Art & Art History Programs

Our undergraduate and graduate degree programs offer students of Art & Art History a variety of options. We encourage you to explore the world of art through our many programs. The listings below reflect the current year's catalog.


Art & Design (BFA)

Prepares students for innovative roles in design, entrepreneurship, and technology; careers as professional designers, photographers, developers, and media makers, while preparing students to be design thinkers, socially-engaged artists, and creative problem-solvers. You'll grow through exposure to multiple media, concluding with the production of a professional portfolio in your area of specialization.

Art Education (BS)

Prepare for licensure as a K-12 educator with this program that includes coursework from the Department of Art & Art History and the School of Education and Human Services. 

Art History and Criticism Program (BA)

You'll gain a superior understanding of art history and visual culture and skills in visual analysis, research and writing. Become prepared for excellence in professional employment and graduate studies, and possess a commitment to service through knowledge and cultural tolerance.

    Fine Arts Program (BFA)

    You'll begin this program with a series of foundation courses stressing the development of technical, problem-solving and conceptual skills. Then choose an emphasis area in Painting & Drawing, Sculpture, Ceramics, or Photographic Printmaking.

    Honors Program

    Honors students take additional coursework and complete an off-campus research project and submit a thesis before graduation. 

    Not Sure?

    If you're not sure what the best choice is for you, we are here to help. Contact Academic Advisor Kim Laux to talk through your goals and how you can best achieve them with an Art & Art History degree from UM-Flint. 

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