Undergraduate Studio Art +

Studio Art, B.A.

Introduces the student to a broad range of experiences in studio art, and offers the opportunity to minor in another subject area.

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art provides education and training for those wishing to become a professional visual artist, or work in arts-related fields. Students earning this degree will be well prepared to continue their educational studies in the professional world or in graduate studies. 

Start your career as a: 

  • Professional artist 
  • Art director 
  • Senior designer 
  • Studio assistant 
  • Gallery owner 
  • Museum curator 
  • Art consultant 
  • Art therapist 

131 Hours Total

Includes classes in:

  • Design Fundamentals
  • Figurative Form
  • 3D And Abstract Design
  • Business And Sale Of Art
  • Painting And Drawing
  • Ceramics And Sculpture
  • Art History
  • Presentation And Exhibition

Studio Art - Painting, B.F.A.

Express your creativity in the studio arts by mastering technical skills in painting and drawing with this concentrated degree.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting will focus your studio art skills by offering classes that prepare you to advance your career as an artist. Beyond working in studios, students receive professional instruction from faculty with work in collections all over the world.

Start your career as a...

  • Professional Painter 
  • Art director 
  • Illustrator 
  • Studio instructor 
  • Gallery director 
  • Curator 
  • Exhibition designer 
  • Art consultant

131 Hours Total

Includes classes in:

  • Figure Drawing
  • Design And Visual Theory
  • Acrylics, Oils, And Watercolor
  • Landscape And Still Life
  • Business And Sale Of Art
  • Aesthetics And Critique
  • Digital Photography
  • Portfolio Development
  • Art History
  • Presentation And Exhibition

Studio Art - Sculpture, B.F.A.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture engages students in a rigorous program that simultaneously develops their conceptual, technical, and formal skills as artists. There is a natural progression of courses, beginning with more structured assignments and skill development, working towards more independent projects at the advanced level.

Start your career as a: 

  • Professional sculptor 
  • Art director 
  • Model maker 
  • Set designer 
  • Studio instructor 
  • Exhibition designer 
  • Art consultant 
  • Public artist

131 Hours Total 

Includes classes in:

  • Hand-Building Techniques 
  • Figurative Form 
  • Sculptural Methods 
  • Business And Sale Of Art 
  • Aesthetics And Design 
  • Portfolio Development 
  • Art History 
  • Presentation And Exhibition 

Studio Art - Ceramics, B.F.A.

Builds a foundation in historical and contemporary ceramic techniques that allows you to explore your individual artistic direction.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics engages students in a rigorous program that simultaneously develops their conceptual, technical, and formal skills as artists. There is a natural progression of courses, beginning with more structured assignments and skill development, working towards more independent projects at the advanced level. 

Start your career as a...

  • Art director 
  • Professional potter 
  • Production technician 
  • Exhibition designer 
  • Studio instructor 
  • Gallery director 
  • Art consultant 

131 Hours Total

Includes classes in:

  • Glaze Formulation
  • Wheel-Throwing
  • Hand-Building Techniques
  • Mold And Cast Making
  • Business And Sale Of Art
  • Aesthetics And Design
  • Portfolio Development
  • Art History
  • Presentation And Exhibition

Studio Art Minor

The Minor in Studio Art adds 18 hours of fundamental training in studio art to your major. This minor focuses on the core concepts needed to function in today’s creative market. The classes will help you develop a portfolio of marketable skills used in a variety of jobs and professional services. 

A perfect match for majors in: 

  • Business 
  • K-12 Education 
  • Interdisciplinary Studies 
  • Christian Studies 
  • Communications 
  • Kinesiology 
  • History 
  • Public Relations 
  • Creative Writing 

18 Hours Total 

Includes classes in: 

  • Design Fundamentals 
  • Art History 
  • Drawing, Painting, Or Sculpture 
  • Portfolio Development