Arts and Communications
Hone your talents in music, theatre or visual arts in our airy art studios, black box theatre and graphics labs. Our expert instructors are all working artists in their field who can guide you toward success in a career in the arts or transferring to a four-year university. Or, explore communications careers like journalism, media or public relations with our mass communications degree.
Tyler Degrees and Certificates
Build a foundation to transfer to a four-year college university.
Learn more about transferring after Tyler, including our guaranteed admissions agreements.
Students interested in studying the arts and humanities can also participate in the Mellon Pathways Program with a direct transfer path to VCU.
“Tyler really tries to facilitate meaningful on-going connections with students and faculty.“
Career and Technical Degrees and Certificates
Get the training you need to begin a new career or advance in your current one.
Fine Arts Certificate
Museum Studies, CSC
Visual Arts, AAA
Visual Arts, Film Specialization, AAA
Visual Arts, Photography Specialization, AAA
Web Design, AAS
Discover your interests and explore career options in these fields with our career coach.
Career Discovery Videos
Hear from our faculty about coursework and career options in some of our most in-demand majors.
Music, Theatre and Visual Arts
“After Tyler, I felt I had the information and the tools I needed to build my business.”
A Vibrant Arts Community
At Tyler, the arts are for everyone. Whether you want to hone your talents, or support your peers, there are many ways to get involved in our vibrant arts community. Join one of our student clubs, audition for a show, view an exhibition in the Tyler Gallery, or attend a performance in the Lynn Theatre. Study abroad and trips to New York City for museum-hopping are also available.
Performing Arts at Tyler
Visual Arts at Tyler
Gay Straight Alliance
Advisor: Kerrigan Sullivan
Meetings: Thursdays at 2 p.m. in T117 (Green Room)
Spring Semester to Begin Remotely
Due to the current spread of COVID-19 in our area, the college’s spring semester classes will begin remotely. Through January 29, classes scheduled to meet on-campus will be held through Zoom. The college’s student services offices will also continue to offer remote services on the weekdays during this timeframe. Very limited staff will be on campus, and students are encouraged to access services remotely. Students needing assistance may contact the Help Hub. Learn more.