Develop a fine art foundation that opens doors to self-expression and helps you refine your vision as a visual artist. Beginning artists and illustrators are introduced to the essential tools and concepts underpinning the making of historical and contemporary art; more experienced students can enhance their practice in advanced courses like Painting II or Project Studio. Students can complete certificate electives in fine arts or courses in other areas of study within Parsons at Open Campus.
Timeline to Completion: Most courses last nine weeks or more. Courses meeting for fewer than nine sessions count as half of an elective and would need to be combined to fulfill one elective requirement. Most students take two courses per semester. The certificate must be completed in two years.
Enrollment Type: Noncredit
Number of Courses: 8 required courses, including 3 electives
Format: On-campus, some courses offered online
Course Sequence: To earn this certificate, students must complete all required courses.