The Department of
Art & Art History
Join a creative community that celebrates your art
At Calvin, you'll shape clay, mix paint, and fine-tune pixels under the guidance of expert professors. In engaging classes and studios, you'll stretch your creativity in ways you never thought possible.
You'll also be pushed to continually ask why you're creating art, and how it might matter to others. With the support of your professors and peers, you will discover how your work can surprise, confront, and inspire. You'll be challenged to make art that solves problems and brings change.
You'll learn how your craft can make a difference in careers like business, healthcare, education, and more. You'll graduate with the confidence to shape a better world through your artistic voice.
EXPLORE DEGREES IN Art and Art History
Find your tribe
Travel abroad, create amazing art, and plug into the local art scene with your fellow artists—all as part of the two-year Artist Collaborative program.
Discover how your art skills will benefit you in a wide range of careers, and make a plan for your next steps after you graduate.
With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
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- Communication & Media Studies
- Education (BA, BS)
- Many specializations, including:
- Master of Education (MEd)
- Health Sciences
- Exercise Science
- Health Education
- One Health
- Pre-Occupational Therapy
- Pre-Physical Therapy
- Pre-Physician Assistant
- Public Health
- Recreation Leadership
- Speech Pathology and Audiology (BA, MA)
- Master of Speech Pathology
- Theraputic Recreation
- Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
- Actuarial Science
- Computer Science
- Data Analytics
- Data Science
- Environmental Science—Natural Resources Track
- Environmental Science—Naturalist Track
- Environmental Studies
- Social Sciences
- World Languages & Cultural Studies
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