ECC offers two options to students interested in art. The AFA degree allows students to complete a series of foundation courses, to develop skills in a variety of media, and to compile an artwork portfolio, while the AA degree is intended for students planning to transfer to a four year institution
As the primary provider of higher education in the area, East Central College will serve the needs of those in the college district and service region by providing quality educational programs and services. As an open access institution, the College will serve students who have a range of preparation and ability. As a learning organization, the College will preserve and enhance its commitment to continuous quality improvement. As a planning institution, the College will make decisions informed by data.