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Arts

The Arts Area of Interest is for students who wish to become educated and responsible contributors in a rapidly changing global arts community. The faculty and staff are committed to supporting arts education for transfer, economic development, and life-long employment in an accessible and challenging environment. We meet the needs of those wishing to create, consume, document, or analyze the arts.

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Programs

Degrees

   

High Unit Certificates

(18 units or more)

Low Unit Certificates

(less than 18 units)
Notes:
AS-T Associate in Science for Transfer Degree
AA-T Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
AA Associate of Arts Degree
AS Associate of Science Degree
CC Career Certificate
COA Certificate of Achievement
COSP Certificate of Skill Proficiency

Meet Your Success Team

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Counselor
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Arts Clerk
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Arts Secretary

Career Outlook

Design or create visual communication solutions for print and digital delivery to meet a client's specific needs in communicating to their audiences. Examples include Branding and Identity Design, Interactive Design, Advertising Design, Publication Design, Packaging, Environmental Design, and Information Architecture. Graphic design skills are a foundational requirement for over 30 careers!

California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $29.31
Career Growth: 7.10%

Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Bachelor's degree.
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $44.07
Career Growth: 9.70%

Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, choirs, and glee clubs. Include arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Work experience, plus bachelor's or higher degree .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $27.77
Career Growth: 3.70%

Play one or more musical instruments or entertain by singing songs in recital, in accompaniment, or as a member of an orchestra, band, or other musical group. Musical performers may entertain on-stage, radio, TV, film, video, or record in studios. Exclude "Dancers" (27-2031).

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months) .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $35.06
Career Growth: 6.60%

Photograph persons, subjects, merchandise, or other commercial products. May develop negatives and produce finished prints. Include scientific photographers, aerial photographers, and photojournalists.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months) .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $23.43
Career Growth: -4.30%
Source: Employment Development Department (EDD), State of California.

About RHC

Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.

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Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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