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UNCG Student Learning Outcomes

Studio Art (BA)


The mission of the Art Department is founded on the need for expression through the visual arts and for an understanding of visual communication in contemporary society. The Art Department is dedicated to high quality graduate and undergraduate education in the visual arts. Excellence in teaching is the direct result of an active and engaged faculty who bring to their students a wealth and diversity of professional experience. Faculty work closely with students to stimulate aesthetic and intellectual inquiry in learning environments that promote curiosity, critical thinking, and creative problem solving. This interactive educational experience allows students to transform information into knowledge through directed practice and research.

Demonstrates Problem Solving and Critical Analysis
Students will demonstrate problem solving abilities and ways to analyze artworks. Students will conduct research, evaluate visual and written information, and apply it effectively in studio art.

Command Formal and Conceptual Properties in Art
Students will demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the vocabulary, precepts and principles of studio art practice. Additionally, students will focus on the ways to generate meaningful ideas in artwork produced.

Presents New and Traditional Media Processes
Students will demonstrate a fundamental understanding of a variety of traditional and contemporary processes and effectively command a range of skills and methods in their studio practice.

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