Visual Arts Degrees

UCNJ offers programs in Visual Arts!

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  • Visual Arts, A.A.

The Visual Arts option is designed for students preparing to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in various areas of the visual arts. Students will be provided with a background in studio art including study in art appreciation, art history, studio foundations, and various applications of art.

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Catalogs & Course Registration


Course Registration

Visit our “Search & Register for Class” page for registration details and deadlines.

Career Paths

Graphic Designer
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Concept Artist
Publishers or Design/Advertising Agencies
Magazines or other print communication
Art Galleries
Paint Instruction Studios
Transfer Opportunities
Students are encouraged to work closely with UCNJ’s faculty and Advising Transfer Services. Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution in NJ can explore the “Transfer Programs” feature on NJ Transfer.
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Why Study Visual Arts?

Pursuing a degree in Visual Arts offers compelling reasons for individuals with a deep passion for artistic expression, creativity, and the visual world.

Visual Arts provides a platform for individuals to explore diverse artistic mediums, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, digital art, and more.

A degree in Visual Arts opens doors to a wide range of career opportunities, including fine art, illustration, graphic design, art education, art therapy, curatorial work, and animation, among others. Visual Arts allows individuals to express their unique perspectives, connect with audiences on a profound level, and contribute to the enrichment of culture and society.

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