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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art, B.A.

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This program has been 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: Jennifer Bracy, Jodie Garrison, Rebecca McCannell
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. 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

Satisfactory Grade Use

Program requirements may be fulfilled with a grade of S.

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