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Creative Arts Certificate of Completion

Picture of student earning her Creative Arts Certificate of Completion at CMC.This program is designed to provide basic artistic training for career or personal interest. The arts are important to our communities and this program encourages you to become an active contributor through your creative work. Thirty credits in the fine arts, the humanities and other creative fields allow you to individualize the program to meet your goals. Optional art internships with a local arts organization are available once you have completed fifteen credits toward this certificate. This program allows you to explore several media and to receive additional training in an area of your choice.

Students completing this program will receive a Creative Arts Certificate of Completion. Though the certificate itself is not approved by the State of Colorado for occupational education or transfer, the program may be structured to apply the credits toward our Associate of Arts or Associate of General Studies degrees. Please consult with a college counselor for information on these options.

Students must demonstrate acceptable proficiency levels in reading, writing, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses within this certificate. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence in which you can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For more details, please see the Academic Placement and Testing  section.

The Creative Arts Certificate of Completion is offered at the Aspen campus.

Allied Creative Electives

(min. 3 credits)

Art Internships or Additional Art Electives

(min. 6 credits)

Six elective credits in the visual arts that may or may not be designed for transfer. Consult with your college counselor.

Any course with the following headings

  • ART___ Fine Arts
  • MGD___ Graphic Design

Total Credits Toward Certificate

General Education Electives (min. 6 credits)
Fine Art Electives (min. 15 credits)
Allied Creative Electives (min. 3 credits)
Art Internships or Additional Art Electives (min. 6 credits)

Other credits

Minimum Hours Required

Minimum Credit Hours Required  (30)
Minimum Contact Hours Required  (540-742.5)


◆ State Guaranteed Transfer Course

✽ Applies to CMC AA|AS Degree

For more information see Degree & Certificate Descriptions & Requirements .