Art, more specifically known as Studio Art, opens up many doors for students. This academic major allows the flexibility to study many forms of the visual arts within the following tracks: ceramics, photography, sculpture, painting and printmaking. Students will earn their Bachelor of Fine Arts upon completion of this academic program. Common places of employment include government organizations, magazines, art studios, interior design departments, retail stores, adverting agencies, and media production companies.

 

 

 

 

 

Related Major Skills

 

Imagination Attention to Detail Work Ethic
Self-discipline Flexibility Interpretive Skills
Critical Analysis Appreciation of Aesthetics Open-minded
Patience Adaptability Basic reading, writing and editing skills
Time-Management Creativity

 

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Sample Career Titles

 

Airbrush Artist Color Expert Animator
Graphic Artist Advertising Artist Printing Designer
Bookplate Artist Copyist Fashion Artist/Designer
Greeting Card Artist Motion Picture Artist Printing Layout Artist
Advertsing Designer Art Critic CAD Designer
Costume Designer Illustrator Filmmaker Product Designer
Motion Picture Scenic Designer Art Dealer Aerial Photographer
Courtroom Sketcher Calligrapher Impressionist
Floral Designer Quick Sketch Artist Municipal Graphic Designer
Art Director Decorator Car and Bus Card Artist
Interior Decorator Freelance Letter/Designer Sculpturist
Mural Artist Art Exhibition Coordinator Designer
Caricaturist Internet Designer Furniture Designer
Set Designer/Illustrator Museum Artist Art Graphic Assistant
Antiques Dealer Direct Mail Artist Cartoonist
Jewelry Designer Gallery Owner Silhouette Artist
Newspaper Artist Art Historian Architectural Model Builder
Direct Mail Layout Catalog Illustrator Kitchenware Designer
Gemologist Silkscreen Artist Newspaper Illustrator
Art Teacher Architectural Renderer Display Artist
CD/Record Cover Designer Label Designer Glass Blower
Stained Glass Artist Newspaper Layout Artist Urban Designer
Art Administrator Art Therapist Ceramic Artist
Display Designer Graphic Arts Technician Landscape Architect
Photographer Stencil Cutter Art Buyer
Artist Cinematographer Display Painter
Motion Picture Animator Layout Artist Graphic Designer
Still Photographer Photojournalist Artist's Agent
Art Conservator Drafter

 

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Sample Work Settings

 

Advertising Agencies Architectural Firms Arts Councils
Art Galleries Arts Foundations Auction Galleries
Computer Graphics Firms Court System Dance and Theatre Companies
Department Stores Design Studios Educational Institutions
Engineering Corporations Fashion Houses Greeting Card Companies
Interior Design Department/Firms Magazines, Books, Newspapers Museums
Parks and Recreation Centers Photography/Design Studios Television, Motion Pictures
Textile Companies

 

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FAU Student Organizations

 

  • Ballroom of FAU
  • Cliché Literary and Arts Journal
  • Contemporary Art Society
  • Potter's Guild

 

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Professional Associations

 

 

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Job and Internship Links

 

 

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Where to Learn More

 

General Occupational Information

 

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Career Planning Websites

 

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Sample Library Resources

These Resources can be found at the CDC Career Resource Library and/or FAU's Wimberley Library.

  • Animation and Cartooning Careers
  • Art/Design Workers Occupational File
  • Career Guide for Creative
  • Career Opportunities in Art
  • Career Opportunities in the Film Industry
  • Career Opportunities in the Internet and Video Games
  • Career Resources for People in the Arts
  • Careers for Crafty People
  • Careers for Culture Lovers & Other Artsy Types
  • Careers in the Fashion Industry
  • Careers in the Visual Arts
  • Directory of Arts Related Resources
  • Great Jobs for Art Majors
  • How to Survive & Prosper as an Artist
  • Jobs in Arts & Media Management
  • On Becoming an Artist
  • Opportunities in Arts & Crafts Careers
  • Opportunities in Graphic Design
  • Opportunities in Fashion Careers
  • Opportunities in Interior Design
  • Opportunities in Photography Careers
  • Opportunities in Visual Arts Careers
  • The Business of Being an Artist
  • The Creative Guide for Creative People
  • The Education of a Graphic Designer
  • Communications & the Arts

 

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Informational Sample Websites

 

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