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


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

Through the art bachelor's degree, you’ll enjoy challenging art degree courses that include study in a broad range of media as well as art history. You’ll discover diverse artists and media through access to the university’s own collection as well as 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 art bachelor degree students have been featured in solo and group exhibitions and have been reviewed in a variety of newspapers, magazines, and catalogs.)


Wondering what can you do with an art degree? A lot, actually. An art bachelor's degree from UC can open doors of opportunity to a number of career fields. You could pursue an art degree career producing, exhibiting, and selling your work. Or you could pursue a graduate degree and become certified to teach art. Potential art degree jobs include:

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


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 


Click here to view University of the Cumberlands' accreditation information. 

Let the art bachelor degree from University of the Cumberlands help you prepare for your future – and pursue your passion! Fill out the form on this page to see how to make your inspiration come to life with a BS or BA in Art. Let’s talk about our test-optional college admissions process, scholarship opportunities and more!

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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.