The Arts Program at Olympic College offers courses in Art, Integrated Multimedia, Journalism, Music, and Video/Theatre Arts. Students can work toward an Associate of Arts & Sciences (AAS) Degree in all these disciplines or an Associate of Technical Arts (ATA) Degree in Integrated Multimedia. Courses include lectures, labs, performing groups and workshops. The program also makes use of telecourse, online, and independent instruction.
The Arts Program at Olympic College exists to do the following:
- Expose students to the world of the Fine and Performing Arts and help them develop an appreciation for them.
- Prepare Arts majors to transfer successfully to a four-year institution or to begin a professional career in the Arts.
Art Transfer Curriculum
Fundamental to the development of fine arts is the spirit and process of exploration. The Art curriculum encourages the process of discovery as it applies to perceptual and conceptual issues basic to the creative process. The purpose of the integrated transfer curriculum is to provide a catalyst for students to widen their artistic awareness and versatility.