Degrees & Certificates


Associate in Arts - Transfer

Graphic Art

Associate in Arts - Transfer


Certificate of Achievement


A strong foundation of theory and technical skills can take talent to a new level, transforming into a body of innovative artwork.

Whether you take fine arts courses, complete a photography certificate or transfer your Waubonsee credits to an advanced degree, you’ll find an inspiring environment at Waubonsee, and your career in the arts will enhance the culture of our community.

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Study Art History in Italy next May!

3 credit hours and a 10-day travel experience

Led by Waubonsee Art Faculty Martine Stuckey and Heather Weber, study the art and learn the history of Venice, Florence and Rome. Download the program flier for details. 

Studying Art at Waubonsee

Spring 2019 Sample Schedule

To help make choosing and registering for your first or second semester of courses even easier, we've put together a full ready-made schedule!

Associate in Fine Arts:

Daytime Courses at Sugar Grove Campus (PDF)

Our Art Program provides the creative setting that fine artists like you dream of. It's a program that has earned accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). Combine courses from a variety of interests or focus on one area. 

  • Drawing, painting — our studio courses strengthen your technical skills and artistic abilities, and instructors work one-on-one to refine those talents.
  • Photography— capture images in traditional and cutting-edge ways. 
  • Ceramics — study in a nationally recognized program without traveling far. 
  • Art history— gain perspective into the human condition in a shifting social, political and cultural climate.

And since art brings together seeing, doing and exploring, students regularly take part in lectures, workshops, field trips and exhibitions to observe art in action.

View the Mission, Goals and Objectives of the Art Department.

Working in Art

In our ever-evolving world, the historical importance and continued relevancy of the arts is unchanged. Artists must cultivate personal visual literacy in order to analyze and integrate trends and resources, and become engaged in global art culture. Successful artists thrive in environments that spark intellectual curiosity, nurture aesthetic appreciation and encourage creative endeavors.

Art in Action — Create and Consume

Enjoy On-campus Artwork
The door is open to Waubonsee's art exhibition space, the Arrowhead Room.

Participate in campus art exhibitions. 

Learn from Visiting Artists
Students learn from a visiting artist.

Hear first-hand what life as an artist is like while exploring a variety of media. 

View Your Peers' Work
Art faculty Heather Weber shows students artwork in the Arrowhead Room.

Appreciate the curated student art collection displayed throughout our campuses. 

Meet Your Faculty


View a listing of faculty members in this program.

Costs and Payments


Learn how affordable your dreams can be at Waubonsee.


Transfer Guides

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With proper planning, our transfer degrees can take you anywhere, but check out these Transfer Guides for specific course recommendations for select area four-year schools.

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