Acquire the skills you need to thrive in a two-year professional Master of Architecture program, either at Miami University or elsewhere.
Our Majors and Minors
Whether your passion lies in the creation, technology, business, or dissemination of art and design, there is a place for you here at the College of Creative Arts. Choose your path from 15 majors and three interdisciplinary co-majors within five departments, and chart the professional course of your dreams.
Architecture and Interior Design
Prepare to enter practice immediately following graduation — or to pursue a graduate degree — in the field of interior design.
Prepare for teaching excellence in a program that readies you not only for teaching certification but for the transformative opportunities that come after, instilling a love of the arts in young minds.
Develop an understanding of human civilization as it has evolved over thousands of years, using creative media as your textbook to culture, politics, and human nature.
Immerse yourself in one of our six art concentrations — ceramics, metals, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture — exploring craftsmanship and the soft skills necessary to turn your medium into a viable profession.
Study the practical aspects of the arts, such as branding, user experience design, and graphic design, as you prepare a body of work for the required Portfolio Review.
Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship
Explore the business of art, including leadership and governance, mission-based programming, finance and envelopment, marketing and communications, and audience development and community engagement.
Emerging Technology in Business and Design
Merge your love of art and innovation by studying the theory and practice of interactive and digital design, development, business, innovation, and digital disruption.
Studying ETBD alongside a co-major, prepare for a career applying principles of design to fields outside of the arts, such as medicine, finance, education, and entrepreneurship.
Explore the preeminent art medium of the 21st century: the fusion of coding and design, writing and mechanics, usability and creativity with a focus on making and praxis.
Acquire a broad liberal arts education that complements a focus in music. Students of this major will be required to choose an emphasis in Performance, Music in Culture, or Music Technology.
Study the craft and art of composing music in anticipation of freelance work as a composer, arranger, and copyist, for graduate work, and for a wide variety of professions in related fields.
Ensure the next generation's love and understanding of music as you gain proficiency in either Instrumental or Choral/General concentration, in the context of a broad liberal arts foundation.
Acquire the pre-professional training necessary for advanced study in music and, ultimately, for entry into the profession. Performance opportunities abound at Miami, in solo, chamber, and ensemble settings.
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre
Following an audition required of all students in this major, immerse yourself in the art and business of theatre, gaining critical industry knowledge and personal connections along the way to fast-track your career.
Comparable to a "double major," the co-major at Miami is specifically designed to complement your existing major. By connecting disciplinary skills in the arts and design with areas like business, community engagement, and media, you'll acquire a broad skill set and a flexibility that can enhance both educational and career opportunities.
Prepare for mental health licensure as you study the art process and the therapeutic ways that art helps to process trauma, enhance self-esteem, improve relational abilities, decrease anxiety/depression, and increase an overall enhanced sense of well-being in patients.
Merge your passions for art, business, and entrepreneurship on a highly competitive path for aspiring leaders of the creative economy.
Ground yourself in the fundamentals of the fashion industry — design language, technical skills, and business — to excel in one of the industry's numerous disciplines, including product making, design foundations, textile materials, historical context, and entrepreneurship.
College of Creative Arts
The arts at Miami University didn't evolve on a whim—they were challenged, inspired, modernized, and made more relevant by each new generation of artists. Welcome to the College of Creative Arts, with degree programs that range from the classical to the contemporary.