Art Department Learning Goals

  • Acquire the necessary technical and methodological skills to make visually engaging works of art. Gain knowledge in the theory, history and philosophy of art
  • Excel at conducting research in art history
  • Communicate effectively about art in both written and verbal forms
  • Learn to refine, revise, and think critically about their work and that of their peers Understand their work within the context of art history and contemporary art practice
  • Attain the ability and confidence to articulate their unique point of view verbally and through writing
  • Display professionalism in the documentation and presentation of their work
  • Attain the skills and knowledge to pursue a professional career or an advanced degree in studio art or art history
  • Gain the tough mindedness, critical independence, and studio dedication needed to be lifelong practicing artists.