2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Printmaking Certificate

Location(s): Brookings Main Campus

Program Coordinator/Contact

Diana Behl, Studio Art
School of Design
Grove Hall 101, Box 2802

Program Information

The certificate in printmaking is a stand-alone program and may be taken by any student regardless of major or may be selected by Studio Arts majors as part of their degree. The certificate prepares students for life-long avocational pursuit in the arts.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the certificate, students are able to demonstrate the following outcomes through studio projects:

  • The technical skills, perceptual development, and understanding of principles of visual organization sufficient to achieve basic visual communication and expression in one or more printmaking media.
  • Ability to make workable connections between concept and media.
  • Some familiarity with the works and intentions of major artists/designers and movements of the past and the present, both in the Western and non-Western worlds.
  • Students should understand the nature of contemporary thinking on art and design, and have gained at least a rudimentary discernment of quality in design projects and works of art.

Academic Requirements

Students must maintain at least a program GPA of 2.6 and an overall GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for the duration of the program.  A grade of “C” or better is required in all courses required for the certificate.

Course Delivery Format

Course content is delivered through hands-on studio work combined with lectures, demonstrations, and critiques.

Requirements for Printmaking Certificate: 12 Credits

Total Required Credits: 12