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Winthrop University

701 Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29733.
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A department of fine arts and a department of design in the college of visual and performing arts in a comprehensive teaching university.

Date of Initial Accreditation: 9/1/1985
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2013
Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2023-2024

Degree-Granting, Non-Degree-Granting, SACSCOC, Not-for-Profit, Public, Teacher Education Accreditation.


Jeffrey Bellantoni, Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts
Telephone: (803) 323-2310
Facsimile: (803) 323-2333

Karen Oremus, Chair, Department of Fine Arts
Telephone: (803) 323-2653
Facsimile: (803) 323-2494

Eva Roberts, Chair, Department of Design
Telephone: (803) 323-3686
Facsimile: (803) 323-3839

Degree and Program Listing

Bachelor of Arts-4 years: Art; Art Education (K-12); Art History.
Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Studio Arts (Ceramics, Jewelry and Metals, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture).
Bachelor of Design (Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design)-4 years.
Master of Arts in Teaching-2 years: Art Certification (K-12).
Master of Fine Arts-2 years: Studio Art.
Master of Arts in Teaching-1 year (K-12 Art Certificate).