The B.F.A. is an intensive degree program in studio art, intended for students who plan to pursue a professional career in art or to prepare for specialized graduate study, in particular the master of fine arts. The degree requires 73 credit hours in the major, including foundation, skills core, studio specialization and five art history courses. Specializations include ceramics, fibers, new media design, painting, print media and sculpture.
The culminating experience is the two-semester senior thesis project. A cohesive body of work is developed from concept to exhibition, accompanied by written abstract and oral presentation. One semester of foreign language or equivalent is required. Admission to the B.F.A. program is by portfolio review. For more information about this program, contact the Art and Art History Department .
Artists, designers and educators in ceramics, fiber arts, painting, print media, sculpture, new media design and graphic design.
Total credit hours in the major: 73