The aim of the Department of Art is to prepare and empower students to use their artistic abilities to make a difference in society. A comprehensive multi-studio approach encourages independent thinking, strengthens creativity, and develops a knowledge of the critical and historical aspects of art.
Students acquire technical skills and gain confidence to work with a variety of materials while exploring and evaluating a broad heritage of past and contemporary art and design.
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Students graduating with a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts
Students choose from several areas of study:
The Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Fine Arts are accredited by the
Students must note the following:
The Performing & Fine Art Academic Advisor and the Art Department Faculty Advisors are here to mentor and advise you regarding the requirements needed to graduate with either a Bachelor of Arts, Art or Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art degree. You should plan on meeting with both advisors each semester to ensure you stay on course with you program. For more information on your Advisors visit the Advising page
Note for BFA Students
The first step in the acceptance process to make certain that you have been accepted as a Pre-BFA student and provided the necessary documents (e.g. transcripts, letters and other pertinent information). These documents should be sent to the Performing & Fine Arts Student Information Office in ARTS 302.
step is to make sure that you have an advising file on record. Once your
documents have been sent to the PFA Student Information Office, a file will
be made for you and an advisor will be assigned. Make sure you
set up an appointment with an advisor at the very outset of the
semester to discuss what courses you should take as an incoming Pre-BFA Student.