Academic Program: Art
Student Learning Goals and Outcomes
- To ensure competitive marketability in the Visual Arts & Communication fields, develop
fluency in visual language, including elements and principles of design to communicate
to an intended audience or market.
- Students will be able to arrange the elements and principles of design to communicate a specific message to an intended audience.
- Students will be able to craft the elements and principles of design cohesively throughout the whole body of work to target an intended audience or market.
- To ensure mastery of a broad range of skills in the Visual Arts & Communication fields,
interpret subjects and concepts in self-expressive ways and command a broad range
of media and techniques/technologies to realize those expressions.
- Students will be able to determine their individual visual voice for self-expression, using the elements and principles of design, in a cohesive public presentation.
- Students will be able to apply at least four different media and/or techniques/ technologies to realize their visual voice.
- Formulate spoken responses to examples of art-works and written analysis of accomplishments
as a visual communicator.
- Students will be able to evaluate the use of visual language and technique/media/technologies in work of their peers during in-class critique.
- Students will reflect on their own accomplishments and growth in developing visual language fluency and technique/media/technologies skills.
- Analyze contemporary/historical art movements and place own work in historical context.
- Students will examine major art movements in relation to cultural/political/social history.
- Students will be able to compare their work to historical/contemporary art movements to place their practice in art education or visual communication in an historical context.
The full listing of Teacher Education options, beyond Art (K-12) Field Endorsement, can be found under the Teacher Education option in the left hand menu.
Art (K-12) Field Endorsement
2-D Emphasis (Minor)
3-D Emphasis (Minor)
Graphic Design (Minor)