Explore the profound connection between art, spirituality, and Catholic social teaching in our Sacred Art & Social Practice concentration. Through theologically-informed studio classes, you'll discover how art can promote social good and forge meaningful connections among diverse communities. Immerse yourself in the rich history and theology of sacred art, from traditional iconography to figure painting and drawing. Join our experienced faculty in a state-of-the-art studio, where you'll develop your skills and create impactful artwork. Whether your passion lies in liturgical art or using your talent for positive change, our program offers the tools, knowledge, and inspiration to thrive.

Don't miss the opportunity to be considered for the prestigious Karen Laub-Novak Art & Faith Scholarship. Apply now and become part of a vibrant community of artists and activists who are committed to creating a more just and compassionate world.

Core Foundation:
  • ART 101 - Fundamentals of Design I
  • ART 102 - Fundamentals of Design II
  • ART 207 - Drawing I
  • ART 208 - Drawing II
Art Historical Framework:
  • ART 211 - History of Art: Prehistoric to the Middle Ages
  • ART 212 - History of Art: Renaissance to the Modern
  • ART 332 - Contemporary Art 
  • ART 353 - Junior Studio Art Seminar
  • ART 454 - Senior Studio Art Seminar
Concentration Electives:
  • ART 103 - Painting I
  • ART 104 - Painting II
  • ART 355 - Art and Devotion
  • ART 381 - Figure Drawing
  • ART 363 - Liturgical Sculpture
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Laub-Novak Scholarship

All first-year students admitted to the Art & Design and Art History majors are eligible to compete for the $20,000 Karen Laub-Novak Art and Faith Scholarship.

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Printmaking Facilities

Screenprinting courses at the Department of Art provide students with the opportunity to integrate digital tools and processing methods with traditional studio art-making formats. 

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