The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Studio Art and Design program provides an innovative approach to learning that includes intensive studio training, personal faculty instruction, and collaborative, real-world experiences to prepare you to be a professional artist or designer. If you want a career that allows you to draw, paint, play in the mud, cast bronze, design interactive experiences, work in the best design firms in the world, or simply do it all, the B.F.A. Studio Art and Design will equip you with the refined skills and specialized training you need.
As a B.F.A Studio Art and Design major, you will study what you want to learn and prepare for a future doing what you want to do. Studio areas of concentration include:
- Graphic Design
- Interaction Design
A B.F.A. Studio Art and Design degree gives you the tools to succeed in today's dynamic global art and design communities. You’ll learn traditional techniques as well as new technologies. Our faculty members interact continuously with professional artists and designers to help you prepare for industry realities and to provide you with the skills to meet the changing demands and expectations of employers. You will spend significant time in intensive, collaborative studios honing your talents, developing new skills and practicing for life beyond the classroom.
The university's excellent study abroad programs will give you a chance to explore art internationally. Quality internships and involvement with university galleries also give you valuable firsthand experience. With a degree in studio art, you will graduate with a strong portfolio of personal work, a valuable asset when you take your first steps into the real world.