Bachelor's Degree in Decorative Arts in North America

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Decorative Arts

Earning a bachelor's degree is achieved by completing the necessary course of study offered by the college or university you enroll in. Completing this study may take three to seven years depending on where you seek your degree.

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Bachelor in Fine Arts

McMurry University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Abilene

The Bachelors of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) students concentrate on multimedia and graphic design or studio art. The B.F.A. studio art graduate who excels attends graduate school or pursues a career in graphic design, illustration, museum education, art galleries, art education or establishes his or her own teaching or production studio. [+]

Bachelors in Decorative Arts in North America 2017. The Department of Art at McMurry University develops strong conceptual and technical skills for artistic expression, creative problem solving, artistic appreciation, and historical perspectives in its students. In this hands-on program our students study numerous traditions in the creation of art. Our students are also exposed to an extensive knowledge of the art of Western Civilization and non-European cultures in relationship to pluralistic contemporary world that enhances the education of art majors and other interested students. Our successful students fully participate in: Classes Assignments Critiques Exhibitions Study Abroad Our Students graduate with comprehensive knowledge of: Design Art media Expressive Possibilities Creative Solutions Professional Practices Students study art in the classroom and then examine it firsthand through field trips to galleries and museums. Senior students develop a resume/portfolio for campus wide presentation and for post-graduation activities. About the Majors The Bachelors of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) students concentrate on multimedia and graphic design or studio art. The B.F.A. studio art graduate who excels attends graduate school or pursues a career in graphic design, illustration, museum education, art galleries, art education or establishes his or her own teaching or production studio. The Bachelors of Art (B.A.) degree with a major in studio art is designed for students who wish to obtain a liberal arts degree with a major in studio art, multimedia and graphic design or all level art education; this degree requires a minor. Awards Entering freshmen art students may apply for the Perry Bentley Art Scholarship in February. Transfer students and current art majors may apply for other art scholarships in the spring. Recognition awards are presented to outstanding art students annually. The spring juried annual student art competition acknowledges artistic achievement. Students may apply in the spring for the work apprentice programs and studio space. Faculty assigns apprentices and studios based on productivity, grades, reliability, and participation in the art department. Travel Courses in Art The Department of Art tries to offer one travel course annually. Classes travel to regionally, nationally and internationally significant art exhibitions and archeological sites related to the students' course of study. Art Honor Society After completing 12 semester hours and having a 3.0 average or above in art courses, art students are eligible to be nominated by faculty to join the Epsilon Theta Chapter of the Kappa Pi International Collegiate Art Honorary Fraternity. Kappa Pi sponsors Homecoming and Christmas art sales, service projects and art related, educational and social activities. More information about the Honors Program can be found on the Honors Program webpage. Internships in Art Art internships for junior and senior art majors, which occur in ART 3390 and ART 4390, give students meaningful practical experience by working in a gallery, museum or commercial setting to see how the theoretical concepts of art are put into practice. Students have interned at: Abilene Reporter News Center of Contemporary Art Zachry Associates Grace Museum National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature Jody Klotz Gallery [-]

Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree Interior Design

Bellevue College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Bellevue

The Bachelor of Applied Arts in Interior Design (BAA) offers a broadly based and professionally-relevant curriculum that embraces the responsibility of preparing and inspiring the designers of the future. The BAA program provides a learning environment based on a foundation of holistic, creative problem-solving. [+]

The Bachelor of Applied Arts in Interior Design (BAA) offers a broadly based and professionally-relevant curriculum that embraces the responsibility of preparing and inspiring the designers of the future. The BAA program provides a learning environment based on a foundation of holistic, creative problem-solving. The BAA program is accredited as a professional level degree by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). The BAA program is an upper-division course of study for students who have completed a two year foundation in interior design-related studies. The degree offers a combination of core courses, general education and electives that helps students achieve their particular career goals. The Bachelor of Applied Arts in Interior Design is a self-support program and therefore does not follow the upper division tuition schedule published in the catalog and schedule. These courses are not eligible for tuition waivers. Degree Requirements Overview The program works closely with the professional design community to keep current with the changes in interior design technologies and practices. The curriculum helps students gain insight into the various forms of spatial configuration, and learn from history and current strategies to achieve technological, sustainable, and socially relevant solutions for interior environments. Multi-disciplinary studios help students focus their interests while learning from experts in the professional field. This creates opportunities for highly collaborative student-faculty-industry relationships throughout the program. Learning Outcomes Students graduating from the BAA should have the skills and abilities to be employed by companies specializing in interior design services, including interior design and architectural firms who practice in commercial, institutional or residential interiors and space planning, provide furniture-related design and/or specifications, offer specialized consulting services, or participate in green-building and sustainable design projects. Program graduates should be able to: Apply interior design principles and practices. Recognize the implications of globalization on design practices and demonstrate an understanding of how social, political and physical influences shape the design of built environments. Utilize the principles of lighting, acoustics, thermal comfort and indoor air quality to enhance the health, safety, welfare, and performance of building occupants. Select and specify furniture, fixtures, equipment and finish materials on the basis of their properties and performance criteria, including environmental attributes, maintenance, installation, and life cycle cost. Apply ethical and accepted standards of practice for project management, project communication, and project delivery. Demonstrate leadership by engaging in multi-disciplinary teams representing a variety of points of view and perspectives collaborations, consensus building, and team-oriented activities. Demonstrate understanding of laws, codes, standards, and guidelines that impact the design of interior spaces and protect the health, welfare and safety of the public, including fire and life safety, accessibility guidelines, and industry-specific regulations in the design of interior spaces. Appraise the job market, create a search strategy and professional portfolio; leverage internship experience for career success; earn experience necessary to qualify for NCIDQ certification. Degree Requirements To determine the specific courses required for graduation, meet with an Interior Design Program advisor. Program Eligibility To qualify for admission to BC's BAA Interior Design program, eligible applicants must have: completed an Associate of Arts degree or higher (or equivalent), in one of the following degree categories: Interior Design, Interior Architecture, Architecture, or Industrial Design, Official transcripts from an accredited college or university, and a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. Application Process To be considered for the bachelor of applied arts program, prospective students must submit the following: Completed Bellevue College bachelor application form, Non-refundable application fee of $125, Official transcripts from a regionally accredited college, and Digital portfolio containing examples of your work. Tuition The Bachelor of Applied Arts in Interior Design is a self-support program and therefore does not follow the upper division tuition schedule published in the catalog and schedule. Tuition is $198 per credit plus applicable college and course fees. These courses are not eligible for tuition waivers. Graduation Application Students must apply for graduation. Submit your graduation application form two quarters prior to the expected graduation date and pay the application fee. Application deadlines: Fall: June 1 Winter: October 10 Spring: December 10 Summer: March 15 Basic Graduation Requirements A complete description of the required curriculum is shown on the following page. In addition to eligibility requirements, students must achieve the following: Complete a total of at least 191 applicable college-level quarter credits (including the 90 credits required for admission to the degree program). Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the general program and concentration requirements. Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework applied to the degree, including credits transferred from other colleges. Complete at least 45 quarter credits for the degree in residence at Bellevue College, of which 30 credits must be upper division. [-]