Welcome to the Fine and Performing Arts and Speech Communication Department page. Our department is made up of five disciplines which are Speech Communication, Arts, Dance, Drama, and Music. We offer numerous Associate of Art Degrees as well as Certificates. Please check out each discipline page for more information on our programs!
Palo Alto College offers two distinct but related degrees in the visual arts: Associate of Art in Art and Associate of Art in Digital Art. Read More
Palo Alto College offers an Associate Degree (AA) in Dance. Read More
The Drama program is geared to help students, both as participants and as audience, to understand and appreciate the unique value of theater...Read More
The Music program provides instruction in the appreciation and performance of instrumental and vocal music. Read More
Don’t be shy…we don’t bite! Research shows that communication skills rank top two in skills employers look for today. Read More