Interdisciplinary Arts - Visual Art

Interdisciplinary Arts (BA)

Visual Art Emphasis

The Department of Art and Art History offers an exciting and unique opportunity for interdisciplinary study in the arts. While the emphasis track is specific to studio art, this program requires students to take courses outside the chosen field; students are encouraged to explore the endless possibilities that exist between studio art and other art forms.

An Interdisciplinary Arts major with a Visual Art Emphasis requires 60 credits, including:

  • ART 100 Design and Color (5 credits)
  • ART 120 Drawing I (5 credits)
  • ART 211 Survey of Western Art I (5 credits)
  • ART 212 Survey of Western Art II (5 credits)
  • Choose one of the following two courses (5 credits): 
    • ART 310 Art Since 1945 
    • ART 316 History of Modernism
  • Choose two of the following courses (10 credits): 
    •  ART 220 Drawing II 
    • ART 240 Painting I 
    • ART 250 Sculpture I 
    • ART 330 Relief Printmaking (or ART 331 Monotype Printmaking)
    • ART Electives (25 credits total; 10 outside emphasis, 10 at 300-400 level)

Course Offerings and Requirements

For more detailed information regarding the degree programs in Visual Art and other Fine Arts programs, visit the Online Catalog.



Art and Art History in the News

Professor Ken Allan & Curator Catharina Manchanda discuss Rauschenberg at the SAM November 18, 2016

Professor Alexander Mouton's Exhibition at 4Culture

Instructor Wynne Greenwood's residency at the New Museum


Stefanie Fatooh
Director of Arts Programming