Fine Arts Diploma Seal



Visual Art Students! Earn a new huge accomplishment for the state of Georgia by receiving your Fine Arts Diploma Seal at graduation. Begin your plan early to earn this prestigious acknowledgement on your high school diploma!

4 requirements for students to achieve the FADS:

1.)  4 full credits of visual arts courses

Eligible .5 credit courses: Introduction to Art, Drawing 1 & 2, Painting 1 & 2, Printmaking 1 & 2, Ceramics 1 & 2, Sculpture 1 & 2, Photography 1 & 2, Graphic Design 1 & 2

Eligible 1 credit courses: AP Studio Art, AP Art History

Credits earned in TWO OPTIONS:

Option 1: 6 total art courses + AP Studio art= 4 complete credits

Option 2: 8 total visual arts courses

2.) Documentation of two (department- approved) fine arts related extra curricular activities

Good standing with CHS National Art Honor Society, Photography Club, Student Exhibitions, etc.

3.) Documentation of 20 hours of arts-related community service

Service hours through CHS National Art Honor Society, Department-Approved service opportunities, etc. 

4.) Documentation of a “Capstone Presentation”

AP Studio Art Spring Showcase, NAHS Senior Show, Portfolio Website with presentation, etc.

Suggested plan of study

Click HERE for the GADOE Fine Arts website for more information.

CLICK HERE FOR THE APPLICATION (begin to collect your documentation and portfolio now to prepare for the application process)

Check this tab often for updates on the requirements at Cambridge High School!