The Department of Art & Art History, currently comprised of 26 core faculty (as well as numerous adjunct faculty and post-doctoral fellows), is an interdisciplinary department offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in art history, art practice, film studies, documentary filmmaking and design.
- BA in Art History
- BA in Art Practice
- BAS in Art Practice and Computer Science
- BA in Film and Media Studies
- Coterminal MA in Art History
- MFA in Art Practice
- MFA in Documentary Film and Video
- PhD in Art History
Department courses offer special opportunities for students to gain enhanced understanding of the meaning and purpose of the arts, their historical development, their role in society, and their relationship to other disciplines in the humanities, sciences and social sciences, including, for example, literature, religion, music, history, anthropology, biology and computer science.
Work in the classroom, the museum, and the studio is intended to intensify visual perception of the formal and expressive means of art, to encourage insight into a variety of technical processes, and to deepen engagement with as well as interpretation of works of art, architecture, film, design and visual culture.