Art - AA

Caine College of the Arts

About This Degree

An Associate of Arts degree in Art will allow Utah State University Eastern students interested in art a practical credential for their coursework. The USU Associate of Arts degree in Art aims to give students the technical and academic knowledge and transferable skills they need to go on to employment or as a stackable credential for further study.

The Utah State University Associate of Arts degree in Art for its Eastern campus requires a minimum of 60 total credits, with 12-14 credits of required Art courses, 6 credits of Art History courses, 12 credits of elective Art courses, and 30 required General Education credits.

Career And Outcomes

Career Opportunities

An Associate of Arts degree in Art is a very versatile credential, whether as a launchpad for further study in the arts, a qualification to gain employment, or as an addition of visual communication skills to another degree. An Associate of Arts degree in Art may lead to the following career:

  • Professional artist
  • Illustrator
  • Photographer
  • Animator
  • Graphic designer
  • Curator
  • Printmaker
  • Art teacher/University Lecturer

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We will build on your goals and experiences while working together to design an individualized semester-by-semester plan. Your personalized plan will help you see a path from where you are now on to graduation. Even if you are unsure of the major you would like to pursue, we can help with resources and ideas.

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USU Locations

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Admission Requirements

All courses taken to satisfy the requirements for the Utah State University Associate of Arts degree in Art must be taken for a letter grade and must be passed with a grade of "C-" or better. To remain in good standing and graduate with an Associate of Arts degree in Art, a student must maintain a minimum overall grade point average of 2.0, and a GPA of 2.75 in Art and Art History courses.

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