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Department of Art and Design


The sculpture program at Grand Valley provides an open environment for student learning. (Read more)


After you declare your major in one of the art and design programs you are assigned an advisor from the faculty.

Majors should meet with their advisors before each class registration period to plan their schedules and evaluate their degree progress. You can find the name and email of your advisor in Banner or consult the list in the departments main office, CAC 1105. The guides and checklists below will help you to prepare for meetings with your advisor and track completed credits towards graduation.

Student Handbook

To view the 2016-2017 Student Handbook, click here.

Advising Information

First-Year Students

Art Education



BA or BS in Art Education

Degree Checklist for K-12

BFA in Studio ArtArt Education Certification

Degree Checklist for K-12

Art History



BA in Art History

Degree Checklist and Plan

Minor in Art History

Minor Checklist

Studio Art