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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

(18 units or less)
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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Irene Vu
Counselor
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Martha De La Mora
Counselor
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Abby Balcom
Arts Clerk
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Amy Doyo
Success Coach
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Wendy Gonzalez
Arts Secretary
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Brian Young
Librarian
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Grant Linsell
Dean

Career Outlook

Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

Median Salary:
$57,530.91
Annual Job Opening:
3,421
Typical Education Level:
a Bachelor's degree
Top Entry-level Education:
A Bachelor's degree
62%
An Associate degree
15%
A certificate
8%

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.

Median Salary:
$76,692.94
Annual Job Opening:
1,586
Typical Education Level:
a Bachelor's degree
Top Entry-level Education:
A Bachelor's degree
53%
Some college
40%
A high school diploma or less
6%

Direct and conduct instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras or choirs.

Median Salary:
$52,287.27
Annual Job Opening:
748
Typical Education Level:
a Doctoral degree or more
Top Entry-level Education:
A Doctoral degree or more
37%
A Bachelor's degree
32%
A Master's or Professional degree
23%

Play one or more musical instruments in recital, in accompaniment, or as members of an orchestra, band, or other musical group.

Median Salary:
$61,398.98
Annual Job Opening:
2,834
Typical Education Level:
a Bachelor's degree
Top Entry-level Education:
A Bachelor's degree
38%
A Master's or Professional degree
21%
A Doctoral degree or more
18%

Photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects, using digital or film cameras and equipment. May develop negatives or use computer software to produce finished images and prints. Includes scientific photographers, aerial photographers, and photojournalists.

Median Salary:
$51,507.08
Annual Job Opening:
2,114
Typical Education Level:
a high school diploma or less
Top Entry-level Education:
A high school diploma or less
44%
An Associate degree
20%
A Bachelor's degree
16%
Source: Emsi Data.

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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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