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BA Art

Major in Art at Emporia State

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Tremendous Value

Emporia State University offers extremely competitive tuition rates, as well as tuition reduction programs and scholarships.

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Faculty Invested in Your Success

Our students enjoy the benefits of small classes and a close relationship with ESU  faculty.

Program description

Bachelor of Arts in Art students pursue a well-rounded liberal-arts program of study, and elect a second area of study (for example, marketing, journalism, or public relations) to develop alternate career options.

What can you do with this degree

Art majors become art therapists, teachers, professional studio artists, graphic designers, marketing directors, medical illustrators, gallery assistants and much more!

Degree requirements

See complete degree requirements.

Opportunities at ESU

  • Student Organizations. Join your artist community in clubs such as the Clay Guild, Glass Guild, Photo Club, National Art Education Association (NAEA), and American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA).
  • Art Galleries. Emporia has two galleries, the Norman R. Eppink & Gilson Memorial Galleries. Come be inspired by local and national pieces!
  • Student Exhibitions. Present your best work at the Annual Juried Student Exhibition, and admire the work of your peers.
  • Art Forum Visiting Artists Lecture Series. Come listen to and meet outstanding artists from around the country.

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View Our Student Work

View student work in eight studio concentrations: ceramics, engraving, glass forming, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.

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(620) 341-5246

Address + Location


King Hall 010D


Campus Box 4015
Emporia, KS 66801