Art & Writing major

The art and writing major is an interdisciplinary major combining strengths from the art department and the English department for students interested in both visual and written arts. Students will develop and fine tune skills related to this blended major. A senior-level seminar invites students to consider how visual art and creative writing can together feed artistic creativity.

Brista Drake


Our students

"I’m going to be doing an independent study, so I’m going to be working on [a fantasy children's] book while working on a black and white storyboard for the first draft of an animated movie." 
>>> Brista's story


 Becky Boban


“I’m really glad I took a summer to focus on what I think is important, determine what my passions are and advance in my craft.” 
>>>Becky's story


What will students do with an art and writing major?

Graphic design is an obvious emphasis for the writer/artist. The major would also prepare one for study through a masters of fine arts program, work for publishing companies or entrepreneurship.

Explore the courses required for a

A FOUR-YEAR PLAN is provided as a guideline for course selection leading to completion of an art & writing major.

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