The School of Art offers three majors that lead to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.) degree and one major that leads to the bachelor of science (B.S.) degree.

  • Arts Education B.F.A.

    Please note that we are currently not accepting applications to this program. Please contact VPA’s Office of Recruitment and Admissions to explore other programs in the School of Art.

  • Illustration B.F.A.

    Combine your love of storytelling with drawing and painting.

  • Studio Arts B.F.A.

    Pursue traditional modes of art making while exploring contemporary approaches.

  • Studio Arts B.S.

    Pursue an intensive studio art experience alongside a field of academic study.


The School of Art offers two graduate programs in studio arts and illustration that lead to the master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degree and a program in arts education that leads to the master of science (M.S.) degree.

  • Arts Education M.S.

    Our preparation program provides professional skills and curriculum strategies.

  • Illustration M.F.A

    Build on your portfolio, reinvent your creative voice, or develop your teaching skills.

  • Studio Arts M.F.A.

    Experiment in the creation of innovative modes of artistic production.