The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art is a highly competitive professional degree program. The BFA prepares students for a variety of art and art related careers or graduate school by providing a thorough grounding in fundamental principles and techniques with opportunities for emphasis in one or more fine arts areas. This degree focuses on intensive work in art or design supported by a program of general studies. The BFA degree offers a concentration in the following 6 areas:
All art and art education majors are required to take lower-division major requirements in art and art history before taking upper-division art or art education courses. ART 2990, Professional Practices & Portfolio Review, is required of all BFA art majors before submitting a portfolio for acceptance into a specific concentration area.
Printable BFA Advising Checksheet (Enacted Fall, 2013) (562 KB PDF download)