Art A.A.S.

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Turn your creativity into a career

Onondaga's Associate's degree in Art hones students’ creative talents and develops their potential to become imaginative thinkers and visual communicators.  

What You'll Learn

During your first two semesters, you will focus on studio art foundation courses in drawing, design, art history, color theory, and concept development.  Your choice of specializations include: Drawing and Painting, Fine Crafts, Graphic Design or Multimedia Design. 

Where You'll Go

Some graduates choose to immediately apply their talents in the workplace; however, the majority of students transfer to four-year colleges or universities. Our art students are frequently accepted to some of the country's most prestigious art schools.  Career possibilities include: graphic designer, multimedia designer and animator. 

Graduates staying in NYS: 77.4%

Median salary after 3 years: $23,711

[ source: SUNY gradwages ]