Students can design their future at Westmoreland

Date Published: September 05, 2018

ArtWestmoreland County Community College offers several program options to students who want to design their future in art, graphics and multimedia.

Westmoreland’s Associate of Fine Arts program provides a foundation to transfer seamlessly to a four-year institution. Students will learn portfolio development skills and stage their own exhibition in our gallery.

In addition, Art Business and Art Technology certificates give students cutting-edge versatility that will make their credentials stand out. Students in all art programs are encouraged to develop business knowledge, identify and improve on the abilities they bring.


Graphic DesignOur Communication Design degree program provides a flexible, responsive educational experience for students to build creative skills while integrating Adobe desktop and mobile apps to design and share their work across print, desktop, mobile devices and the Web. Communication designers are also known as visual designers or graphic designers.

Certificate programs in Graphics and Publishing and Web and Mobile are available to students looking to gain basic skills and knowledge. Courses included in these certificates may be applied toward the Communication Design degree.



PhotographyStudents interested in multimedia or photography have two associate degree options from which to choose. The Multimedia Technology option trains students in the areas of instructional graphics, television, audio recording, digital photography and interactive multimedia. The Photography option trains students in state-of-the-art computer-based photographic imaging.

Certificate programs in Adobe Video Studio, Photography and Video/Television provide students with an intensive experience in each area. Courses from the certificate programs may be applied toward the Multimedia and Photography degree.