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Art history is the study of art created in the past by individuals from various cultures and parts of the world. Today, art majors are provided with a broad introduction to the humanities, as well as a sophisticated initiation into the practice, theory and appreciation of the arts.

CUA's Department of Art is devoted to nurturing the production and understanding of artistic expression, one of the oldest, most vital and human of endeavors. Together, the various programs offered are dedicated to the proposition that art and culture are one, and that exposure to the visual arts is an essential component of every liberal education.


Marketable Skills of Art Majors:

Imagination and Creativity
Attention to Detail
Interpretative Skills
Critical Analysis
Appreciation of Aesthetics




Sample Positions Obtained by CUA Art Graduates:

Gallery Assistant
Art Dealer
Art Historian
Museum Curator
Museum Educator
Graphic Designer
Marketing Consultant
Fashion Designer
Book Illustrator
Photographer, Photojournalist



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What Art Majors do..
Art-What can I do with an Art Major?
Fine Arts Career Services- Studio Arts Majors

Occupation Outlook Handbook- Artist and related workers
Art Schools and Program Directory
What Art Majors do..Careers in Art – The Art Career Project

Jobs & Internships
Art Design and Career Employment
Visual Arts Career Guide

What Art History Majors do...
Careers for Art History Majors
Career Opportunities for Majors in Art History
Occupation Outlook Handbook- Artist and related workers

Jobs & Internships
Career Alternatives for Art Historians
Career Guide

Graduate School Information
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