Sep 21, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Department of Art

Roxanne Robbin, Ph.D., Chair

Office: Art Building - A38
Phone: (209) 667-3431

Professors: DeCocker, Gomula-Kruzic, Olivant, Robbin
Associate Professor:  Scheiwiller, Edwards
Assistant Professor: Azevedo, Stephenson, Weigel

The Art Department promotes the creation and historical understanding of art by offering curriculum that exposes students to a diverse range of art-making processes and a broad spectrum of artistic and intellectual models taught by a highly experienced and energetic faculty of practicing artists and scholars.

Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Art:

Bachelor of Arts in Art (Art History)  
Bachelor of Arts in Art (Studio)  
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art  (With concentrations in Graphic Arts, Mixed Emphasis, Painting, Sculpture, Video and Time-Based Media)
Minor in Art  
Minor in Art History  
Liberal Studies degree concentration in Art 
Printmaking Certificate  


  1. Complete the General Education Requirements  (49 units minimum) and the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements .

  2. Complete University requirements for the specific degree program.

  3. Participate in an exhibition of graduating BA/BFA candidates, with the exception of Art History Concentration students.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the degree program leading to a Bachelor of Art degree in studio or Art History will have achieved:

  1. A broad understanding of major techniques, processes, and theoretical approaches to drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and new media.
  2. A broad critical knowledge of important cultures, movements, periods, styles, and individuals in the history of art.
  3. The ability to prosper creatively from critical input and exposure to varied viewpoints and backgrounds.
  4. The ability to progress from an idea through stages to a completed creative statement that exhibits originality, conviction, and quality.
  5. The ability to benefit through a professional involvement directly or indirectly related to visual art.
  6. The ability to value the self-enriching nature of art and to see parallel applications in other endeavors in life.