University of Nebraska at Kearney
College of Fine Arts and Humanities

1994-96 UNK Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Art - Art History

John Dinsmore, Chair
Professors: Dinsmore, Karraker, Kraning, Lowry, Peterson, Schultze, Zaruba
Associate Professors: Dennis, Jacobson
Assistant Professors: Boeckl, May, Hewitt, Schuessler

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list of course descriptions.

Department Objectives

To provide for professional and cultural study with courses giving a concentrated experience for those interested in a professional career in art. Degrees in studio art and commercial art can be completed;

To prepare teachers of art for a professional career in education. Creative ability, professional proficiency and understanding of the psychology of art education are stressed;

To enable art and non-art majors to acquire an awareness and appreciation of their cultural heritage. Important resources in this process include the Walker Art Gallery, the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA), and study tours. Students may develop individual abilities through studio courses or add to their cultural background through the study of art history.

Art Major

Five major options are available:
I. Studio Art Option-Bachelor of Arts Degree
II. Art History Option-Bachelor of Arts Degree
III. Comprehensive Studio Art Option - Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
IV. Graphic Design-Commercial Art Option - Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
V. Art Teaching Field Endorsement Option - Bachelor of Arts in Education Degree
A minor in Art, Art History, or Graphic Design is available for students pursuing majors in other disciplines.

The Elementary Education Major has specially defined minors in Arts and Arts-Crafts.

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