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Engage, critique, and shape culture with programs in studio art, art history, and museum studies.

Explore the arts as a member of our dynamic and inclusive community housed in the award-winning Peeler Art Center. Hone your technical and conceptual skills in studio art courses that empower you to effectively communicate your ideas. Combine your knowledge of art traditions with contemporary practices to understand the history and cultural impact of art and architecture.

Your work in the studios and classrooms is complemented by a rich offering of programs including traveling art exhibitions, lectures by notable art historians and curators, and individual studio critiques and workshops with visiting artists. Artistic exploration is enriched by field trips to museums, off campus study, and internships. As a member of our art community, you are at the center of these experiences, which connect you to the wide range of professional opportunities in creative fields

Sample Courses

  • Contemporary Art and Theory
  • East West Encounters
  • Modern Art and Modernity
  • Supernatural in Japanese Art
  • Drawing: Learning to See
  • Sculpture and Sustainability
  • Photography Darkroom Experiments
  • Ceramics: Food and Community
  • Painting: The Contemporary Figure
  • Studio Lighting Photography 

Career Options

  • Artist
  • Art Critic/Historian
  • Gallery/Museum Professional
  • Fashion
  • Illustrator/Advertising
  • Architect/Designer
  • Art Educator
  • Arts Administrator
  • Non-Profit/Cultural Management

Where will you find your inspiration?

Majors and Minors