Sample Schedule

PrattMWP Freshman Foundations Courses include:
FDC 140 – Visualization/Representation – 3 credits
FDC 141 – Visualization/Representation/Concept – 3 credits
FDC 150 – Space, Form, Process – 3 credits
FDC 160 – Light, Color and Design I – 3 credits
FDC 161 – Light, Color and Design II – 3 credits
FDC 180* – Time and Movement – 3 credits
HAD 111 – Themes in Art & Culture I – 3 credits
HAD 112 – Themes in Art & Culture II – 3 credits
HMS 101A – Intro. to Literary & Critical Studies I –3 credits
CORE – Gen Ed Core Elective (SS-T, SS-G, MSCI) –3 credits

*Note: Photography majors complete PHOT-105 Black and White Photography and PHOT-210 Digital Photography in place of FDC-180.


PrattMWP boasts one of the greatest academic art programs and learning environments in the northeast.

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Freshman Foundation

Drawing, 3-D Design, 4-D Design, Light/Color/Design, Liberal Arts

Students spend the first
two years of their Pratt art degree working closely with full-time faculty in a serious, focused art environment.

Fine Arts

Drawing, Jewelry, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture and Integrated Practices

PrattMWP students
show their work in our professional galleries to established, captive audiences.

Liberal Arts

Communications Design

Graphic Design, Illustration

Prepare for a Bright Design Career at the Highly Ranked
Pratt Visual Communications Design Program.


If your goal is to earn a photography degree from a top New York photography school, PrattMWP is an outstanding option.

Art & Design Education

Teacher Preparation/Certification

Art Teacher Certification Program

PreCollege Programs


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Student Life

The Student Life Office provides a safe and inclusive environment
to promote the holistic development of PrattMWP students,
not only as artists but as actively engaged and responsible community members.

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Special Programs

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More than 43 languages are spoken in the city of Utica.

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Community Art

Beyond college education and studio time, PrattMWP students have even more opportunities to delve into their artistic passions through the Munson-Williams-Proctor
School of Art.