The Master of Arts degree in Art History, offered jointly with the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, is the only art history graduate program in the state. The MA degree in Art History prepares students for further academic study at the doctoral level or for professional careers in teaching, museums, galleries, and other arts-related fields. Students may enroll on either campus and must take at least 6 hours of course work on the other campus.
The Bachelor of Fine Arts in art studio enables students to achieve proficiency in the principles and practices utilized by professional artists and affiliated industries. Emphasis is on the implantation of the concepts and skills related to art studio (painting, drawing, digital media, graphic design, printmaking, photography, ceramics and sculpture) and the exploration of a personal artistic idiom. Students will learn to use research methodologies effectively and to articulate the evolution of their studio practice and outcomes.