Student Learning Objectives 

BA FINE ART, GRAPHIC DESIGN, GAME & INTERACTIVE MEDIA DESIGN

Critical Analysis - Objectively participate in class critiques and respond positively to constructive criticism

Communication - Identify and effectively apply the use of visual arts concepts and vocabulary in verbal and written formats.

Technology - Demonstrate proficiency in the use of art tools, materials, and Technology appropriate to the field.

Content - Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary art trends, major artist's works, and historical movements.

Professionalism - Demonstrate an understanding of professionalism required of a serious student of art and develop a substantive portfolio.

Student Satisfaction - Students are satisfied with the programs facilities, teachers and curriculum. Based on senior exit surveys for each art area in Graphic Design, Art Education and Fine Art.

 

BA Art Education

Content - The art education candidate will Identify and effectively apply the use of visual art concepts and vocabulary in verbal and written formats

Skills - The art education candidate will demonstrate proficiency in the use of art tools, materials, and technology appropriate to the field of art education.

Concepts - The art education candidate will demonstrate understanding of contemporary art trends, major artists’ works and historical movements.

Pedagogy - The art education teacher education candidate will demonstrate knowledge of planning a substantive unit of instruction developmentally appropriate to grade level and linked to national standards in the visual arts.

Implementation - The art teacher education candidate will demonstrate the professional ability to implement a unit of instruction through effectively setting clear goals and objectives, demonstrating art skills/processes, integrating critical thinking, pacing tasks, applying appropriate assessment, and engaging in reflective practice.