Arts and Sciences Transfer, AA, Art Area of Concentration

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    Program Description 

    Increasingly, highly motivated students whose sights are set on careers in law, medicine, pharmacy, business, education, government service, journalism, the visual arts, music, the social sciences, languages, and other fields are finding that the most strongly recommended path to a bachelor’s degree and professional school training is a liberal arts education.

    Baltimore City Community College's Arts and Sciences Transfer Program is an excellent means to begin this path.

    In addition to offering an enriched liberal arts study, the program provides students with individual support by the Arts and Sciences Program Coordinator and the College’s transfer counselor.

    Following initial advisement by the Program Coordinator, the entering student selects a specific program concentration:  Arts and Sciences Transfer Degree

    The art concentration is one of the options for the Arts and Sciences Transfer degree.  It is designed to train students who are interested in transferring to a four-year institution to take a BFA or MFA in Art or Art Education.

Career Options and Occupation Outlook

  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that “Employment of craft and fine artists is projected to grow 3 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Employment growth of artists depends in large part on the overall state of the economy, because purchases of art usually are optional.”

Program Faculty

  • Ms. Tamara Payne
    Liberty Campus, Main Building
    Room 164A
    410-462-7619 (office)

Job Description

  • Students may also take a four-year degree in art education and become primary or secondary instructors. 


Skills Needed

  • Ability to demonstrate creativity in the field, understand visual design, and artistic expression.