Arts, Humanities and Design Degrees

St. Petersburg College has built a long tradition of educating students in all areas of the arts, including studio art, photography, digital and graphic arts, theater, dance, music and the music and entertainment industry.

Art in motion

Art in Motion
Digital media technologies have changed how we learn, entertain ourselves and interact with each other. Discover how our degrees can help turn your passion for capturing sights and sounds into an exciting career.

Prepare for a career in today’s music industry

Music Industry Recording Arts ProgramWhether you want to be in the spotlight as a performer or work behind the scenes in production, St. Petersburg College's Music Industry Recording Arts Program will help you develop real world skills for today's music industry jobs.

Explore your creative side with our Visual Arts programs

Visual Arts ProgramImmerse yourself in the arts through our classes in art history, ceramics, design, drawing, printmaking, photography and painting. At SPC, you can pursue your creative side or prepare for your four-year BA or BFA in Studio Art of Art History.

Be a star

Performing Arts ProgramsAt SPC, our small classes put you on the big stage. As a performer and artist, you'll enjoy the latest facilities, where our talented professors instruct and mentor you, and concert halls and theaters where you can shine.

Explore our professional-grade art and culture venues

Art and Culture VenuesSPC boasts a variety of state-of-the-art performance venues, exhibit galleries and museums where your talents take center stage.



Arts News

  • A colorful abstract print of oranges, greens, reds, pinks by the printmaking collective, 24 HandsA free exhibition of the recent works on paper by the 24 Hands Printmaking Collective will be on display for a month at SPC's Clearwater Campus.
  • Hernly and Poynter shake hands over a drum set in front of a crowd of thousands at Red Rocks AmphitheaterSt. Petersburg College Music Professor Dr. Pat Hernly combined his academic studies and performance experience to publish a chapter in the Cambridge Companion to the Drum Kit.
  • a colorful floral mural adorns the side of a building under a blue, lightly cloudy skyThe Clearwater City Council recently appointed St. Petersburg College faculty member, Dr. Greg Byrd, to the City of Clearwater Public Art and Design Advisory Board.