Art, Bachelor of Fine Arts

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) program is designed for those who wish to work professionally as artists in art-related fields and/or work toward a graduate degree (M.F.A.). All students pursuing a major in Art are required to complete the General Education requirements as specified by the department. Students should consult with their advisors each semester in order to plan their schedules of courses.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design is designed for those who wish to work professionally as graphic designers and/or wish to pursue a graduate degree. A degree in Graphic Design includes a candidacy program based on successful completion of certain required classes with specific minimum grade point expectations and performance for retention.

Students electing the Studio concentration choose a studio emphasis from ceramics, painting, printmaking, or sculpture. Students in the Studio concentration must take 3 to 6 hours in directed problems leading to a senior exhibit.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) program is accredited by NASAD, National Association of Schools of Art and Design.  In the spirit of sharing information related to the program's performance with the public, the following data is provided.

Junior Retention Rates

Graduation Rates


Degrees Awarded

Time to Degree

Graduating Senior Survey

Alumni Survey 2012

Additional Information

Assessment: Student Learning Outcomes and/or Educational Program Objectives By Concentration