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Folsom Lake College Art

The Folsom Lake College art curriculum offers introductory and intermediate level courses in painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, and metal arts, including introductory level courses in art education and design. Through the program's studio art classes, students develop an awareness and understanding of the materials, tools, rationale, and significance of art in society. The art curriculum's critical thinking and technical skills components encourage students to utilize independent thought processes and problem solving. The program prepares students to achieve their educational goals, which may include: transfer to a four-year college or university, pursuit of a career in the arts, and/or development of skills for satisfying personal and lifelong creative practice.

Career Options

  • Animator
  • Art Instructor
  • Ceramist
  • Commercial Designer
  • Computer Artist
  • Concept Artist
  • Conservationist
  • Gallery Director
  • Game Designer
  • Graphic Artist
  • Illustrator
  • Jeweler
  • Painter
  • Printmaker
  • Sculptor

Some career options may require more than two years of college study.


  • Art faculty composed of professional artists with diverse specializations, who have exhibited regionally, nationally, and internationally
  • Opportunities to explore artistic pursuits in two- and three-dimensional media using a wide variety of materials and techniques with an emphasis on hands-on approaches
  • Guest lectures and demonstrations
  • Bank of America Gallery at the Harris Center for the Arts:
    • Art exhibits are viewed by 70,000 visitors annually
    • Annual student art show
    • National and International artworks and artists exhibited.

Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

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This program is part of the Liberal Arts and Social Sciences meta-major.

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