B.A. Art + Design
Nova Southeastern University Undergraduate Programs
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An Artistic Approach to Your Career
Multimedia artist. Illustrator. Photographer. Art educator or critic. Uncover your passion, refine your skills and define your brand as a creative professional. Visual artists and designers work across all industries, and the digital revolution has elevated and incorporated visual communication into daily life. Nova Southeastern University’s Art + Design program positions you to take full advantage of your creative potential.
NSU’s B.A. in Art + Design curriculum includes liberal arts coursework in addition to core courses in the visual arts—making you more attractive to prospective employers. You’ll have the option of focusing your studies on studio art or graphic design. And you’ll get hands-on experience in NSU’s on-campus printmaking, drawing, painting, graphic design, ceramic and sculpture studios. At NSU, you’ll connect with visual art every day and have countless opportunities to attend art talks, shows, and openings, or serve as a volunteer or intern at local galleries and events.
Why Should You Major in Art + Design at NSU?
- Competitions and exhibitions to showcase your work;
- Student-run literary and art journal: Digressions;
- Museum-quality installations on campus;
- Develop your personal art portfolio to show to prospective employers or clients;
- Access to on-campus studios for printmaking, drawing, painting, graphic design, ceramic, and sculpture;
- Free membership to Fort Lauderdale’s NSU Art Museum;
- South Florida is home to a vibrant cultural arts scene that hosts many local and international art shows;
- Workshops and lectures by renowned art and design professionals;
- Internships and independent studies catered to your interests within the South Florida art landscape;
- Experiential and client-based opportunities to further expand real-world learning.