Department of Art and Art History

UT Tyler College of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Art and Art History offers programs of study to prepare you for success as a professional studio artist, art historian, art educator or professional in the field of art.

The department’s curriculum and mode of operation resemble a professional art school, with a broad-based liberal arts education. You may select an emphasis in studio art, art education or art history. UT Tyler also offers minors in art, studio art, and art history to complement other areas of study with expanded knowledge and ability in visual art.

In the UT Tyler bachelor of fine arts degree program, you can concentrate in two- or three-dimensional studio art, art history or general studio art. Preparation to become a certified art teacher is offered through the BFA degree with all-level teacher certification option.

The bachelor of arts degree in art is offered in preparation for graduate studies in art history.

The master of fine arts in art degree offers concentrated studies in studio art. UT Tyler MFA students can select a two-dimensional or three-dimensional studio art concentration.

The UT Tyler master of arts in art degree program offers two areas of emphasis, art history or studio art. The art history emphasis develops scholars and professionals who are knowledgeable about a wide range of art, from ancient to contemporary. The studio art emphasis develops critical understanding of art, aesthetics, cultural context and studio practices.

Department of Art and Art History Student Research and Image Gallery


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