Emphases

Design

The Design Emphasis integrates a fine arts perspective into a curriculum that emphasizes conceptual thinking and develops technical proficiency. Students have the opportunity to work in a variety of areas including print-based (graphic) design, Web design and motion graphics.

Painting

The Painting Emphasis embraces traditional and non-traditional approaches to drawing and painting while engaging students in current discourses within the discipline.

Photography

The Photography Emphasis focuses on integrating the skills of black and white darkroom techniques with contemporary digital color practices to produce conceptually driven, photo-based art.

Sculpture

The Sculpture Emphasis equips students to think creatively while developing proficiency in a variety of three-dimensional fabrication techniques — including additive and subtractive processes, modeling, carving, mold-making and casting.

Interdisciplinary

The Interdisciplinary Emphasis allows students flexibility in designing their own art curriculum choosing a variety of upper-level, studio courses.