Art Major

Explore our thriving art community!

Northwestern encourages creativity and artistic expression. We have a place for your art!


The Department of Art & Design aims to teach the production of visual arts within a Christian context, toward the goal of preparing students for professional careers in this field.
The Studio Art major prepares students for a career in studio production. Students are equipped with basic art knowledge and skills using a variety of media and employing concepts drawn from aesthetics, art history and art criticism.

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What classes will I take?

  • Art and Technology
  • The God We See
  • Gallery Studies
  • Drawing
  • Ceramics
  • Printmaking
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Sculpture

What can I do with this major?

  • Archivist
  • Art Critic
  • Buyer
  • Collections Manager
  • Curator
  • Designer
  • Docent/Tour Guide
  • Exhibit Designer
  • Studio Artist