Fine Arts | AA - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Fine Arts | AA

Fine Arts | AA

Associate of Arts
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Transfer Options

The Fine Arts transfer major prepares students who plan to transfer to a four-year college to earn a degree in the visual arts.  Students take core drawing and design courses and can choose from a painting or photography path.  Students interested in this program should possess a strong interest in the visual world and a desire to produce art work using traditional as well as non-traditional media as modes for self-expression.  Fine Arts majors with a bachelor’s degree may find careers in design, illustration, recreational therapy, and teaching at art centers and private studios.

Meet Your Advisor

Jennifer Conley
Jennifer Conley
Career Navigator
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
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Transfer to a Four-Year School

If a bachelor's degree is your educational goal, getting a head start on your major has never been easier. You can apply the credits from this associate degree toward a bachelor's degree at a four-year college and university. To make the most of your time and money, tell your advisor about your transfer plans early in the admissions process.

Four-Year College Agreements

Required Classes for Fine Arts | AA

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
ART 101 Art Appreciation 3
ART 120 2-D Design 3
ART 133 Drawing 3
ENG 105 Composition I 3
SPC 112 Public Speaking 3
ART 134 Drawing II 3
ART 186 Digital Photography 3
ENG 106 Composition II 3
BIO 105 Introductory Biology 4
ANT 105 Cultural Anthropology 3
ART 143  Painting OR 3
ART 203 Art History I 3
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3
MAT 111 Math for Liberal Arts OR 4
MAT 121 College Algebra 4
SOC 108 Fundamentals of Diversity 3
ELE XXX Elective 1
ART 123 3-D Design 3
ART 144 Painting II OR 3
ART 204 Art History II 3
REL 101 Survey of World Religions 3
MMS 101 Mass Media OR 3
MUS 100 Music Appreciation OR 3
DRA 101 Introduction to Theatre 3

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Dr. Michael Rohlena
Dr. Michael Rohlena
Assoc Dean of Instruction for Career & Technical Education
Sioux City Campus, Room B107

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $12,608.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $12,672.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,075.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.