Professor, Visual and Performing Arts
850.769.1551 ext 2890
Senior Administrative AssistantDanyelle Alexander
Are You Passionate About Visual Art?
Follow Your Passion. Develop Your Craft. Create Your Future.
Do you want to put your creativity to use? Come study more about drawing, art history, design, photography, and other areas, and watch your passion become your career as you grow and develop in your unique skills.
As a visual art student at GCSC, you will receive a quality education with the opportunity to focus on studio art, graphic design, art history or art education. The visual arts program offers a wide range of classes including design, drawing, painting, ceramics, art, history/criticism, portfolio and preparation and digital photography.
You'll experience visual arts first-hand by participating in art exhibits held at the Amelia Center Gallery, where you will be able to display your work to the community; Also, you will attend lectures and demonstrations with guest artists.
Because of small classes, faculty members are able to spend individual time with you. If you are interested in expanding your horizons, you can participate in the study-abroad program and join the student art club, Visionaries, Ink.
This transfer track prepares students for a career in the visual arts. Visual arts is a limited access program at most universities. Students are encouraged to be familiar with the admissions requirements at the university they plan to attend. For example, some visual arts specialized programs within a university require two years of a foreign language.
Art Course Requirements
ENC1102, English II
MAC1105, College Algebra
MAC2311, Calculus with Analytical Geometry I
MGF1106, Mathematics for Liberal Arts
MGF1107, Survey of Mathematics
ART1203C, Design II
ART1300C, Drawing I
ART1301C, Drawing II
ARH2050, Art History Criticism I
ARH2051, Art History Criticism I
ART2955, Portfolio and Resume Development
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What can you do with an Art Degree?
In this field, people find careers as:
Art Teacher/University Lecturer
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
Florida State University
University of Central Florida
Are you ready to Get Started?
Apply to GCSC
Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.
Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.
Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships
There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.
Register for Classes
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