Art

Major in Art at USF

If you love creating and exploring different methods of visual communication, an Art degree from the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota will help you develop the creative and professional skills needed for a variety of careers involving visual expression and creative synthesis.

Reasons to Major in Art

Choose USF for the benefits of a private Christian university while gaining knowledge and skills valued in a variety of art careers. You will:

  • Communicate clearly through understanding and conveying complex ideas and diverse points of view
  • Expand your awareness and understanding of visual communication through historical context
  • Recognize the interrelatedness of Christian faith, service and visual arts
  • Be prepared for further study or careers that involve visual expression and creativity

Art Degree Options

With a bachelor’s degree in Art from an accredited private college, you will be well-prepared to pursue an advanced degree or immediate placement in a variety of careers. Your Art degree options include:

At USF, you’ll complete liberal arts core course requirements as well as take 29 credits of Art courses and select a 12-credit concentration of Fine Arts, Graphic Design or Pre-Art Therapy.

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Art Careers

Are you asking yourself, “What are my job prospects as an Art major?” A bachelor’s degree in Art from the University of Sioux Falls opens doors to a variety of top fields including:

  • Advertising and Promotions Manager
  • Archivist
  • Art Director
  • Art Teacher Postsecondary
  • Curator
  • Fine Artist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Museum Technician
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Therapist (Art)

Art at USF

Choose to earn your bachelor’s degree in Art from USF, and you’ll have access to these great amenities and opportunities.
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Art Scholarships

If you are a declared Art major or minor and enroll in an art class each semester, you may apply for an art scholarship by submitting a portfolio.

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Art Internships

Gain even more hands-on experience through internships.

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Campus Life

Find a place to belong. Be part of the USF and Sioux Falls community through student organizations.

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Campus Ministries

Put Culture for Service in action during your time on USF’s campus in Sioux Falls.

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