2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Fine Arts Major

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(81 credits)

The bachelor of fine arts is a performance-oriented degree in studio or design art created to develop high levels of competency in one or more areas and to prepare candidates to make clear and logical verbal presentations of artistic matters. Bachelor of fine arts graduates are prepared to enter the work market or to pursue a master of fine arts or related graduate degree.

(ART) Core Curriculum:

The core curriculum is a prescribed program of study required of all Art majors—BFA, BA/BS, and Art Education—and is basic to a student’s choice of an area of concentration.

Required Courses (9 credits):

  • 6 credits of art history courses

Assessment Information:

Students in their last semester present a representative example of their work in an approved gallery setting. The work presented is evaluated by the studio faculty of the students’ area of concentration and is photographically documented.

All students must choose one of the following concentrations along with the core:

2-Dimensional Arts Concentration (54 credits):

3-Dimensional Arts Concentration (54 credits):

Graphic Design Concentration (54 credits):

Intermedia Concentration (54 credits):

This concentration allows students to combine directed study in two to three art mediums. A contract of study must be approved by the advisor. Coursework must include a five semester sequence in one medium, including the appropriate ARTS 400 course. Additional coursework from one to two other media will complete the program.

Required course:

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