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Art student painting sailboats in a University of the Cumberlands class.

Bachelor's Degree in Art

Demonstrating God’s perfect wisdom though art is a historically noble profession. Start your journey down that path with an education built on a quality liberal arts foundation from University of the Cumberlands. From the traditional to the innovative, you’ll challenge yourself and stretch your imagination with media and technique as you work with faculty members who are accomplished artists in their own right.

As an art major, you’ll enjoy a challenging art curriculum that includes study in a broad range of media as well as art history. You’ll discover a diverse artists and media through access to the university’s own collection and organized trips to art museums in nearby cities like Louisville, Cincinnati and Knoxville. And you’ll be encouraged to view yourself as a working artist by presenting your best pieces for exhibition. (In the past, work by faculty and students has been featured in solo and group exhibitions and has been reviewed in a variety of newspapers, magazines, and catalogues.)

What can I do with an Art degree?

A degree in Art from UC can open doors of opportunity to a number of career fields. You could pursue a career producing, exhibiting and selling your work … pursue a graduate degree … or become certified to teach art. Potential careers include:

  • Art Teacher – Postsecondary
  • Painter
  • Sculptor
  • Illustrator
  • Art Therapy
  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director

Let University of the Cumberlands art degree help you prepare for your future – and pursue your passion!


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A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.