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Choosing A Major | For Undergraduates | Myths

Don't know what to major in? Common myths for undecided art students

By: Scott Cline
October 3rd, 2018

You like to draw and paint, but you also enjoy working with digital illustration software. You've even tried your hand at designing clothes. While it's wonderful to have an abundance of creativity that you can express through multiple mediums, if you want to attend art school, you'll eventually have to narrow your focus.

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Careers | Choosing A Major

What can you do with a design degree? Here are 6 awesome careers

By: Scott Cline
March 23rd, 2017

Jony Ive. Milton Glaser. Frank Lloyd Wright. We don't just remember the names of the world's most legendary designers – we experience their work every day. Using a smartphone, getting absorbed in the latest YouTube broadcast, or walking around an engrossing museum are reminders of how important design is in our world. How did the “greats” become great?   Many of them earned a degree in the design field, which gives you the skills and perspective needed to make creations that positively impact society. Below are six exciting, fulfilling, and potentially lucrative careers you can pursue with an art degree:

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Careers | Choosing A Major

What can you do with an arts degree? Here are 5 amazing careers

By: Scott Cline
March 20th, 2017

In the words of Henri Matisse, "creativity takes courage." It's not always easy to embrace your passion by pursuing an art degree. But the rewards you can reap after completing your program are well worth it – including a great career doing work that you care deeply about.

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Choosing A Major

Five of the Best (and Highest-Paying) Art Majors

By: Scott Cline
January 17th, 2017

There's a misconception that art students get to do cool and creative work, but don't earn much in the real world. But there are many fields in which students do groundbreaking artistic work that they are rewarded for with handsomely paying jobs after school. For prospective art students looking for an innovative field that can lead to gainful employment, we've compiled a list of five excellent majors to consider. 

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