Students in the Department of Art & Art History develop more than just visual literacy skills. Whether they’re painting or filming, sculpting or studying, they also learn to think critically about the historical, theoretical, and cultural implications of art.
The Art Practice program on both undergraduate and graduate levels offers production-based curriculum to prepare students for creative careers in the visual arts and hone their creative capabilities.
Students studying design learn how to see and apply basic visual principals across many disciplines, and how design functions as a change agent in contemporary society.
Students in the Documentary Film and Video Program become conversant with the documentary tradition as well as with alternative media and new directions in documentary.
Film & Media Studies provides students with knowledge of film aesthetics, national cinematic traditions, modes of production in narrative, documentary films, the proliferation of new forms of digital media.