Art Program Objectives
The Art Program offers an academic major leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts
degree. It also offers an academic major and a teaching major leading to the
Bachelor of Arts degree, as well as an academic minor and a teaching minor. The
program provides courses for students wishing to concentrate in teaching and
performance, for students with an avocational interest in performing and studio arts,
and for students who plan to pursue graduate studies in art.
The program is designed to give students the skills and confidence in their abilities
needed to produce works of art. To this end, students are given general knowledge
about art and art history and are schooled in a variety of techniques, including
drawing, painting, photography, and pottery. Students are encouraged to use and
expand their imagination and to express their ideas creatively.