The Art and Visual Culture Department increases
a student’s potential for full artistic expression, interpretation,
and comprehension. By providing sound training in art analysis,
drawing, film & video production, new media, painting, photography,
sculpture, and art history, the curriculum enhances students’
creative thinking and technical skills, while allowing them to concentrate
their coursework in an area that bests suits their personal and
professional interests. Students majoring in Art choose from a Studio
Arts or Visual Culture track.
The department also offers a Museum Management
Program. Classroom learning is complemented by regular exposure
to local and regional artists and exhibitions. Students may also
qualify for financial aid
and art scholarships.