Associate in Arts in Art History
Cerro Coso Community College

Program Details

Cerro Coso Community College offers an online art history degree, the Associate in Arts in Art History.  This is a transfer degree that guarantees acceptance to the CSU system and provides a clear path to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree.  With this art history program, students are prepared to transfer at the junior level to CSU programs and colleges that offer bachelor’s degrees in:

  • Art History
  • Studio Arts
  • Fine Arts
  • Art Education
  • Art Therapy

The curriculum teaches students to analyze and interpret the formal, technical, and expressive aspects of works of art as historians, viewers, or creators.  You will also learn to discuss art that represents diverse cultures and regions within a historical and social context and to apply art historical terminology and methodology when analyzing and interpreting art.  Graduates are familiar with a variety of art production processes.


  • High school diploma or GED or CHSPE certificate or 18 years of age
  • Official transcripts, if requested

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Restricted States

Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming