Art and Art History

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Art and Art History

Pathway Overview

Program Pathways are a series of courses and experiences carefully selected to help you earn your credential and prepare for your career or university transfer. Program Pathway Maps guide you through quarter-by-quarter coursework, indicate when you’ll need to complete important steps, and describe popular careers in this pathway. Some course sequences or recommended courses can be customized or adjusted by speaking with an advisor.


Program lengths are estimates, not guarantees. For the most current program information, please check with the program contact.

At Seattle Central, Art includes the study of studio art, design, and art history.

Studio Art is the study and practice of making visual forms of expression and communication in specific media (but not limited to) such as Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Ceramics, and Digital Arts.

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Design is the study and practice of planning and realizing forms in two or more dimensions using elements that consider both aesthetic and practical or utilitarian purposes.

Art History is the study of, and developing the understanding of, world art as it is made within the milieu of specific cultural, social, religious, philosophical, technological, and psychological contexts through time.