The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree or minor in Art is ideal for students who wish to nurture and grow the artist within while preparing for a successful career.

Olivet’s knowledgeable faculty help students develop means of expression as they learn a variety of techniques for various media. Students study the history of art and the work of noted artists, and explore the abstract, representational, experimental and conceptual facets of drawing, illustration and painting.

Art Minors 

Students interested in pursing a minor in art may choose from the following minors:

  • Art History
  • Drawing & Illustration
  • Studio Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Media Arts
  • Ceramics
  • Photography
  • Painting


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Art Scholarship

We encourage every student to apply for a freshman Art Scholarship. Get rewarded for your talent!

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Possible Careers After Graduation

  • Animator
  • Art teacher or professor
  • Art therapist
  • Freelance graphic artist
  • Graphic artist
  • Graphic designer
  • Illustrator
  • International photojournalist
  • Photographer
  • Printing executive

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