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A Major in Fine Arts

Description of Major

This major educates students about the disciplines of drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, photography and electronic arts.

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Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in business, education, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for fine arts graduates, including:

Advertising Artist Animator
Antique Dealer  Archivist 
Art Acquisition Specialist     Art Administrator
Art Agent                             Art Appraiser 
Art Consultant  Art Director 
Art Historian  Art Journalist 
Art Restorer Art Specialist                           
Art Therapist  Artist
Audiovisual Specialist Billboard Artist                          
Book Designer Cartographer 
Cartoonist                          CD Cover Designer                       
Children's Book Illustrator    Color Designer
Comic Strip Artist                   Craftsperson                           
Critic  Curator 
Custom Decorator       Display Designer 
Exhibit Designer  Fashion Designer 
Floral Designer Furniture Designer 
Gallery Director  Graphic Artist 
Greeting Card Artist            Illustrator
Interior Decorator  Jewelry Designer
Magazine Designer                 Medical Illustrator 
Model Maker Painter 
Photo Restorer  Photographer 
Production Artist       Production Illustrator
Professor     Sculptor 
Set Designer                     Stylist                         
Technical Illustrator Textile Designer                        
Visual Effects Art Director Web Designer