Undergraduate Programs

Shape your future here.

At the School of Art and Design, you can make and achieve anything. We are a community committed to each individual’s success because we thrive on the energy and excitement that students bring to the classroom and look for new ways to stretch and grow as creative scholars. Here you have the platform for launching the creative future you design, supported by committed faculty, dedicated staff, and outstanding resources.

The BFA in Art is an umbrella degree that allows you to explore the School’s broad variety of disciplines, while focusing on an area of concentration:

  • animation/interactive design
  • ceramics
  • film and video production
  • graphic design
  • illustration
  • metal design
  • painting and drawing
  • photography
  • printmaking
  • sculpture
  • textile design

The BFA in Art Education prepares future K-12 arts educators by combining instruction in art and art history with professional educator training. In the BFA in Art Education program you get to explore the School’s many disciplines and develop your skills as a arts educator through hands-on learning experiences.

The BA in Multidisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Art Histories spans two Colleges at ECU. The program offers courses in a wide range of areas that are representative of a globalizing world view. Taught by a faculty of experienced teachers and published scholars, courses lay a foundation in cultural awareness in art history. You will learn about historical, geographical, aesthetic, social, political, economic, religious, and other cultural factors that shape the lives of those involved in the making of art and its reception. In addition, courses will introduce you to research methodologies of various disciplines that are concerned with visual culture. The degree also contains a museum studies component for those interested in pursing graduate work in this field.