Where Nebraska Arts Begin
Our Areas of Study
The Art and Art History program offers multiple courses of undergraduate studyMajors in:
- Art History (paths in museum studies/art administration and graduate study)
- Studio Art (2-D, 3-D, Graphic Design, Media Arts)
- Studio Art with a K-12 Education certification
Minors in: Art History or Studio Art
Our StrengthsWe provide rigorous and disciplined professional training in combination with a broad-based education. Our belief is that a comprehensive understanding of art, critical and analytical thinking, visual literacy, and creative expression, in combination with experiences, is necessary to becoming a professional artist, designer, or educator.
Through in-class and hands-on work, you will gain valuable life skills including discipline, collaboration, communication, research, planning, time management, and problem-solving. Outside of campus, Omaha’s thriving arts community allows additional opportunities for
All teaching faculty are critically acclaimed artists, and/or scholars, and design practitioners who strive to personalize instruction to every student.
In addition, Studio Art students further define their major with a concentration in one of these areas:
Students can also pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art or a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a K-12 Certification.
Our FacilitiesThe Weber Fine Arts Building (WFAB) houses studio spaces for painting, drawing, printmaking, papermaking, book arts, electronic imaging, art education, and graphic arts.
The College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media, which the School of the Arts is a part of, offers more than $300,000 in scholarships each year.
Our Alumni Success
We have former students who are professional artists, art historians, designers, illustrators, art educators, museum, and gallery professionals across Omaha and the nation.