Associate of Arts Degree
Purpose: The associate of arts in visual and performing arts degree program with specializations in art, music, and theatre/drama are designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program with a major in one of the following fields: art, music, or theatre and drama. This program will also serve the needs of artists who wish to improve their skills and broaden their knowledge in the fine arts.
Graduation Requirement: 1. Students entering all degree programs are required to take one Writing Intensive Course (WIC), which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and ENG 112 , in order to graduate. Approved Writing Intensive Courses are specified with a “WI” section designation. 2. Beginning in Fall 22, students in all degree programs are required to take at least one Civic Engagement course to graduate.
Although a course fulfills a requirement for a PVCC program, it is possible the course will not fulfill a requirement at a four-year institution. Students who plan to transfer need to be aware of the four-year institution’s requirements.