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You can develop your creative passions with a bachelor’s in Art or choose a focus, ranging from ceramics to graphic design, from Carlow University. With a highly adaptable curriculum that can be suited to your educational interests, the bachelor’s in Art provides a solid foundation in art history and studio art.
Through both electives and directed study, you will work with a variety of media, including ceramics, mixed media, design, drawing and printmaking.
Augmenting your art major with a minor in communication or business can open career doorways into arts administration, advertising and communications.
The city of Pittsburgh’s thriving arts scene is an asset for aspiring art students. Carlow University is located near a number of popular museums and art galleries, including the Carnegie Museum of Art, The Andy Warhol Museum and the Mattress Factory.
Bachelor of Arts
On campus, some online
Up to 90 credits
Carlow University offers a number of tracks to help you develop your study interests. These include art education with certification, art history, art therapy preparation, ceramics, graphic design, media arts and animation, and painting and drawing.
One of the keystones to the bachelor’s in Art program is its emphasis on high-impact, experiential learning. Facilities include the interdisciplinary University Art Gallery, 2D and 3D art studios, and the animation lab.
Career opportunities include working in museums and in advertising, and becoming professional artists.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics, the employment rate for advertising, promotions and marketing managers is slated to grow 6% from 2019 to 2029, faster than average. These roles are critical for organizations looking to maintain and expand market shares.
Fall, Spring & Summer