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Fine Arts

Apply your artistic and creative abilities to build your eye-catching portfolio.

Students learn to spin pottery with Professor Heisey

Practical experience in the fine arts

As a student in the Department of Fine Arts, you'll gain practical experience in using the tools and techniques of the visual artist.

Once you've mastered the basic skills, you'll be provided opportunities to experiment that you will grow in your artistic maturity and abilities. You will build an impressive portfolio of work during your studies and will highlight your best work during your senior-year art exhibit.

Explore our programs


As an Art major, you'll complete course work in various areas of the art world including drawing, pottery, sculpture, jewelry-making and much more.

Music Ministry

As a music ministry major, you’ll study keyboard proficiency, music history, pedagogy and theory, conducting, individual and group instruction, and performance.

The WU advantage

Practical experience

Our art and music courses are hands-on. You'll spend time in class creating and perfecting your projects with help from your professors.

Our facilities

You'll have access to our professional art and music facilities both in and out of class.

One-on-one learning

You'll learn beside our seasoned art and music faculty. You'll work closely with your advisor and have the opportunity to learn in a one-on-one environment.

Take a tour of our Goodwin Performing Arts Center.

The James D. Randolph Kiltie Band

The James D. Randolph Kiltie Band, named in “Fuzzy’s” honor, strives to keep Scottish pipe and drum music alive on campus and in our community.

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