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What will I learn?

The Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer Degree is designed to prepare the student for transfer to four-year institutions of higher education and is specifically intended to satisfy lower division requirements for a baccalaureate degree in Studio Arts at a California State University. The knowledge and skills offered in this degree lead students to develop foundational knowledge in the field of studio arts including those topics and issues related to global, national, and local aspects of the field of study.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate intermediate mastery in a range of 2D/3D visual media; employ basic concepts in 2D design and drawing, or 3D design and drawing-for-sculpture; create portfolio ready, original artworks; and discuss and apply visual concepts and aesthetics from art history, contemporary art, and popular culture.

Which department am I in?

Visual and Performing Arts Division

Study options

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$7,581.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 December 2021

Start date

22 February 2022


Visual and Performing Arts Division



91208, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High School transcripts and Diploma: C" grade point average

For international students

High School transcripts and Diploma; minimum of 2.0 or "C" grade point average., if transferring directly from a U.S.-based College or University

TOEFL score minimum 45 on iBT; or IELTS band score of 4.5 minimum

Application Deadlines : July 1 for FALL Semester; December 1 for SPRING Semester

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


About Glendale Community College

Glendale College has one of the best transfer rates in the county for entry to both California State University and the University of California.

  • Completion of associate course guarantees degree entry
  • Glendale is one of the safest cities in the state
  • Live and study in the best locations in California
  • Growing international student community