Studio Art & Design, B.F.A.

New worlds and ideas come to life in our Art + Design studios.

Our Art + Design B.F.A will challenge you to strengthen your creative voice as designer or professional artist and to hone your visual-material problem solving. In the Art + Design program, you will build professional, adaptable skills that will propel you into innovative careers. You will focus on developing your ideas and techniques with intensive faculty instruction, hands-on practice in the studio, and with real-world clients and service learning. You will become a strong, marketable visual thinker with opportunities in a wide variety of creative disciplines.

As a B.F.A. student in Studio Art and Design, you will get a strong foundation in art and design practices before focusing on one of the areas of emphasis: Painting, Graphic Design, Sculpture, Printmaking, Interaction Design, or Experience Design, Ceramics, or Drawing. The program features a year-long Senior Studio and exhibition of your personal work your final semester.

This program could be a good fit if you:

  • Have strong skills in art or design
  • Work well with technology
  • Are committed to your craft
  • Have a creative, expressive, curious personality

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Studio artist
  • Digital photographer
  • Advertising artist/designer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Editorial Designer
  • Editorial Illustrator
  • Technical/Medical Illustrator
  • Commercial Illustrator
  • Web designer
  • Art educator
  • Art director
  • Creative Director
  • Creative Consultant
  • Mural/public artist
  • Printmaker/Screenprinter
  • Packaging Designer
  • Multimedia Design
  • User Interface (UI) Designer
  • User Experience (UX) Designer
  • Experience Designer
  • Concept Artist
  • Cartoonist

Available On-Campus