The School of Art and Design promotes the understanding of art in culture by providing a learning environment that advances students' critical and creative thinking, encourages diverse perspectives, and nurtures individual artistic expression. The School fosters creative and scholarly activities that develop students' conceptual and technical abilities and encourages visually articulate backgrounds. Through effective teaching, the School of Art and Design helps students achieve excellence in their individual, artistic, and career goals.

The School of Art and Design offers undergraduate degrees in five areas of study, as well as a BA in Art, which offers broad exposure across the five areas. The School also offers two minor programs, and one graduate program in Communication Design. Browse the School's various areas and programs below.