The bachelor of fine arts (BFA) is a highly selective degree program intended for students who plan to either pursue a professional career in art or prepare for specialized graduate study.
BFA applications are reviewed twice a year, in mid-fall and mid-spring by a faculty committee representing all media area. Acceptance to the BFA degree program is based on the quality of artwork submitted. BFA candidacy is subject to review and dismissal. To apply, submit the following to the coordinator of advising:
You are required to spend at least two semesters registered and in residence after admission to the BFA program. The year in-residence allows you to take advantage of coursework and internships, faculty advising and the final term exhibition. Although some courses in the major are offered in the evening program, it will be necessary to take some courses during the day in order to graduate.
All art and art history classes must be taken A/F. Only grades of C- or higher will apply toward the major.
Some courses will have an additional fee to help defray the cost of expendable materials.