Part time BA in Art Studies in North America

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Art Studies

Earning a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree is an academic achievement upon completing a series of courses over the course of three or four years. The subjects that are studied in order to earn this degree vary widely under the disciplines of the liberal arts and sciences.

Programs in the Arts range from philosophy to English, vocal performance to instrumental performance, and even culinary arts or fashion. The thread that connects arts programs is that they all have to do with creative learning.

The United States of America commonly called the United States, is a federal republic consisting of fifty states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C. are in first North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in northwestern North America, west of Canada and east of Russia across the Bering Strait, and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-North Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean.

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Bachelor of Arts: Emphasis in Music Business

Los Angeles College of Music
Campus September 2018 USA Pasadena

The Music Business program at L.A.C.M. is a liberal arts degree (BA or AA) that prepares professionals to tackle challenges of the modern music industry, understanding revenue streams and opportunities for innovative business models. It develops proficiency in applied business and accounting, marketing, digital distribution and monetization, A&R, publishing, licensing, music supervision, artist management, tour strategies and more, while also establishing a strong foundation in musicianship. [+]

Since the digital revolution, a new model has been established that empowers musicians and entrepreneurs to play a major role in the industry.

The Music Business program at L.A.C.M. is a liberal arts degree (BA or AA) that prepares professionals to tackle challenges of the modern music industry, understanding revenue streams and opportunities for innovative business models. It develops proficiency in applied business and accounting, marketing, digital distribution and monetization, A&R, publishing, licensing, music supervision, artist management, tour strategies and more, while also establishing a strong foundation in musicianship. Courses are specially sequenced to maximize learning potential throughout the program.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Game Design

DigiPen Institute of Technology
Campus 4 years September 2018 USA Redmond

The Bachelor of Arts in Game Design prepares graduates to be modern game designers, capable of working in large teams, communicating and collaborating with other designers, artists, and engineers, and able to create an experience that is greater than the sum of its parts. [+]

The Bachelor of Arts in Game Design prepares graduates to be modern game designers, capable of working in large teams, communicating and collaborating with other designers, artists, and engineers, and able to create an experience that is greater than the sum of its parts. The field of digital entertainment has moved from an era where designers were self-taught and learned on the job, to one where even entry-level designers are expected to be well-trained with proven design skills, along with an understanding of technology, art, audio, narrative, and psychology. Designing digital entertainment is ultimately about breathing life into every aspect of what would otherwise be lifeless code and static pixels on a screen. Designers must continually place themselves in the heads and hearts of their players, shaping every action, every response, the ebb-and-flow of the game's intensity, and then skillfully blend the mechanical, spatial, narrative, visual, and aural aspects of the entire experience.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Digital Design

Claflin University
Campus 4 years September 2018 USA Orangeburg

Digital Design is one of the newest majors at Claflin University. The university has a mission to embrace technology in all academic disciplines, and provide tech-savvy creatives to build the digital economy and provide leadership for the 21st century. The Digital Design graduate has valuable employment opportunities as artist or designer. [+]

Digital Design is one of the newest majors at Claflin University. The university has a mission to embrace technology in all academic disciplines, and provide tech-savvy creatives to build the digital economy and provide leadership for the 21st century. The Digital Design graduate has valuable employment opportunities as artist or designer.

Curriculum

Students are engaged in real-world projects to understand the challenges and timelines of the profession. Digital Design majors are educated and trained to compete in the rapidly emerging art and creative design fields. This major was developed around art, design, and technology to articulate creativity, form and function with state of the art digital media.... [-]


Art Studio - Fine Arts

International Accelerator
Campus September 2018 USA Boston

Art majors see the world around them differently. In the art program, artists are cultivated to create their own artistic inquiries and approaches to make innovative contributions to culture. [+]

Art Studio - Fine Arts

Art majors see the world around them differently. In the art program, artists are cultivated to create their own artistic inquiries and approaches to make innovative contributions to culture.

The B.A. in art is a studio-based degree that provides students with the theory and skills for photography, printmaking, painting, ceramics, and more. Students can concentrate on art while taking courses outside their major in order to enhance their artistic intelligence. The Department of Art & Art History presents a diverse and dynamic mixture of stylistic and aesthetic viewpoints that instill intellectual curiosity and critical thinking. Excellent facilities, accomplished faculty/artists, and a well-designed curriculum create an ideal setting for the study of art. Beyond the studio and lecture hall, the department offers study abroad, art in the community, career preparation, internship opportunities, and exhibitions and lectures by contemporary artists.... [-]


BA in Art

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus 4 years September 2018 USA Chicago Grayslake

The fundamental objective of the Art Department programs is to provide and promote a knowledge and understanding of the visual arts. The studio program gives students hands-on exposure to a variety of skills, both analytic and technical, in order to help students express concepts visually. The art history program introduces students to numerous periods of art, cultural and historical events, visual means of expression and communication, and research methods. [+]

The fundamental objective of the Art Department programs is to provide and promote a knowledge and understanding of the visual arts. The studio program gives students hands-on exposure to a variety of skills, both analytic and technical, in order to help students express concepts visually. The art history program introduces students to numerous periods of art, cultural and historical events, visual means of expression and communication, and research methods.

