The undergraduate art history courses at TAMUCC are designed to give the studio art majors a knowledge of broad areas of art that will help them to evolve into practicing artists who can make a contribution to the development of art in the contemporary world. Advanced courses emphasize Modern Art, Contemporary Art, and Art of the United States and Mexico.
The graduate art history courses at TAMUCC are designed to give the graduate studio art students an opportunity to delve more deeply into specific areas of art history in an intensive manner. These explorations intend to give them a deeper understanding of art history especially in areas that will have an impact on their studio research.
Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to view works of art in museums in and outside of Corpus Christi in order to maximize the visual art learning experience.
Dr. Carey Rote has the unique opportunity to take students on study abroad programs. The most recent trips include Florence and Rome.
Carey Rote, Ph.D., specializes in the art of Mexico and Guatemala, with a primary emphasis on Pre-Columbian art of Oaxaca. She has also written on Dia de Los Muertos in Oaxaca, Mexico. A secondary specialty is Chicano art of Texas.
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