Loyola University Maryland

Department of Visual & Performing Arts

Art History Learning Aims

Students majoring in Visual Arts will demonstrate mastery of:

  • The ability to express and explore ideas through reasoned argument and innovation
  • The histories, critical vocabulary and methods of analysis, and the material production of visual art
  • The ability to incorporate intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to visual arts practices and scholarship, integrating philosophical, historical, ethical, theoretical, and other contexts

The Art History program also has specific learning aims for 100- and 300- level courses. These are available on request.

Mary Beth Akre
Faculty

Mary Beth Akre, MFA

Professor of studio arts Mary Beth Akre, MFA, is also a celebrated landscape artist

Visual & Performing Arts
Students holding sticks and wearing white clothes in a roman setting
Academic Opportunities

Waiting in the wings

Student troupes explore the world of theater, and gain production experience, and bring classic and contemporary works to life on Loyola's stage.