Visual Arts

Certificate - 24 credits

About this program
This certificate offers an introduction to various methods and principles in art-making and art historical research. Students will learn to develop complexity in conceptual discourse and discipline in physical practice. Topics may be diverse depending on student's choice of courses. Courses topics include but are not limited to Drawing; Painting; Ceramics; Art and the Environment; Renaissance to Contemporary Art History; African, Asian, Islamic, and Mesoamerican Art History, etc.
Program outcomes
  1. Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the scope and variety of the work of artists and art movements and their sociopolitical contexts.
  2. Apply the skills necessary for successful engagement in the creation of and appreciation for the visual arts.
  3. Use the English language effectively to read, speak, write and listen.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The Higher Learning Commission 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL 60604-1411 Phone: 312.263.0456 / 800.621.7440