Why Study Art?
Major/Minor | Art | CAS
A multi-disciplinary field rooted in creativity and innovation, art majors at UWRF are encouraged to hone their artistic abilities, creative thinking skills and more. A variety of emphasis areas offer UWRF students endless opportunities to carve their own paths centered around their interests.
Of Students Completed at Least One High-Impact Practice Before Graduation
Fortune 500 Companies Close to Campus
Of Grads are Employed or Attending Grad School
Skills and Learning Outcomes
- Cultivate an appreciation for the merits of Western and non-Western art traditions.
- Develop and improve foundational and advanced art skills, including a variety of techniques and approaches.
- Encourage creativity, design, innovation and critical thinking skills.
- Effectively communicate, validate and defend ideas.
- Foster a foundation for dynamic exploration.
Types of Courses
- Branding and Package Design
- Casting & Cold Glass
- Design Foundation
- Digital Graphics
- Introduction to Art Therapy
- World Art History Survey
With an art degree in hand, you’ll be ready for a variety of professional roles. Some students opt to attend graduate school while others are prepared for roles including:
- Archivist or Collection Consultant, Art or Museum Educator
- Art Director, Project or Production Manager
- Art Therapist or Community Art Facilitator
- Craft or Fine Artist
- Graphic, Product, Fashion or UX Designer
- Multimedia Artist, Animator, Illustrator or Storyboard Artist
- Photostylist, Photojournalist or Photographer
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