Art | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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When studying art at NWACC, you'll gain a conceptual and material understanding of creative practice and the significance of art within the broader social and historical contexts in which it is made. You'll learn how art has the power to transform your understanding of the world.

Effective art and design can be challenging in a variety of different ways. NWACC's highly qualified professors will assist you with such challenges and offer inspiration in reaching your greatest creative potential and sharpening your artistic skill set.

Many of NWACC's art courses can be transferred to a four-year institution and can fulfill general education requirements. Connect with your academic advisor for more details.

With a degree in art, you may find employment opportunities as a professional artist, illustrator, photographer, graphic designer, teacher and more. 

Academic Paths

NWACC offers a variety of art courses as well as technical certificates and associate degrees in art. View the academic paths below to see which courses are required to earn a certificate or degree.

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