arts & communication

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Inspire the World

Arts and Communication programs allow you to express yourself through design, literature, language, media, theater, and more. You will expand your creativity and originality while exploring the many spheres and careers the arts and communication world has to offer.


Arts & Communication Programs


Program Name

Certificate/Degree Requirements

Academic Map

Course Information

Liberal Arts Liberal Arts AA Transfer Degree Liberal Arts Academic Map (PDF) -
Liberal Arts Online Liberal Arts Online AA Transfer Degree Liberal Arts Online Academic Map (PDF) -
Art and Design Art and Design AA Transfer Degree Requirements (PDF) Art and Design Academic Map (PDF) Art and Design Course Information (PDF)
English English AA Transfer Degree English Academic Map (PDF) -
Communications Communications AA Transfer Degree Communications Academic Map (PDF) -

Degrees Beyond Bay College

Many students continue on to a 4-year university to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in their field, and some go even further to receive their MFA, or Master’s in Fine Arts degree.

Popular Bachelor's Degrees include:

  • Art & Design
  • Art Management
  • Art History
  • Graphic Communications
  • Theater & Entertainment Arts
  • Communications
  • English
  • Education
  • Music
  • Languages (Spanish, French German, and more)

Arts & Communication Career Information



Employment Details

Journalist/Writer Journalist/Writer Employment Details
Art Curator Art Curator Employment Details
Photographer Photographer Employment Details
Gallery Manager Gallery Manager Employment Details
Museum Tech Museum Tech Employment Details
Graphic Designer Graphic Designer Employment Details
Broadcaster Broadcaster Employment Details
Designer Designer Employment Details
Animator Animator Employment Details
Author Author Employment Details
Editor Editor Employment Details
Web Designer Web Designer Employment Details
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