Oct 02, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022

Department of Art and Design

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Karen DeJarnette, Interim Chair

Associate Professors

Paul Hooven


Mark Payne
Jonathan Wright

Administrative Specialist

Nikita Seahorn

The Department of Art and Design offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Art, with a curriculum for Visual Art, Digital Media Studio, and a curriculum in Art Education. The curriculum in Visual Arts is designed to prepare students for graduate school or a professional career in the art and design market. The curriculum for Digital Media Studio is designed to prepare students for careers in graphic design or other commercial art occupations.  The Art Education curriculum leading to teaching certification is designed for those students who wish to pursue a career in teaching art in the public and private schools (K-12).

General Department Requirements

  1. Art majors should acquaint themselves with the institutional requirements and requirements of the department.
  2. The department assigns all art majors a faculty advisor and expects all art majors to consult their advisor prior to registering each semester
  3. Art majors must take a studio course each semester until they complete all required courses. See Listing and sequence.
  4. The Department reserves the right to utilize students’ work produced in the studio classes for exhibition and demonstration purposes.
  5. The art education major must meet the requirements for admission into the teacher education program (see Admission to School of Education) and successfully complete tests required for certification.
  6. All Art majors within 30 hours of graduation must meet with the art faculty for a senior review and they must also complete their senior capstone exhibition.



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