Art & Design
Enjoy the exploration of many types of art in WOU’s Art & Design program. Not only will you master key principles and skills in art and visual communications design, but you’ll also learn creative problem-solving processes along the way. The program combines art theory and studio practice as well as art history, graphic design, interactive media and much more! Get practical skills that are in demand in a wide range of industries and settings.
credits required for the Art major
students enrolled in the Art program
students per class on average in the Art program
of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU
Sample four-year degree plan
- Apply design elements and principals in the work for self-expression and communication
- Develop and engage in written and verbal communication skills to articulate one’s own artistic intentions and to evaluate the art of other artists
- Develop technical abilities and a disciplined work ethic within the studio media that incorporates exploration and risk-taking into the process of transforming thought to form
- Art teacher
- Graphic designer
- Product designer
- Museum curator
Art & Design minor
You’ll work with your adviser to choose your ideal combination of upper- and lower-division classes for this minor. You might explore drawing, design, art history, exhibition design or non-Western art — this minor is what you make it!