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Fine Arts

What can I do with this major?

Related Career Titles​​ Search for potential careers/jobs with these position titles​​

Studio Art​​
  • Hand-Drawing Artist
  • Museum Curator
  • Creative Design Specialist
  • Junior Graphic Artist
  • Digital Studio Artist
  • Pre-press Specialist
  • Labeling Specialist
  • Marketing Specialist
  • AutoCAD Specialist
  • Art Producer
  • Production Artist
  • Designer
  • 2D Illustrator
  • Video Artist
  • Media Artist

Drama/Performance Studies​​
  • Project Manager
  • Acting Instructor
  • Technical Director
  • Singer
  • Actress
  • Actor
  • Pre-School Director
  • Activities Director
  • Stage Director

Music​​
  • Composer
  • Audience Engagement Manager
  • Music Artist
  • Music Instructor
  • Musician
  • Recreational Therapist



What is Fine Arts?


Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts students develop talents and cultural knowledge, preparing them for success in any fine arts institution. Graduates have an understanding of art and personal expression, and acquire strong skills in research, public speaking and writing.
Emphasis Areas:

  • Studio Art
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Performance Studies



Explore Career-Specific Websites

matchouston.org/ | www.starnow.com/casting-calls/all/usa/texas/ | www.houstonfilmcommission.com/production-and-resources/ | www.arts.texas.gov/ | www.format.com/magazine/resources/art/arts-jobs

Professional Organizations

Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Creative Collective (UHD)
  • Photography Club (UHD)
  • O'Kane Theatre Production & Activities (UHD)
  • Houston Arts Alliance
  • Houston Civic Arts Association
  • The Bayou Review (UHD)

Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Arts in Non-profit Management
  • Master of Arts in Rhetoric and Composition
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Fine Arts in Theatre (Acting or Design)*
  • Master of Fine Arts in Art*
  • Master of Fine Arts in Arts Leadership*
  • Master of Music*
  • Certificate in Music Performance*
  • Master of Business Administration

Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering internships/field experiences to students pursuing a Fine Arts degree.

  • Diverse Works
  • Fresh Arts
  • Reginald C. Adams
  • Houston Symphony Society
  • Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
  • Young Audiences of Houston
  • The Design Firm
  • Texas Taco Music Fest / A CHEITA Project
  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston
  • Houston Ballet
  • Encore Theatre
  • FrenetiCore
  • Houston Arts Alliance
  • Blanca Duran Photography
  • Art Colony Association
  • Aurora Picture Show
  • William Reaves Fine Art
  • Houston Grand Opera

Last updated 3/24/2022 9:38 AM