Bachelor Programs in Plastic Arts

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Plastic Arts

Many individuals pursue a Bachelor in Plastic Arts to enhance their existing functional and artistic skills and to develop additional comprehensive fine art talents. This degree provides valuable insight into performing with sociological, technological and cultural accuracy.

 

What is a Bachelor in Plastic Arts? The degree curriculum focus is for students who plan to pursue a career manipulating plastic in the form of molding, modeling or sculpting art, or to prepare for specialized graduate studies. It emphasizes specific artistic, academic and career preparation in the fine arts discipline. Program participants will learn about different domains of culture, including cultivating global exploration in mediums such as ceramics, glass, metal and jewelry.

 

These programs and studies are beneficial for those wanting to progress their careers and learn at a higher level of education. The courses may vary but center primarily on contemporary art seminars, descriptive geometry and drawing. These in-depth courses allow students to enhance their experiences in the plastic arts field by working closely with renowned artists, curators, art critics and contemporary producers in relevant subject study disciplines.

 

Institutions around the world and across the country have varying costs for the program. Anyone interested in earning their degree should contact particular colleges about their course fees and registration costs, and to ensure that the program meets their goals.

 

After an individual obtains their bachelor’s degree, they can find work in a variety of fields. One such area is as an art director. A graduate can also find work as a sculptor. In addition, they can work at museums, art galleries and exhibits. Other career opportunities include restoration critics and cultural historians.

 

Interested individuals should take the essential steps toward attaining a degree in plastic arts. Our extensive database is an ideal starting point for students to begin exploring their choices, both geographically and educationally. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor in Sculpture

Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Jamaica Kingston

Students enrolled in sculpture are exposed to traditional approaches such as modeling, carving and constructing, as well as the possibilities of contemporary modes of three dimensional expression. [+]

Bachelor in Sculpture

Students enrolled in sculpture are exposed to traditional approaches such as modeling, carving and constructing, as well as the possibilities of contemporary modes of three dimensional expression. Emphasis is placed on independent thinking, as well as strong critical and technical skills. Technical workshops in metal, wood, casting and digital imagery are mandatory for Sculpture majors.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C. Be at least 17 years old at the time of admission. English Language at the CXC/G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is compulsory for all applicants. Visual Arts at the CXC/ G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is advantageous to applicants. PORTFOLIO: Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of original work for evaluation. The portfolio should consist of not less than fifteen (15) pieces of recent artwork, i.e., drawings done from observation, including landscape, still life, self-portrait or figure drawing. Slides or photographs are accepted from overseas applicants. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants can register for the TOEFL examinations at www.ets.org/toefl. [-]

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. [+]

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 in Ceramics

Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Jamaica Kingston

Ceramics provides students with the opportunity to develop as studio artists and designers for industrial products; introducing a range of possibilities for working with clay. [+]

Bachelor in Ceramics

Ceramics provides students with the opportunity to develop as studio artists and designers for industrial products; introducing a range of possibilities for working with clay. Students have the option of specializing in studio ceramics, multimedia ceramics or ceramic sculpture. Areas of emphasis are experimentation, as well as strong critical and technical skills.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C. Be at least 17 years old at the time of admission. English Language at the CXC/G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is compulsory for all applicants. Visual Arts at the CXC/ G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is advantageous to applicants. PORTFOLIO: Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of original work for evaluation. The portfolio should consist of not less than fifteen (15) pieces of recent artwork, i.e., drawings done from observation, including landscape, still life, self-portrait or figure drawing. Slides or photographs are accepted from overseas applicants. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants can register for the TOEFL examinations at www.ets.org/toefl. [-]

Bachelor in Printmaking

Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Jamaica Kingston

Printmaking offers a range of traditional and contemporary approaches which include relief, intaglio, digital and alternative printmaking. [+]

