Program Learning Outcomes – Studio Art and Craft

Upon graduation, students in the BFA Studio Art and Craft program will be able to:

  • Synthesize research from multiple sources and develop ideas that reflect informed social, historic, and cultural awareness, self-exploration, and independent thinking.
  • Apply a pluralistic approach to studio practice, a skillful use of traditional and new materials, and utilize historical and innovative techniques and processes.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between materials, processes, form, function and/or content.
  • Articulate concepts, ideas and intentions within a personal, social, and historical context visually and verbally in presentations and writing.
  • Build a comprehensive portfolio of artwork that represents acquired knowledge and abilities and that offers access to grants, fellowships, residencies, exhibition venues, graduate programs, employment and independent entrepreneurial opportunities.
  • Demonstrate leadership through productive contributions to community and in ethical professional practices.