Learning outcomes for art studio majors.
- Students will demonstrate expertise in one medium.
- Students will use the elements of design and principles of organization at an expert level.
- Students will identify the major periods in art history by conventions and explain how those conventions signify the values of the context from which they rise.
- Students will be able to articulate the major positions in art theory so that they can identify what theory is operative in work of art or art criticism.
- Students will write and speak cogently about art.
- Students’ visual presentation skills will demonstrate knowledge of professional protocol.
- Students will advance their careers and knowledge of business and professional structures by following professional journals, joining professional organizations, attending lectures and exhibits and finally, by exhibiting their work.
- Students will assess and respond to changes in the art/ world by altering their use of materials, techniques, use of art history and theory with respect to interpretation/production of works of art.
- Students will use the perspective of the Reformed, Christian tradition on its own or with other perspectives to guide their engagement with culture —in Reformed, Christian terms, to build/restore God’s gentle kingdom.
Learning outcome for Art Education majors.
- Art Education majors will meet National Art Education Association Standards