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Undergraduate Degree in Visual Arts

What Can You Do With An Undergraduate Degree in Visual Arts?

Information and Options for Visual Arts


Visual Arts Related Skills

  • Ability to Set and Meet Deadlines
  • Aesthetic Judgment
  • Attention to Detail
  • Communication
  • Conceptualization
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Historical understanding of the arts
  • Presentation & Public Speaking
  • Load Balancing
  • Organization
  • Product Launch
  • Project Management
  • Resource Management
  • Technical Skills

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Related Entry-Level Career Titles

  • Web Designer
  • Advertising Artist
  • Art Advocate
  • Art Consultant
  • Associate Curator
  • Author
  • Book Designer
  • Clothing/Textile Designer
  • Conservator
  • Crime Scene Photographer
  • Muralist
  • Packaging Designer
  • Papermaker
  • Photographer
  • Interior Designer
  • Jewelry Designer
  • Membership Coordinator
  • Filmmaker
  • Framing Technician
  • Graphic Artist
  • Art Preparatory
  • Art Critic
  • Art Educator/Teacher
  • Art Supply Store Manager
  • Art Translator
  • Printmaker
  • Event Coordinator
  • Production Designer
  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Gallery Coordinator
  • Scenic Artist
  • Set Designer
  • Studio Assistant
  • Theme Park Designer
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Curatorial Assistant
  • Custom Framer
  • Design Assistant
  • Docent Coordinator
  • Exhibit Designer
  • Illustrator

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Employers of Visual Arts Majors

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Apparel Manufacturers
  • Galleries\Museums
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Photography Agencies
  • Production Companies
  • Educational Institutions
  • Art Studios
  • Magazine Publishers
  • Movie Studios
  • Professional Associations
  • Freelance

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Job Posting Sites

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Career Planning Links

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Professional Affiliations

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