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Humanities and Sciences

Laying the foundation for all you create.

All ArtCenter students take classes in the Humanities and Sciences (H&S) Department, covering academic subjects often referred to as liberal arts and sciences. H&S classes work in conjunction with the studio programs to foster thoughtful and rigorous inquiry across the College, traversing cultural, historical, literary, philosophical and scientific perspectives. In this way, ArtCenter students receive a complete education, and upon graduation, have the knowledge required to map an informed individual path.

Department Chair

Jane McFadden

Jane received her PhD in art history in 2004 from the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin, where she also received her MA.

Featured Faculty

Dennis Phillips

Dennis Phillips is the author many books of poetry, including NAVIGATION, Selected Poems 1985-2010; and a novel, HOPE.