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Concentration in Studio Art at Albertus

Artists are creative, visually aware problem solvers who enjoy experimentation and are self-disciplined. The Studio Art concentration at Albertus Magnus College introduces students to the language of art and the exploration of a variety of media as a vehicle to express human thoughts, interests, attitudes, emotions, and ideas. Small, interactive classes nurture growth with personal style and expression, while encouraging individual excellence and the cooperative interchange of ideas among students. 

The Albertus Difference

What Makes Studio Art at Albertus Different?


  • Hands-on, experiential learning
  • Interdisciplinary perspectives
  • Emphasis on collaborative work


  • Personally invested professors
  • Small class sizes
  • Innovative, well-rounded programs
  • Resources and opportunities for research


  • Lively extracurricular activities
  • Campus-wide events
  • Service and community engagement


  • Active career counseling
  • Opportunity-building networks
  • Access to internships and professional experiences
Hands-On Learning

The Albertus Studio Art Degree Program

Students will carry an advantage in the art world upon graduation with a diverse portfolio of work containing original ideas as well as course work to show prospective employers. The theoretical side of the BA in Art will allow students to put their work into context, explain personal influences, interpret their thought process, choose themes, and analyze the selection of materials and techniques. A one-person art exhibition is required of each major in preparation for a career as an artist. Students are offered opportunities to explore possibilities in the art field and are encouraged to find a direction that will lead them toward a future in the art world.


Where Will Your Studio Art Degree take You?

The choices relating to a fine art career are very unique and individual. There are a variety of art-related careers in commercial, nonprofit, and government settings, as well as art teaching positions in the public schools to those who gain a teacher certification. Digital media is a constantly expanding field with opportunities for artists in the gaming, film, web design, animation, advertising, and interactive media fields. Understanding fundamental artistic elements like color, lines, and space in the classroom are transferable to a variety of sectors and jobs. Art students can take additional elective courses to prepare to teach, to develop strong computer skills, and to develop knowledge of business that can broaden their artist career. The role of the artist in society is unique, and a major in Studio Art can result in a rewarding career path.

Possible career paths with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art include:

Graphic Artist
Commercial Artist
Art Gallery Owner
Art Critic
Interior Decorator
Greeting Card Artist
Billboard Artist/Sign Painter

Studio Art Courses

Upon completing the program of study in Art with a Concentration in Studio Art, students will:

  • Develop media based competency
  • Develop capacity for creative thinking
  • Strengthen written communication
  • Strengthen critical reading skill
  • Develop capacity for appreciating works of art

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Purposeful Vision & Direction

The Albertus Studio Art Degree Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Arts is to lead our students to a lifetime of creative production while preparing them for a rewarding professional career. Our curricula combine the humanistic offerings of a Liberal Arts college with a broad and integrated training in the arts.

Our program of study affords students the opportunity to prepare for a variety of professions in a variety of media production. Blending traditional liberal arts with specific career-oriented coursework, students are given the foundations, skills, and ethical perspectives to be successful in either mass media careers or entrepreneurial individual practice, and to be productive members of society. The combination of scholarly search for knowledge, development of essential skills, and the application of these in society guide the major in keeping with the Mission of the College.

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