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Undergraduate Study

First-Year Core Program

The First-Year Core Program is a year-long experience that transforms individual incoming students into a connected community of aspiring artists, art historians, and art educators. The program’s purpose is to afford students in all degree programs—Studio Art, Art History, and Art Education—a primer in technical proficiencies and conceptual competencies to assist in their eventual entry into the various professional fields of visual art.

First-Year Core Program →


The Department of Art and Art History offers undergraduate programs in Studio Art, Art History, and Art Education (UTeach Art).

Majors →

Minors & Certificates

Students can add breadth and diversity to their studies by complementing their degree with an academic minor or an interdisciplinary certificate program. The department offers minors in Studio Art and Art History, and several certificate programs are available to students interested in the arts.

Minors & Certificates →


Learn more about undergraduate courses offered by the department, including those in Studio Art, Art History, and Visual Art Studies (Art Education).

Courses →

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