The Division of Communication and Arts at NWACC offers several areas of study spanning
from art, design, cinematic studies, languages to theatre and journalism. To help
you reach your goals as a student, we have options for the plan that is right for
you, including associate of fine arts degrees, associate of applied science degrees,
technical certificates, certificates of proficiency, and transfer degree plans with
accelerated and online opportunities.
Our Communication and Arts courses are taught by highly qualified and engaged instructors with real world experience,
including published writers and composers, award-winning musicians, and playwrights.
NWACC's newIntegrated Design Labis scheduled to open for the 2019 Fall semester and will offercourses in visual arts and construction. The facility will also housespace for sculptures, ceramics, 3D printers, laser cutting equipment, and other tools.Students will be encouraged to test creative entrepreneurial ideas by utilizing the
skills learned in various art and construction classes.
Ozark Mountains British Brass Band Concert The NWACC Music Department and Ozark Mountains British Brass Band will be hosting a FREE and family-friendly concert. Enjoy a smorgasbord of musical genres including jazz, movie music, marches and more!
Engage in courses in the traditional disciplines of art and art history, as well as
graphics and photography. Pursuing Art can lead to a major in Art or Art History,
meet general education requirements, or further personal growth.
Study Graphic Design and integrate your fine art skills with digital, technical skills
and design thinking, and explore a range of design processes and methodologies. Create
graphic art for various mediums such as print, web, video, and app design.
Experience the academic training and hands-on experience you need to pursue a career
in Theatre or fulfill a general education requirement. Play the protagonist of your
own life by pursuing Theatre at NWACC!