year institutions to finish a degree in:

  • Fine Arts
  • Art Education
  • Elementary Education-Art Option
  • Graphic Design
  • Animation
  • Gaming

Art professionals are employed in a variety of occupational fields including, but not limited to the following: advertising, gallery and museum specialties, publishing, medical illustration, set design, interior design, landscape design, art therapy, art education, and fine arts.

Students who wish to pursue art for personal enrichment are encouraged to participate in our program offerings.

Art students go on a number of field trips, including a trip to the Mondak Cultural Heritage Museum to attend the Annual Student Exhibition Opening Reception.

Noteworthy exhibitions include:

Fine Arts Courses Offered:

  • Drawing I & II
  • Painting I & II
  • Watercolor I & II
  • 2D Foundations
  • 3D Foundations
  • Illustration
  • Ceramics I
  • Art History I
  • Art History II
  • Art Appreciation
  • Medium-Specific Workshops
  • Independent Study Options
  • Special Topics Options
Suggested Courses
GDSN250 Graphic Design I 3
ARTH101 Foundations of Art 3
ARTH160 Global Visual Culture: Art Appreciation 3
ARTH200 Art of World Civilization I 3
ARTH201 Art of World Civilization II 3
ARTZ105 Visual Language - Drawing 3
ARTZ211 Drawing I - Figure 3
ARTZ212 Drawing Studio 3
ARTZ221 Painting I 3
ARTZ222 Painting Studio 3
ARTZ224 Watercolor I 3
ARTZ225 Watercolor Studio 3
HSTR101 Western Civilization I 3
HU201 Humanities I 3
HU202 Humanities II 3
LIT110 Intro to Literature 3
PSYX100 Intro to Psychology 3
SOCI101 Intro to Sociology 3

For More Information
Jennifer Wheeler, MFA
Art Department Director