(See also Art History 082)
Department of Visual Arts, Mason Gross School of the Arts
See the Mason Gross School of the Arts section for faculty listing and B.F.A. program information.
The bachelor of arts program in the visual arts explores techniques and
materials, places, events, and images that are the basis of creative
work. The program offers a curriculum that seeks to develop
professional skills as well as an understanding of the cultural and
social implications of art. The visual arts program offers studio and
critical study courses. Studio courses focus on the mastery of skills
within specialized media such as ceramics and sculpture, drawing and
painting, graphic design,* photography, printmaking, and video.
Critical studies courses focus on art in relation to social,
environmental, psychological, and philosophical systems. This focus
provides a basis for understanding the position of the artist in the