Liberal Arts AA and AS Degrees

Emphasis Area – Fine Arts

If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts you should consider taking 12 credit hours from the courses listed below as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.

Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services or a faculty advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for or transfer to your future major.

Fine Arts Courses
ART101 Art Appreciation 3
ART133 Drawing 3
ART134 Drawing II 3
ART143 Painting 3
ART144 Painting II 3
ART173 Ceramics 3
ART184 Photography 3
ART203 Art History I 3
ART204 Art History II 3
MUA120 Applied Piano I 1
MUS100 Music Appreciation 3

Career Opportunities

The following are some of the career opportunities you can pursue in Fine Arts:

  • Art Consultant
  • Teacher
  • Events Planner
  • Program Coordinator
  • Advertising
  • Art Therapy

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 222
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Program Faculty

Kim Behm
Black Hawk Hall 231
319-296-2329 ext.1632
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Student Services Advisors

Lisa Ciesielski
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-2329 ext.1727
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Lacy Knipper
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-2329 ext.1086
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Dean of Communications, Humanities, Education, and Fine Arts

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 224
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