About the courseThe mission of the Department of Art and in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Arlington is to provide and encourage education in visual arts and art history. The curriculum provides students with an extensive education through an understanding of professional, theoretical, visual and analytical processes. To assist students in comprehending the fundamental nature of the visual arts, its boundaries, methods and technologies, the department offers a comprehensive range of media and methodologies. Students will be able to create work in a number of unique and exciting media and articulate an understanding of their work in the context of art, its history, society and culture.Students are constantly challenged to think in experimental and creative as well as disciplined and established ways as they take their places in a changing and increasingly complex world. They may choose among such varied options as teaching, visual communication (graphic design), studio art, photography, curatorial studies, art historical research, film production, or a variety of Web-based or online content creation.
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AboutAn educational leader in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, the University of Texas at Arlington nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity and diversity. Its students participate in a robust slate of co-curricular activities that prepare them to become the next generation of leaders.
The university has expert faculty and dedicated resources backing more than 180 rigorous bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs in a broad range of disciplines. Students and faculty work at some of the most advanced learning environments in Texas, including the state-of-the-art labs inside the Science & Engineering Innovation & Research building and the North Texas Genome Center, the clean room in its nanofab lab, the kilns in glass-blowing studios, the neonatal intensive care unit in its Smart Hospital, and the advanced materials and structures lab in the College of Engineering.
With more than 300 campus organizations and over than 10,000 students living on or adjacent to campus, and a constant flow of speakers, entertainers, and musicians visiting year-round, UTA has an unstoppable energy. Students, faculty, and staff put that energy to work doing service projects, contributing about 680,000 volunteer hours annually through programs like the Big Event and other programs and events.
The university also competes in NCAA Division I and offers various sport options that include basketball, baseball, outdoor track and field, tennis, cross country, golf and softball. Its campus spans 420 acres and includes more than 100 buildings, some dating from 1919.
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Arlington Campus - University of Texas - Arlington
701 South Nedderman Drive, Arlington, Texas, 76019Open in maps See all courses at this campus
The 420 acre main campus is at the southern edge of downtown Arlington, which also includes the largest branch of the public library, City Hall, Theatre Arlington, Levitt Pavilion, Arlington Museum of Art, churches, and numerous types of businesses just south of the Texas and Pacific Railway line, around which the city was established.