USAO’s art program develops intellectual, philosophical and technical strengths of young artists. Well-versed in tradition yet highly innovative, our art faculty have specifically designed their courses to give students a thorough knowledge base they can draw on in their own creative work.

Combined with our distinctive interdisciplinary core curriculum, USAO’s art department provides students with all the skills necessary for success in the 21st century marketplace.

Art students begin on a Bachelor of Art degree track and may apply to the Bachelor of Fine Arts program after their first year. Available concentrations include painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, photography, graphic design, computer graphics, expanded media and jewelry.

 Why Major in Art at USAO?

Career Possibilities

Bachelor of Art Degree Checksheet

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Checksheet