SU Department of Art

You won't get this kind of education anywhere else. As an art major at Susquehanna, you’ll earn more than just an undergraduate degree. You’ll learn to express yourself in many ways—and not just visually. Armed with a strong liberal arts background, you’ll develop valuable thinking, writing, and speaking skills that will give you an edge in whatever career you choose. You’ll build relationships with classmates, faculty, and alumni that are sure to last a lifetime. You’ll be a student of the world. You’ll be confident. You’ll be ready.

Our department is designed for those who are serious about art. Classes are small and focused. Departmental facilities are top-notch. Access great works of art from one of our smart classrooms. Complete a project in our cutting edge Apple Mac lab—it’s reserved for majors only. Find inspiration in one of our dedicated painting or drawing areas. Visit world-class galleries and studios. Spend a semester in Paris, Venice, or Barcelona. Hear firsthand accounts from top artists and designers. Enter your best work in national competitions — and win.

Three distinctive majors

Art History, Graphic Design, and Studio Art (with concentrations in Painting & Drawing and Photography). Each degree program is headed by a faculty mentor dedicated to that specific area. You’ll take classes in each area, making you a well-rounded student of the arts, and you’ll graduate ready to take on the world.

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