Bachelor of fine arts (visual arts)
The bachelor of fine arts (BFA) (visual arts) is a professional program designed to educate and train students in the history, theory and practice of the visual arts. Courses are offered in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, digital imaging, performance, textiles, inter-media art, and art history/visual culture. In addition to studio and art history/visual culture courses, students will take 24 credit hours in appropriate academic courses chosen in consultation with the department. This degree requires 120 credit hours over a four-year period of full-time study and can also be pursued on a part-time basis.
In addition to meeting the general admission requirements of the university, applicants for the BFA (visual arts) will be required to submit a portfolio of previous artwork and a completed departmental application form generally before March 1 of the year in which entry is sought. Enrolment in the program is limited and selection competitive.
Sample first year
Students accepted to the bachelor of fine arts (visual arts) at Grenfell Campus will normally take the following courses in their first year:
|FALL SEMESTER||WINTER SEMESTER|
|English 1000||English 1001|
|Visual Arts 27001||Visual Arts 27011|
|Visual Arts 1911||9 credit hours in studio courses|
|9 credit hours in studio courses|
- This is an Art History/Visual Culture course