Northeastern Illinois University's Department of Art offers the bachelor's degree in Art. The undergraduate program has two concentration options:

Art History Studio Art

Take a closer look at the B.A. in Art (Art History and Studio Art concentrations) and the courses offered toward the degree.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Game and Interactive Media Design

Arkansas Tech University
Campus 4 years August 2018 USA Russellville

The Game and Interactive Media Design degree introduces students to the cutting edge of visual communication arts and the latest in the interactive digital technology sciences. The program prepares students for work in the video game and entertainment industries as well as a broad range of fields requiring skills in animation, simulation, programming, web design, editing, mobile application development, interactive environment construction, and story formation. [+]

The Game and Interactive Media Design degree introduces students to the cutting edge of visual communication arts and the latest in the interactive digital technology sciences. The program prepares students for work in the video game and entertainment industries as well as a broad range of fields requiring skills in animation, simulation, programming, web design, editing, mobile application development, interactive environment construction, and story formation.

Curriculum

The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.

Freshman

Fall Spring ENGL 1013 Composition I1 3 ENGL 1023 Composition II1 3 Science with Lab1 4 Social Sciences1 3 MATH 1113 College Algebra 3 ART 1403 Two-Dimensional Design 3 ART 1001 Introduction to Art 1 ART 2213 Digital Skills for the Graphic Designer 3 ART 1303 Introduction to Drawing 3 COMS 1403 Orientation to Computing, Information, and Technology 3 COMS 1411 Computer and Information Science Lab 1 Total Hours 14 Total Hours 16 ... [-]

Bachelor in Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, or Sculpture

Aquinas College
Campus 4 years September 2018 USA Grand Rapids

The Art department's mission is to train artists, art historians, and visual arts administrators, as well as to provide service courses for non-art majors. Through our courses, we aspire to build an appreciation for the rich interchange of images and ideas that can happen between art and other academic disciplines. [+]

Why Study Art?

The Art department's mission is to train artists, art historians, and visual arts administrators, as well as to provide service courses for non-art majors. Through our courses, we aspire to build an appreciation for the rich interchange of images and ideas that can happen between art and other academic disciplines. Our graduates in art have been encouraged to consider their future professional role in the context of both the contemporary world and the historical world. Besides a reverence for art history, they have been taught appropriate skills of mind, hand, and eye. They have been helped to find the next steps in their life journey, and have been challenged to be the best they can be in their chosen specialty.... [-]


Bachelor of Fine Arts

Northern Illinois University
Campus 4 years September 2018 USA DeKalb

Viewed within the context of a vital liberal arts education, the primary goal of our program is to prepare actors, designers, technicians and dancers for professional careers in their chosen field. We recruit students who are willing to take chances, demonstrate initiative and be responsible for their own depth of immersion in our training. We are interested in students who want to explore an art form that will require a lifetime of dedication. [+]

Viewed within the context of a vital liberal arts education, the primary goal of our program is to prepare actors, designers, technicians and dancers for professional careers in their chosen field. We recruit students who are willing to take chances, demonstrate initiative and be responsible for their own depth of immersion in our training. We are interested in students who want to explore an art form that will require a lifetime of dedication.

Bachelor of Fine Arts Emphasis - Acting

All students are accepted by successful completion of an audition and interview to begin the program and are evaluated yearly to retain their position. This program offers intensive training with a personalized approach aimed at ensuring that graduates are prepared for the artistic and business demands of an acting career.... [-]


Bachelor of Art - Studio Emphasis and Graphic Arts Emphasis

Lakeland University
Campus September 2018 USA Plymouth

Whether you’re a classical artist who paints, sculpts or draws, or an artist whose canvas is a computer screen, Lakeland College will help you flourish. Our two art major options – art with a studio emphasis and art with a graphic design emphasis – are designed to meet your specific needs and make you stand out to potential employers in your chosen profession. [+]

Whether you’re a classical artist who paints, sculpts or draws, or an artist whose canvas is a computer screen, Lakeland College will help you flourish. Our two art major options – art with a studio emphasis and art with a graphic design emphasis – are designed to meet your specific needs and make you stand out to potential employers in your chosen profession. “I think what most parents ask is, why would you major in art? What can you do with this?” says Denise Presnell-Weidner, associate professor of art. “Is there a career? Is there a future in this? Well, today, especially in the area of graphics, there are a lot of jobs in that area. Graphics are everywhere.”

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Bachelor in Art History

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online 4 years September 2018 USA San Francisco

The School of Art History's BFA program blends academic inquiry and practice with one of the most extensive studio art and design programs in the world. Merging the classical tradition of studying western art with the skills and practice of a fine art education, our students gain the unique perspective and ability to discuss broad themes around history's most enduring and inspiring works of art. [+]

The School of Art History's BFA program blends academic inquiry and practice with one of the most extensive studio art and design programs in the world. Merging the classical tradition of studying western art with the skills and practice of a fine art education, our students gain the unique perspective and ability to discuss broad themes around history's most enduring and inspiring works of art.

