The Associate in Fine Arts degree is intended for students whose primary goal is to complete a program in a designated discipline in fine arts. The A.F.A. degree is designed for transfer to a baccalaureate degree.  

Completion Requirements

  • Earn a minimum of 60 semester credits as required in the program, with a grade point average of 2.00 (C) or above in courses taken at North Hennepin Community College. Specific programs may have additional requirements or a higher minimum grade point average.
  • Earn a minimum of 20 semester credits North Hennepin Community College. A student must complete at least 50% of fine arts courses at North Hennepin Community College.
  • Earn a minimum of 24 credits in at least 6 MnTC goal areas.
  • Earn a minimum of 36 professional/technical credits.
  • Have four years to complete the graduation requirements as published in the catalog in effect at the time of their initial enrollment. Students taking longer than four years to complete their graduation requirements may follow any catalog published during the four-year period preceding their graduation.

Program Options