Fine Arts

We are excited to hear you are interested in fine arts at UNLV. In the College of Fine Arts, you will learn how to invent your own careers and artistic lives - with strong mentorship from our outstanding faculty.

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Majoring in fine arts, you will create a firm foundation that helps you develop into a well-rounded artist, enabling you to explore your passion in a vibrant setting and be ready for future career opportunities. You can choose from a wide variety of artistic disciplines each with their own degrees and certificates, including architecture, art, dance, film, music, theatre, and entertainment engineering & design.

You Can Choose From a Variety of Courses
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Production 1 in Film

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3D Design in Art

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History of Rock and Roll

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Intro to Acting in Theatre

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Survey of African Dance

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Being successful competitive in today’s job market means you’ll need to keep an open mind and explore your craft knowing that whichever pathway you choose, you are part of a fine arts community that cares deeply about its students and works hard to make sure that every single one succeeds. Graduates of our college will join an alumni group of more than 6,000 individuals.

Majoring in fine arts, you will be exposed not only to the newest thinking and most important skills in the arts, but to opportunities and resources outside of the classroom. Our unique location in the entertainment capital of the world also gives students access to opportunities they won’t find anywhere else.

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Access to some of the famous stages of the Las Vegas Strip.
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Working with leading show producers, designers, and directors.
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Access to leading architects and firms responsible for some of Las Vegas' most iconic landmarks.
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Acclaimed visual artists who have had worked exhibited internationally.
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A backdrop to live, work, and study that is unlike any other.

With a Degree in Fine Arts, Our Alumni Have Achieved Great Success and Become Leaders in their Fields

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Winning major prizes

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Becoming celebrated recording artists, visual artists, architects, filmmakers, dancers, and scholars
 

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Appearing on television, Broadway and concert halls around the world

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Rising to become major figures in many aspects of the entertainment industry, one of the fastest-growing global enterprises.

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Now that you are interested, learn more about how our college can offer educational and engagement opportunities that prepare you for a rewarding career and a lifetime of learning and discovery in the arts.