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School of Academics, Education, and Fine Arts

Please take a few moments to explore the various departments within the School of Academics, Education, and Fine Arts, and let us know how we can be of service as you continue your education!

In addition to excellent two-year programs in such diverse areas as Early Childhood Education, Photography, and Graphics, the School offers general education core courses for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution. An agreement with the University of North Carolina system as well as many private colleges assures that our graduates’ courses will be accepted for full credit.  Studies in the humanities, sciences, arts, social sciences, English, and mathematics are a part of the general education core and are given high priority by our creative, innovative faculty members.

Fine and Applied Arts 

CVCC offers degrees in Music, Visual Art, Theatre, Photography, and Graphic Design. Start your artistic career at CVCC, and gain valuable job skills, or continue your education at the four-year institution of your choice.

Goals. Dreams. Possibilities.

The vision of your future starts at Catawba Valley Community College. CVCC is an excellent educational institution. Our faculty are recognized and awarded for quality teaching in each of our programs of study.


Brice Melton
Brice Melton Dean, School of Academics, Education, & Fine Arts