Arts & Media
Welcome to the Arts & Media community!
Majors represented in the Arts & Media area of study examine visual, literary, and media practices as a way to transmit information and ideas in professional, technical, organizational, academic, and/or public settings. Coursework and other learning experiences related to this meta-major generally enhance students’ abilities for ideation, and increases their skills in oral, written, and visual communications.
Explore and compare Majors
Majors are not listed in any particular order.
- What are the prerequisites? refers to courses students must complete to be admitted into the major.
- Where can I learn more? provides a link to the major’s program page on our website.
- Please contact your current advisor with questions and for more details on admission requirements for that major.
Plan your courses with degree maps
The following majors are related to the Art & Media Meta-Major Pathway; each can offer a unique lens. The first link will direct you to the degree webpages to learn more about the major and the second will download a PDF of the Degree Map for that major.
Consult with academic advisors to learn more about each major and degree map:
- Media & Communications Studies website | Degree Map (PDF) | Career Preparation Map
- Interdisciplinary Arts website | Degree Map (PDF) | Career Preparation Map
- Culture, Literature & the Arts website | Degree Map (PDF)| Career Preparation Map
Careers related to this meta-major pathway
To learn more about careers related to Arts & Media, watch this video.
Below are examples of possible employment opportunities, related careers, and potential graduate programs for students interested in Arts and Media. Also listed are companies that have hired UW Bothell students. For more specific examples, please visit the individual degree co-curricular map.
Examples gathered by Career Services of recent UW Bothell graduates.
- Web Design
- Game Development
- Public Relations
- Social Services
- Web Design
- Visual Data Design
- Non-profit Management
- Program Management
- Human Services
- General Motors
- King County Library System
- Public Schools
- Ratlab LLC
- Master’s in Cultural Studies
- Master’s of Science in Human-Computer Interaction
- Master’s in Mass Communications
- Master’s of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
- Master’s of Science in Information Design & Strategy
- Master’s in Public Administration
Wondering if you should do an internship? Want to figure out where to search for or even create one?
Review Career Services internship page for plenty of information and steps to take. Make an appointment with a Career Coach to explore internship opportunities and develop an internship search action plan.
Examples of internships
- Software/Graphic Junior Developer
- UI/UX Design Intern
- Social Media Intern
- Public Relations Intern
- Article Contributor
- Management/Administrative Intern
Join student organizations related to your area of interest. You’ll make friends who have similar interests while building skills working on your passions!
There are many ways to get involved on campus, such as connecting with campus organizations, student government, and co-curricular activities. To begin exploring, visit the Student Engagement & Activities website.
Explore community engaged learning & research
Many UWB Programs offer opportunities for community engaged learning and undergraduate research. The Office of Community-Based Learning & Research (CBLR) has many student-specific resources available, from FAQs about CBLR courses to volunteer, internship, and scholarship information.
- Visit UW Bothell’s Community Engaged Learning page to learn more.
- Visit UW Bothell’s Undergraduate Research & Creative Practice page to learn more about current research opportunities.
Study abroad opportunities
Study abroad programs can deepen your understanding of how Arts & Media can impact the lives of people around the world.
Visit UW Bothell’s study abroad page, managed by the Office of Global Initiatives, to learn more and start the planning process.