Art and design

  • The advertising major teaches students the creative and business practices of the advertising profession and prepares them for positions as layout artists, copywriters, media planners and account executives.
  • The architectural engineering technology degree program provides a broad-based education with an emphasis on critical thinking, technical problem-solving ability, computer applications and a background in architectural design.
  • The art degree is designed to give the student the opportunity to study art in an intense setting, but it also affords a broad liberal arts education.
  • The painting and drawing degree teaches all students an understanding of the expressive and investigative possibilities of the two-dimensional formal plastic arts.
  • Graphic design students will learn to work as both artist and communicator, using traditional artistic skills and advanced digital skills to create digital graphics.
  • With a growing national reputation, the sculpture program teaches proficiency in materials, processes and techniques, including clay, wood, metal, stone, plaster and multimedia.
  • The interior design program provides a diverse, challenging and multidisciplinary perspective that encourages creative, professional and environmentally responsible design solutions for residential, commercial and institutional facilities.
  • The photojournalism program is designed to prepare students for positions in the news media (print and online) as photojournalists.
  • The public relations program is designed to prepare students for careers as public relations practitioners and as consultants in business and industry, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies.
  • The curriculum in merchandising provides students the opportunity to pursue careers in the production, marketing and merchandising of textile and apparel products.