About this Bachelor's Degree

The objective of the painting and drawing degree is to teach all students an understanding of the expressive and investigative possibilities of the two-dimensional formal plastic arts.

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Art and Design is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Student Learning Outcomes / Program Objectives

  • Students will demonstrate size as a unifying, contrasting or modulating factor.
  • Students will use shape as a unifying, contrasting or modulating factor.
  • Students will use position as a unifying, contrasting or modulating factor.
  • Students will use value as a unifying, contrasting or modulating factor.
  • Students will use color as a unifying, contrasting or modulating factor.