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Studio Art

Associate in Fine Arts

 

Studio Art

If you have a passion for everything that is art, then this is the program for you! Our Studio Art program focuses on the foundational classes in art and liberal arts. Students are introduced to a wide array of artistic platforms and media. Studies include drawing, two and three dimensional design, computer art, color theory, figure drawing, printmaking and painting. Emphasis is placed on the production and development of artwork.

Our Studio Art program prepares students for advanced studies or specialization at a 4-year institution. Students who obtain an Associate’s Degree may pursue their own independent artistic careers.

 

 

 

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SPOTLIGHT

 

Lauren Riek

"Salem made it easy to succeed. With small personalized classes that were flexible to schedule, I was able to work while completing my degree. The things I have learned assisted me in transitioning into a successful freelancing career."

-- Lauren Riek, graduating class of 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRANSFER

Students have successfully transferred to:

  • Moore College of Art and Design
  • Rowan University
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Kutztown University
  • The College of New Jersey

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CAREER

Students who complete the Studio Art, Associate of Fine Art and go on to earn a bachelor degree may find employment in occupations such as:

  • Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
  • Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
  • Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
  • Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
  • Archivists
  • Curators
  • Museum Technicians and Conservators
  • Art Directors
  • Craft Artists
  • Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
  • Multimedia Artists and Animators
  • Commercial and Industrial Designers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Set and Exhibit Designers
  • Photographers
  • Art Therapists
  • Jewelers
  • Gem and Diamond Workers
  • Precious Metal Workers
  • Etchers and Engravers

 

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YOUR DEGREE COST AND COURSES

First Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ART104Drawing3$94.50$540.00$634.50
ART115Two-Dimensional Design3$94.50$540.00$634.50
ART116Three-Dimensional Design3$94.50$540.00$634.50
ENG101English Composition I3$0.00$540.00$540.00
$0.00$$
Subtotal:$2,443.50*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Second Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ART119Color Theory3$94.50$540.00$634.50
ART130Figure Drawing3$225.00$540.00$765.00
ENG102English Composition II3$0.00$540.00$540.00
SOC101Introduction to Sociology3$0.00$540.00$540.00
CGA-ELEC or FNA-ELECComputer Graphic Arts or Fine Arts Elective3$0.00$540.00$540.00
Subtotal:$3,019.50*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Third Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ART140Printmaking3$94.50$540.00$634.50
ART225Portfolio in Professional Practices3$94.50$540.00$634.50
FNA101Art History I3$0.00$540.00$540.00
CGA-ELEC or FNA-ELECComputer Graphic Arts or Fine Arts Elective3$0.00$540.00$540.00
MATSCI-ELECMath/Science Elective3$0.00$540.00$540.00
Subtotal:$2,889.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Fourth Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ART105Painting3$94.50$540.00$634.50
ART205Basic Digital Photography3$94.50$540.00$634.50
ENG202Introduction to Speech Communication3$0.00$540.00$540.00
FNA102Art History II3$0.00$540.00$540.00
CGA-ELEC or FNA-ELECComputer Graphic Arts or Fine Arts Elective3$0.00$540.00$540.00
Subtotal:$2,889.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Total Program Cost: $11,241.00*

* - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.

** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.

 

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