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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art, B.A.

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This program is being transitioned to a new Art & Design major, as of the beginning of Summer term 2018.  After that time, only students who are already enrolled in and completing this major, or are part of a current relevant dual admission partnership, may choose it.

Professors: Jodie Garrison, Kim Hoffman, Rebecca McCannell, Diane Tarter
Associate professors: Jennifer Bracy, Michael Freeman, Mary Harden, Daniel Tankersley
Assistant professor: Garima Thakur


Cultivate a unified atmosphere of learning in the undergraduate programs of visual art through aesthetic research activities and artmaking, personalized learning and public service. The program teaches theory, philosophy and aesthetic awareness. Student and professional gallery exhibits contribute to the cultural environment of the campus and region. The process of critical and creative thinking, skill building and visual literacy are emphasized throughout the program.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Cultivate lifelong strategies for creative thinking, skill-building, and active practice of art and design.
  2. Engage in the world through critical inquiry and design process and analyze art and design in context. (ULO- Inquiry and Analysis)
  3. Integrate vision, language, form, and materials for communication and self-expression. (ULO- Integrative learning)

Core Courses

200-Level Studio Credits: 16

Minimum of 16 credits of 200-level Art and Design courses. Plan with an adviser to take prerequisites required for upper division coursework.

Upper Division Studio Credits: 28

See adviser. Minimum of 28 credits in 300- and/or 400-level Art and Design courses.

Total Credits: 84

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