The Art program at the College of the Siskiyous offers students a complete lower division transfer curriculum in Art as well as a wide selection of courses for the Associate Degree major in Art. Foundation courses such as Art History, Painting, Ceramics, Drawing and Photography rely heavily on a historical component, which not only fulfills much of the general education transfer requirements in humanities, but will also allow students to critically examine, appreciate, and relate their own artwork to a historical perspective. Studio classes in Art provide students the opportunity to use the latest technology, facilities and equipment. The curriculum also prepares students to transfer to a four-year university to complete a baccalaureate degree in a related discipline. Please check with a counselor for specific transfer requirements.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
The following list is a sample of some of the career options for art majors. Most require an associate degree, some require a bachelor’s degree, and a few require a graduate level degree: possible career options include artist, graphic artist, computer technician, photographer, elementary school or high school teacher, college instructor, gallery director, museum technician, salesperson, museum director or curator, materials supplier, film/video maker, collector, consultant, and the allied professions of architecture, telemedia, and interior design.
Phone: (530) 938-5294
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For information or questions regarding this or other programs at College of the Siskiyous contact the Office of Instruction.
Dr. Zachary Zweigle, Dean of Instruction
Email: Office of Instruction
Phone: (530) 938-5201