2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 29, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Fine Arts Major


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(81 credits)

The bachelor of fine arts is a performance-oriented program which prepares students in a core set of artistic skills as well as in one or more areas: 2-D or 3-D art, graphic design, or intermedia. 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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