Art instructor (far right) talking to students in ceramic class.
Visual and Performing Arts



From drawing to painting and sculpture to ceramics, learn how to express your ideas visually. Study art fundamentals including technique, material safety, design and problem-solving. Innovate and invent with the art department, our original makerspace. Build your creative and technical skills to start your career in the arts and beyond.

We can help you find the program that fits your passion and interests.
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Christina Ung, Success Center Specialist

Degrees in Art

Put Your Mind to It

Following graduation, Art majors work in many fields, including studio art, entrepreneurship and advertising. Find jobs as artists, painters, sculptors, illustrators, animators, interior designers, graphic designers, tattoo artists, jewelry designers, art teachers, art therapists, art critics, curators or art directors.

Woman creating art in class.
We are committed to making the arts available to students through historical surveys and the studio experience. The arts will enrich your life as well as your personal view of the world and your communication of ideas. Art Department

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Liberal Arts Division


Building W, Room 107

Looking for something else?

With more than 50 programs in total, something is bound to align with your goals. Find out which one is the right fit for you.

  • Students using computers in Design class.

    Applied Art and Design

    Learn the practical uses of art, design, graphics and video. Study digital filmmaking, image editing, design principles, business essentials, digital art and more.
    Applied Art and Design
  • Photography Degrees and Certificates


    From beginning to advanced classes, get the skills you need to become a successful photographer. Study traditional and digital photography, studio lighting, and learn how to run a photography business.

Other Programs

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Visual and Performing Arts

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