ART1The Department of Art provides an opportunity for students to develop the creative dimension in preparation for careers, leadership and service. 

Art programs at slc

Silver Lake College offers three different art programs:

  • Studio Art Degree provides an opportunity for students to develop their creative potential and prepares students for professionalism in the fine arts. 
  • Graphic Design Major provides a creative and professional learning environment to develop a command of visual language utilizing art and design principles and practices with theory, imagination, and technology.
  • Art Education Degree  and Licensure Program prepares students to receive a teaching license for EC-A (birth through age 21), to develop advocacy for the arts and to understand the meaning of creative process.

Department Goals

The goals of the Department of Art are to prepare students:
  • for professional careers in the fine arts by developing foundational skills while implementing design elements and principles using a variety of media.
  • to participate in dialogue and research regarding diverse cultures, ethnicities, art history, art criticism, and aesthetics in order to creatively interpret and express ideas reflective of the global society.
  • to use critical thinking in synthesizing the knowledge and skills gained through a liberal arts education that fosters a commitment to Franciscan values, service, and leadership.