Art & Art History
- VIRGINIA ROUGON CHAVIS - CHAIR AND PROFESSOR OF ART & ART HISTORY
116 Meek Hall
University, MS 38677
The Department of Art offers a minor and the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in art history and a minor, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), and Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in art. The B.A. degree is offered for students who wish to major in art as part of a liberal arts education. The B.F.A. degree is offered to qualifying students who seek a more intensive studio art program as a professional degree or as preparation for graduate study. Entrance into the B.F.A. program is by application and competitive review, typically taking place during the fourth semester of enrollment. Students may concentrate in ceramics, graphic design, imaging arts (photography and digital arts), painting, printmaking, or sculpture. For the M.F.A. in art, students complete an emphasis in ceramics, painting, printmaking, or sculpture.
All degree offerings of the Department of Art are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.