Welcome to the Department of Art and Design at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; where we are experiencing a significant shift involving the influx of nationally renowned faculty, expanding facilities and innovative centers. We strive to create unparalleled success for our students. We foster critical and creative thinking, effective communication, problem solving and community engagement. The Department of Art & Design provides a broad range of programs and professional opportunities for students preparing to work as practicing artists, scholars and designers, for successful careers in the arts. TAMUCC offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts, the Bachelor of Art, in Studio Art and Graphic Design, as well as the Bachelor of Fine Arts with Teaching Certificate. Our newly revised MFA program immerses students in traditional and emerging technologies within a highly interdisciplinary environment. The uniqueness of the coastal bend area along with immediate access to major metropolitan cities like San Antonio, Houston and Austin, make the Island University a perfect location to develop your creative future. We invite you to discover more about our school and the many accomplishments of its faculty, students, and alumni, either by browsing through this website, or come for a visit.
Rich Gere, Professor of Art – Chair, Department of Art + Design