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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Spokane, WA, United States
At Gonzaga University's Art Department, you'll find uncrowded, quiet studios that allow for reflection and exploration. You'll find one-on-one time with experienced professors who know your name and encourage your ideas.
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You'll also find ample opportunities to investigate different forms of media. Studio art classes include the areas of ceramics, design, drawing, painting, and printmaking. Students pursuing a degree in the visual arts can investigate a variety of visual experiences through a study of both the studio arts and art history. The Art Department offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art.

Gonzaga's Art Department allows students to investigate a variety of visual experiences through a study of both the studio arts and art history and offers a Bachelor of Arts in Art. Studio courses allow the student to explore the creative processes involved in the production of original works. Art appreciation, Art survey and Art history coursework emphasizes the role of the artistin society as well as developing a greater sense of historical context.

The Art major will:
  • Effectively discuss and demonstrate the elements of design.
  • Demonstrate successful use of traditional basic drawing techniques.
  • Demonstrate competency in the proper use of studio equipment.
  • Be fully aware of safe use of all departmental chemistry, in ceramics, printmaking and painting.
  • Fully discuss and demonstrate all of the traditional forming methods common to ceramics.
  • Fully demonstrate one or more techniques common to the printmaker's art.
  • Be able to discuss and demonstrate the techniques of oil painting.
  • Be able to discuss and demonstrate the traditional, western techniques of both linear and atmospheric perspective.
  • Show a competent, fundamental understanding of art history from prehistory to the present day.
  • Produce a competent body of work in one or more studio areas.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Drawing
  • Design
  • Ceramics
  • Art Survey
  • Painting
  • Figure Drawing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • The Art Department offers a Bachelor of Arts in Art, minor in Art, and minor in Art History.
  • The department is located in the Jundt Art Center. The Jundt Art Center maintains studios in ceramics, design, drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture.
  • Some of the department's courses are offered at Gonzaga-in-Florence.
  • For students intending to go to graduate school, additional work beyond the minimum major requirements is strongly encouraged.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1350 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1350 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1350 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1350 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Spokane

  • 880 - 1260 USD/month
    Living Costs

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