Fine Arts

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This program is part of the Art Department.

Fine Arts

Our studio art classes teach concepts and techniques in a variety of different areas, including: foundation studies, ceramics, drawing, painting, photography and more. Our dedicated and talented faculty members are committed to helping students acquire the academic and creative skills necessary for students to attain their educational and career goals.

Our mission is to support a learning environment that encourages creativity, visual literacy and artistic accomplishment. We are dedicated to instilling creative thinking and problem solving skills in our students. In addition, the AAFA Degree in Studio Arts at MCC provides an unparalleled opportunity for skill building and university transfer. Stop by today and see what we have to offer!

Additional courses in general studies are required each semester. Please contact the advisement office for more information about degree requirements.


Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination. MCC’s university partnerships throughout the nation assure your seamless transition toward a four-year degree.

A list of available transfer options for the Fine Arts program
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Associate in Arts, Fine Arts - Art Fine Arts Arizona State University Bachelor of Fine Arts
Northern Arizona University Bachelor of Fine Arts
University of Arizona Bachelor of Fine Arts

Career Opportunities

The Fine Arts program can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this program.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
Craft Artists $27,360
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators $54,960
Multimedia Artists and Animators $58,940
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Fine Arts program is available through the Art department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.