Your vision is within sight
Let your imagination run wild. If you’re focused on a career in fine arts, there’s no better place to sharpen that vision than at sanjac. Here, you’ll develop and refine your skills in small classes taught by creative and accomplished instructors, some of whom are working artists themselves. We offer quality training in the visual arts with Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science degrees (ART - Commercial & Visual Communications) and Certificate (Art - Commercial, Art Multimedia/Animation, Visual Communication, Visual Communication - Multi Media/Animation) options available. If you want to go even farther, two years of San Jacinto College credits are transferable to many four-year universities. Our visual arts programs are backed by the same dedication to excellence that has made San Jacinto College a recognized educational leader. The Department of Art at San Jacinto College offers a complete range of courses for the art major and an interesting assortment of electives for the general student and members of the community. The Associate of Arts in Art degree is designed to prepare students to pursue a bachelor's degree in Studio Art, Art History, or Art Education.
Ready to get a jump on your career?
Commercial Art Programs are also offered at sanjac. They include an Associate of Applied Science in Commercial Art and Certificates of Technology in (Art - Commercial, Art Multimedia/Animation, Visual Communication, Visual Communication - Multi Media/Animation). The certificates qualify you for entry-level graphic artists' positions at newspapers, magazines, and public relations firms, to name a few The commercial art courses all incorporate computer graphics in order to provide the most current skills and graphic arts computer applications, web-page design, and image processing. North Campus offers the first two semesters of commercial art, students must then transfer to Central or South to complete their degree or certificate.
Ample opportunities to showcase your skills
Art exhibitions are a regular part of the program. San Jac hosts a series of exhibitions that feature visiting artists, faculty members, students, and former students. In addition, each year, the art department sponsors a High School Scholarship Competition, whose winners are also part of the scheduled series of exhibitions.