School of Design and Art

Welcome to the School of Design + Art (SoDA) at Marymount University. Our expert faculty will work with you in small studio and classroom experiences as you prepare for your creative career. 

SoDA is one of the three Schools within Marymount’s College of Business, Innovation, Leadership, and Design (the College of BILT).  In SoDA, we offer multiple majors, minors, and graduate degrees across five academic programs. Our close partnership in BILT with the School of Business and School of Technology allows you to expand your creative degree with coursework in entrepreneurship, business, marketing, web development, and more.

Explore our programs and create a custom degree to pursue your passion in life.

SoDA Majors

SoDA Minors

We are excited to offer multiple opportunities for you to explore your creativity in our program-specific minors.

  • Graphic and Media Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Studio Art
  • Ceramics
  • Illustration
  • Web Design

Additional Minors for Creatives

Customize your creative degree with minors focused in business, technology, and more.

  • Art History
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Science
  • Digital Writing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Game Design and Development
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Sustainability

If you are interested in learning more, please email us at

I look forward to seeing you on campus soon! 

Doug Seidler
Director, School of Design and Art
Associate Professor, Interior Design