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Prospective Undergraduate Students

At WKU, Potter College provides the "big picture" approach to learning. With us, it's all about developing students' intellectual capacities and practical skills. We provide broad knowledge to prepare you for a variety of jobs and a lifetime of learning and growth. Potter College programs prepare you to succeed in a workforce that requires bright team players and global thinkers who are inquisitive, analytical and creative with excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.

Our classes provide students personal attention and plenty of opportunities to engage in activities and projects with real-world applications. Excellence in teaching and learning is our highest priority. You'll find a diverse and world class faculty and caring staff who take a personal interest in helping students achieve their goals. Professors are more than teachers, they become lifelong mentors.


From Creativity to Career


  • Studio Artist
    in disciples such as:
    - Ceramics
    - Painteing
    - Illustration 
    - Weaving
    - Printmaking
    - Sculpture 
  • Medical Illustrator
  • Artist-In-Residence

Bring art to the public 

  • Arts Council Director
  • Corporate Art Consultant
  • Antique Specialist
  • Art Coordinator
  • Art Dealer
  • Gallery Director
  • Gallery Owner
  • Art Historian
  • Museum Curator
  • Exhibit Designer 



  • Multimedia Designer
  • Graphic or Digital Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Animator
  • Art Director
  • Creative Director
  • Illustrator
  • Brand Idenity Designer
  • Layout Artist
  • UX/UI Designer

Teach and help


  • Elemetry Art Teacher
  • Middle School Art Teacher
  • High School Art Teacher
  • College Professor
  • Artist-in-Residence
  • Art Appraiser
  • Art Therapist
  • Conservator
  • Art Critic
  • Art Restorer



Other Careers for Art Majors & Minors include:

Advertising Director, Airbrush Artist, Antique Specialist, Architectural Graphic Artist, Art Appraiser, Art Consultant, Art Coordinator, Art Critic, Art Dealer, Art Director, Art Historian, Art Librarian, Art Restorer, Art Supervisor, Art Teacher, Art Therapist, Artist in Residence, Audio/Visual Designer, Basket Maker, Block Engraver, Botanical Designer, Calendar Editor, Calligrapher, Candle Maker, Caricaturist, Cartoonist, Ceramicist, Children's Book Illustrator, Cinematographer, Computer Graphic Artist, Conceptual Artist, Conservator, Costume Designer, Craftsperson, Curator, Design Consultant, Designer, Drafter, Enamellist, Fashion Art Director, Fashion Consultant, Fashion Illustrator, Fashion Merchandising, Film Animator, Film Developer, Film Editor, Filmmaker, Floral Designer, Forensic Artist, Foundry Worker, Furniture Designer, Gallery Assistant, Gallery Directory, Gallery Owner, Gem Cutter, Glass Blower, Goldsmith, Greeting Card Designer, Hair Stylist Designer, Illustrator, Interior Decorator, Interior Desinger, Jewelry Maker, Law Enforcement Photographer, Leatherworker, Lighting Designer, Makeup Artist, Medical Illustrator, Metalsmith, Model Builder, Mold Maker, Movie Scene Painter, Mural Artist, Museum Curator, Museum Director, Painter, Parade Float Designer, Patternmaker, Photo Re-Toucher, Photo Stylist, Photographer, Photojournalist, Picture Framer, Playground Designer, Police/Court Artist, Poster Artist, Potter, Printmaker, Product Designer, Product Illustrator, Promotion Design, Puppet Designers, Puppeteer, Retail Store Art Director, Rug Maker, Scenic Artist, Sculptor, Sign Painter, Silk Screen Artist, Silversmith, Special Effects Artist, Stage Design, Stained Glass Maker, Storyboard Illustrator, Tapestry Worker, Tattoo Artist, Textbook Illustrator, Textile Artist, Theater Set Designer, Tool Designer, Toy Designer, Video Artist, Website Designer, Woodcrafter. 


We invite you to explore our website and discover the exciting opportunities offered through WKU's Potter College of Arts & Letters!



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 Last Modified 3/25/21