Bachelor of Arts, Art (BA)

Wheel thrown ceramics student carving designs into a bowlThe Bachelor of Arts, Art degree combines a diverse liberal arts curriculum with studio art and art history courses. Students enrolled in this program will have the freedom to explore courses in a variety of academic areas, acquire a broad understanding of art and art history, and develop a method of artistic expression using a variety of studio approaches.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, Art will be able to demonstrate:

  • An understanding of the multiple ways in which creative thinking may be applied to a variety of intellectual, social, and professional circumstances
  • A broad knowledge of contemporary and historical contexts in the visual arts
  • Critical thinking, writing, and research skills leading to creative problem solving
  • Effective application of techniques, composition, and materials to express ideas through a variety of media