The Art Department offers its majors the benefits of a small liberal arts college coupled with the resources and visibility of a major university. The major is open to any undergraduate student who has met the required prerequisites for the declaration of a major at Old Dominion University. A faculty committed to teaching provides students with individual attention in small to medium-sized classes. Members have achieved national recognition for their scholarly and creative work. Their fields of expertise include art and architectural history, art education, and such studio areas as drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, graphic design, sculpture, fibers, clay, and metalsmithing.