The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is a professional degree for advanced students. Students accepted into the B.F.A. are given more rigorous requirements within the Art major including advanced studios, aesthetics and seminars.
The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in studio art is an honors program in which students are expected to excel in their chosen studio discipline. Achieving a B.F.A. degree will involve both the willingness to experiment, as well as sustained skill development. As the B.F.A. student progresses in the program, he/she will be expected to be focused and productive in their studio work as well as to develop a consistent level of quality. The student should also be highly motivated and prepared to take full advantage of the academic experience and environment.
Graduates with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree work as professional artists. International education offers opportunities for enrichment studies abroad. Internships, independent studies, seminars on campus and abroad, and visiting art exhibits afford opportunities to relate vocational and academic interests.