Nov 29, 2021  
Fall 2021 Catalog 
    
Fall 2021 Catalog

Art: B.F.A.


This major is administered by the School of Design & Communication .

The BFA: Art major is designed specifically for you if you are interested in working with a variety of media and approaches to making creative work. The skillsets gained in these studies prepare you for a variety of maker based professional opportunities.

Once enrolled in the program, you are steeped in a formal studio background, with the ability to explore and combine a variety of media and investigative methodologies to examine and explore topics across 2D, 3D, and 4D (time based) studio practice. The program encourages innovative thinking and making for you if you are interested in alternative and innovative practices. Following enrollment in a common Foundation set of courses, you will work closely with faculty mentors to guide you in your unique development. Course offering come from Art, Graphic Design, Theater, Media Arts, Theater Tech, Dance and Music.

Consists of 78 total credits in Art and related disciplines.
The distribution is as follows:

  • 12 credits in Foundation
  • 12 credits in Required Studio
  • 3 credits in 2D Art Studio
  • 6 credits in 3D Art Studio
  • 6 credits in Required Seminar
  • 12 credits in Art and Design History, Theory, Criticism
  • 24 credits in Studio Electives
  • 3 credis in Senior Exhibition

Art Foundation, 12 credits


Required 2D Art Studio, 3 credits


3 credits must be chosen from the following courses:

Required 3D Art Studio, 6 credits


6 credits must be chosen from the following courses:

Required Seminar, 6 credits


Studio Electives, 24 credits


Take 24 credits from the following (At least 9 credits must have an Art designation; at least 15 credits must be 300-400-level):

BFA Portfolio Review, 0 credits


BFA majors must also pass the BFA Portfolio Review , as specified (see catalog description of procedures for BFA Portfolio Review).

Art and Design History, Theory, Criticism, 12 credits


Senior Exhibition, 3 credits