Art & Design
Art and Design Facts
The arts teach students innumerable lessons. One such lesson is that there are several paths to take when approaching a problem and that problem may have more than one solution. A student involved in the arts is four times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement.
Ridgewater College’s Role
We provide our students with life-long skills that enhance collaboration and creativity. These skills are developed through exposure to the arts and are valuable in any career. Exposure to and understanding of the arts is key to developing responsible global citizens. Art tells stories, they help us understand the world and broaden our experiences connecting us to the future, present, and the past. Employers are looking for multi-disciplinary, creative thinkers who are able to collaborate with co-workers.
Ridgewater offers a variety of classes, degrees, and certificates that will allow you to get started on a career in a creative field or explore your educational options. Fine and performing arts experiences broaden student life at Ridgewater as well. You decide the path you want to take, we will help you get there. Not sure which direction to go, we can help you determine the right fit for you.