Do you enjoy creating art? Are you interested in a career that uses your creativity?

Then DVC’s art programs are for you! Whether your goal is to work right away or to pursue future study, we’re here to help you. In these programs, you will develop creativity and visual problem solving skills. At DVC you will gain a solid foundation of design and theory. Classes include, ceramics, drawing, jewelry, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.

This program is in the interest areas:

Career Opportunities

The art program will prepare you for work in a variety of occupations and career paths, including:

  • Artist
  • Visual merchandiser
  • Creative director
  • Gallery/museum work

With additional education:

  • Educator
  • Industrial/product design
  • Photojournalist

Degrees and Certificates

Change your life with an art degree and/or certificate. Our program gives you options to explore.

About degrees and certificates

A certificate readily prepares you to enter a particular field or career. It can also give you new skills for advancement in the workplace.

Associate Degrees:
An associate degree requires a broader education for career options in a range of industries. It's a great step towards earning a bachelor degree at a four-year school or entering the workforce sooner.

Associate Degrees for Transfer:
A transfer degree is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. Earning one can guarantee admission to California State Universities, some private and online universities, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). ADTs, along with a transfer agreement guarantee (TAG) with the University of California system can help you achieve your goals for less. Learn about transfer services.