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Art Programs at Reinhardt University

School of the Arts
Bachelor | On Campus

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) seeks to produce graduates who have the ability to think critically about their work and to verbalize and write clearly about the relationship between the formal conceptual aspects of visual communication.

Choose from three options for your art studies at RU:

  • B.F.A. in Digital Media Arts (an interdisciplinary degree program with the Communication and Media Studies faculty)
  • B.F.A. in Graphic Design
  • B.F.A. in Studio Art

What You’ll Learn at RU

Studio courses stress concentration and self-discipline leading to eventual self-expression; at the same time they provide an in-depth understanding of art and its traditional and contemporary principles and theories.

By the time you graduate with a degree in art, you will develop:

  • The skills necessary to write and verbalize your understanding of the conceptual and formal aspects of visual art.
  • A wide variety of skills in a diverse variety of media.
  • An understanding and deeper appreciation of the history of Western and non- Western art.
  • The ability to think critically about their artwork and the artwork of others.
  • Self-discipline and self-expression in capstone courses and will create a professional portfolio for submission to graduate programs or employment opportunities.

Art Classes You’ll Take

Here are just a few of the art classes you will take while pursuing your degree:

  • Digital Art
  • Digital Photography
  • Advanced Drawing
  • Alternative Photography & Mixed Media
  • Two-Dimensional Design

Careers in Art


Average annual salary for graphic designers 

Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook, 2022 data 


Growth rate for graphic designers in the workforce, from 2022 to 2032 

Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook, 2022 data 

A degree in art prepares you for graduate work as well as a variety of careers in visual media including:

  • Graphic design
  • Art Director
  • Illustrator
  • Web Developer
  • Animator
  • Multimedia Artist
  • User Experience (UX) Designer
  • Advertising Specialist

Art Program Details

Tuition and Fees

Reinhardt’s affordable tuition helps you get the personal attention and real-world experiences that will give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Nearly all students at Reinhardt University receive some sort of financial aid or scholarship. Find out what options you may be eligible for.

Clubs and Organizations

Student organizations and activities round out the total educational program at Reinhardt University. And there is something for everyone, from sports and outdoor recreation, to student government and leadership opportunities, to multicultural and faith-based groups.

Campus Living

Living on campus is an essential part of the college experience and will help you adjust to college life. You’ll have more opportunities to interact with faculty and friends, get involved in activities, and have easy access to classes, the library, performing arts, recreational, and athletic facilities.