Art

Majors/Minors: 

Art PaintingMajors:

Studio Emphasis, B.F.A.

     (ceramics, drawing, graphic design, jewelry and metals, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture)

Studio Emphasis, B.A.

     (ceramics, drawing, graphic design, jewelry and metals, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture)

Art History Emphasis, B.A.
Art Education-Teaching, B.A.

Graphic Design, B.A.

 

Minors:

Art

Art History

(Click major/minor/certificate title to see typical courses for the program)

Students who have a desire to develop their creative thoughts, feelings and visual awareness should seriously consider majoring in art at the University of Northern Iowa.

All undergraduate degree options are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Common minors pursued

Students in the Department of Art have complemented their major with minors in modern languages, music, English, communication studies, theatre and industrial technology.

    

Plan of Study

Discover the courses you'll take as an art major in the Plan of Study.

Careers: 

The Department of Art takes great pride in its graduates who have obtained art-related positions in Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Cincinnati, New York, Philadelphia, Lincoln, Dallas, Santa Fe and other cities; or who have been accepted to M.F.A. or doctoral programs at leading graduate schools throughout the country.

Unique Features: 
  • Programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • Outstanding teaching faculty who are also active as artists and scholars and who have compiled impressive exhibition and research records

  • Very active visiting artist lecture series

  • Innovative Gallery of Art exhibition schedule

  • Strong foundations program

Facilities: 

The Kamerick Art Building, which houses all divisions of the Department of Art, was built in 1985. An award-winning structure that is based on an elegant modular plan, it is among the finest and most attractive art buildings in the region. In addition to spacious and well-equipped studios and classrooms, the facility houses a large professional art gallery and a state-of-the-art computer laboratory.

Scholarships & Awards: 

The Department of Art provides a number of scholarships to dedicated, talented and academically qualified students. Each year in the spring semester, second-semester freshmen, sophomores and juniors, apply for one-year departmental tuition scholarships. Portfolio review and academic gpa serve as primary evaluation criteria.

Prospective art students may also apply for general UNI scholarships.

 

More information on department scholarships can found at Financial Aid.