The Jacksonville University Division of Visual Arts is committed to providing comprehensive degree programs of excellence. The division’s programs of study seek to instill in students an understanding of the rich role of art in the human experience—past and present—and to develop in students artistic capabilities and aesthetic sensitivity. The majors the divison offers prepare students for entry into careers as professional artists or art educators or for advanced, graduate study. JU’s faculty, with an impressive listing of artistic and scholarly achievements, is dedicated to the success of its students.


  • B.F.A. in Animation – Concentration is Animation
  • B.F.A. in Art – Concentrations include Ceramics, Glass, Graphic Design, Photography, or Sculpture
  • B.A. in Art – Concentrations include Art History, Ceramics, Glass, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, or Sculpture
  • B.A. in Film – Concentration is Film


  • Animation Minor
  • Art Minor
  • Art History Minor
  • Ceramics Minor
  • Film Minor 
  • Glass Minor
  • Graphic Design Minor
  • Illustration Minor
  • Photography Minor
  • Sculpture Minor​ ​

Internship & Career Opportunities

Interns from Jacksonville University have been placed in design studios, advertising agencies, television stations, printing firms, billboard and sign companies, newspapers, computer graphics firms, and various corporate advertising and public relations departments. This is an outstanding internship program which places students into working environments in the areas of advertising/graphic design, photography, computer art and museum work.​