Bachelor of Arts degree in Art
Learn more about the bachelor's degrees in Art offered at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas.
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES BACHELOR’S DEGREES IN ART DEGREES Bachelor of Arts in Art – All Level Bachelor of Arts in Art – Applied New Media Track Bachelor of Arts in Art – Fine Arts Track Art Minor The Art Department at Our Lady of the Lake University offers bachelor’s programs in Art that will expose students to the historical sweep of art making, plus provide them with contemporary technical skills in line with the possibilities of the 21st century. The department offers a wide range of courses including ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, narrative and sequential art, sculpture, digital imaging and various new media offerings. The fine arts oriented degree in Art will prepare students for visual art-related employment opportunities, self-employment as a visual artist or graduate studies. The applied arts track will help prepare students for exciting possibilities in the many areas of graphic design. The Art Student League and the Art Department have developed working relationships with some of San Antonio’s most active arts organizations. These partnerships provide students with opportunities to exhibit art on and off campus as well as hands on experience by providing visual arts related services within the larger social environment. SAMPLE COURSEWORK The following represent some of the courses offered as part of the Art curriculum: • Art Appreciation • Digital Imaging I, II • Watercolor • Photography I, II • History of Women in Art • History of Art • Introduction to Film • Drawing I, II, III, IV • Design I, II, III, IV • Graphics • Printmaking I, II • Mexican American Visual Art • Narrative and Sequential Art Practice • Self-Portraiture in the 21st Century • Teaching Art • Desktop Publishing A complete list of requirements and course descriptions is available in the OLLU Undergraduate Catalog. OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS 411 S.W. 24th Street • San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689 210-431-3961 or 1-800-436-6558 firstname.lastname@example.org Apply online at www.ollusa.edu/apply CAREERS FOR ART MAJORS Art majors learn a variety of skills that cover everything from traditional media such as paint and sculpture to new media, animation and graphic design. Graduates own galleries, work in museums, become crafters, graphic artists, illustrators, photographers, fashion designers, painters, sculptors and pursue many other career paths. THE UNIVERSITY Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU), founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, is a coeducational liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students. A multicampus, regional university, OLLU has campuses in San Antonio, The Woodlands (Houston) and the Rio Grande Valley. The University offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and minors, more than 14 master’s degree programs and two doctoral degree programs. Academic degree programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and Leadership, the School of Professional Studies and the Worden School of Social Service. OLLU incorporates a technology-rich curriculum in all areas of study, and provides access to a wide variety of high-tech resources. Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 300334097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Dec. 2013 FOR PROGRAM INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: April Joyce Atkinson, MFA Assistant Professor and Chair of the Department of Art 210-434-6711, ext. 2251 email@example.com