Visual and Preforming Art is a broad field with a wide array of disciplines, ranging from painting to music, performing arts to graphic design. The Visual and Performing Arts Academic and Career Pathway studies creative literacy, communication, and design to create connections through the use of art, digital media, and music.
The Visual and Performing Arts Academic and Career Pathway studies creativity,
communication, and design to tell a story through the use of art, digital media, and music.
Here prospective students can explore a list of distinct career paths within various categories of the Visual and Performing Arts to find the information they need to get started on the academic journey. Designers, fine artists, and musicians alike can search for options that help them unlock their creativity. By developing creative literacy, through exposure to fundamental, theoretical, and conceptual practices, the Visual and Preforming Arts programs strives to develop students who are prepared for work and continuing education in the arts and related fields.
According to the Otis 2020 report on the creative economy in California, San Diego and Imperial counties account for 6% of total wage and salary employment and 7% of contract employment in the creative industries. The local creative economy annual salaries range from $35,000 to $100,000+. Entertainment and Digital Media is the largest sector among both wage and salary workers and contract workers; this field accounts for about 7 in 10 jobs.
Visit the program pages below and the Career Center to learn more about the different career options available in Visual and Performing Arts programs.
|Apply & Enroll||Academic Calendar||Catalog|