Bachelor in Printmaking

Printmaking offers a range of traditional and contemporary approaches which include relief, intaglio, digital and alternative printmaking. Students have the opportunity to explore various print media and develop personal content through independent experimentation. Emphasis is placed on developing ideas as well as strong critical and technical skills.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C. Be at least 17 years old at the time of admission. English Language at the CXC/G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is compulsory for all applicants. Visual Arts at the CXC/ G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is advantageous to applicants. PORTFOLIO: Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of original work for evaluation. The portfolio should consist of not less than fifteen (15) pieces of recent artwork, i.e., drawings done from observation, including landscape, still life, self-portrait or figure drawing. Slides or photographs are accepted from overseas applicants. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants can register for the TOEFL examinations at www.ets.org/toefl. [-]

Bachelor in Applied Arts

West Catholic University - Université Catholique de l’Ouest
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 France Angers

Bachelor Applied Arts [+]

Bachelors in Plastic Arts. OBJECTIFS DE LA FORMATION THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN FRENCH L’objectif de la licence d’Arts plastiques est de permettre à l’étudiant de: - acquérir une solide culture généraliste dans les grandes périodes artistiques et les concepts permettant d’alimenter la pratique artistique - maîtriser les méthodes propres à la pratique artistique (esthétique, approches plurielles) à travers des workshops et des ateliers - développer des compétences transversales basées sur le croisement des savoirs et la préparation à l’insertion professionnelle, à travers des parcours spécialisés, des enseignements méthodologiques et des stages. Une telle formation donne accès à de nombreux métiers, où sensibilité artistique, curiosité intellectuelle, sens critique et capacité pratique sont requis. [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Flagstaff

This degree takes advantage of NAU’s studio facilities to accustom students to working in studio environments. Students will learn important techniques, analysis of materials, planning, critique, global influences, and more. [+]

Available Emphasis Areas: Ceramics - Emphasis Painting - Emphasis Printmaking - Emphasis Sculpture - Emphasis This degree takes advantage of NAU’s studio facilities to accustom students to working in studio environments. Students will learn important techniques, analysis of materials, planning, critique, global influences, and more. What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art? Every artist soars on two wings—imagination and craft. If you can imagine angels yearning to fly, we can help you set them free. Join one of our programs in ceramics, painting, printmaking, or sculpture and see where your talent can take you. Develop your craft in small classes that guarantee close interaction with faculty. Our studio facilities provide all you'll need to make art--except your personal vision. Study the masters, explore critical scholarship, and create visual objects in a variety of media. Build self-confidence with a required one-person exhibition, presentation, and oral defense. You'll graduate prepared for the life of a working artist or for careers in art-related fields. Our balanced program of study will also fully prepare you for graduate study. Career opportunities that might be pursued: Antique dealing Conservation Education Criticism With further education, one of these paths is possible: Corporate curator Anthropologist Archivist Librarian University Requirements To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally includes a major, the liberal studies requirements, and university requirements as listed below. All of Northern Arizona University's liberal studies, diversity, junior-level writing, and capstone requirements. All requirements for your specific academic plan(s). At least 30 units of upper-division courses, which may include transfer work. At least 30 units of coursework taken through Northern Arizona University, of which at least 18 must be upper-division courses (300-level or above). This requirement is not met by credit-by-exam, retro-credits, transfer coursework, etc. A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on all work attempted at Northern Arizona University. Campus Availability Flagstaff [-]

Bachelor of Ceramics (BFA)

NSCAD University - Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Halifax

The Ceramics program is designed to give you an understanding of vessel, sculptural, and architectural ceramics. As you explore these elements you will examine the relationships between design [+]

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Ceramics

The Ceramics program is designed to give you an understanding of vessel, sculptural, and architectural ceramics. As you explore these elements you will examine the relationships between design, materials, colour, process, and techniques. An awareness of historical and contemporary issues in ceramics and their relationship with other discourses (such as fine art, design, and architecture) will help to develop an informed perspective on your work.

 NSCAD Ceramics graduates have established successful international studio practices that contribute to the profile of Canadian ceramics.

Our graduates are writers, critics, curators, arts administrators in galleries and museums, and designers for industry. Many go on to study in prestigious graduate programs and teach in colleges/universities across North America.... [-]