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Visual Arts & Music

The department of Visual Arts & Music of South Texas College, through excellent teaching and service to our community, promotes an enhanced awareness of the role of art and music in our society. Our purpose is to provide a stimulating environment that encourages lifelong learning, promotes cultural awareness and enriches the quality of life in Hidalgo and Starr counties through performance and study.

The Associate of Arts with a field of study Fine Arts/ Visual Arts Concentration is a focused program of study which provides a strong foundation in undergraduate art skills training and prepares students pursuing art careers for advanced production of art and successful transfer to upper division colleges and universities.



Fine Arts - Concentration: Music (AA-MUSI)

Fine Arts - Concentration: Visual Arts (AA-FINA)

Graphic Arts (AA-GART)

Staff Faculty

Name E-mail Phone Location
Colorado, Rose - Secretary rcolorad 956-872-2503 Pecan A 117

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Name E-mail Phone Location
Ballinger, Patricia phballin 956-872-3551 Pecan A 112
Brown, Rachael rfbrown 956-973-7606 Mid-Valley G 134
Evans, Phyllis pevans 956-872-2668 Pecan B 118
Freeman, David dmfreema 956-872-8385 Pecan A 115
Garcia, Ed egarcia 956-872-3473 Pecan B 116
Keitz, Ruth A. rkeitz 956-447-6683 Mid-Valley PB1 B3
Leonard, Chris cpleonar 956-872-7224 Pecan PB1 14B
Lubben, Richard rdlubben 956-872-2541 Pecan B 121
Matthews, Tom tlmatthews 956-872-3471 Pecan B 117
Murray, Thomas tmurray 956-872-5633 Pecan PB 28B
Nicol, Scott slnicol 956-973-7602 Mid-Valley G 139
Perez, Pedro pjperez 956-872-3468 Pecan B 123
Smith, Richard richard 956-872-3478 Pecan B 119


Name E-mail Phone Location
Buhidar, William wbuhidar 956-872-5628 Pecan PB 28B
Cather, Daniel dcather1 956-872-2046 Pecan Plaza 1.514
Garica, Jaime jagarcia1 956-872-2503 Pecan B 123
O'Leary, Sharon soleary 956-872-2524 Pecan Plaza 1.520
Schermerhorn III, Ron F. rscherm1 956-872-5619 Pecan PB 29B

For Adjunct Faculty please call (956) 872-6412


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