What will I learn?

The Spatial Art Degree will help De Anza students smoothly transfer to San Jose State University’s third-year Spatial Art Program. The acquired knowledge may be transferred into areas such as teaching, studio art production, product design, museum work, architectural design and model making.

Program Learning Outcomes - upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competency in hand- and wheel-forming techniques.
  • Develop expertise in clay selection for different types of expression and surface embellishment.
  • Demonstrate competency in advanced technical skills associated with ring techniques.
  • Demonstrate loading and ring kilns for different temperature aesthetics and function.
  • Emphasize idea development, visual investigation and the sculpture making process on an advanced level.
  • Practice critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Employ materials appropriate to advanced sculptural work.
  • Apply knowledge of safe and proper use of all shop tools.

Which department am I in?

Creative Arts Division

Study options

Full Time (90 units)

Tuition fees
US$8,496.00 per year
USD $236 per unit
Application deadline

31 January 2022

Start date

3 January 2022, 4 April 2022


Creative Arts Division

21250 Stevens Creek Blvd,



95014, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must be 18 years old to attend college. Students who are younger than 18 (but at least 16 before first day of classes) can attend with proof of secondary/high school completion or the equivalent.

A minimum score on any of the following examinations is required for admission (exam must have been taken in the last 2 years):

TOEFL - 61 iBT (De Anza College ETS code is 4286) or TOEFL PBT 46 or higher

IELTS - 6.0

iTEP - Level 4


Duolingo - 95 DET (50 DET older version)

Pearson PTE Academic - 45

Cambridge - 175+ on advanced or proficiency exam

GTEC CBT - 1100

IB (International Baccalaureate) English A HL or SL 4 or better

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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