Art B.F.A.

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Minimum Requirements for Art B.F.A.: 126 credits

Concentrations: Ceramics, Computer Art, Drawing, Metalsmithing, Native Studio Art, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.35-40
B.F.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.F.A. degree requirements.16
Art Program Requirements
Complete the following:
ART F105XBeginning Drawing3
and ART F262X
History of World Art I
and History of World Art II
Complete two of the following:6
Two-dimensional Digital Design
Color and Design
Three-dimensional Design
Complete three of the following electives (at least one must be a two-dimensional area and one must be a three-dimensional area):9
Two-dimensional Areas
Intermediate Drawing
Beginning Printmaking
Beginning Painting
Previsualization and Preproduction
Beginning Computer Art
Basic Darkroom Photography
Basic Digital Photography
Three-dimensional Areas
Beginning Ceramics
Beginning Metalsmithing and Jewelry
Beginning Sculpture
Alaska Native Art Studio I
Major program approved by B.F.A. thesis committee 124
Complete three of the following upper-division art history courses:9
History of Modern Art
Italian Renaissance Art
Alaska Native Art History
Visual Images of the North
Seminar in Art History
Current Problems
Upper-division art electives6
Additional studio electives9
Thesis project (including exhibition, portfolio and oral presentation)3
Complete the baccalaureate capstone requirement as determined by the program.
Total Credits126-131

Major program must include at least two, and no more than three, studio areas. Minimum requirement for the first area is 15 upper-division credits. Minimum requirement for the second area is 9 upper-division credits.

Note: A minor is not required for this degree.

Note: Transfer students who are candidates for the B.F.A. in art must complete a minimum of 15 credits in art while in residence.

Note: All studio areas in the department are eligible for the fulfillment of specialization requirements: ceramics, computer art, drawing, metalsmithing, Native art, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.