Visual Arts – Art & Graphic Design
The Visual Arts program at Massasoit includes the areas of graphic design, web design, illustration, animation, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, and photography.
The Associate in Applied Science in Visual Arts – Art & Graphic Design degree provides challenging courses that are designed to meet the conceptual and technical skills needed for careers in graphic and web design and illustration.
The first-year core requirements include foundation courses in drawing, color and design, typography, art history, and graphic design courses with a strong emphasis on critical thinking and computer skills. In the second-year, students complete their foundation with a 3D design course and select a concentrated track in graphic design or Illustration.
Visual Arts also offers a Fine Arts degree.
In each option, students are expected to develop an individual aesthetic within their chosen discipline. The Visual Arts faculty is dedicated to encouraging and supporting students in their individual course of study and preparing them for transfer to a bachelor’s degree program or entry-level career paths in the visual arts field.