Major in Art at a Top Christian College

Earning your Major in Art from Houghton College will be a challenging and rewarding experience.
Art professor shows objects to students.
Our art program is structured to develop an understanding of the meaning, both past and present, of art in society.

A Major in Art is a diversified degree, offering opportunities such as visiting artists, on-campus exhibits in Houghton's Ortlip Gallery located in the Center for the Arts, and field trips that expose students to cultural resources in cities throughout the northeast.

As an art student working towards a Major in Art at Houghton you will gain confidence as you integrate your knowledge, creativity and Christian faith into the studio and learn from expert faculty committed to your academic, personal and spiritual development.

What Can I Do With My Degree?
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Jobs in Art
  • College art professor
  • Graphic designer
  • Professional photographer
  • Film/tv editor
  • Advertising director
  • School art teacher
  • Web designer
  • Industrial designer
  • Interior designer
  • Art therapist
  • Publisher
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    Graduate Studies
    • University of Chicago
    • Virginia Commonwealth University
    • University of Wisconsin
    • University of Delaware, Clemson University
    • Syracuse University
    • Penn State
    • Rochester Institute of Technology
    • New York Academy of Art
    • Alfred University
    • Parsons School of Design

    Art News
    Art Alumni
    Nicole Mason, class of 2015
    Nicole Mason ‘15
    Freelance Photographer: wedding,
    brand and business photography
    Houghton Stats
    1 year after graduation 100% of art majors are employed or in graduate school.
    According to a class of 2014 alumni survey
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