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 1000 Design and Color (5 credits)
  • ART 1200 Drawing I (5 credits)
  • ART 2110 Studies in Western Art I (5 credits)
  • ART 2120 Studies in Western Art II (5 credits)
  • Choose one of the following two courses (5 credits): 
    • ART 3100 Art Since 1945 
    • ART 3160 History of Modernism
  • Choose two of the following courses (10 credits): 
    •  ART 2200 Drawing II 
    • ART 2400 Painting I 
    • ART 2500 Sculpture I 
    • ART 3300 Relief Printmaking (or ART 3310 Monotype Printmaking)
    • ART Electives (25 credits total; 10 outside emphasis, 10 at 3000-4000 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


Aly Bedford
Academic Program Coordinator

Stefanie Fatooh
Director of Arts Programming