Are you interested in owning your own design firm, running an art gallery or teaching art in public or private schools? Whether your emphasis is studio art or graphic design, our visual arts majors become leaders and innovators in their chosen fields of study.

Do your creative interests also crossover into communication or technology?  Check out the Digital Media major from MC. With an emphasis in Communication or Visual Design this major will be prepare you for a career in the growing digital media industry. Learn more

The Visual Arts Department provides high quality art instruction within the areas of art production, art history, art criticism, and aesthetic inquiry.  The visual arts curricula is designed to meet the needs of students who want to 1) develop their artistic skills and refine their aesthetic values, 2) plan for careers as artists, graphic designers, and/or employment in arts related positions, 3) those who plan to teach art in the public schools, and 4) those who plan to further their education in graduate school.
Programs within the visual arts major including graphic design, graphic design marketing, graphic design photography, studio, art teaching licensure; along with a hybrid major of auto restoration design in conjunction with the technology department. See our Catalog for program and course descriptions.
Our Faculty members encourage students to develop skills, build relationships, and express themselves through a variety of projects.  See Faculty Work.
Scholarships are available for students who major in studio art, art education, graphic design or graphic design marketing.


Etch is a student-run, non-profit marketing and graphic design firm created by MC students. Etch offers professional graphic design and marketing services to non-profit organizations, asking only that they consider a donation to help cover costs.