Fine Applied Arts Division

The FIne Applied Arts division (FAA) includes many fields of study, all of which are linked via a focus on critical inquiry, theory, research, and a regard for the diversity among individuals and societies.

Courses may be taken individually or as part of a certificate or degree program. The FAA programs of study include: Art, Art New Media, Hospitality Managment, Fashion, Interior Design, Music, Theater Arts.

For information about a specific class, please visit that discipline page, see our current American River College catalog, or contact counseling at 916-484-8572. Courses in the Fine Applied Arts are typically both UC and CSU transferable, and also lead to exciting careers

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Dean: Angela Milano
Admin. Asst.: Jessica Taylor
Phone: (916) 484-8433


Monday - Friday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


North side of campus

ARC Fine and Applied Arts

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~Albert Einstein