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Major: Fine and Studio Arts


Introduction

Fine and studio arts programs prepare students to be creative artists in the visual and plastic media. Includes instruction in the traditional fine arts media (drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, CAD/CAM) and/or modern media (ceramics, textiles, intermedia, photography, digital images), theory of art, color theory, composition and perspective, anatomy, the techniques and procedures for maintaining equipment and managing a studio, and art portfolio marketing.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Arts Management
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2017-2018 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Award of less than 1 academic year, 2 graduates

Associates degree, 38 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 379 graduates

Master degree**, 39 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Cambridge Cambridge
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Coon Rapids Coon Rapids
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd
Central Lakes College - Online Brainerd
Central Lakes College - Staples Staples
Century College White Bear Lake
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Cloquet
Hibbing Community College Hibbing
Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights
Lake Superior College Duluth
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Fergus Falls Fergus Falls
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Normandale Community College Bloomington
North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park
Riverland Community College - Austin Austin
Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester
South Central College - Faribault Fairbault
South Central College - North Mankato North Mankato
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud
Winona State University Winona

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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