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Communications and Creative & Performing Arts Division

Communications and Creative & Performing Arts Division

LA/Art Education, A.A. (Cumberland)

Liberal Arts/Art Education, AA


For students who want to transfer into a bachelor's degree program in art education. The option offers a strong foundation in both branches. Students who wish to pursue a degree in art education will learn to share their art expertise with children and help them develop artistic talent and critical thinking skills.

Impressive Facilities

The Frank Guaracini Jr. Fine and Performing Arts Center is the cultural hub of the region. The center houses the art gallery, art studios and a cutting edge computer graphics laboratory. Ceramics courses are taught at Clay College in the Millville Arts District.

Program Goals

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:

·         Exhibit proficiency in drawing skills including linear perspective.

·         Create a portfolio that conforms to the basic requirements to transfer successfully into an art education BA program.

·         Understand and use a variety of instructional strategies to encourage development of critical thinking, problem solving and performance skills.

·         Evaluate how children learn and develop and analyze and reflect upon observed learning opportunities that support their intellectual, social and personal development.

·         Locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate information and information sources.

Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.​

When you Graduate
AA programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors at four-year colleges and universities. CCC graduates have obtained bachelor's degrees and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities.
Career Opportunities

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.​