Lander Art is a thought-provoking environment where students gain an understanding of the importance and function of art.  The focus is on innovation and challenge, developing the creative problem solving and critical thinking skills both students and professionals need in today’s rapidly-changing world.

Lander Art prepares students for rewarding careers in art or design, or the skills to pursue a post-graduate degrees.  With versatile degree programs that feature a wide-variety of media and disciplines, Lander Art provides the scope and grounding that allows students to choose a creative/academic direction that meets their individual needs. 

Lander Art offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (BFA) with a concentration in either a 2D or 3D studio track.  The BFA is the standard professional art degree and gives students the opportunity to take the maximum number of studio classes.  Students concentrate in a direction which fosters professional proficiency in a wide variety of studio art techniques and materials. 

For a more flexible course of study, Lander Art offers a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree, which provides a liberal arts program for students seeking an emphasis in art business, graphic design, art education, or art general studio.

Lander University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

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B.Des.
Undergraduate
Main Campus

The degree provides students with the tools, skills, knowledge, and experience to express creatively and develop ideas through the latest design technologies.

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B.S.
Undergraduate

This is a liberal arts studio degree which allows students the flexibility to pursue a minor or a double major in addition to their art general studio emphasis.

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M.F.A
Graduate
Main Campus

The MFA program at Lander University is an advanced graduate degree program with a focus in studio art.  This rigorous studio-based program is designed to engender contemporary art practice by challenging students with new and innovative approaches to materials and techniques while fostering growth within their chosen area of specialization. 

B.F.A.
Undergraduate

A standard professional studio art degree, the BFA in 2D Studio allows students to work towards mastery of 2D art making techniques and materials, including drawing, painting, photography, printmaking and/or mixed media.  This degree prepares students for graduate school or a career in studio art.

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B.F.A.
Undergraduate

A standard professional studio art degree, the BFA in 3D Studio allows students to work towards mastery of 3D art making techniques and materials, including ceramics, sculpture, and/or mixed media.  This degree prepares students for graduate school or a career in studio art.

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B.S.
Undergraduate

This is a liberal arts studio degree which allows students to pursue a business emphasis in addition to their art studio emphasis.

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B.S.
Undergraduate

This is a liberal arts degree which allows students to pursue an emphasis in graphic design.  Students develop skills necessary to pursue design positions in advertising, and print and design shops.

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B.S.
Undergraduate

This is a liberal arts degree which allows students to earn k-12 teaching certification in art education while pursuing a studio art degree.

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Undergraduate
Main Campus
  • Art History
  • Ceramics
  • Design 
  • General Studio Art
  • Painting and Drawing
  • Photography
  • Sculpture