• A caring faculty willing to address
the individual needs of the students.
• Small studio course
sizes averaging 12-13 students.
• Small academic
art course sizes limited to no more than 24 students.
for upper level art majors to take independent study credits, thus working
with an art faculty member one-on-one.
• Art scholarship
money for current qualifying art majors.
• $1,000 recruitment
scholarships to those interested in an art major or minor and who show promise.
Talk to recruiter for more information.
• A department that
educates the whole person, including the role Christianity plays in our artwork.
During alternate Januarys, a month when students on campus
take one course in four weeks, the Art Department sponsors tours to Europe. Our
travels have taken us to Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland
and England. Cost for the 10-12 day tours runs around $2,000. The fee includes
4 semester hours of tuition, airfare, bus transportation, hotels, two meals per
day, services of a bilingual tour director. It's a great experience and a great
deal! To view an interactive map and itinerary of the 2005 tour to Spain, Frane
and Italy, click
This program of study is designed to
(1) develop the student’s awareness of
the capacity for
visual expression and creative synthesis,
(2) broaden the student’s understanding of
expression and creativity interact with the whole of culture,and
(3) prepare the student for further study or careers
involve visual expression and creativity.
The Art major is designed to prepare
the student to seek further study or employment in a variety of careers which
involve visual expression and creative synthesis. Those who are seeking a
career in art are offered specific preparation in graphic design, computer
imaging, photography, teaching and studio careers in drawing and painting.
All students in the program must participate
in a Senior Exhibit at the time they graduate. Students will also be expected
to leave one work as a contribution to the permanent collection of the university.
In addition to the art courses listed here, students may take other art courses
at Augustana College under the cross-enrollment policy.
In addition to meeting the regular requirements
of the university, the student must take 26 credits of core art courses and
select a 15 credit concentration within the major. The concentrations are Graphic
Design and Fine Arts. Those with a Graphic
Design concentration are strongly advised to arrange an internship during their
junior or senior year. The student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 in courses
within the major.