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Arts & Humanities Division

Arts & Humanities Division

LA/Design/Fine Arts, A.A. (Cumberland)

​​​​​​Liberal Arts/Design/Fine Arts, AA

This program enables students to gain skills and build the portfolios they will need to pursue a degree at a four-year institution and a career in the visual arts. The program offers a strong foundation for gaining insights and fluency of artistic expression. The curriculum lends itself to portfolio building and the exploration of various media within the artistic fields, including fine arts, fine crafts, art history or applied arts.
Program Goals

·         Define the visual elements and design principles including the terms associated with each in written form.

·         Utilize historical references and be able to locate and critically evaluate information and information sources in design and fine arts.

·         Apply 2D and 3D terminology, techniques, and knowledge of various mediums.

·         Exhibit proficiency in drawing skills including linear perspective.

·         Create a portfolio that conforms to expectations of BA or BFA programs in art or design for successful transfer or employment.

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. As a graduate of a fully accredited community college, your coursework will be received with full credit transfer at most state colleges, public and private universities across the country. The NJ Lampitt bill passed in 2008 by the NJ State legislature assures seamless transfer of credits toward junior standing at NJ state 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.​