School Arts and Design - Degrees & Certificates
Download the AA in Fine Arts Advising Form
This is a transfer degree that prepares a student to enter the BFA degree program offered by the University of New Mexico and other colleges. The course sequence builds core skills and knowledge in a variety of media, provides historical and contemporary perspectives, fosters aesthetic sophistication and passion for the arts, and sets emerging artists on the path to becoming practitioners in the creative economy.
Download the AA in Architectural Design Advising Form
Designed to provide graduates with sufficient skills and knowledge to gain entry to a Baccalaureate Architecture program. Fulfills the requirements for the application for admission to the UNM School of Architecture.
Download the AAA in Gallery Management Advising Form
Prepares students for employment in art galleries and museums. Students are provided a comprehensive knowledge of art history, art criticism, collections management, the contemporary art market, artist's rights, contracts, intellectual property, and copyright law.
Download the AAS in Interior Design Advising Form
Sets students on the path to become professional interior designers. It is one of only two accredited interior design programs in New Mexico. Upon completion of the 65-hour interior design degree and a four-year professional Internship, or a 95-hour interior design degree and a three-year professional internship, graduates are qualified to take the National Council of Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) exam.
Download the AA in Photography Advising Form
This program prepares students for transfer to 4-year programs or for direct entry into the photographic industry. Courses cover digital, silver, and alternative processes, and emphasize conceptual and expressive approaches. This develops student's individual vision, which makes their work increasingly distinct, whether they are pursuing fine arts or commercial careers.
Download the AAA in Photography Advising Form
Prepares students for entry-level work in, among others, advertising, editorial, and fine arts photography.
Download the AAA in Professional Crafts Advising Form
Provides students with skills in one of the three disciplines of woodworking, ceramics, or jewelry. Entrepreneurial and design skills prepare the graduate for self-employment as a professional artisan.
For more information, please contact The School of Arts & Design, 505-428-1731, email@example.com.