BA Art

The Bachelor of Arts in Art degree is designed for the student interested in working in fine arts or entering graduate school in studio art. Many of our arts students choose to teach art. Students majoring in art will take fundamental courses in design, drawing, painting, photography and art history.

Students in the program will have access to visual arts facilities including multi-purpose studios, ceramics studio, and digital media labs.

Key Program Features

Develop skills in painting and drawing by concentrating in specific media and styles to develop personal aesthetics

Students will think creatively

A portfolio will be created throughout the course of study showcasing various projects and art forms

Program Details

The department provides educational opportunities that allow students to not only create technical proficiency, gain conceptual understanding, and understand the role of arts in society, but also to recognize each individual students’ unique talents and how they can be enhanced.

Internships are available for interested students.

Art scholarships are available, ranging from $500-1500, based on portfolio review.

  • Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography

More Information

Core (24SH):

  • Art 115 Design Fundamentals
  • Art 121 Drawing Fundamentals
  • Art 122 Painting Fundamentals
  • Art 132 Graphic Design Fundamentals
  • Art 142 Photography Fundamentals
  • Art 252 Art History Survey
  • Art 312 Portfolio Development
  • Art 412 Senior Portfolio

Art Concentration (27SH):

  • ART 175 Printmaking
  • ART 185 Sculpture
  • ART 221 Drawing Color & Composition
  • ART 222 Painting Color & Composition
  • ART 255 History or Painting & Drawing
  • ART 321 Mixed Media
  • ART 422 Fine Arts Studio
  • ART 423 Fine Arts Studio
  • ART 424 Fine Arts Studio

ART Electives (choose 12 from a selected group of courses)

  • Painter
  • Sculptor
  • Illustrator
  • Editorial Cartoonist
  • Museum or Gallery Curator
  • Forensics Sketch Artist
  • Art Therapy
  • Interior Designer
  • Art Dealer
  • Art Teacher
  • Muralist
  • Set Designer
  • Storyboard Artist

Student Gallery

Click here to view the Department of Visual Arts gallery.