The curriculum for the BA/BS in Art is based on building an awareness and understanding of the historical, technical and contemporary aspects of art with a focus on the significance of art in society. The program offers the opportunity for professional artistic development, while incorporating subjects that lead to a liberal education.

Degree: BA/BS in Art, Minor in Art History or Visual Arts with a Studio concentration
Art Faculty

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Potential Career Options in Art:

Use the career exploration resources to learn about the potential career options below.
(some occupations may require further education/licensure)

Advertising Director
Animation Director
Animator
Art Consultant
Art Dealer
Art Director
Art Historian
Artist
Cinematographer
Costume Designer
Creative Director
Curator
Digital Artist
Draftsperson
Exhibit Designer
Fashion Designer
Filmmaker
Florist
Gallery Manager
Graphic Designer
Interior Designer
Illustrator

Lighting Designer
Marketing Specialist
Muralist
Museum Director
Painter
Photographer
Print Artist
Public Relations Director
Sculptor
Teacher

Where are OSU Art alumni working?

(Data obtained from LinkedIn)

Studio Manager, Quigley-Simpson
Graphic Designer, Dark Horse Comics
Product Development, Teva Footwear
Exhibitions Coordinator, Springfield Museum
Art Director, Nike
Visual Design Manager, MWH Global
Art Studio Teacher, Bright Horizons
Editor, E! Networks
Consultant, Envisage Color & Surface Design
Watercolor Artist/Instructor, Upwright Studio
Writing and Design Consultant, Woodland Park Zoo
Sculptor, Hunter Castle
Executive Director, Maryhill Museum of Art
Digital Department Manager, Signs Now NW

Where have OSU students participated in experiential learning (internships/research/etc.)?

 

Job Search:

In addition to our general job, internship, and volunteer search resources, below are some industry specific resources to help you search for opportunities in Art. Don't forget the important process of researching employers and networking with professionals in companies/organizations that you are interested in.

Graduate School:

In addition to our general Graduate/Professional School resources, utilize the following resources for researching advanced degrees in Art.

Professional Associations:

Involvement in professional associations can expand your network, keep you up to date on current trends in the field, and give you access to additional job and internship opportunities.

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