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Department of Art

The Department of Art offers quality baccalaureate programs with teaching strategies aimed at developing conceptual and technical capabilities of students in order to empower them to function as professionals in a rapidly changing world. The curriculum stresses learning and thinking skills leading to personal and educational growth with the belief that art and design are guided as much by the intellect as by the hand. By arrangement with Golden Library, the department offers opportunities for members of the university community to broaden their sense of cultural diversity through exposure to year-round, changing art exhibitions in the Runnels Gallery.


Bachelor's Degrees

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art with an emphasis in:


Minors in Art

We are able to offer the following minors:


Two-Year Foundation Program

The two-year art foundation program offers an interdisciplinary approach to the visual arts. This two-year long foundation experience is designed to introduce students to techniques, methods and concepts common to the creative disciplines. It aims to develop visual literacy as well as to encourage growth in artistic perception.


Contact Us

Department of Art
ENMU Station 54
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
Phone: 575.562.2778
Fax: 575.562.2388