|144 Cr. Hrs.
Passionate about art? Unleash your creativity and prepare to make your mark as a visual artist.
Art has the power to express values, shift perceptions and influence emotions. With a bachelor’s degree in visual arts from GU, you’ll be equipped to put your talents to work in the world.
Our Bachelor of Visual Arts prepares you for the demands of a career in contemporary art, whether as an artist or in the many other roles within the art sector.
Visual art is recognized through a wide spectre of expressions, from drawing and painting, crafts, architecture, design, art in public space and art in social relations. The pathway of visual arts offers a focus on visual art, graphic design, and multi-media design. A Visual Art degree provides students with experience with drawing, design, painting, and history.
We celebrate the visual arts not only in the way we create images and objects but also in the way we appreciate, enjoy, respect and respond to the practices of art-making by others from around the world. Theories and practices in visual arts are dynamic and ever-changing, and connect many areas of knowledge and human experience through individual and collaborative exploration, creative production and critical interpretation.
What You’ll Learn as a Visual Arts Major
· Artistic creativity through making art in a studio setting
· A responsive eye and a sense of visual literacy
· The relationship between art and society
· Modern art concepts and contemporary trends as well as the major artistic epochs of the past