School of Art
BA or BFA
Ba or BFA in studio art
The School of Art offers two Studio Art degree programs (B.A.) Bachelor of Arts Studio Art Concentration and (B.F.A.) Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Arts. While the B.A. and B.F.A. degree programs are similarly rooted in studying the studio arts, they offer unique learning and career opportunities.
BA / Bachelor of Arts
Customized Learning Experience
Students receive a customized learning experience with a liberal arts degree in art. The BA Studio concentration offers a comprehensive study in the visual arts. Students work with department faculty to customize their Studio Art curriculum to fit their education and career goals. With the BA Studio Art concentration, all courses taken culminate in a final capstone project, a paper, a project, or an exhibition. The capstone offers students an opportunity to synthesize their learning in a way that can provide a greater understanding of the relationships between disciplines and offers a multi-disciplinary portfolio.
BFA / Bachelor of Fine Arts
Students receive an in-depth learning experience that is field-specific to their fine art development goals. With the BFA Studio program, students' artistic expression and technical skills in both traditional and experimental art techniques. This degree prepares students for careers in the studio arts and graduate study. This degree prepares students for careers in the studio arts and graduate study. During enrollment in Art Foundations, students will apply for a field of specialization. Fields of specialization include: Ceramics, Graphic Design, Jewelry Design & Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Transmedia.