New worlds and ideas come to life in our Art + Design studios.
Our Art + Design B.F.A will challenge you to strengthen your creative voice as designer or professional artist and to hone your visual-material problem solving. In the Art + Design program, you will build professional, adaptable skills that will propel you into innovative careers. You will focus on developing your ideas and techniques with intensive faculty instruction, hands-on practice in the studio, and with real-world clients and service learning. You will become a strong, marketable visual thinker with opportunities in a wide variety of creative disciplines.
As a B.F.A. student in Studio Art and Design, you will get a strong foundation in art and design practices before focusing on one of the areas of emphasis: Painting, Graphic Design, Sculpture, Printmaking, Interaction Design, or Experience Design, Ceramics, or Drawing. The program features a year-long Senior Studio and exhibition of your personal work your final semester.
This program could be a good fit if you:
- Have strong skills in art or design
- Work well with technology
- Are committed to your craft
- Have a creative, expressive, curious personality
With this degree, you could become a/an:
- Studio artist
- Digital photographer
- Advertising artist/designer
- Exhibition Designer
- Editorial Designer
- Editorial Illustrator
- Technical/Medical Illustrator
- Commercial Illustrator
- Web designer
- Art educator
- Art director
- Creative Director
- Creative Consultant
- Mural/public artist
- Packaging Designer
- Multimedia Design
- User Interface (UI) Designer
- User Experience (UX) Designer
- Experience Designer
- Concept Artist
Virtual Technology & Design, B.S.