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The field of Creative Arts & Design

Major Visual Art Studies
Imaginative. Curious. Passionate.

Sound like you? These are just a few personality traits found in creative arts and design, a career field that encourages individual creative expression.



attention to detail, analyzing emotions, problem solving, seeing connections, ability to receive criticism, attention to detail, project management, time management, creativity, self discipline, performance, autonomy, collaboration, writing, public speaking



photographer, interior designer, architect, blogger, audio-video designer, curator/gallery manager, journalist, fashion designer, commercial artist, videographer, art director, professor, television/video/motion picture camera operator, editor, graphic designer, author, archivist and museum technician, dancer/choreographer, musician


Your major does not always determine your career path. Many graduates pursue careers outside their field, depending on their interests and experiences.


It’s not just your major that matters! Make yourself marketable by gaining a variety of experiences in college. Read a few inspiring stories by professionals whose experiences led to great careers.

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Major in the College of Fine Arts

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Major American Studies

American Studies

Major in the College of Liberal Arts

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Architectural Engineering

Major in the Cockrell School of Engineering

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Major Architectural Studies

Architectural Studies

Major in the School of Architecture

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Major Architecture


Major in the School of Architecture

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Major Uteach Art

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Major in the College of Fine Arts

Students in the undergraduate UTeach Art program earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education [...]
Major Art History2

Art History

Major in the College of Fine Arts

Art history embraces a wide array of objects and images and contexts: paintings, drawings, prints, photographs [...]
Major Aet

Arts and Entertainment Technologies

Major in the College of Fine Arts

A flexible degree plan gives students room to double major or minor in other areas of [...]
Major Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Major in the Cockrell School of Engineering

As a civil engineer, you might design roller coasters, highways, skyscrapers, railways, bridges, water reservoirs, or [...]
Major Dance2


Major in the College of Fine Arts

Students have the opportunity to perform and participate in the department’s award-winning dance company, Dance Repertory [...]
Major Design2


Major in the College of Fine Arts

Design should always be about solving a problem and creating new processes, products and services for [...]
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