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Learn more about academic options in the art program at K-State.

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Explore career options in art

K-State art students develop a broad education in the visual arts or art history, leading to careers such as studio artist, visual communication designer, jewelry designer or anything in between. Students learn from faculty who are skilled and respected in their disciplines, offering strong mentoring and real-world opportunities.

Our studio art students are accepted to top national Master of Fine Arts programs and a high percentage of graphic design students find professional positions within their first year following graduation. More than 90 percent of students find relevant jobs or choose to continue their education within three months of graduation.





K-State student painting

K-State offers three options for art minors. Pair studio art, graphic design or art history with another major.

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The art department offers a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts, both offering a variety of degree options.

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The Master of Fine Arts degree is the highest level of focus and professional competency in the visual arts.


Portfolio development in the visual arts

This non-credit, on-campus course is for bachelor's degree students who seek to expand their skills through intensive study and studio art practice.


Assessment of Student Learning