The University of Wisconsin-Platteville offers either a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Degree or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree in Graphic Design which is focused on the art of imaginative problem solving and how it relates to visual communication. Graphic design is a dynamic field that demands people who are able to meet creative challenges and to push beyond what is expected.
STUDIO ART (Non-Teaching)
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville offers either a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Degree or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree in Studio Art which is is dedicated to high quality instruction in curricula emphasizing visual art creation, art theory, art criticism, and art history. The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Art is constructed to provide students with the fundamental background and specialized knowledge needed for analysis, understanding, and creation of visual art. The Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (B.F.A.) allows students to select an area of emphasis for study including Ceramics, Cross-Disciplinary Study, Painting and Drawing, or Sculpture giving students an in-depth concentration into their discipline.
ART EDUCATION (WI Teacher License B-21)
UW-Platteville is the first and oldest teacher preparation university in the state founded in 1866 as the Platteville Normal School. The Art Education Program draws on this long tradition of providing excellence in teacher education and provides students with either a Bechlor of Fine Arts degree or a Bachelor of Science degree with certification by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction with a license to teach art in Wisconsin’s pre-school, elementary, and secondary schools.
art history minor
During my visits to nearby schools for classroom observations, I gained authentic information about classroom management, teaching styles and methods of teaching art. I have been able to draw from these valuable experiences when working with students.