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Arts Faculty


The goal of the Department is to serve Spelman students by providing technical, historical and philosophical instructionin the visual arts. Our program supports the liberal arts tradition of the College and promotes excellence in the arts through a broad-based curricular framework rooted in the theory and practice of art as it relates to visual language systems and the principals of design.


  1. Understand the role of the artist in historical and contemporary societies.

  2. Use creative and research skills, as well as museum experiences, as a means of exploring interdisciplinary methods of inquiry that will promote excellence in the arts.

  3. Demonstrate proficiency in the skills necessary for success in graduate school and/or the professional workplace.

  4. Demonstrate the potential for a lifelong appreciation and understanding of the visual arts through classroom as well as co-curricular experiences.

  5. Apply educational and experimental knowledge to further an appreciation of the arts of diverse cultures.

Duration : 3 years

Total Seats : 120

Eligibility : 10+2 with 50%


Selection Procedure :The admission to the BAprogramme will be on the basis of the merit determined by the aggregate marks at 10+2 level.