Learning Outcomes

Content Knowledge and Application

Students will demonstrate proficiency with and extensive knowledge of the tools and language of their chosen disciplines. Students’ work will reflect fluency with broader historical, contemporary, cultural and societal contexts. Students will develop professional practices through application of quantitative methods and entrepreneurial skills.


Collaboration and Participation

Students will actively draw connections between their own work and that of their peers, within and across disciplinary boundaries, and will be effective leaders and collaborators in individual and group settings. They will also be able to relate their work to broader communities and be advocates for the critical role of the arts in improving society.


Communication and Articulation

Students will demonstrate professional-level skills in visual, oral, and written communication in traditional, contemporary, and digital contexts. Students will be able to articulate ideas in ways that are compelling, engaging, and relevant to a particular or general audience.


Creative and Critical Thinking

Students will be able to offer and apply critical feedback, employ qualitative reasoning in their creative process and professional development, generate and explore ideas and possibilities, discriminate between stronger and weaker options, and revise their work accordingly. Students will demonstrate an understanding of risk-taking and persistence when confronting challenges, failures, and successes given the ongoing, recursive nature of artistic growth.


Self-Efficacy and Resilience

Students will demonstrate self-reliance, initiative and social literacy in their personal and professional interactions.  Students’ behavior will reflect responsibility and advocacy for their physical and emotional health. 

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