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Studio Art Minor

Your Education, Your Masterpiece
  • 2

    Department Oversees Two Exhibition Spaces: the Cultural Arts Building Art Gallery & the Mezzanine Gallery

  • 109

    Among Public National Universities, U.S. News & World Report

  • 32nd

    UNCW Ranked 32nd Best Public College Value by Kiplinger’s

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Create objects, such as pottery, glassware and textiles, that are designed to be functional. (Source)

Create visual concepts, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform and captivate consumers. (Source)

Create animation and visual effects for television, movies, video games and other media. (Source)

Work in the school system teaching students how to paint, draw, create sculptures and ceramics, and learn photography. (Source)

Generate interest in products and services through tasks such as brainstorming ideas for marketing campaigns, creating brand messages to improve brand awareness, researching and analyzing data, and developing sales presentations. (Source)

Design the scenery—and more broadly, the artificial environment—in which a stage, television or film performance takes place. (Source)

Create the conceptual sketches, drawings and computer-aided designs for manufactured products. (Source)

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Learn To

Understand the importance of art-making, its implications, its history and its potential

Cultivate aesthetic decision making

Develop creative problem solving, and critical and analytical thinking

Communicate effectively about your own work and the work of others

Develop competence in art-making techniques and processes, and be proficient in at least one medium

Studio Art, Minor Program Overview