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Department of Art Learning Outcomes

  • Students can demonstrate understanding of and reverence for the aesthetic expressions of humans from different historical periods and cultures.
  • Students have developed their technical skills, creative abilities, and knowledge of studio materials.
  • Students can write papers demonstrating critical thinking, intellectual analysis, and effective writing skills.
  • Students have developed knowledge or art as a profession. (BA-Art)
  • Students have developed knowledge of art history as a profession. (BA-Art History)

Before being admitted into any of the art programs, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Interview with an art department representative.
  • Submission of a portfolio for examination and critique at the interview.
  • Completion of two to four high school credits in art or the equivalent in non-credit private lessons, which are approved by the art advisor.

If these requirements are not met, students may still be admitted on a probationary basis and enrolled in ART 100 Introduction to Art and ART 241: Ancient through Medieval Art History.

Upon successful completion of these courses with a minimum grade average of 3.0 (B), students may be accepted into a degree program.