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Department of Art and Design

Department of Art and Design


We are learners and teachers dedicated to the creation, interpretation and encouragement of art and design through the study of art education, art history and studio art.

We develop our abilities to appreciate, comprehend and assess the myriad forms of artistic expression in the past, present and future.

Prospective Students

Dates Regarding BFA Portfolio Reviews

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio Art and the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Graphic Design both require an in-person portfolio review for acceptance into the major.

Portfolio review dates for 2023/2024 are:

Monday, October 9

Friday, November 10

Friday, November 17

Friday, January 19

Monday, February 19

Friday, March 1

Friday, March 22

Friday, April 5

Friday, April 19

To schedule a portfolio review, please contact the department through Alisa Sentz ( 

Other degrees in Studio Art, Art Education, Digital Media, etc. do not require a portfolio review for admission into the program.

As an alternative, accepted BA Studio Art majors may still opt to apply for the BFA degree during their sophomore year review.

Art and Design Scholarships

All majors interested in art scholarships must submit a digital portfolio for review. Digital portfolios should be sent to Alisa Sentz ( through Google Drive or DropBox no later than February 14th. 

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