The Department of Art and Design provides a creative environment for academic excellence in the areas of Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Graphic Design and Photography. The curriculum offers a strong foundation in the creation, history, and theory of the visual arts and design, preparing students for professional careers and graduate studies. Majors and minors receive rigorous training and individualized attention by faculty who are committed to teaching excellence in traditional practices, expanded media, and trans-disciplinary approaches to art, through contemporary curriculum that emphasizes experimentation, problem solving, and collaboration. The Department of Art and Design also provides experiences for the liberal arts students who wish to explore studio practices through elective courses.
We offer a Bachelor of Fine Art in five specializations: drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking and graphic design.
Our department is often recognized for excellence due to the expertise and dedication of our outstanding faculty.
Visual Media Center (VMC)
Our Fine Art Department houses the VMC which offers resources and services for art students, faculty and staff.