Academic Programs

Studio Art

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(B.F.A. concentration with specializations in painting, drawing, jewelry/metals, ceramics, photography)

This program empowers your sense of self as an artist. In the the B.F.A. studio art degree program, you will focus on strengthening and emphasizing your specialization in fine arts: painting, watercolor, photography, drawing, ceramics, and jewelry and metalworking.

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Studio Art

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(B.S. concentration)

The B.S. studio art concentration allows students to combine a major in art with a major in other fields, allowing students to often double major in relevant fields such as marketing, psychology, or media studies. Students will graduate from this program prepared to combine their artistic skills with other interests.

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Graphic Design

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(B.F.A. concentration)

The graphic design concentration encompasses the full scope of visual communication. Students learn how to create powerful visual images using a combination of illustration, typography and photography. This program will prepare you with problem-solving skills needed to succeed in this exciting profession.

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Art Education

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(B.S. concentration)

Students studying art education will master a combination of art courses and education courses, allowing them to graduate fully prepared to teach at any elementary or secondary level. This program is highly regarded in the region.

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Art History and Museum Studies

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(B.A. concentration)

Art history is interdisciplinary and is good preparation for the pursuit of a graduate degree in any area of the humanities, including the area of museums, art therapy, and degrees in arts restoration and curatorial studies. At the undergraduate level, students with the degrees in art history may find employment in galleries, libraries, and museums.

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Master of Fine Arts

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If your goal is a future as a professional artist or graphic designer, or you hope to teach studio art or design at the university level, these programs are for you. The Master of Fine Arts degree lets you concentrate in painting, drawing, photography, graphic design, jewelry and metalworking or ceramics while providing students in-depth experiences to solve complex problems. 

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Minors in Art