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FALL 2020 SEMESTER AND COVID-19 UPDATE: The EMCC campus is open to EMCC employees, students attending on-campus classes, or those with an appointment. All student support services are available online. Students are encouraged to contact their instructors for additional information.



The Art program at Estrella Mountain College emphasizes a well-rounded foundational experience for students hoping to pursue advanced degrees in Art or Design. Our recently expanded curriculum includes courses in 2D and 3D Design, Drawing, Painting, and Photography (in our state of the art Macintosh Lab).  Students enrolled in art classes can expect to learn creative problem solving, explore self-expression and the boundless possibilities of contemporary art practice.

Why Art @ EMCC?

  • State of the Art Macintosh Lab
  • An emphasis on contemporary art, experimentation and community in a learner-centered environment
  • Full schedule of art exhibitions on campus
  • Numerous opportunities for students to display their artwork on campus, including published in annual Mariposa Art Journal

Career and Employment Outlook

Fine Artist, Art Educator, Graphic Designer, Architect, Interior Designer, Industrial Design, Fashion Design, Photographer

University Transfer Options

Maricopa Degree Options

At EMCC, get a degree in... And transfer to a university to get a degree in...
Associate in Arts, Fine Arts - Art Bachelor of Fine Arts
Associate in Arts (AA) Bachelor of Arts
Associate in Arts (AA) Bachelor of Science in Design

Maricopa-ASU Pathway Program

This program has an MAPP (Maricopa-ASU Pathway Program) option. For more information about the MAPP program and to find additional information, see the MAPP page.