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National Association of Schools of Art and Design Accredited

The Watkins College of Art is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The Department of Art recognizes the importance of a comprehensive education in Art by offering programs relevant to a range of traditional artistic disciplines and encouraging creativity, practice, and scholarship. Programs of study in Art History, Art Education, Design Communications, Experiential Design and Studio Art integrate experiences in perennial foundational skills with emerging concepts and technologies for students desiring to pursue the visual arts as a profession or as a focus for graduate studies.