Jun 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Studio Art, B.F.A.

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         Studio Art, B.S. 4-year sequences:


The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art prepares students to become successful studio artists, entrepreneurs, and professionals in the visual arts industry. Students participate in applied learning in the studio, in traditional classrooms, and in professional and gallery settings.

Students may pursue a concentration in one of eight studio art disciplines: ceramics, comics, contemporary sculptural practices, drawing, metals and contemporary art jewelry, painting, photography, and printmaking. 

Through the creation of original artwork and the study of liberal arts, art history, and contemporary art theory and practice, students develop the skills and knowledge needed to serve society with inquisitive attitudes and professional-level problem-solving capabilities.

Experienced faculty members teach the art and design courses and serve as student advisers. A required mid-program portfolio review offers students an overview of their progress in the major. A variety of international and domestic travel/study opportunities allow students to experience other cultures and places. Field experiences supplement educational theory and practice in a setting with working professionals. Extensive library resources and the School of Art and Design’s Visual Resource Center are significant assets.

A 2.0 overall grade point average and a 2.5 or better in Art and Design department courses is required to complete this Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Students must present an exhibition of their work during their senior year.

General Requirements
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree

Total for graduation 120 credits  
General Education 40 credits  
Major Studies 65 credits  
Concentration Studio Requirements 18-24 credits  

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