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Visual Arts


The Department of Visual Arts offers several degree opportunities; the Bachelor of Fine Arts, the professional degree and the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science, liberal arts degrees. The B.F.A. requires a studio art concentration, the Bachelor of Arts requires studio art as well as an intermediate competency in a foreign language and the Bachelor of Science requires studio art and a minor in another field of study.

Department Syllabi

Foundations (PDF)

Introduction (PDF)

Advanced (PDF)

Baccalaureate (PDF)


Click here for a Visual Arts scholarship form. For more information regarding scholarships, please contact Kelly Todd at 701.231.8818 or

A limited number of scholarships are awarded based upon excellence and need to junior and senior art students.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include elementary/secondary art education, commercial art/graphic design, animation, illustration, arts marketing, commercial photography, museum/gallery work, exhibition design, independent studio art, municipal art programs, art criticism, independent art instruction, art media research, arts organizations, art funding agencies, and university instruction.

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8818
Campus address: Renaissance Hall 100
Physical/delivery address: 650 NP Avenue, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2332 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Visual Arts

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 11:05:22 AM
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