(Department of Art / Division of Professional Programs)

The Art Department's purposes are:

to provide art majors, teacher licensure and art minors with engaging educational experiences designed to prepare them for a variety of professional careers and continued learning in the arts;
to provide learning experiences in art to all students for general education and elective credit which promote creativity, individual aesthetic awareness, and knowledge of the roles art plays in our culture;
to provide opportunities for cultural enrichment and growth for all members of the college community by encouraging active participation in the art world as a meaningful way to embody the unique spiritual and human values inherent in the arts.