Art and Art History Department
The art and art history curriculum will develop your critical thinking skills and creative problem solving abilities by immersing you in the history and making of visual art. You’ll learn the importance of the art object in society as a means of both individual and cultural expression.
- Professional artist
- Designer or photographer
- Lecturer or professor
- Curator or gallery director
What Will I Learn?
You’ll benefit from small, engaging classes taught in modern studios designed for
- Painting and drawing
- Two-dimensional design
- Fiber art
- Digital art
- Exploring art traditions of the world
- If you think you’d like to be an art historian or a curator, you’ll broaden your multicultural awareness by better understanding artistic achievement in our own and other cultures.
- Shooting for a well-rounded degree in the field of art? This is perfect if you plan on pursuing a generalized career in art or are preparing for graduate study.
- Numerous study abroad opportunities
- Hands-on learning with internships in the fashion industry and at graphic design firms, galleries and museums.
- Faculty studios in close proximity to student studios
- View exhibits by faculty and visiting artists at the Dowd Gallery on campus
College is more than a classroom. Enhance your experience with these opportunities:
- Summer international study programs
- Visiting artists and lecturers program
- Cooperative Work-Study program