Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) is the professional degree requiring 72 hours in art with an emphasis in one or a combination of the following:  graphic design, painting, ceramics, printmaking, sculpture, photography or drawing.

 

Supportive Courses in Art and Design (28 credits)

Art 122

Two Dimensional Design

3

Art 124

Three Dimensional Design

3

Art 130

Drawing I

3

Art 180

Photography I

3

Art 185

Digital Media

3

Art 490

Seminar

1

 

Electives

12

(Level I & II studio classes including painting, drawing, printmaking, 
photography, digital media, ceramics and sculpture)

 

Studies in Art History (15 credits)

Art 210

Art History I

3

Art 211

Art History II

3

Art 452

Contemporary Art

3

Art 451

History of American Art 

3

 

Upper Division Art History Elective                                                

3

 

Studies in Studio (36 credits)

Art 230

Drawing II

3

Art 330

Drawing III

3

Art 235

Figure Drawing

3

 

Studio Emphasis Areas (Must be 300 level or above)**                     

21

Art 489

Baccalaureate Project

6

 

Total Visual Arts Requirement 

79

General Elective

3

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.                                          

9

General Education Requirements

31*

 

Curriculum total

 

 

122

 


*6 hours of Humanities/Fine Arts General Education courses double count with required art courses fulfilling the 37 credit hour general education requirement.

**21 hours in Levels III and IV studio classes from painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, digital media, ceramics and sculpture , to be determined in conjunction with and approval of student’s advisor and Baccalaureate Committee.

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