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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art B.F.A.


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Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
College of the Arts, School of Art and Design
(770) 423-6139

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art is a 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 arts areas. This degree focuses on intensive work in art or design supported by a program of general studies. The BFA degree offers concentrations in (1) graphic communications, (2) drawing and painting, (3) photography (4) printmaking (5) sculpture, and (6) ceramics.

 

General Education (42 Credit Hours)


see listing of requirements 

University-Wide Fitness For Living Requirement (3 Credit Hours)


Entrance Portfolio


All prospective art majors are required to complete an application form and submit a portfolio of their artwork. Admission to degree programs in the School of Art and Design is contingent upon portfolio review and acceptance by the school. Portfolio submission and review must take place before a student can enroll in courses beyond ART 1100 and ART 1150.

Upper-Division Major Requirements (51 Credit Hours)


Art History (12 Credit Hours)


Both courses required for all art majors.

BFA Concentration (30 Credit Hours)


Concentration Review Portfolio


Students select an area of concentration from those listed below. While enrolled in the second course of the concentration students will submit a portfolio of work in that area for review by the supervising faculty. Students who do not pass will not be allowed to continue in the program.

Select a total of 12 credit hours from any combination of the following three repeatable courses:

Choose two courses for a total of 6 credit hours:

  •  Any ART, ARH, or ARED 3000- or 4000-level elective choice
Choose three courses for a total of 9 credit hours:

  • Any ART, ARH, or ARED 3000- or 4000-level elective choice
Select a total of 9 credit hours from any combination of the following two courses:

Choose two courses for a total of 6 credit hours:

  • Any ART, ARH, or ARED 3000- or 4000-level elective choice
Choose three courses for a total of 9 credit hours:

  • Any ART, ARH, or ARED 3000- or 4000-level elective choice
Choose three courses for a total of 9 credit hours:

  • Any ART, ARH, or ARED 3000- or 4000-level elective choice

Senior Review Exhibition (3 Credit Hours)


Choose one according to concentration

Free Electives (6 Credit Hours)


Program Total (123 Credit Hours)


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