Following an introduction to the fundamentals of drawing and two-dimensional design, students select from courses in time-based media, interaction, sculpture, painting, and art history. The department’s exceptional Dialogues are popular among art minors, who are able to complete a large portion of their coursework during culturally immersive and focused studio residencies in places such as Ireland, Iceland, Cuba, and the Galapagos Islands.
- Use art and design theory and history to analyze, frame, and critique creative works across a range of times, cultures, and media.
- Gather information and apply modes of inquiry based in the humanities, sciences, social sciences and visual arts to analyze and produce creative work.
- Demonstrate competency in visual, spatial, and/or time-based media through the production of creative works.
- Demonstrate collaborative learning skills through group discussion and critique.
- Discuss creative works in light of their social and ethical implications.
- Create visual artworks that express ideas and demonstrate an individual vision and voice.
- Describe, analyze, and evaluate how the student’s studio-based creative practice has evolved over time.a