The Art Department affords a unique experience for students seeking a solid foundation in aesthetics, skill development, and understanding of the forms and history of art. The program has been designed to offer a continuity of study through structured courses in the academic tradition. The goal of the program is to support each student in the search for a personal form, the development of the capabilities to express that form, and an appreciation of art as a means of understanding the world.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Students completing this program will be able to:
- Apply critical thinking in the creative process.
- Use the language of the discipline; demonstrate to command of critical vocabulary
- Describe the roles of creative expression in human cultures
- Engage with the arts; integrate the arts into life. Use critical thinking in evaluating works of art in intrinsic terms, expressive content, and social context