This two-year studio foundations program will introduce you to the technical processes and creative concepts used by artists and designers. You will engage in the artistic processes of imagining, designing, creating and sharing your artwork. The Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts Transfer Program is part of MassTransfer, a collaboration between the Commonwealth's community colleges, state universities and the University of Massachusetts. This transfer agreement allows students to transfer seamlessly, stay on track and minimize the time it takes to earn a BA or BFA.
- Estimated Length of Program: 2 years
- Credential Awarded: Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts Transfer
During my time in the Fine Arts program at STCC, I experienced many techniques in drawing and other elective classes that I never had before when I was in college in my home country, Vietnam.Mayka Vo , Class of 2015, maykavodesign.com
The Fine Arts program at Springfield Technical Community College is designed to parallel the first two years of a four-year college's art major. Upon the successful completion of the requirements for this program, the degree of Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts Transfer will be awarded and the student may choose to transfer seamlessly to another state school through Mass Transfer Pathway. Students interested in transferring to Massachusetts College of Art and Design may transfer following the first year of study.
A graduate from our foundations program may choose to pursue a career in fashion design, industrial design, art education, animation, illustration, or game design. They may work in a gallery or museum, or become a fine artist or craftsperson in their chosen medium.
We have a number of opportunities for students including an extensive list of courses, the Amy H. Carberry Fine Arts Gallery an Art Club and a knowledgeable and caring group of professors who are always willing to go the extra mile to steer our students towards a successful career in the arts.
Upon the successful completion of the requirements for this program, the degree of Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts Transfer will be awarded.