The Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Fine Art program offers students opportunities to explore the media and practices of the fine art disciplines of drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Upon completion of the foundation studies, students interested in the major in fine art program take courses in art history and at least two fine art disciplines during their second year. After successfully completing the first two years of study, students may declare their major. They then continue their studies with fine art studios at intermediate and senior levels.
Entry to the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Fine Art Program The major in fine art program is an open entry program. After successfully completing the first two years of study, students may declare their intention to major in fine art. Students who are in good standing may declare their intention to major in fine art, upon completing 6 LAS credits in required art history courses, and at least 12 credits in at least two different fine art studio courses from among the following fine art disciplines:
Required course work
The major in fine art program requires the successful completion of 42 credits of required courses, including 18 credits of 3000 level studio courses, 9 credits of 4000 level studio courses, and 15 credits of art history courses. For specific degree requirements, see the Guide to Undergraduate Programs and Course Descriptions.Exhibition
Students in their final year of the major in fine art program are encouraged to prepare an exhibition of their work at the university gallery or at another appropriate venue.
Degree requirements for Bachelor of Fine Art, Major in Fine Arts
Liberal arts and science credits
Total credits required
The following Fine Art Minors are available to students currently enrolled in a Major Degree Program: