Art + Visual Studies
Art majors visiting the Louvre Museum in Paris.
The department serves non-majors by providing art, art history, and art appreciation courses to fulfill General Education requirements, and by making a large selection of courses available to all students wishing to pursue interests in selected areas of the curriculum.
The program supports excellence in teaching and fosters the aesthetic, intellectual, professional, personal and social development of its students. The curriculum balances the teaching of technical knowledge and skills with the development of critical, conceptual and creative abilities. Faculty members are well recognized professional artists, with a diversity of viewpoints and educational training that encourages students to investigate and appreciate different forms of art expression.
The Department of Art + Visual Studies is accredited by the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges (SACS).