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Interactive Classes Empower Your Creativity

In diverse visual art courses, you will create a well-developed and unique portfolio.

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Make Art That Matters to You

As a Art major or minor, you will develop your sense of self and your unique artistic voice.

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Perfect Your Technique in Our Top-Notch Studios

SRU Art classes are offered in 10 different studios in one area of campus.

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Art BA

Offered by: Art

The Art program at SRU offers you the opportunity to explore the visual arts through a major or minor, gaining you the expert artistic skillsets needed in this field. Your coursework will provide you opportunities to develop a high-end portfolio to showcase your pieces within any creative industry.

A degree in Art will be your solid foundation for other aesthetic fields of study as well if you are taking a double major or minor. You will explore a creative discipline while adding to the skills and abilities attained through your primary field of study.

Why Choose Art?

If you are looking to further expand and refine your artistic abilities, a degree in Art will supply you with an education across multiple hands-on media. Express your individuality through your visual works of art, taking risks and growing your self-confidence as an artist.

Within this program you will:

  • be taught in a small class focused environment by internationally-recognized artists and distinguished arts educators
  • have access to well-equipped art studios
  • receive opportunities for specialization in advanced courses

What Will You Learn?

In the Art program, you will learn the elements and principles of design through the use of artist tools, materials, and techniques. You will develop your creative, conceptual, and technical skills in a variety of studio areas to discover your role as an artist.

The offered areas of study are the following:

  • Art History
  • Ceramics
  • Design
  • Digital media
  • Drawing
  • Fiber arts
  • Metalsmithing
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture 

Through internship opportunities, you will gain real-world experience in professional venues, developing contacts that will help you prosper in this field.

Careers In Art

You will be ready to meet the challenges of the modern workplace that require creativity, artistic abilities, critical thinking, and project development. Art alumni find careers in a variety of fields. Career opportunities for Arts majors are not limited to the fine arts, but some require advanced degrees or certifications.

You will find careers in the following fields and beyond:

  • Art Education
  • Digital Media
  • Film and TV
  • Museums
  • Photography
  • Video Game Design

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