Department of Art and Design Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts

Art & Design Programs

The mission of the Department of Art and Design is to provide excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. The Art and Design students have opportunities to work with internationally recognized faculty in state-of-the-art facilities with some of the best technology available for the making, studying, and teaching of the visual arts. The Department of Art and Design, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), offers the BFA, MA, MFA and PhD degrees.


MAJORS AND MINORSOur undergraduate majors and concentrations are the following: Art EducationArt HistoryIntegrated Studio Arts (2D Extended MediaCraft & Materials Studies, and Art, Culture & Technology), Industrial and Interaction DesignInterior DesignStudio Arts & Technology and Visual Communications Design. Minors are offered in the following disciplines: Ceramics, Drawing & Illustration, Textile Design, Jewelry & Metals, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Electronic & Time-Based Art.  To learn more about our programs please follow the links below.


Course Descriptions Give to the Program

DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN
Pao Hall of Visual & Performing Arts
Purdue University
552 West Wood Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
ADinfo@purdue.edu
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Phone: (765) 494.8662
Fax: (765) 496.2076
AD Info: 
ADinfo@purdue.edu
AD Director of Graduate Studies
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