East Central Community College’s Fine Arts program offers foundational art courses, academic scholarships, and the opportunity to be a part of a creative, nurturing environment that promotes excellence in academic art. Students transfer into many four-year degree programs across the country. Some noteworthy institutions include, The Art Institute of Chicago, University of New Orleans, Mississippi State University, Delta State University, Memphis College of Art, and Buena Vista University, Iowa. Once students transfer, they focus on a wide range of areas of interest such as painting/drawing, graphic design, illustration, film, animation, game design, and digital media.

Classes include: Design, Drawing, Painting, Three-Dimensional Design, Art History, and Art Appreciation.

Visual Art Program Courses
(Two-Year Transfer Plan for Art Major)

Required Courses/Electives Course Symbol/Number Credit Hours
English Composition I & II ENG 1113, 1123 6
Public Speaking SPT 1113 (@ select colleges) 3
Literature ENG - (ENG 2423 preferred @ USM) 6
History HIS (any history) 6
Social/Behavioral Science Select social/behavioral science course 6
Laboratory Sciences BIO, CHE, PHY 8
College Algebra MAT 1313 or higher 3
Art History I & II ART 2713, 2723 6
Drawing I & II ART 1313, 1323 6
Design I & II ART 1433, 1443 6
Three-Dimensional Design ART 1453 3

The Visual Art Program at ECCC offers an Art Service Scholarship and Half-Tuition Scholarships for qualifying students. The college offers several Full Tuition Scholarships and Partial Tuition Scholarships for qualifying students. For more information or a tour of the facilities, please contact Jeffrey Hodges (Fine Arts Instructor) at 601-635-6229 or jhodges@eccc.edu.

We look forward to your visiting soon as we would love to have you join the ECCC family.