Art & Design Learning Community

You should live in this community if you are a declared Art, Art Education or Graphic & Interactive Design major. Join this community to strengthen your passion for art, utilize creative collaboration and production skills, build critical analysis abilities and learn from our dedicated, award-winning faculty. This community is located in Dahl Hall.

Learning Community Required Common Courses


All Majors

  • FYE 101: Art First Year Experience (1 credit)

Art & Art Education Majors

  • ART 101: Foundation Drawing 1 (4 credits)
  • ART 125: Foundation Design (4 credits)

Graphic & Interactive Design Majors

  • GID 230: Introduction to Digital Design (4 credits)


Art & Art Education Majors

  • ART 102: Foundation Drawing II (4 credits)

Graphic & Interactive Design Majors

  • GID 210: Introduction to Graphic Design (4 credits)
  • GID 250: Introduction to Interactive Media (4 credits)

As a member of the Learning Community, you will...

  • live with other students who have declared a similar major.
  • interact with faculty members who are dedicated to helping you achieve excellence in art, the classroom, and beyond.
  • take classes with students who live on your floor.
  • have a Learning Community Mentor dedicated to providing you with various opportunities and support.
  • be exposed to career options that you will have with your degree.
  • be provided with opportunities to visit local galleries.
  • have the opportunity to put some of your work on display within the hall.
  • be able to meet upper-class art residents living within your residence hall.