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Emphases within Art & Design Major

▾ Ceramics

Our Ceramics emphasis offers both application of skills as well as theoretical assessment of the ceramic form. Skills and topics covered include use of the potter's wheel, various techniques of firing, as well as exploring design, structure, and function. All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Ceramics emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

▾ Drawing

Our Drawing emphasis uses a variety of materials and methods of drawing offering a chance to learn observation while applying and expanding your drawing skills and how to assess them. All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Drawing emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

▾ Graphic Design

Our Graphic Design classes feature experience in industry-standard layout and image editing. With these tools, you will learn about the basic concepts and techniques that will give you an identity as a graphic designer. Working through processes, problem-solving projects, and taking a critical approach to various graphic design and its impacts on culture, you'll have a thorough exposure to various aspects of graphic design as a form of expression, as well as a viable career. All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Graphic Design emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

▾ Painting

Our Painting program offers a chance to use acrylic and oils to learn observation and the illusion of space. You’ll also learn how to apply and expand your painting skills, along with a solid and informed understanding of how your own vision and aesthetic fits in to the growing pantheon of painting’s history. All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Drawing emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

▾ Photography & Digital Imaging

Photography is a versatile and ubiquitous field. Asbury Faculty will guide you as you learn the history of the medium, best practice in equipment and methods, and help you to think critically as your body of work emerges. Our goal is for Photo students to learn both historic techniques as well as new ones, providing a well-rounded and experienced skill-set that can approach any photographic project with confidence and intentionality.

▾ Sculpture

Our Sculpture emphasis offers both application of skills as well as theoretical assessment of form in a particularly wide set of materials. The study of sculpture can lead beyond the studio to masters-level work, and career opportunities in architecture, interior design, engineering, museum studies, and teaching. Your studies at Asbury would culminate in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Sculpture emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

Emphases within Art Grades P-12 Major

▾ Ceramics

Our Ceramics emphasis under the P–12 Education major takes the skills and experience we offer in ceramics and adds key education courses that adequately prepare for state certification to teach in public schools. All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Ceramics emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

▾ Drawing

Our Drawing emphasis under the P–12 Education major takes the skills and experience we offer in drawing, and adds key education courses that adequately prepare for state certification to teach in public schools. All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Drawing emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

▾ Graphic Design

Our Graphic Design emphasis under the P–12 Education major takes the skills and experience we offer in Graphic Design and adds key Education courses that adequately prepare for state certification to teach in public schools. The content lends itself to numerous real-world application, as the communication of messages through the ever-widening digital marketplace provides ample opportunity for someone who can make their message and that of others both readable and convincing. All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Graphic Design emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

▾ Painting

Our Painting program under the P–12 Education major takes the skills and experience we offer in our Painting curriculum and adds key Education courses that adequately prepare for state certification to teach in public schools. All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Drawing emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

▾ Photography & Digital Imaging

Our Photography & Digital Imaging Program under the P–12 Education major bundles the skills and experience we offer in Photography & Digital Imaging with key Education courses that adequately prepare for state certification to teach in public schools. All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Photography emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

▾ Sculpture

Our Sculpture emphasis under the P–12 Education major takes the skills and experience we offer in Sculpture and adds key education courses that adequately prepare for state certification to teach in public schools. All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Sculpture emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

Emphases within Pre-Art Therapy Major

▾ Ceramics

Our Ceramics emphasis under the Pre-Art Therapy major takes the skills and experience we offer in ceramics and adds key Psychology courses that adequately prepare the student seeking certification as a Therapist after successfully earning a Master’s degree in Art Therapy at the graduate school of their choice. All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Ceramics emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

▾ Drawing

Our Drawing emphasis under the Pre-Art Therapy major takes the skills and experience we offer in drawing and adds key Psychology courses that adequately prepare the student seeking certification as a Therapist after successfully earning a Master’s degree in Art Therapy at the graduate school of their choice. All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Drawing emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

▾ Painting

Our Painting Program under the Pre-Art Therapy major takes the skills and experience we offer in Painting and adds key Psychology courses that adequately prepare the student seeking certification as a Therapist (after successfully earning a Master’s degree in Art Therapy at the graduate school of their choice). All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Painting emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

▾ Photography & Digital Imaging

Our Photography & Digital Imaging Program under the Pre-Art Therapy major takes the skills and experience we offer in Photography, and adds key Psychology courses that adequately prepare the student seeking certification as a Therapist (after successfully earning a Master’s degree in Art Therapy at the graduate school of their choice). All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Photo emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.

▾ Sculpture

Our Sculpture emphasis under the Pre-Art Therapy major takes the skills and experience we offer in sculpture courses, adding key Psychology courses that adequately prepare the student seeking certification as a Therapist (after successfully earning a Master’s degree in Art Therapy at the graduate school of their choice). All this culminates in the experiential Senior Art Thesis, which gives Ceramics emphasis Majors the opportunity exhibit their work in one of our campus galleries.