Art Programs of Study


The B.F.A. in Art degree enables students to enter professional careers in art and to find their place in contemporary artistic practice. It is the degree most often required for admission to graduate programs offering the M.F.A. degree, the most accepted terminal degree in art and the degree required for college-level teaching.

The B.A. in Art degree certifies that the student has completed a major study in the visual arts as an integral part of a general liberal arts degree program. The B.A. degree ensures that the student has a broad approach to artistic production.

Admission to the B.F.A. and B.A. in Art:

 There is no portfolio admission for students who enter the university at the freshman level and wish to pursue the B.F.A. or B.A. in Art degree. All transfer students to the Studio Art program must submit a portfolio of work for review by the faculty member in the area of emphasis, and acceptance is based on that portfolio review.