College of Fine Arts and Humanities
ART - ART HISTORY
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- John Dinsmore, Chair
- Professors: Dinsmore, Karraker, Peterson, Schultze, Zaruba
Associate Professors: Boeckl, Dennis, Jacobson
Assistant Professors: Hartman, May, Schuessler
Lecturers: B. Avery, P. Fell, K. Harshbarger, C. Jacobsen, D. Johnson, J. Jones, P. Jones, C. Kosmicki, J. Sheen
- 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 visual communication and design 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.
- Five Options are available in this major:
- 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. Visual Communication and Design 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 Visual Communication and Design is available for students pursuing majors in other disciplines.
The Elementary Education Major has specially defined minors in Art and Arts-Crafts.
Courses with the prefix ART are offered by the department.