Why choose Slippery Rock University to major in Art?
- Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
- Well equipped studios in 6 centralized locations
- Accessible faculty
- Travel opportunities: domestic, international and study abroad
- Opportunities for freedom of individual creative pursuit
Students who major in art will develop the capacity to make tangible their aesthetic responses to experience. By increasing awareness of themselves, their environment and their culture, and by learning to think and act creatively, students prepare themselves for a life enriched through art. The broadly based Bachelor of Arts program with a concentration in art provides a diversified background suitable to generalist applications and an excellent foundation for further study in various disciplines. The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program is for students interested in art as a profession. It is an intensive program of study aimed at developing a foundation of attitudes, traits and abilities with which to begin a lifetime as an artist. Emphasis is placed on students’ personal experiences as the source of artistic motivation. The broadly based liberal studies curriculum provides students with a diversified background, which, in concert with their professional training, should lead to a successful career in art and applied vocations.