Fine art majors explore a wide range of media and techniques:
Senior Seminar, the capstone experience of the major, includes the organization and installation of a solo exhibition in the Campanella Gallery. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, together with Kansas City’s vibrant Crossroads Art District, provide a stimulating milieu for art students.
Fine art majors can combine work in the School of Education at Park to become certified to teach art (K-12). Academic minors in areas such as marketing, communication or business can extend the professional potential of the degree. Fine art graduates teach, produce work in their studios, pursue graduate degrees or obtain employment in related fields.
Recent highlights: Twenty art and design students and two Park professors spent five weeks studying in Italy in a special topics course: “Drawing on the Renaissance.” Another special topics class produced three murals permanently installed on the campus. A senior honors art major produced an original Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawing #1097 for our underground McAfee Learning Center.
Fine Art Major Course Requirements - 60 Credit Hours
Freshman Core: 15 credit hours
Fine Arts: 33 credit hours
AR Electives: 12 credit hours
Major requirements for a degree program are established by the University catalog at the time the major is declared.