The Fine Arts and Humanities Department offers courses that introduce you to the history, literature, performing arts, philosophy, religion and visual arts of a society. This knowledge helps provide a well-rounded education to give you a broad-minded perspective that is valuable for success in any career.

Our arts courses cover everything from art history and art appreciation to hands-on classes where you’ll create your own art. There are courses ranging from digital art to fine art to music to theater. Your creative spirit will soar as you explore the various aspects of fine and performing arts.

Humanities and philosophy courses allow you to explore the cultural aspects of Western society and other cultures from around the world. You can explore the artistic, religious and philosophical expressions that helped shape thought throughout history. You’ll discover how mythology impacted societies. And you can investigate the origin of knowledge, discuss different approaches to seeking truth, and learn to apply the principles of logic and critical thinking.

Potential Careers in Fine Arts and Humanities

Actor
Agent
Animator
Archivist
Art Teacher
Band Director
Ceramicist/Sculptor
Choreographer
Composer/Songwriter
Conductor
Costume Designer
Director
Graphic Artist/Designer
Illustrator
Lighting Designer
Museum Worker/Curator
Music Producer
Performer
Photographer
Playwright
Stage Manager

Associate Degree Programs

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Fine Arts and Humanities Degree Options

Earning your Associate in Fine Arts Degree or Associate in Arts Degree at Moraine Valley can make it more likely that you will transfer to a four-year school with junior status. Learn more about how you can complete the first two years of your college education at Moraine Valley before transferring to a four-year school to earn a bachelor's degree.

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Konnor Parrish (Oak Lawn), shared his educational journey while on a panel for the Illinois Project Lead the Way meeting.

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