The Department’s network is ambitious. Students quickly reveal their potential through leadership in service projects, securing internships at major corporations and design firms, presenting scholarly inquiries at professional conferences, exhibiting their artwork in notable juried exhibitions, and winning industry awards.
The renowned faculty and staff, state-of-the-art facilities, and professional grade equipment of the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) provides students with an exceptional learning environment to pursue and obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees. Carefully crafted course curriculums provides students with a gradual educational process that will shape them into professional art and industry professionals.
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Fine Arts
Students studying art (B.A. and B.F.A.) are required to complete the Foundations Program before starting their degree coursework. This exciting first year provides an intellectually rigorous, studio-based experience in the fundamental issues of art and design. Students work through a series of learning experiences designed to address traditional, interdisciplinary, and innovative approaches to the technical and conceptual practices.
Bachelor of Science
Graphics Communication Management (B.S.) students are required to take a sampling of both art and business courses to begin their studies. These courses introduce both the artistic and business management skills that will be necessary for students to be successful in their professional careers.