Jan 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

Art History Minor, Art & Design Majors

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Professors: Jennifer Bracy, Jodie Garrison, Rebecca McCannell, Diane Tarter
Associate professors: Michael Freeman, Mary Harden, Daniel Tankersley, Garima Thakur
Assistant professor: Peter Hoffeker-Mejia


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. Apply design elements and principles in the work for self-expression and communication.
  2. Develop and engage in written and verbal communication skills to articulate one’s own artistic intentions and to evaluate the art of other artists.
  3. Develop technical abilities and a disciplined work ethic within the studio media that incorporates exploration and risk-taking into the process of transforming thought to form.

Core Courses

For Art & Design majors

Choose five upper division Art History courses (with at least two from 300-level)

Total Credits (20)**


* May be repeated with different course topics.
** These course requirements are in addition to the 12 credits of Art History required for the Art & Design major.

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