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 & Design major
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of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU
Sample four-year degree plan
- Cultivate lifelong strategies for creative thinking, skill-building, and active practice of art and design.
- Engage in the world through critical inquiry and design process and analyze art and design in context.
- Integrate vision, language, form, and materials for communication and self-expression.
- Graphic designer
- Art teacher
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!