Department Overview

The Department offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in one of several concentrations: Art Education, Drawing, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and General Fine Arts. We also offer minors in Studio Art and Art History, and a certificate in Photographic Studies. 

Career Outlook

Students with degrees in studio art find careers in teaching, advertising, public relations, graphic design, illustration, film and video production, arts administration, art restoration, product and industrial design, framing, and commercial photography.

With over 300 art teachers in the greater St. Louis region alone, there is a demand for art teachers statewide each year.

Students in each major receive professional practice development with a new attention paid to entrepreneurial skills.


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