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We offer three 79 credit-hour Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) programs:

  • Graphic Design
  • Studio Art
  • Art: Photography

We also offer a Bachelor of Arts (BA) program in Art. Each is designed to prepare students at any level of experience for success.


Progams we offer

Studio Art

If you’re interested in fine art, this program prepares graduates for professional practice, graduate study, and other career options such as museum and gallery work.
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Graphic Design

Our professional design program will help you develop the knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in print, package, web, or multi-media design.
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This 55 credit-hour liberal arts program offers the flexibility to add a minor or second major in areas such as Business, Psychology, or Worship Arts.
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Art: Photography

This unique program incorporates core design skills while exploring both commercial and conceptual approaches to darkroom and digital photography.
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Using Art to help people

Our Art major when combined with a double major or minor in Psychology helps prepare you for the graduate degree in Art Therapy you need to become a licensed art therapist. In order to practice art therapy in the state of Illinois you need earn a masters degree and become a licensed therapist or counselor in one of the four clinical areas. Our program helps you gain the skills necessary to incorporate art into your practice, and our awesome Psychology and Sociology Department can help prepare you for graduate study in Art Therapy and to earn the clinical licenses you need.

Four Year Plans

View our four-year plans and learn more about how you can graduate in four years.
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