Department of Art & Design
Robert Franzini, Chair
211 Claypool-Young Art Building
D. Bartlett, R. Campbell, K. Campbell, B. Frieder, R. Franzini,D. Golding, J. Gritton, D. Li, E. Mesa-Gaido, G. Mesa-Gaido, E. Perkins
Competencies Required in the Program
Students will be able to:
- Understand and skillfully apply various media, techniques, and technology in the production and presentation of art work.
- Use knowledge of characteristics of visual art to effectively convey ideas.
- Effectively choose a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas as content for works of art.
- Understand the visual arts in relation to history and cultures.
- Reflect upon and assess the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others.
- Make connections between the visual arts and other disciplines.
- Communicate about art effectively in written and oral form.
Senior art history written assignment evaluated by faculty
Senior exhibit up to six works evaluated by faculty
PRAXIS exam for Art Teacher Certification students
Graduating Student Survey completed within the Senior Capstone course
Bachelor of Arts
The Department of Art & Design offers programs in art education, art history, and studio art. Courses in the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels are available in art education, art history, ceramics, computer art, drawing, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.
Sophomore exhibit of four to six works with Faculty Review.
Senior exhibit up to six works.
Senior resumes and slide portfolio.
Viewing of art exhibitions outside the Morehead area.
Transfer students must comply with the intent of these requirements on an individually evaluated basis.
General Education Requirements
See general education requirements for the University. The following courses are required General Education courses for students in the Area of Concentration and the Major in Art:
ART 109 Introduction to the Computer in the Visual Arts
ART 499C Visual Art Capstone