Visual Arts

A sound base for arts degree

The Art Department prepares students for achievement in their university studies by offering a sound general education art curriculum for their first two academic years. Art students wishing to pursue a four-year degree in Fine Art or Design fields can complete the foundation program at UW-Eau Claire – Barron County to prepare for transfer.

Studies in visual arts develop student's ability to think critically and solve problems creatively, a valuable and essential asset which translates to any field of study and future career. 

Student learning outcomes include:

  • Preparation for successful transfer to 4-year colleges  
  • An enriched learning experiences that promote student success  
  • Development of skills and abilities for creative problem solving, critical thinking and life-long learning. 
  • Active citizenship and cultural interaction in a rapidly changing world.
Art collage from UW-Barron County
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