Studio Art Major


The Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art is a liberal arts program that provides students with the breadth of study that complements core work in the visual arts. Students may choose one or more studio art minors or a second major outside the arts to prepare themselves for a wide range of careers or for further specialized study.

Students can complete the Studio Art major in its entirety at Kent State Stark.

Students in the program are encouraged to take advantage of travel opportunities to New York, Chicago, London, Paris and China. In addition, students can participate in study abroad full semester or summer experiences at Kent State's Florence, Italy, location.


  • Demonstrate the ability (skill) to do competent work within their chosen media and an understanding of the processes and materials involved.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of larger contemporary and historical contexts within which the visual arts have been created.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of design and visual literacy in their work.
  • Use skills in oral, written and digital presentation of work and of ideas associated with visual arts production, use and appreciation.