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Associate of Art Fine & Applied Arts

Riverside City College
2 years
Full time
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
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Associate of Art Fine & Applied Arts

The Associate Degree in Fine and Applied Arts offers a rich variety of courses to acquaint students with the creation of and performance in the arts from a global perspective. The courses in this area examine the nature of the fine and applied arts through analysis, synthesis, composition, performance and technical development. Students will develop techniques appropriate to the art form, engage in the production and performance of the arts, examine aesthetic valuing, and participate in creative expression.

This area of emphasis is designed for students interested in exploring a variety of art forms including digital media, creative writing, dance, film, graphic design, music, photography, communication studies, television, theatre, video and the visual arts.

Admission requirements

RCC has only two international student admission requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent OR over the age of 18 (minors may be considered for special admission)
  • TOEFL iBT 45 or equivalent

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Program content

  • Applied Digital Media (ADM)
  • Art (ART)
  • Art History (AHS)
  • Communication Studies (COM)
  • Dance (DAN)
  • English (ENG)
  • Film, Television, and Video (FTV)
  • Music (MUS)
  • Photography (PHO)
  • Theatre (THE)

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the college website for more information.


Tuition fees: $394 per unit for international students.


Students possessing an Associate of Arts Degree in Fine and Applied Arts can be expected to demonstrate achievement of the following program learning outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills (technique) one discipline of the fine and applied arts. These include fundamentals of the field in terms of practice, history, analysis and their applications and technical ability in one discipline to create, sustain, and evolve a personal vision and/or purpose.
  2. Develop a personal vision and/or purpose-sometimes called "artistic voice" -that is evident in terms of work produced and manifested in a portfolio, performance, exhibition, or other presentation.
  3. Generate and apply original ideas and methods to discover, create and communicate specific artistic content.
  4. Demonstrate conceptual acuity, clarity, imagination, and technical ability to combine, integrate, and synthesize elements into works in ways that enhance their communicative powers.

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Riverside City College

Riverside City College (RCC) is one of the best colleges in the USA for many international students. RCC was founded in 1916 and is located in beautiful Southern California close beaches and many other major attractions in Los Angeles, San...

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Why study at Riverside City College


Save over $80,00 (compare with UC) and receive up to $2,500 international student scholarship.

Great Location

Located in Southern California near Los Angeles, just a 1-hour drive to the beach, mountains, and theme parks.

Easy Admission

No SAT/ACT and low TOEFL/IELTS Score requirement. Just three simple and fast admission steps.

Safe Community

24/7 on-campus police service and support. Low campus crime rate.

Transfer Opportunities

Transfer 2+2 to top US Universities including UCLA, UCB, Columbia, USC, and more!

Contact info

Riverside City College

4800 Magnolia Ave
92880 Riverside California
United States of America (USA)

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