Registration - Alabama Center for the Arts

Create Your Career

The Alabama Center for the Arts mixes the best of two, top-rated schools to provide a robust curriculum for both visual and performing arts majors. With supportive faculty who are dedicated to providing expert instruction, you will receive hands-on training to develop the skills needed to CREATE YOUR CAREER and excel in the arts industry.

Classes at the Alabama Center for the Arts are offered by Calhoun Community College (leading to an Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science degree) and Athens State University (leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree). Start your education at Calhoun and seamlessly continue your education with Athens State for a four-year degree in the arts – all at the Alabama Center for the Arts in Decatur!

Visual Arts

Visual Arts classes include art appreciation, painting, drawing, graphic design, sculpture, ceramics, and pottery as well as art education classes that lead to licensure for art instructors.

Performing Arts

The Performing Arts classes encompass music and theatre, including music appreciation, dramatic literature, theatre appreciation, acting, various music classes, jazz, and chorale.


Register today and begin your journey to a creative career with endless possibilities.

Register for Classes at

Calhoun Community College

Register for Classes at

Athens State University

Important Dates

Open Registration for All Students Begins:
  • Calhoun Community College: November 5, 2020
  • Athens State University: November 1, 2020
Spring Classes Begin:
  • Calhoun Community College: January 11, 2021
  • Athens State University: January 11, 2021
Drop/Add & Late Registration:
  • Calhoun Community College: January 11 – January 14, 2021
  • Athens State University: January 11 – January 18, 2021
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