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Interdisciplinary Arts - BA

Turn your passion for art, music, theater or writing into a career in which you create, investigate, problem solve, perform and critique.

WHY STUDY INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTS?

The world needs creative people who can run a museum, design publications, manage an arts organization, design sets or exhibits, or photograph events.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

You'll draw, paint, sculpt and manipulate digital images. You'll perform, study an instrument and compose. You'll act, create sets and design theatrical productions. You'll write poetry or creative nonfiction, edit literary productions and produce a newspaper. Best of all, you'll investigate the fascinating ways these disciplines interact.

Digital design professor instructing student

WHAT CAN I DO WITH A DEGREE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTS?

When you graduate, you'll be prepared for many exciting careers in the arts.  You might become an arts journalist, a gallery or museum curator, or a talent manager.  You could direct a performing arts organization, or continue your studies in graduate school.

Job titles:

  • Artist
  • Art director
  • Arts administration/management
  • Critic 
  • Museum curator
  • Conservator
  • Exhibit designer
  • Graphic designer
  • Photographer
  • Set designer
  • Stage manager
Interdisciplinary arts is a brilliant program, and the opportunities are endless. Manu Gajanan of Bradford

In addition to the major’s requirements, you’ll choose two emphasis areas: studio art or digital graphic design, music, theater or creative writing.