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General Fine Arts at Florissant Valley
The General Fine Arts program has a long tradition of providing high quality art training and of opening doors to professional careers in the arts. Graduates of this nationally recognized transfer program have gone on to successful careers in studio art, animation, illustration, art therapy, fashion design, and art education, among other fields.
Drawing and design are the core of this curriculum. Students are provided with ample opportunities to gain proficiency in both two and three-dimensional disciplines, including painting, printmaking, sculpture, and mixed media. Students enrolling in this program should possess a strong interest in the visual arts and a desire to produce work using both traditional and experimental techniques. Recent alumni from this program have transferred to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the San Francisco Art Institute, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Kansas City Art Institute, Memphis College of Art, Savanna College of Art and Design, the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, and Washington University in St. Louis. Most of these students were granted substantial scholarships, and all transferred as juniors.