What You Can Do with a Major in Art

Vision. Technique. Appreciation. These are the foundations of the art department at Aurora University. We’re about working one-on-one with you to develop your artistic sensitivity and helping you achieve a unique expression of your vision. With the guidance of accomplished professors, you’ll hone your artistic skills through courses in drawing, painting, photography and sculpture, and leave AU with a strong portfolio of work for a career in the variety of fields related to art.

Recommended for students who are creative and enjoy art, working with a variety of mediums, and individual and collaborative projects.

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Advertising Designer
  • Animator
  • Art Conservator
  • Art Historian
  • Art/Photo Journalist
  • Artist
  • Illustrator
  • Courtroom Sketcher
  • Event/Wedding Planner
  • Fashion Designer
  • Graphic/Website Designer
  • Interior Decorator
  • Photographer
  • Trademark Designer

Potential careers for graduates with additional education or experience:

  • Art Administrator
  • Art Advisor/Consultant
  • Art Appraiser
  • Art Law
  • Art Librarian
  • Art Therapist
  • Arts Education
  • Curator
  • Landscape Architect
  • Tophographer

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

Student organizations:

  • Activities Planning Board
  • Fashion Loves You

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316