B.F.A., Art

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

Minimum Requirements for Art B.F.A.: 120 credits

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

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
B.F.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.F.A. degree requirements.
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 from the following:6
Two-dimensional Digital Design
Color and Design
Three-dimensional Design
Complete three from 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 from 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.

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 fulfillment of specialization requirements: ceramics, computer art, metalsmithing, Native art, painting, drawing, photography, printmaking and sculpture.