Department of Art and Art History


Enriched by the cultural diversity of our metropolitan home, Art & Art History strives for artistic excellence through discourse and engagement in the classroom and various local and global communities. We foster critical and analytical thinking, visual literacy and creative expression, and mastery of various art disciplines to educate artists, scholars, and teachers so that they can become leaders in their chosen careers and contribute to the world through creative practice and research.  We are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).


Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Arts in Art History (BAH)

Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art (BASA)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)


Minors Offered:

Art History



Any student enrolled in the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media may declare a major in the Department of Art & Art History. To advance to upper level courses, students working on their BASA must pass a portfolio review (ART 2000), which is normally conducted after a student has completed the Studio Core I courses, or the equivalents.

Contact Information

For more information, contact the Department of Art & Art History at (402) 554-2420.