Artistic (Creators)

People who have artistic, innovative, or creative abilities; like to work in unstructured situations, using their imagination or originality; creative, expressive.

  

 

 

 

 

 

Artistic Majors, Classes, & Careers

Step 1: Complete the Spartan Interest Assessment 

Please complete the Spartan Interest Assessment and read the information on your results. Next, if you’re interested in learning more about Artistic majors, classes, and careers, take some time to explore the information in the next steps. Feel free to explore majors, classes, and careers for as many categories that interest you. 

Step 2: Artistic Majors, Classes, Careers & more

Take a few minutes to explore potential majors, classes, and careers for the Artistic (Creators) category. We encourage you to write down any areas that you would like to learn more about. Be sure to take note of any questions you might have about these as well. 

  • Artistic Majors

    View MSU majors that might interest you. Learn about each major's requirements on our Academic Programs Catalog, and click here to find out, "What can I do with this Major?"  

    • Advertising Creative
    • Apparel and Textile Design
    • Apparel and Textiles
    • Arabic
    • Art Education
    • Art History and Visual Culture
    • Arts and Humanities
    • Child Development 
    • Chinese
    • Communication
    • Comparative Cultures & Politics
    • Composition
    • Digital Storytelling
    • Education - Elementary
    • English
    • Experience Architecture
    • Film Studies
    • French
    • Games and Interactive Media
    • German
    • Global and International Studies in Social Science
    • Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities
    • Graphic Design
    • Human Geography
    • Humanities
    • Humanities - Pre-Law Program
    • Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science – BA/BS
    • Interior Design
    • Japanese
    • Jazz Studies
    • Journalism
    • Landscape Architecture
    • Linguistics
    • Music
    • Music Education
    • Music Performance
    • Packaging
    • Philosophy
    • Political Science - Pre-Law
    • Professional Writing
    • Public Policy
    • Religious Studies
    • Residential College in the Arts &
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Studio Art –BA/BFA
    • Theatre - BA/BFA
    • World Politics
  • Artistic Classes

    View exploratory classes for the Artistic (Creators) category. Learn about course descriptions here

