As an art major at MC, you’ll develop a strong set of applied skills in fine art, visual communication and design, while enjoying creative exploration in an inspirational environment that puts Christian ethics and ideals first.
At MC, you’ll develop both traditional and contemporary artistic skills, while working with accomplished professors who exemplify Christian character and support you in your growth.
MC is unique in the field of art education as it is one of two art education programs in the state, making it a compelling choice for future art teachers. Moreover, MC is the only Baptist university in the world that offers a Master's in Fine Arts.
The curriculum focuses on providing students with creative challenges and ways to solve them, forming a strong foundation for future artistic pursuits. Students develop diligent work habits and embrace the life-long learning process that’s essential to success in the arts. Dedicated faculty provide guidance and instruction, helping every student achieve their highest potential.
High-tech tools are a must for the aspiring designer. At MC, you’ll find two Mac Labs for students majoring in Graphic Design — one for underclassmen and one for upperclassmen. The freshman/sophomore design lab is furnished with 20 new Mac computers and the latest Adobe design suite, making creativity easy. Lab Assistants are frequently on hand to offer coaching on homework assignments and help students make the most of the technology available. Plus, in-class demonstrations using Apple Remote software give students practical knowledge on how to approach assignments.