Art, Design & Performing Arts
Preparing for a career in a creativity-driven field will not only open your eyes to how many products, markets and jobs rely on imagination, but will help you become more inventive yourself. By studying the arts, you will learn about new cultures, different forms of expression and using different methods to communicate ideas to an audience.
Harper College provides easily transferable credit courses that combine creative courses
and first-hand learning opportunities. Programs include Art and Design, Architecture
Studies, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Graphic Arts Design and Technology,
Interior Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Web Design and Development.
Share your talents through Harper’s numerous performance and exhibit spaces, events, publications, and contests.
Learn from highly trained faculty in a supportive, constructive environment. Our student to teacher ratio is 19:1.
Explore our programs
Harper College offers a number of art, design, and performing arts career and transfer programs. To get started, select one of the program areas below:
Interested in another subject? If you are interested in transferring to study an art-related subject not listed here, please meet with an academic advisor to learn what courses to take to meet your academic goals.
Find out what's happening in the arts, design and performing arts at Harper College.
After a year off, the annual Harper National Juried Exhibition returns to spotlight pieces by artists from around the country while supporting the arts at the college.... Read More
Check out poetry, short stories and visual arts submitted by Harper students in the 2020-21 edition of Point of View, Harper College's award-winning arts and literary magazine.... Read More
Dr. Tamara A. Johnson, vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion, reflects on the common threads of her career as she prepares to enhance Harper College initiatives to serve underrepresented populations.... Read More
The two-year Igniting Paths to Success Scholarship will award full tuition, fees and books to 1,000 students beginning this fall.... Read More
Harper Graphic Arts student Konstantina Tsonis designed the poster for Harper's 2021 fashion show, “Unmasked: Spirit of the Times.” Here are ten questions with Konstantina.... Read More