Wayne State University

For nearly 70 years, the Department of Art and Art History at Wayne State University has provided artistic and scholarly leadership for the Detroit metropolitan area, the state of Michigan and the nation. Many nationally known artists and leading faculty who teach in the region have received all or part of their training at Wayne State University.

The Department of Art and Art History offers a comprehensive program in the arts within the context of a major research university. Students enjoy creative contact with peers in Art and Art History as well as with students in the college’s other departments. In addition, students are surrounded by the rich diversity of cultural and research opportunities of the larger university and can elect courses in a wide variety of fields in Liberal Arts, Education, Business Administration, Engineering and other areas.

Detroit

United States

Address:
150 Community Arts Building
Michigan
MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-2980
Fax: (313) 577-3491
Website: http://www.art.wayne.edu/


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Our Aims

The Department of Art and Art History provides specialized undergraduate and graduate education in art history and a variety of studio media through student-centered curricula and degree programs. Degree programs are available to traditional and non-traditional students alike. The Department embraces Wayne State University's urban mission through ongoing exhibitions, lectures and presentations which appeal to the greater Detroit community. Faculty, students and alumni regularly receive recognition for their creative and scholarly works at the regional, national and international levels. The Department is committed to fostering an atmosphere that encourages continued achievement.

 


Department and information about the department

BFA - Art
Ceramics
Drawing
Fibers
Graphic Design
Industrial Design
Digital Arts
Interior Design
Metals
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture  


Information For  Undergraduates

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art
The BFA in Art degree provides a focused program that prepares students for a professional career or graduate school. Students may choose from concentrations in: Ceramics, Drawing, Fibers, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Digital Arts, Interior Design, Metals, Painting, Photography, Printmaking or Sculpture.

Bachelor of Arts in Art History
The BA in Art History degree first introduces students to the general principles of art through survey courses and then advances students to specialized study of ancient through contemporary periods in various artistic traditions.

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design and Merchandising
Both of these degrees provide students the opportunity to combine a fine arts education with technical preparation in the professional fields of apparel design or fashion merchandising.

Advising
All students contemplating enrolling in the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Art or Bachelor of Science (Fashion Design and Merchandising) should see the department's undergraduate advisor prior to his/her first period of enrolment...  [ Read All ]


Information For  Postgraduates

Graduate Programs

Master of Fine Arts: with a major in Art and a concentration in Ceramics, Drawing, Fibers, Metal Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking or Sculpture. For admission requirements please visit the official You may also wish to consult the Graduate Bulletin.

Master of Arts: with a major in Art and a concentration in Ceramics, Drawing, Fibers, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Metal Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking or Sculpture. For admission requirements please visit the Wayne State University official website. You may also wish to consult the Graduate Bulletin.

Master of Arts: with a major in Art History. For admission requirements please click on the links in the Advising section below. You may also wish to consult the Graduate Bulletin.

Master of Arts: with a major in Fashion Design and Merchandising. For admission requirements please click on the links in the Advising section below. You may also wish to consult the Graduate Bulletin.



Advising
The Graduate Officer for the Department of Art and Art History is Professor John Richardson. He also is the area ...  [ Read All ]