Studio & Digital Arts Degree (BS)

Studio & Digital Arts Degree (B.S.)

Residential Program

Strategically position yourself for a successful career with a Studio & Digital Arts degree and your choice of a concentration in graphic design, teacher licensure, or studio art.

Here you'll cultivate an understanding of the language, aesthetics and cultural impact of visual communication while you develop your skills and talents in the field of art. Let us prepare you for a career as a professional designer or artist.

Gain an understanding of both the theory and history of studio and digital arts and learn how to apply it practically in the workplace. 

Careers You Could Have:

  • Art Teacher
  • Art Therapist
  • Art Critic
  • Animator
  • Museum Curator
  • Commercial Artist
  • Illustrator
  • Graphic Artist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director
  • Multimedia Artist
  • Typographer
  • Commercial and Industrial Designer

You Could Learn How To:

  • Critically analyze visual imagery in relation to history and culture
  • Clearly communicate the meaning of visual imagery
  • Create visual imagery using traditional and digital materials, media, methods and techniques
  • Integrate a Christian worldview with best practices for creating visual imagery

Academic Information

Choose a Concentration

Credit Hours

  • 120 - 131 credit hours

Courses You Could Take

  • History of Art 
  • Content Instructional Design
  • Vector Illustration
  • Digital Photography
  • Sculpture 

Program of Study (DCPs)

Where Students Have Interned

  • ESPN
  • Disney
  • Prototype Advertising
  • Vision Marketing
  • Riverviews Artspace 

Where Alumni Have Worked

  • Conde Naste
  • Motion Picture Association of America
  • Hallmark
  • Lord & Taylor
  • Appcues
  • Discovery Communications
  • Capital One


In the SADA department, I learned the incredible value of having a trusted group of peers and professors to critique my work. I could only improve and learn so much on my own, but actively involving others in my design process really catapulted the quality of my work forward. - Rachel Woolard