- Type: BA
- Location: Jackson, MS, United States
- Duration: 4 years
- Deadline: Ongoing
Course DescriptionBelhaven's Bachelor of Arts in Art program stands out in the sea of art and design colleges. The nationally accredited visual arts program seeks to instill in students the creative vision, intellectual rigor, technical skill, aesthetic insight, spiritual discernment and work ethic necessary for the practice of visual art informed by a Christian worldview. The program is accreditied by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
Courses in drawing, design, paiting, sculpture, and photography are available to visual arts majors. The visual arts department strives for academic and artistic excellence by emphasizing foundational skills in drawing and design; familiarity with and exploration of contemporary and conceptual approaces in visual art; first-hand exposure to the work of major artists, both past and present; ground in art history, aesthetics, and art theory from a Christian worldview; and practical experience creating and exhibiting a body of work.