What Can I Do With A Major In Art and Art History

The creation of art and the study of art go hand in hand at Ursinus College. A Bachelor’s degree in Art will qualify one for work as an illustrator, photographer, graphic designer, advertising artist, art teacher, and assistant art director. Graduates with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History are equipped for a wide range of professional careers - in museums, galleries, auction houses or publishing. Master’s degree allow for more opportunities as a museum curator, architect, industrial designer, art appraiser, art therapist or medical illustrator.

Career Planning

Professional Associations


Related Career Titles

  • Antiques Dealer Illustrator
  • Architect Interior Designer
  • Art Appraiser Medical Illustrator
  • Art Director Middle School Teacher
  • Art Law Model Maker
  • Art Publications Museum Curator
  • Art Restorer Package Designer
  • Art Teacher Painter
  • Art Therapist Sculptors
  • Cartoonist (Publications) Set Designer
  • Commercial Designer Set Illustrator
  • Exhibit Designer Teacher
  • Fashion Artist Technical Illustrator
  • Fashion Designer Textile Designer
  • Fine Artist Toy Designer
  • Furniture Designer Web Art Director
  • Graphic Designer

This is just a sampling of titles, for a more comprehensive list and details on the professions including employment outlook and salary information, log into the Focus Program.