TAMUC Art
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vision.

Explore your personal

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enable students to create anything.

State of the art facilities

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Build a strong foundation

of technical and conceptual knowledge.

WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ART

Cultivate your imagination and resourcefulness through the Texas A&M University-Commerce Department of Art.

As an art student at A&M-Commerce, you’ll build a strong foundation of practical knowledge in the natural sciences, humanities, mathematics, history, political science, arts, and behavioral and social sciences to develop as a well-rounded individual. This foundation prepares you to explore your personal vision through increasingly specialized study of visual mediums. World-class professors who are also accomplished artists will work closely with you to help you develop the skills, versatility, and experience you need to achieve success in a complex and rapidly changing world.

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YOU’RE COVERED

Texas A&M University-Commerce offers a BFA in Visual Communication or Studio Art. If you are interested in applying to A&M-Commerce and studying with our nationally renowned faculty contact us: art@tamuc.edu

GET TO KNOW US

To join us one or all of our events, register online at the links below or email art@tamuc.edu for more information.
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INK!: A Letterpress & Screen Printing Workshop
FEB. 21, 2015

Visit our new facility in downtown Dallas for a workshop focused on letterpress and screen printing with the VisCom faculty.
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ART EDUCATORS WORKSHOP
APRIL 10, 2015

A full day hands-on workshops and informational sessions discussing all areas of the Art department. READ MORE

ART FACILITIES

Commerce Campus
Housed in four buildings, the facilities on the Commerce campus are new, spacious, and well-equipped. They support the foundations courses and concentrations in Studio Art, Art History, and Teacher Certification, as well as the graduate curriculum in Studio Art.

The Universities Center at Dallas
Advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in Visual Communication are offered at the Universities Center at Dallas (UCD) in downtown Dallas, where students benefit from their proximity and exposure to one of the most active centers of advertising and design in the nation. Course work at the UCD prepares students for professional opportunities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and often involves studying under renowned professionals in the field of Visual Communication.

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ADMISSIONS

As an art student at A&M-Commerce, you’ll build a strong foundation of practical knowledge in the natural sciences, humanities, mathematics, history, political science, arts, and behavioral and social sciences to develop as a well-rounded individual. This foundation prepares you to explore your personal vision through increasingly specialized study of visual mediums. World-class professors who are also accomplished artists will work closely with you to help you develop the skills, versatility, and experience you need to achieve success in a complex and rapidly changing world.
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CURRICULUM IN ART

The Department of Art offers a comprehensive curriculum leading to the undergraduate degrees of Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA). Pending acceptance into the Graduate School, students may pursue the graduate degrees of Master of Arts (MA) and Master of Fine Arts (MFA). The BA in Art is a general degree with a broad selection of liberal arts courses and a concentration in Art History. The BFA in Art gives students the option of pursuing the degree in the areas of either Studio Art or Visual Communications. Studio Art includes the concentrations of Ceramics, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, and Experimental Studies. The area of Visual Communications includes concentrations in Art Direction, Copywriting, Design, New Media, and Photography. Master’s students decide on areas of concentration in consultation with the Graduate Coordinator and Graduate Faculty.

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APPLYING TO A&M-COMMERCE

Texas A&M University-Commerce is a member of the Apply Texas Application. Each year more and more students are using this service, as it allows them to apply to any state institution of higher education. Students applying as freshmen are not required to submit art portfolios. Applicants for graduate degrees in art must apply to the Graduate School. Financial assistance to study art at Texas A&M University-Commerce is available from several sources and includes support for on-campus housing. The Office of Financial Aid provides information on loans and grants from federal and state agencies, as well as information on competitive University scholarships.

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Texas A&M-Commerce dedicate downtown mural

COMMERCE, Texas (DATE) -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Texas A&M University-Commerce and the City of Commerce have partnered to bring a new “Vintage” mural to Commerce, highlighting the city’s and iconic brand’s longstanding relationship and heritage.
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