UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES

Undergraduate Art Degrees & Certificate Programs

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Art Department offers three undergraduate degrees and a studio certificate program. All art majors complete a foundations year which includes courses in modern and contemporary art, drawing concepts and methods, and both analog and digital design for two, three and four-dimensional art practices. Students may select their breadth and elective studio courses from a list of incredibly diverse studio offerings offered by one of the most diverse and comprehensive programs in the country.

Julie Ganser, Director of Undergraduate Art Studies
ganser@education.wisc.edu
Schedule an advisor appointment with Julie

Mary Hoefferle, Director of Art Education Programs
hoefferle@wisc.edu

Branden Martz, Student Services Coordinator
martz2@wisc.edu

Art Careers

Art Museums/Galleries

Education
Administration
Curatorial
Registrar
Sales
Publications
Public Relations
Exhibit Design/Preparation
Archivist
Travel/Tour Guides
Reproductionist
Research

Fine Arts

Exhibiting Artists
Ceramics
Fibers
Jewelry/Metalsmithing
Painting and Drawing
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Book Maker
Muralist
Performance
Video

Art Sales

Art Agent/Consultant
Corporate Curator
Gallery Owner
Art Dealer
Art Manufacturer Sales
Framer

Arts Administration

Art Director
Administration at Colleges, Institutions, Museums, Galleries

Graphic Design

Publication Design
Product Design
Packaging Design
Web Design
Interactive Design
Multimedia Design
Information Design
Exhibition Design
Environmental Graphics
Digital Photo Editor
Identity Design
Advertising

Illustration

Freelance Illustration
Advertising
Children’s Books
Comic Books
Courtroom
Editorial
Industrial
Medical
Science Fiction
Storyboard
Technical

Media

Sales
Production
Editorial
Art Journalism
Art Criticism
Animation
Lighting
Special Effects Artist
Creative Director
Stage Designer

Education

Studio Arts
Public & Private Schools
Art Councils
Fine Arts
Arts Administration & Public Policy
Museums
Community Centers
Art Libraries

Photography

Advertising
Architecture
Corporate
Digital
Editorial
Fashion
Fine Arts
Food
Industrial
Journalist
Medical Publications
Products
Portrait
Sports
Studio

Other Professional Practices

Exhibiting Artist
Visiting Artist
Artist-in-Residence
Printshop Owner
Master Printer
Print Shop Assistant
Screen Printer
Book Binder
Archivist
Conservator
Preparator
Community Arts Administrator
Gallery Owner/Director
Management Museums, Galleries, Fine Art Presses, Foundries, and Institutions
Print Production Assistant
Art Supply Consultant, Sales Representative, Demonstrator
Teaching/Instructor