Art Major

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art 

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is the standard, comprehensive and professional degree for those who wish to enter the market as studio professionals or enter into a graduate studio program.

Students are given four options to emphasize in this highly rigorous program of study: 2D, 3D, Photography and Digital Studio. By clicking on the specific track, you can see a document more clearly outlining these programs of study. The BFA program requires admission through an interview and portfolio review process as the expectations for this academic and career path is considered highly exceptional in studio practice.

Consider your options

The BFA degree in 2D Studio Concentration is intended for those students who are interested in pursuing a career or educational advancement in the areas of drawing, paintingprintmaking and mixed media. The BFA degree is widely considered to be the professional degree of choice for those students who desire to advance into the practice of fine arts or continuing graduate education.

Two-dimensional work has historically ranged from a variety of painting, printmaking, drawing and collage processes. Two-dimensional media also includes the exploration of a variety of media, concepts and processes culminating into works of art.

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The BFA degree in 3D Studio Concentration is intended for those students who are interested in pursuing a career or educational advancement in the area of sculpture and ceramics. The BFA degree is widely considered to be the professional degree of choice for those students who desire to advance into the practice of fine arts or continuing graduate education.

Historically ceramics ranged from hand- building, wheel throwing and glazing/ firing techniques. Sculpture spans a variety of traditional sculpting process such as constructing, casting, carving and more. Three-dimensional media also includes the exploration of a variety of media and processes culminating into works of art. Three-dimensiaonal work may be kinetic or static or even integrated with electronic devices for sound and motion.

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Photo studio

The BFA degree in Photo Studio Concentration is intended for those students who are interested in pursuing a career or educational advancement in the area of photographical arts. The BFA degree is widely considered to be the professional degree of choice for those students who desire to advance into the practice of fine arts or continuing graduate education.

Photo studio work may range from traditional landscape, architectural, portrait, fashion, and product photography to conceptual art. Photo media may also be hybridized with other media and processes culminating into works of art that are to be viewed from multiple formats.

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The BFA degree in Digital Studio Concentration is intended for those students who are interested in pursuing a career or educational advancement in the area of digital and electronic studio arts. The BFA degree is widely considered to be the professional degree of choice for those students who desire to advance into the practice of fine arts or continuing graduate education.

Digital studio work ranges from static to non-static computer imaging. The finished art form may be in print,projection, video, film, web, or other digital formats/processes. Digital media may also include hybridizing with an array of analog media and processes culminating into works of art that are to be viewed from multiple formats.

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Create the future you want

As an art student, you’ll be given the opportunity to work with fellow artists from each concentration. The projects you and your peers create will teach you more about collaboration and provide you with rich, portfolio quality content. You can also deepen your understanding and skills through internships and travel opportunities within the U.S. or abroad!

 

 

 

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Program Locations

  • Troy Campus