The department offers four undergraduate degrees:
B.A. in Studio Art with six media concentrations
B.A. in Art History
B.A. in Cultural and Historic Preservation (CHP)
B.S. in Historic Preservation and the Traditional Building Arts (HP-TBA)
In all four programs, students receive personalized instruction, individualized mentoring, and career guidance. The facilities include well-furnished studios, state-of-the-art computer labs, visual arts classrooms, a professional auditorium, and the Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery, all housed within the Antone Center for Culture and the Arts. The McKillop Gallery book collections, periodical holdings, electronic art resources, and interlibrary loan services complement this educational setting.
The curriculum of the Department of Art and Art History:
realizes the full potential in student artists, art historians, and preservationists;
promotes originality in student undertakings;
fosters strong work habits and life-long learning;
and provides a collegial community of devoted students and faculty members.
The Department of Art and Art History is here to help students attain their academic goals, prepare for graduate studies, or enter upon the career paths represented by the combined disciplines. Welcome to the ranks!