Art & Art History

With a Bachelor of Arts in Art & Art History, you’ll learn how to identify distinctive artistic styles, recognize the social influences that have shaped visual arts, music and film, as well as create your own works of art. The program seeks to graduate well-rounded citizen artists, who have a strong understanding of both the art world and the larger contextual world in which it operates. As an art and art history major, you will be encouraged to pair your interests in art with other academic disciplines, exploring the true interdisciplinary connections and strength of the arts.

Careers in the arts can lead you to work in museums, theatre/music/dance companies, think tanks, galleries, non-profit foundations, cultural organizations, grantmakers, festivals, arts councils and centers. Upon successful completion of the art and art history program, you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of the arts and you’ll be positioned to succeed in a variety of careers in art and art history. Use the Career Insight tool below to see real-time labor market data on jobs in this field.


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