The Department of Art and Art History offers three majors and two minors, with studio
art concentrations in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and ceramics.
The studio art major provides students with hands-on creative experience, with courses in painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography and ceramics.
The art history major provides students with an in-depth study of the history of the visual arts using objects of study as well as primary and secondary sources.
In partnership with the Hope College Department of Education, the Department of Art and Art History offers a secondary track visual arts education teaching major (grades K–12) through the State of Michigan.
Art history and French
Students can pair courses in French and in art history, along with an international study semester, for this popular double major.
Art history and studio art
Some art students choose to double major in both art history and studio art. If you’re interested in pursuing this double major, contact the art department for more information.
The studio art minor combines courses in art, including at least four credits above the 100 studio level, along with a selection of elective courses.
The art history minor features a concentration of upper-level art history classes along with at least one studio art course.
Forms for majors and minors
- Art 499 Internship Proposal Form
- Junior Review Form Studio (PDF)
- Junior Review Form Art Education (PDF)
Junior review packet information
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