Art: Studio Art

Develop Your Own Creativity

Silver Lake College offers a wide variety of studio courses and an opportunity for students to develop the creative dimension of their lives in preparation for leadership and service. A degree in Studio Art prepares the student to pursue a career in communication graphics, art administration, art therapy or to use their talents as studio artists. Students are well prepared to go on for their M.A. or M.F.A. degree.

Studio Art Major (36 credits)

ART 101 2-Dimensional Design

3

ART 102 3-Dimensional Design

3

ART 103 Drawing & Composition I

3

Additional Art Courses

Three Art History Courses

9

Six Art Electives 

18

An academic minor program or second major must be completed in conjunction with this program.

Suggested Electives for focus in:

Graphic Design

ART 110 Computer Graphics: Draw and Layout

3

ART 201 Painting I

3

ART 203 Drawing & Composition II OR ART 300 Life Drawing

3

ART 210 Computer Graphics: Digital Images and Animation

3

ART 212 Digital Photography I

3

ART 302 Printmaking I

3

ART 307 Watercolor I

3

Career Internship in Art is an option with the approval of the Art faculty.

Arts Administration

ART 201 Painting I

3

ART 302 Printmaking I

3

ART 305 Sculpture I

3

Career Internship in Art is encouraged with the approval of the Art faculty.

Art Therapy

Silver Lake College's Studio Art degree and Psychology minor will give students the basic training and requirements to enter a Master's program in Art Therapy. A minimum GPA of 2.75 and minor in Psychology are required for entrance into a Master's program.

ART 201 Painting I

3

ART 203 Drawing & Composition II OR ART 300 Life Drawing

3

ART 302 Graphics I

3

ART 307 Watercolor I

3

Three Art History Courses

9

Art Electives (Choose 2 for 6 credits)

ART 305 Sculpture I

3

ART 306 Fibers I

3

Art Methods

3

Psychology Minor Required Courses

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 202 Theories of Personalities

3

PSY 274 Lifespan Development

3

PSY 301 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior

3

PSY 400 Counseling and Psychotherapy

3

Additional Suggested Psychology Courses

PSY 302 Cognitive Psychology

3

PSY 370 Adult Development and Aging

3

PSY 376 Adolescent Psychology

3

PSY 400 Counseling and Psychotherapy

3

PSY 401 Theory and Practice of Family Therapy

3

 

Faculty & Staff

  • Sr. Mariella Erdmann

    Title
    Professor
    Department
    Art
    Email Address
    Mariella.Erdmann@sl.edu
    Phone Number
    920-686-6181
  • Erin LaBonte

    Title
    Assistant Professor
    Department
    Art
    Email Address
    Erin.LaBonte@sl.edu
    Phone Number
    920-686-6156
  • Dr. Dionne Landgraf

    Title
    Associate Professor
    Department
    Art
    Email Address
    Dionne.Landgraf@sl.edu
    Phone Number
    920-686-6316