    • ACM 271 (3): Introduction to Arts and Cultural Management
    • ANP 201 (3): Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
    • ANP 236 (3): Peace and Justice Studies
    • CAS 114 (3): Creativity and Innovative Entrepreneurship
    • CAS 116 (3): Media Sketching and Graphics
    • CAS 117 (3): Games and Interactivity
    • CLS 201 (3): Introduction to Chicano/Latino Studies
    • CSD 232 (2): Descriptive Phonetics
    • CSD 333 (3): Oral Language Development
    • CSUS 265 (3): Exploring the Environment and Sustainability Using Film
    • DAN 251 (2): Introduction to Dance
    • DS 103 (3): Media History
    • DH 285 (3): Introduction to Digital Humanities
    • ENG 126 (4): Introduction to Literary Genres
    • ENG 129 (4): Introduction to Reading Poetry
    • ENG 130 (4): Film and Society
    • ENG 140 (4): Literature & Society
    • ENG 142 (4): Introduction to Popular Literary Genres
    • ENG 200 (1): Creative Writing Community
    • ENG 226 (3): Introduction to Creative Writing
    • ENG 232 (3): Writing as Exploration
    • ESHP 170 (3): Startup: Business Model Development
    • ESHP 190 (3): The Art of Starting
    • FLM 200 (1) Film Collective
    • FLM 230 (4): Introduction to Film
    • FLM 255 (3): Stars and Directors
    • FLM 260 (4): Introduction to Digital Film & Emergent Media
    • GD 160 (3): Digital Graphic Design: Tools & Methods
    • GD 200 (3): History of Graphic Design
    • GD 260 (3): Concepts of Graphic Design
    • HA 101 (3): Western Art: Paleolithic to Medieval Era
    • HA 102 (3): Western Art from the Renaissance to Contemporary
    • HA 210 (3): Medieval Art
    • HA 230 (3): Renaissance & Baroque Art
    • HA 240 (3): Modern Art
    • HA 250 (3): Arts of North America
    • HA 251 (3): History of Photography
    • HA 252 (3): Introduction to Contemporary Art
    • HA 253 (3): Native North American Art
    • HA 254 (3): Latin American Art
    • HA 260 (3): Asian Art
    • HA 271 (3): African Art
    • HRT 100 (3): Horticulture: Plants and People
    • HST 251 (3): Doing Digital History
    • HST 255 (3): American Cinema and the America Century
    • IDES 140 (3): Design for Living
    • IDES 152 (4): Interior Environments
    • IDES 240 (3): Computer-Aided Design for Designers
    • JRN 108 (3): The World of Media
    • JRN 212 (3): 2D Animation Storytelling
    • LIN 225 (3): Language and Gender
    • MI 101 (3): Understanding Media and Information
    • MUS 116 (1): Campus Band
    • MUS 123 (1): Campus Choir
    • MUS 125 (1): Glee Club, Men and Women
    • MUS 129 (1): Percussion Ensemble
    • MUS 145 (1): Class Instruction in Voice I
    • MUS 151N (1): Voice for Non-Music Majors
    • MUS 152N (1): Strings for Non-Music Majors
    • MUS 153N (1): Woodwinds for Non-Music Majors
    • MUS 154N (1): Brass for Non-Music Majors
    • MUS 155N (1): Percussion for Non-Music Majors
    • MUS 175 (2): Understanding Music
    • MUS 178 (2): Music Theory for Non-Music Majors
    • REL 215 (3): Sound of World Religions: Music, Chant, & Dance
    • STA 110 (3): Drawing I
    • STA 113 (3): Color & Design
    • STA 114 (3): Three-Dimensional Form
    • TE 150 (3): Reflections on Learning
    • THR 100 (3): Introduction to Theatre
    • THR 101 (3): Acting I
    • THR 111 (3): Introduction to Technical Theatre
    • THR 111L (1): Introduction to Technical Theatre Lab
    • THR 208 (2): Innovation through Improvisation
    • UP 100 (3): The City
    • XA 242 (3): Introduction to Experience Architecture
    • WRA 202 (3) Introduction to Professional and Public Writing
    • Commonly Studied Languages
      • Arabic
      • Chinese
      • French
      • German
      • Hebrew
      • Italian
      • Japanese
      • Korean
      • Latin
      • Portuguese
      • Russian
      • Spanish
    • African Languages
      • Chichewa 
      • Hausa 
      • Igbo
      • Somali 
      • Swahili 
      • Twi
      • Wolof 
      • Yoruba 
      • Zulu
    • LL 151 (4): Less Commonly Taught Languages
      • Azerbaijani 
      • Dutch 
      • Hindi
      • Indonesian 
      • Ojibwe 
      • Persian
      • Polish 
      • Tagalog 
      • Tamil
      • Thai 
      • Turkish 
      • Uzbek
      • Vietnamese
  • Artistic Careers

    View careers for the Artistic (Creators) category:

    • Actor
    • Apparel Designer
    • Architect
    • Art Director
    • Commercial or Industrial Designer
    • Composer
    • Craft Artist
    • Dancer or Choreographer
    • Desktop Publisher
    • Digital Project Manager
    • Drafter
    • Editor
    • Elementary School Teacher
    • ESL/TESOL Teacher
    • Fashion Designer
    • Fine Artist
    • Fundraiser
    • Graphic Designer
    • Intelligence Analyst
    • Interior Designer
    • Interpreter or Translator
    • Landscape Architect
    • Lawyer
    • Multimedia Artist or Animator
    • Musician or Singer
    • Photographer
    • Production Assistant
    • Public Relations Specialist
    • Reporter
    • Technical Writer
    • Theater Technician
    • Writer or Author

Step 3: What’s next?

Now that you have identified majors, classes, and careers that you would like to learn about, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with an Exploratory Advisor to discuss what you’ve learned, and identify the next steps in your exploration process.