BFA Art History Unit Requirements

Major Coursework

Core 27 units Major 9 units Art History Advanced Studies 9 units

Studio Coursework

Studio Foundations 15 units Studio Focus 18 units Electives 6 units Non-Art History Liberal Arts 36 units

TOTAL 120 units

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BA in Visual Arts

Dillard University
Campus 4 years September 2018 USA New Orleans

The mission of the Visual Arts Program is to prepare our students for rewarding careers in the visual arts through a dynamic visual arts curriculum and a comprehensive liberal arts education. [+]

Mission

The mission of the Visual Arts Program is to prepare our students for rewarding careers in the visual arts through a dynamic visual arts curriculum and a comprehensive liberal arts education. The Visual Arts program provides individualized studio-arts training for the student who plans on becoming a practicing studio artist, curator, designer, photographer, art historian, or teacher. The program also prepares students to enter graduate programs in studio art, art history, museum studies, or art therapy.

Student Learning Outcomes Demonstrate proficiency in major aspects, techniques, and directions in chosen medium or media. Analyze works of art perceptively and evaluate them critically by using a comprehensive knowledge of the history of art. Achieve the highest level of technical ability in chosen media and its expressive possibilities. Exhibit and promote evidence of the development of studio-art practices within the facilities of the art gallery and to have their artwork critiqued and discussed. Program/Opportunities Art Gallery The Dillard Review (a journal of arts and letters) Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts ... [-]

Bachelor of Art in Art

University of Sioux Falls
Campus September 2018 USA Sioux Falls

In addition to meeting the liberal arts core requirements of the University, you must take 29 credits of Art courses and select a 12 credit concentration of Fine Arts, Graphic Design or Pre-art Therapy. [+]

In addition to meeting the liberal arts core requirements of the University, you must take 29 credits of Art courses and select a 12 credit concentration of Fine Arts, Graphic Design or Pre-art Therapy.

REQUIRED COURSES

Complete the following courses:

ART101 - Drawing I ART120 - Introduction to Design ART120CT - Introduction to Design **Designated Critical Thinking** ART150 - Introduction to Sculpture ART204 - Painting I ART209 - Art History: Prehistory-14th Century ART210 - Art History: 14th C. -Present ART300 - Communication Arts Colloquium ART310 - Art History: Twentieth Century ART460 - Senior Thesis FA220 - Service in the Arts MED204 - Electronic Media Fine Arts Concentration ... [-]

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies

North Park University
Campus September 2018 USA Chicago

Explore the important role of jazz in the music world as you hone your skills for instrumental performance. You'll study the rich history and influence of this American-born genre that has given rise to distinct styles that are heard around the world. Maximize and hone your talent at the university level, learning from professional musicians and gaining valuable stage experiences. Take the next step toward a career as a jazz musician in a... [+]

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies

Explore the important role of jazz in the music world as you hone your skills for instrumental performance. You'll study the rich history and influence of this American-born genre that has given rise to distinct styles that are heard around the world. Maximize and hone your talent at the university level, learning from professional musicians and gaining valuable stage experiences. Take the next step toward a career as a jazz musician in a variety of settings, from schools or churches to nonprofit organizations or jazz clubs.

Why North Park?

North Park University’s bachelor of arts in music with a concentration in instrumental jazz studies combines a foundation in classical musicianship and performance with focused study in jazz techniques, theory, and history. Whether you play a wind, string, or percussion instrument in the jazz style, you’ll have opportunities to explore additional subjects and disciplines that will enrich your understanding and practice of music while receiving expert coaching and personalized advising. Take advantage of Chicago’s vibrant music and performance scene as you reach your own educational and professional goals.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music

Allen University
Campus 4 years September 2018 USA Columbia

The music department offers courses leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree in music with concentrations in instrumental (strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion) piano, voice. In addition, the music department offers a minor in music in these areas. Music students become versed in music history, theory, and performance. [+]

The music department offers courses leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree in music with concentrations in instrumental (strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion) piano, voice. In addition, the music department offers a minor in music in these areas. Music students become versed in music history, theory, and performance. All students are encouraged to take music classes for aesthetic, cultural and artistic development.

Concentrations Instrumental (strings, woodwinds, brass, or percussion) Piano Voice Audition Requirements

Piano Concentration

Major / Minor Scales and Arpeggios (up to 4 octaves) Two contrasting works from different periods Sight-reading

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Bachelor of Arts in Church Music

Piedmont International University
Campus 4 years September 2018 USA Winston-Salem

Music programs at Piedmont International University are designed to prepare students biblically and musically for future music ministries in churches and schools. [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Church Music Overview

Music programs at Piedmont International University are designed to prepare students biblically and musically for future music ministries in churches and schools. Each program offers a unique balance of biblical foundation, academic content, performance study, and practical experience. Majors are offered in Church Music and Music Education (see School of Education) and two minors (see Minors section).

Admission to any music program follows satisfactory completion of an audition.

Performing Opportunities

Music students are provided with various performance opportunities including chorale, small choral and instrumental ensembles, solos, recitals, Chapel services, and weekly performance classes.... [-]