Fine Arts

Degree offered

Certificate of Achievement in Fine Arts

Credits required 27


Ulli K. Ryder

Program contact

Erik Durant, Coordinator of and Instructor in Art, ext. 2893

Program Code: FC

Program Goals Statement

This program offers students an introduction to the fine arts. Students can explore art, music, theatre, dance, and English, and additional electives in literature, the humanities, and history. All courses transfer into a degree program.

Program Information

  • Students may transfer courses into a degree program at BCC or at another institution.
  • Consult with the program coordinator to design a program that meets your needs, interest, and background.


  • If enrolled part time, take ENG 101, an ART elective, MUS elective, and THE elective first.

Program Requirements

Program Courses

Art Elective

3 credits

Music Elective

3 credits

Theater Elective

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 283Creative Writing Seminar

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6-15

Additional Electives


3 credits


3 credits


3 credits


3 credits

Total Credit Hours:0-12

To complete required program credits, students select four electives appropriate to their interests and background with the approval of an advisor. Refer to Art, Dance, English, Music, and Theatre course descriptions for possibilities

Recommended Course Sequence

Contact your program director, Erik Durant, or your advisor for course sequencing recommendations.


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