The Fine Arts program offers a rich variety of courses which are designed to acquaint students with the range of visual arts, elements of drawing and design, the history of art, as well as the important role which art and architecture play in society.
This educational option is an Associate of Arts Degree.
This educational option can be completed Part-Time or Full-Time.
This educational option is designed for meeting the requirements for an Associate of Fine Arts, with Concentration in Art Studio, from CNM and prepare a student to obtain a Bachelor of Fine Arts or related degree.
This educational option can be started any term.
Primary course location: Main Campus, Westside Campus and Montoya Campus have full art studios.
Some courses are not eligible for Financial Aid. Please check the list here when considering a course.
Students may be required to purchase materials for art studio courses.
This cost is approximately $300.
The Associates Degree is an important milestone for student pursuing either a baccalaureate degree or a graduate degree in the field. Core requirements for the baccalaureate are met through completion of the CNM Associate of Arts degree.
Many of the courses in this program are transferable and some may be applied to four-year degree programs at other institutions. CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges and universities in New Mexico and elsewhere.
Minimum Credit Hours Required to Complete Degree: 60
This information is meant to serve as a general guide for students intending to major in Art Studio. Specific requirements for transfer will vary from school to school. It is the student’s responsibility to contact the four year transfer school to confirm specific admission and degree requirements.
* ARTS 1220 and ARTS 1230 recommended for transfer to UNM for the BA or BFA Art Studio degree.