Department of Art and Art History AAH Core Program

Artwork produced in Foundations courses

An integral academic component of the Department of Art and Art History, the AAH Core Program embraces and promotes the departmental commitment to scholarly research and creative experimentation by providing the foundational knowledge and skills necessary for our undergraduates’ educational success.The AAH Core Program is a year-long experience that transforms our individual incoming students into a connected community of aspiring artists, designers, art educators and art historians. The AAH Core Programʼs purpose is to afford students in all four divisions—Art History, Design, Studio Art, and Visual Arts Studies (Art Education)—a primer in technical proficiencies and conceptual competencies to assist in their eventual entry into the various professional fields of visual art.