Graduates should demonstrate:

  1. An understanding of basic design principles, concepts, media, and formats. The development of solutions to aesthetic and design problems should continue throughout the degree program.
  2. Advanced abilities in drawing as related to various printmaking techniques.
  3. Knowledge and skills in the use of basic tools, techniques, and processes sufficient to work from concept to finished product. This includes knowledge of basic materials and technical procedures such as intaglio, relief, lithography, silkscreen, and digital processes.
  4. Mastery of at least one printmaking technique, including the ability both to experiment with technical innovation and to explore and develop personal concepts and imagery.
  5. A functional knowledge of the history of printmaking.
  6. The ability to prepare prints using all basic printmaking techniques and to work at an advanced level with one or more of these techniques.
  7. A familiarity with and command of materials, equipment, and library resources related to the study of printmaking.

Also refer to the Foundation Program: Student Learning Outcomes.