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. After that, you'll focus on the medium of your choice. The specializations include: Drawing and Painting, Fine Crafts, Graphic Design or Multimedia Design. 

Where You'll Go

Our art students are frequently accepted to some of the country's most prestigious art schools and 4-year learning institutions. Some 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 ]