College of Visual & Performing Arts
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A combination of art and education courses helps student develop an artist-educator identity. Graduates are fully prepared to teach at any K-12 level or in museums, and some choose to pursue graduate programs for art therapy. This program is highly regarded with alumni teaching in school districts across the region and state.
The graphic design concentration encompasses the full scope of visual communication. Students learn how to create powerful images using a combination of illustration, typography, photography, and digital manipulation. Graphic design students develop the software skills and problem-solving skills needed to succeed in this exciting profession. Alumni are performing creative roles at Apple, EA Sports, Volvo, and at independent design and advertising firms.
This program empowers students to experiment with a wide range of media including drawing, painting, watercolor, photography, ceramics, jewelry, animation, illustration, and sculpture. Students develop craftsmanship, technical mastery, and original ideas. Studio art students have opportunities to exhibit their work in juried shows, competitions, senior exhibitions, and other events..
Art History & Museum Studies
Art history offers interdisciplinary studies of historical and contemporary objects, styles, and topics. Students develop strong research, writing, and analytical skills. The program prepares students for work in galleries, libraries, and museums and the pursuit of graduate studies in the humanities.
The B.S. studio art concentration allows students to combine studies in art with another field. Many choose related coursework in marketing, psychology, or media studies. Students graduate from this program prepared to combine their artistic skills with other interests.
Master of Fine Arts
In the MFA program, graduate students complete advanced students to elevate their techniques, ideas, and creativity. Graduate students work in private studios, develop professional habits, and produce cohesive, complex bodies of work. Alumni are active as professional artists, college instructors, and other forms of work in the culture industry.