Program Overview

The Visual Arts Department offers a wide variety of foundation level courses for the art student and the lifelong learner. Whether you're seeking a degree or want to fulfill a dream of learning about art, it's a great place to start! Here is a sampling of the types of courses we offer:

  • Art History and Art Appreciation
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Jewelry and Metals
  • Painting
  • Photography and Computer Art
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture


Please note that the Digital Film and Videography Program is not offered under the Arts Division anymore. It is now under the Digital Media, Journalism, and Communication Division. If you have questions about film and video classes, please contact Chris Pittman at 704.330.6564 or at

Earn an Associates Degree in the Arts


For Course Requirements, current students can login to MyCollege and click on Program Evaluation to determine the course requirements for your program of study, or any program of study you might be interested in exploring.

For specific Course Descriptions, including prerequisites, please refer to the College Catalog.

First Step to Enroll

Before registering, new and prospective students should contact the Program Office or the Program Chair.