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Art and Design Program Mission and Goals

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the KWU art and design department to develop academic excellence in the visual arts through the practice of a chosen discipline, the awareness of contemporary and historical motivation, both personal and spiritual, and opportunities to grow as responsible members of society.


Students who complete the Bachelor of Arts in Art or Design should be able to:

• Be professional within their concentration

• Have a strong portfolio of work

• Demonstrate an awareness of art’s impact throughout history and cultures.