Degree Plan

A Bachelor of Arts in History with a concentration in Art will provide you with a liberal arts education that can equip you with valuable research and critical thinking skills, an increased capacity to collaborate with others and an ability to creatively solve problems. Graduates with an art degree work across a range of career fields, including education, fashion and design. They have jobs in museums, studios, schools, business and nonprofit organizations, advertising agencies and public relations firms, among others. Want to learn more? Request information about the programs that interest you.

Common positions for a graduate in this field include:

  • Animator
  • Arts administrator
  • Art critic
  • Art sales representative
  • Desktop publisher
  • Educator
  • Exhibit curator
  • Exhibition designer
  • Fine artist
  • Fashion designer
  • Illustrator
  • Interior designer
  • Photographer
  • Printmaker

This UHV art program also can provide you with a foundation to pursue graduate work in art or fine arts, which can lead to a junior college or university teaching position. This also can prepare you for graduate work in other fields such as law, linguistics, journalism and communication.