Art Program

Art Minor

In our studio art program you will discover the fine arts of ceramics, photography, painting, sculpture, and installation art alongside studies in illustration, design, and video. As an artist, you will learn professional exhibiting practices that leverage a hybrid of skills to communicate in galleries, museums, and beyond.


Two Survey Courses (6 credit hours):

ART 1305 Introduction to Art History: Modern
ART 1315 Art Theory and Practice

Choose Two Lower-Level Art Courses (6 credit hours):

ART 1306 Drawing Media
ART 1308 Photography
ART 2320 Ceramics

Four Upper-Level Courses (12 credit hours):

ART 3308 Color
ART 3312 Painting
ART 4312 Painting II
ART 4306 Art as Vocation

Professional Pairings

Employers including those of business, education, advertising, and science seek graduates with creative training and visual literacy. The art programs curriculum produces versatile graduates able to stand out in the competitive job market. Our current offering is a Minor in Art with the added flexibility to enable you to pursue a career in fields such as art administration, art conservation, art therapy, and art education with a major in:

  • Business Administration
  • Environmental Science
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Communication
  • Psychology
  • Chemistry
  • Education

Program Sheet


Christopher Fitzgerald, MFA
Professor and Program Coordinator
Courses: Art as Vocation, Art Theory and Practice, Painting, Painting II, Color, Photography, Drawing, Ceramics, Modern Art History, Pursuit of the Invisible - Romanticism in Art and Literature

Jeffrey Utzinger, MFA
Professor of English
Course: Pursuit of the Invisible - Romanticism in Art and Literature

Kelly Gordon, PhD
Professor of Theater
Course: Methods for Integrating the Fine Arts

David Kroft, MFA
Emeritus Professor of Art

Ken Schmidt, MFA, PhD
Emeritus Professor of Art

Our Mission is Developing Christian Leaders