Henderson State University's fine arts programs are designed to cultivate critical thinking and communication skills and help students understand the physical world and appreciate the diversity in our global society. Henderson students gain confidence through skills practice in a student-centered environment. Our faculty members are regularly recognized for their contributions in their fields of study and research.

Henderson State’s Ellis College of Arts and Sciences promotes the highest quality of learning, scholarship, and artistic expression in order to develop each student’s critical and creative skills. We provide advanced study in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences and a broad-based liberal arts core curriculum for all Henderson students.

HSU’s Fine Arts Degree Program Offers:

  • Small Classes
  • Active Student Participation
  • Hands-On Research and Use of New Technology
  • Travel Abroad Opportunities
  • Internship Opportunities

Jobs You Can Get with a Fine Arts Degree:

  • Artist
  • Graphic and Media Designer
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Law
  • Education/Teaching
  • Musical Theater
  • Composition
  • Digital Media
  • Writer

“Teachers want you to succeed. You’re able to just go to them for anything and they will help you out with whatever you need.”

Jordan Parker, Music Education

Plan Your Visit

Henderson State’s Virtual Reddie Days

This virtual event offers you and your family an opportunity to explore Henderson State, our degree offerings, and resources available to you as a Reddie. These are a la carte-style virtual events, where students are invited to build their own schedules from a selection of sessions that cover a host of topics. Topics include housing, financial aid, academic information sessions, virtual campus tours, admissions information sessions, student panels, and campus organization and resource information sessions. 

2020 Virtual Reddie Days

Campus Tours

Take a campus tour with one of the Reddie Ambassadors. Campus tours are offered twice daily, most days of the week. While you explore Henderson State’s historic campus, learn about residence life and speak with faculty members. Make sure to snap a few photos and share them online tagged with #LiveReddie.


What's Up Wednesday

Join our Reddie Ambassadors as they introduce you to their favorite professors, talk about their favorite classes, take you to their favorite shops and restaurants in town, and so much more!


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