The A.F.A. in Visual Arts is a program where can explore artistic works and creative thinking, and offers you an opportunity to think seriously about a career in visual art making. The degree will give you a diverse visual art background culminating in a final art exhibit highlighting each student’s achievement.
Core courses are offered each semester on MCTC’s downtown Minneapolis campus.
A.F.A. Degree in Visual Arts—60 credits
Potential job titles
- Technical illustrator
- Practicing studio artist
- Art critic
While this degree is primarily aimed at transfer, employment of artists and related workers is expected to grow 12 percent through 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Though competition is intense, there are studios, galleries and clients always looking for artists. A degree in Visual Arts gives you an edge up in this exciting and creative field.
You will have the opportunity to join MCTC’s Art Club, which allows you to express, experience, interpret and understand the world of art through the examples of media, local artists and the downtown Minneapolis community.
This program is part of the Academy of Liberal Arts and Transfer. Click here for more information.
Articulation Agreements and Common Course Outlines
Please contact the program dean for information about articulation agreements.
Click here for Common Course Outline information.