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Fine Arts & Social Sciences Division

Welcome to the MCC Fine Arts & Social Sciences Division

The Fine Arts & Social Sciences (FASS) Division includes many exciting programs and courses, meeting the diverse goals of Mott Community College students. We have a broad range of classes which meet General Education requirements in Social Sciences (SOC), Humanities (HUM) and Information Technology (INT).

The FASS Division also features programs designed to prepare you for a career in creative fields and human services. Students who want to work with people may consider earning an Associate of Applied Science degree or certificate in Corrections, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education or Social Work. People who want to work with their hands and their ideas can earn AAS degrees or certificates in Graphic Design, Media Arts & Entertainment Technology, or Photography.

Mott Community College offers Associate of Fine Arts (AFA) degrees in Music or Studio Art, to prepare to transfer to a 4-year institution.


Degree Pathways — Fine Arts

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Fine Arts

Are you planning on a 4-year degree at a university, art school or conservatory? Take your foundation classes and general education classes at MCC.

Choose a concentration of Studio Arts or Music.

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Graphic Design

Are you interested in pursuing graphic design in print, web, multimedia, video and motion graphics, illustration, comics or animation? You will find one of the three main tracks in the Graphic Design degree program a fulfilling and challenging objective.

Get general information regarding the Graphic Design Program at MCC

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Media Arts and Entertainment

Begin your career in the movie industry, at radio and television stations, with advertising agencies, music recording studios, and concert venues. Work in media productions and post-production facilities.

Get general information regarding the MAET Program at MCC

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Music Technology

Looking for a career in music production, recording, and audio engineering?

Learn the technical, logistical, and creative skills to be competitive in today's music technology or sound engineering job market.
For general information regarding the Music Programs at MCC visit

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The AAS in Photography will provide training to land that entry-level position as a commercial and portrait studio assistant, technical sales representative, freelance photographer, or a digital processing technician. Other career options include: communications, public relations, graphic design, fine arts or journalism.


Degree Pathways — Social Sciences

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The Anthropology Program at Mott is designed to offer students their first encounter with three of the major subfields while pairing courses outside of the discipline that will help them explore the various connections between anthropology and other fields.

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Get ready for a job in the corrections fields, which include federal and state prisons, county and city jails, halfway houses, probation and parole departments, and private security.

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Criminal Justice

This program is designed for students seeking careers in various areas of criminal justice, including law enforcement, loss prevention, and corrections.

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Early Childhood

This competency based program focuses on NAEYC Standards. With an AAS in Early Childhood the student is eligible for positions as classroom assistants, childcare center staff, as well as before and after school programs.

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Choose from either a AS or AA Degree pathway that will lead you to either an BA or a BSAS.

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Geography is a field that focuses on the earth’s surface and all of the features on it and their relationship to each other.

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Historians use written evidence, statistical information and other materials to reconstruct the story of humanity and gain insight into the present.

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Political Science

The Political Science program at Mott is designed to introduce students to the major questions that define the field and the methodologies used to analyze these questions.

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Elementary Education

The Elementary Education pathway at Mott Community College prepares students to transfer to a four year college or university to complete his or her training to be a certified elementary school teacher.

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It is the mission of the psychology discipline at MCC to provide an effective learning environment where students develop critical thinking skills which lay the groundwork for future educational experiences.

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Social Work Technician

The program prepares graduates to qualify for Registration as a Social Service Technician under the Michigan Bureau of Health Professions. Employment opportunities exist in social work, agency work and/or substance abuse treatment.

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Sociology is not a program but a Liberal Arts discipline in the Social Sciences. Sociology is the systematic study of human behavior, groups and society.



Fine Arts Gallery

Gallery Exhibits

Check out both student work and visiting artist.


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Concerts / Performances

Take in a Jazz Concert, Choir and Chamber Singers, Steel Drums A Quintet, Concert Band, and guest performers.


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Looking for a club? Find clubs with similar career interest.

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Early Childhood Learning Center

The Early Childhood Learning Center accepts young children that are 2 1/2 - 4 years of age. The MCC ECLC provides Before and After Care as well as daycare. Assistance in paying for childcare may be provided by DHS or Pell.


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Have you thought about becoming a police officer? Do you desire to make a difference by protecting others and our homeland? Not sure if you have what it takes or how to enter the process? Begin your career now.

MCC's Student Art Show exhibit

Annual Student Art Show

The exhibition of over 300 student works was juried by the MCC Art Faculty and included drawing, painting, printmaking, 2-D design, sculpture, ceramics, graphic design, and photography.


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Helping Haiti

Mott Community College Band/Choir/Chamber Singers help Haitian music students by hosting fund raising concerts. Donations of musical instruments are also accepted.

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