University Of Michigan-Flint

At the University of Michigan-Flint, we’ll help you earn an education that prepares you for your chosen career path, we’ll equip you with a liberal arts background that encompasses cultural diversity, and we’ll provide an innovative environment that encourages you to push beyond traditional expectations.

You’ll learn in classrooms where the average student to professor ratio is 15 to 1. You’ll be encouraged to be independent, yet guidance and support will always be available. Your studies will be enhanced by the incredible depth and breadth of resources that only a contemporary university can provide. Most important, you will be given every opportunity to succeed.

Flint

United States

Address:
University of Michigan-Flint, 4125 William S. White Building
Michigan-Flint
MI 48502-1950
Phone: (810) 237-6653
Fax: (810) 762-3272
Website: http://www.umflint.edu/de


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Our Aims

The Art Department offers a curriculum that emphasizes analytical processes and competency in art techniques. Students are trained as viewers, creators, communicators, theorists, and historians of art. In addition, the curriculum provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to serve as artists in related fields, such as art education, exhibition coordinating/curating and criticism. The Department participates in the University-wide effort to assess its academic programs. Information on assessment plans, including goals, methods and outcomes are available at http://assessment.umflint.edu.  


Department and information about the department

From painting to graphic design and ceramics to photography, each step of the art process takes creativity and imagination. Our art program is part of a unique partnership between Mott Community College and the University of Michigan-Flint. Art majors can concentrate in:

* Art education
* Art history
* Ceramics
* Drawing
* Graphic design
* Painting
* Photography
* Sculpture

Students can choose between the programs in studio art or art education.

Studio Art
The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art prepares students for innovative roles in the contemporary world of art by challenging them to think critically while expressing themselves creatively. The program begins with a series of foundation courses that stress the traditional development of technical and intellectual skills. The growth and development of each student are accelerated through exposure to several media and conclude with the choice of an area specialization. Areas include ceramics, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking/drawing and sculpture.

Art Education
The Art Education program certifies students to te...  [ Read All ]


Information For  Undergraduates

Art Programs

Art students can choose between the programs in studio art or art education. Within their programs, art majors can concentrate in art education, art history, ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, photography and sculpture.

Studio Art
The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art prepares students for innovative roles in the contemporary world of art by challenging them to think critically while expressing themselves creatively. The program begins with a series of foundation courses that stress the traditional development of technical and intellectual skills. The growth and development of each student are accelerated through exposure to several media and conclude with the choice of an area specialization. Areas include ceramics, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking/drawing and sculpture.


Honor's Program in Studio Art
The Honors Program in Art is designed for the student who has completed the Freshman/Sophomore Honors Program and wishes to continue that program in the field of art.


Art Education
The Art Education program certifies students to teach art in grades K-12. In addition to lear...  [ Read All ]


Student Facilities

University of Michigan-Flint students and faculty have a commitment to scholarly research. The Frances Willson Thompson Library and the Office of Research are two resources used by the campus community to collect, plan, organize and fund research endeavors.

The Frances Willson Thompson Library is a spacious, comfortable facility built in 1994 and funded by generous contributions from the Thompson family and other private donors. The library houses 200,000 books and 30,000 periodicals. Inter-library loans, online periodicals and other library services make resources not housed in the library available to UM-Flint students. The library also includes the Henry H. Crapo Room and Genesee County Historical Collection.

The Office of Research assists students, faculty and staff with funding; improving research skills; and designing, implementing and analyzing research projects.

 


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