The future of Art and Design
The Department of Art and Design offers cutting-edge programs preparing students for the creative paths of tomorrow. Our students work with a variety of media as they build robust interdisciplinary competencies essential for today’s creative economy. Department courses include filmmaking, animation, theatre, digital and visual storytelling, printmaking, photography, drawing, painting, ceramics, and sculpture.
We invite you to join our student body, learn through high-impact, hands-on experiences, and become part of a growing arts community. Sign up for a tour of our department.
BFA in General ArtBFA in General Art
BA in ArtBA in Art
Digital StorytellingDigital Storytelling
Graphic DesignGraphic Design
Theatre PerformanceTheatre Performance
The Department of Art and Design provides integrative instruction in creative disciplines through hands-on approaches to skill development, research, readings, exhibitions, and screenings. Entry-level courses introduce traditional methods and emerging technologies following current methodologies for the inclusion of interdisciplinary coursework and diverse programs. These courses serve as a foundation for the advancement and development of innovative visual art practice and creative problem-solving in fine arts, graphic design, animation, and digital storytelling.
The Department of Art and Design aspires to increase students to 500 and act as a leading regional art and design program that places a greater emphasis on research, scholarship and creative activities (RSCA), technology and collaboration. Our integrated Foundations curriculum meets the needs of an evolving contemporary society. It provides students with the tools necessary for innovation in Fine Arts, Design, Animation, and Digital and Visual Storytelling, providing students with a visual language to communicate ideas.