Degree Programs

With thirty-three full-time faculty and many highly skilled part-time support faculty the School of Art and Visual Studies offers a broad visual arts curriculum.

Art Studio BA, BFA


A studio art degree prepares you for the creative life you plan to live and opens the door to an inventive career full of exploration, critical thinking, and a practice based in hands-on making

Art History & Visual Studies BA


Visual perception is essential to success in many careers. The ability to accurately observe the visual world and articulate its meaning are valuable skills in a broad range of fields including law, medicine, information technology, education, and museum work.

Digital Media Design BS


Students can emphasize areas like commercial photography or graphic design, or take coursework in web design and development, professional printmaking, or animation and fabrication.

Art Education MA


The Teacher Leadership Program in Visual Arts Education is a planned two-year experience, including two summers, designed to prepare currently certified art educators to exert independent leadership for improving the performance of P12 schools in the areas of enhanced achievement and increas

Art History & Visual Studies MA


The curriculum is structured to provide both breadth and depth of inquiry through a variety of approaches to art history and, more broadly, visual studies.

Curatorial Studies MFA


Application Deadline: January 6

Contemporary curatorial practice has expanded to embrace creative modes of selecting, presenting, and framing a vast array of cultural products, including artworks.

Art Studio Minor


Students may choose between a broad-based introduction to studio arts or a more focused concentration in a specific medium such as ceramics, drawing, intermedia, fiber, painting, printmaking, or sculpture.

Art History Minor


Art History is a particularly good minor for students majoring in other fields in the the humanities or the arts. Students from any college may choose to minor in Art History.

Photography Minor


With over a billion photographs being created everyday, it has never been more important to understand how to make compelling images.

Visual Studies Minor


Workplaces today are visually saturated environments, our dominant pastimes are visual media (films, television, video, the Internet, etc.); and information is commonly communicated visually.

Digital Media Design Minor


The minor in Digital Media Design offers students the opportunity to study and practice a broad range of digital applications in the fields of graphic design, video and film production, web design, interactive design and fabrication, and photography.

Created 08/16/2021
Last Updated 07/27/2022