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Welcome to the Department of Expressive Arts

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS DEGREE (BFA)(no minor required)

Acceptance to this program is competitive and the applicant is expected to demonstrate creative ability with potential in the visual arts. If denied admittance into the program, the student may reapply the following spring.

Bachelor of Fine Arts Core Requirements (84 credit hours)

Art & Design
ART 101 2-D Design 4
ART 102 Color 4
ART 103 3-D Design 4
ART 107 Drawing I 4
ART 114 Graphic Design Software I 4
ART 301 Life Drawing 4
ART 303 Electronic Art Imaging 4
  Total Art & Design credits 28

Studio (select three of the following plus six upper division electives)

 

ART 205 Non-Toxic Printmaking I 4
ART 210 Photography I 4
ART 221 Beginning Fibers I 4
ART 230 Papermaking I 4
ART 241 Clay I 4
ART 251 Painting I 4
ART 261 Sculpture I 4
ART 271 Web Design & Typography 4
ART ___ Six upper division studio courses (300ís-400ís) 24
  Total Studio credits 36

Art History (select four of the following courses, plus ART 475)

ART 378 History of World Art: Women in Art 3
ART 386 History of World Art: Pre-Renaissance Art 3
ART 387 History of World Art: Renaissance/Baroque 3
ART 388 History of World Art: Contemporary Art 3
ART 389 History of World Art: Mexican Art 3
ART 475 Art History Visual Thesis (Required) 1
ART 480 Art Workshop 3
  Total Art History credits 13

Additional BFA Requirements

ART 476 Portfolio 2
ART 477 Seminar (1 credit each, 2 semesters) 2
ART 481 Internship (45 hours in the field) 1
ART 492 Assessment of Conceptual Development 1
ART 493 BFA Exhibit & Final Portfolio Review 1
  Total Additional BFA credits 7
  Total BFA Core Requirements 84

 

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