Undergraduate Degrees in Arts


For those students interested in a career in art, there are numerous undergraduate degrees that can open the door into this rewarding field. Undergraduate degrees in animation offer courses in computer animation, 3D modeling, art history, figures and motion, film studies, interactive media, technical writing, and drawing. These programs normally culminate in a senior project involving a portfolio of your work. Students interested in the art of fashion might consider an apparel and fashion design bachelor degree, which will teach you the techniques and best practices that are practiced in the fashion design business. Courses include clothing construction, design concepts, design patterns, product development, merchandise promotion, and computer-aided design. For those students that want to receive a more targeted education, specialties exist in sportswear, children’s clothing, and intimate apparel.

Degree Description

Undergraduate degrees in the arts often require students to take a certain minimum number of their total degree credits from coursework in subject areas associated with the arts, such as: computer animation, creative writing, drawing, film production, visual effects, animation, graphic design, illustration, interior design, music, new media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and more. Some schools give their students a broad education in many disciplines of liberal arts such as: language, literature, humanities, mathematics, history, physical sciences, and social sciences. However, typically students are required to take courses in liberal arts and art/design, theory, and criticism. Curriculums give students an understanding of the arts in relationship to other areas of human achievement. Upon graduation, students have a solid understanding of the complex ways in which art and design inform and shape society.

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Undergraduate Schools

Earning an undergraduate degree, either an associate's or a bachelor's, from an accredited college or university may open many doors to new opportunities. The following schools offer undergrad degree programs across a wide array of subjects, including business, education, healthcare, art, and more.

Ashford University — "There are many reasons to pursue your undergraduate degree online at Ashford compared to traditional colleges: schedule flexibility, a diverse selection of degree programs, accelerated course options, and more. When you pursue a bachelor’s degree in an online learning format, you can enjoy convenient scheduling and fast-paced learning opportunities."

Colorado Technical University — "A traditional education may be right for some people. But for those who want to take control of their education, there’s Colorado Technical University. Our online undergraduate programs let you work toward an associate or bachelor’s degree without sacrificing your work-life balance. You can get the degree you need to realize your dreams without disrupting your personal life."

Liberty University — "An online bachelors degree program is a four-year college degree that will open the door to new career opportunities and is required before earning a masters or doctoral degree. At Liberty, you’ll benefit from over 30 years of growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you."

Saint Leo University — "At Saint Leo University, we’ve geared our online programs to the unique needs of adult learners. Our undergraduate and graduate programs prepare you for high-demand careers in the 21st century job market - including business, accounting, criminal justice, and health care management.""

American Intercontinental University — "At AIU, we are committed to helping you achieve your educational goals, therefore we offer Undergraduate programs in fields like Business, IT, Healthcare, Criminal Justice, and Accounting. Our Undergraduate programs are designed to be flexible so they fit around a busy schedule allowing you to balance work, family and education."

Purdue University — "At Purdue University Global, you choose the learning method that works best for you. Our advisors will work with you to determine the fastest, most affordable path to your degree. You can learn online from anywhere in the world, or visit one of our regional locations to take advantage of local, onsite support and services."

Walden UniversityBachelor's, Master's, and PhD Degrees. Offering accredited online degree programs in criminal justice, science, business, health, nursing, and more, Walden University is an ideal candidate for any working professional looking to advance his/her career to the next level.

Southern new Hampshire University — "At Southern New Hampshire University, you’ve got academic options. Sure, you can dig into a traditional four-year bachelor’s degree here, but you’ll also find that we offer more. From three-year bachelor’s programs and honors programs to combination undergrad/grad and even special transfer programs, we’ve got an option for just about every student."

Rasmussen College — "Rasmussen College programs adhere to high standards of education as a regionally accredited institution. Through additional programmatic accreditations and affiliations with leading companies, we ensure our students receive quality education and experience trusted by leading employers."

Grand Canyon University — "At Grand Canyon University, we strive to accommodate our growing online and evening student communities. We have tens of thousands of online students attending class from across the globe. In turn, we are constantly refining our digital platforms to deliver GCU’s outstanding campus experience to virtual settings."

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