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About the Department

Find the creative inspiration—and build a practical foundation—for life in the arts. Options in art education, art history, and visual arts specializations in fine arts, graphic design and lens-based art, develop conceptual and technical ability, allowing you to realize your potential for creative projects, artistic expression, and scholarly research. Under the close guidance of renowned faculty mentors, master your craft while grounding your work in theory and analysis of visual culture. Challenge yourself as a practicing artist in public projects—exhibitions and performances, scholarly papers and community workshops—that also prepare you for an arts career.

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First Year Foundation

Choose a visual arts major for strong core courses taught by renowned artist-teachers.


Great Spaces

Create, contemplate, and curate art. Great spaces—like our expansive AIMM Building—spark great work.


Global Perspectives

Cultivate a worldview with travel-study, an international faculty, and the NYC and Philly art scenes.

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