Mission Statement: 

The Art Department provides students the opportunity to improve their current knowledge of art. This is accomplished through a holistic fine art experience designed to prepare students in furthering their study at the next level of education.

Department Goals:
The goals for the Instructional Program for the Arts Department are as follows:

  • Provide the first two years of college/university parallel programs within the fine arts.
  • Provide arts education that prepares the student to enter the job market successfully.
  • Provide a comprehensive program of enrichment courses for lifelong learning in fine arts.
  • Provide networking opportunities through art shows that allow the student to maximize his/her potential.
  • Provide innovative learning opportunities utilizing emerging instructional technology.
  • Provide opportunities for developing partnerships with public and private businesses to address corresponding needs within the service area.
  • Plan, assess, and evaluate all activities and programs within the department in order to ensure institutional effectiveness.
  • Provide opportunities for community-wide cultural enrichment activities.