Bachelor of Science Degrees in Art Studies

Compare 47 Bachelors of Science in Art Studies

Art Studies

A Bachelor of Science in Arts is an undergraduate degree that appeals to many students due to its delivery of a respected knowledge base in art and humanities. Students can use their degree as an important step into graduate studies or to gain expertise that will launch careers in fields such as education or design.

What is a BSc in Arts Studies? Students who earn this Bachelor of Science have prepared themselves for further graduate studies or have acquired knowledge necessary to move into careers focusing on fine art and visual design. Earning the degree includes focused studies on not just the art fields of painting, drawing, and sculpture, but also history and advanced design instruction.

The foundation students achieve with an art studies degree is attained through coursework focusing on theory and technique for painting, drawing, and sculpture, along with classes in performance and the humanities. Students will attend in-depth art history and analysis classes as well as courses that center on preparation for education or corporate careers in art. Some will choose to focus on multicultural classes or advanced classes in their chosen disciplines or graduate school interests.

There is not a uniform course list or standard amount of time required to earn this degree across all institutions that offer it. The costs associated with completing the coursework will also be different for each institution, so potential students will need to research individual programs to evaluate the time and money necessary to earn a degree.

An art studies degree provides students with an advantage for many graduate school endeavors and careers. Those interested in master’s degrees in the fine arts or art history will use the extensive historical information and techniques learned during their bachelor degree studies. Some students will choose to use their degrees to start careers in museum work, education, and writing about or reviewing art. Corporations employ those with degrees in art in advertising, public relations, graphic design, and visual arts departments.

Students interested in this degree can search our extensive database of schools to research individual degree requirements, costs, and options for online learning. 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 of Science in Animation

The Los Angeles Film School
Campus Full time 36 months September 2019 USA Los Angeles

From visual effects in movies to the graphics in video games, animation is about creating new worlds. True artists and illustrators at heart, our students are looking for a creative escape from the mundane to the fantastic. Armed with their imagination, they live an animated life. Our career-focused and accredited Bachelor of Science in Animation degree program is designed to teach you the art, techniques, and technology that professional animators use to turn their dreams into reality. [+]

From visual effects in movies to the graphics in video games, animation is about creating new worlds. True artists and illustrators at heart, our students are looking for a creative escape from the mundane to the fantastic. Armed with their imagination, they live an animated life.

Our career-focused and accredited Bachelor of Science in Animation degree program is designed to teach you the art, techniques and technology that professional animators use to turn their dreams into reality.

Program Description & Objectives (Visual Effects Concentration)

The Bachelor of Science in Animation with a concentration in Visual Effects is designed to provide students with the 2D and 3D animation knowledge and skills needed to qualify for entry-level industry positions, including scene builders, character designers, technical directors, motion animators, visual effects animators, lighters and renderers. From storyboarding, sketching and modeling to character animation, special effects and final compositing; this degree program takes students through the entire production pipeline. The program starts by familiarizing students with the art concepts behind animation; drawing and other traditional forms of expression that are essential parts of getting art onto the computer. Students are then exposed to the basic principles behind computer-generated models, characters, animation and visual effects. By using the same hardware and software as professional animation studios, the skills needed for immediate success on the job are developed. In addition to technical proficiency and creative development, the curriculum helps students develop the critical-thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills that contribute to sustaining a long and productive... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Game Development

AUM American University of Malta
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 Malta Cospicua

The Bachelor of Science in Game Development is designed for students interested in game development programming at the highest level, including computer science and computer graphics professionals retooling for the game industry. (Accredited by N.C.F.H.E.) [+]

The Bachelor of Science in Game Development is designed for students interested in game development programming at the highest level, including computer science and computer graphics professionals retooling for the game industry. (Accredited by N.C.F.H.E.)

How to Apply for Undergraduate Admissions

We know the application process to university can feel like a daunting and complex task. At the American University of Malta, we've tried to make applying to our university as simple as possible, and while it is a relatively straightforward process, we do require several supporting documents. Below you will find an easy to follow checklist of items you will need to submit, followed with more specific information for each requirement.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Computer Games Design and Programming

British University Vietnam
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Vietnam Hanoi Ecopark Township + 1 more

The programme aims to give students strong games production skills and an understanding of both games modelling and games programming. Students will have the opportunity to gain the skills to advantage them in the Games Industry and develop them as confident, well-informed and well-rounded individuals. [+]

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The programme aims to give students strong games production skills and an understanding of both games modelling and games programming. Students will have the opportunity to gain the skills to advantage them in the Games Industry and develop them as confident, well-informed and well-rounded individuals.

Career Opportunities

The rising trend of digital entertainment along with the fast development of technology will open up working opportunities for Computer Games Design and Programming graduates in tech companies or in the gaming industry worldwide.

Course Modules: Year 1 Introduction To Games Design Introduction To 3D Games Engines Games Engine Creation Games Prototyping Year 2 Junior Collaborative Game Development And Testing Advanced 3D Games Engines And Scripting Advanced Games Engine Creation Or Social And Mobile Game Development Option* Year 3 Senior Collaborative Games Development & Testing A.I. Scripting For Games Individual Games Technology Project Option* *Option Modules: Year 2 Gameplay Applications Game Interface Design and Implementation Further Games and Graphics Concepts Introduction to 3D Modelling for Games 2D Game Art 3D Games Design and Development Year 3 Advanced Games Prototyping Advanced Game Design & Production MMOG Design, Communities and Narratology Millitary Games Design, Development & Philosophy Individual Games Technology Portfolio Advanced Graphics and Real-time Rendering [-]

BSc in Creative Media and Game Technologies

NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Netherlands Breda

This programme is completely taught in English. In 3 or 4 years’ time you can define your own roles, skill sets and ultimate career path towards your dream job. [+]

International Game Architecture and Design

The technical professional bachelor's programme Creative Media and Game Technologies of NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has the differentiation area International Game Architecture and Design.

This programme is completely taught in English. In 3 or 4 years’ time you can define your own roles, skill sets and ultimate career path towards your dream job. Whether you want to be the best game-play programmer, an award winning character artist or a producer of Triple-A titles, we help you define your path to success.

In this programme you will be trained in creative, technological, and commercial skills. Game careers require you to have both a broad knowledge of game development and deep skills in your chosen area of expertise, such as 3D visual arts, high-end video game development, animation, audio, gameplay, level design, production, or programming.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Games Development

Norwich University of the Arts
Campus Full time 3 years August 2019 United Kingdom Norwich

Our BSc (Hons) Games Development degree is all about hands-on games development. On this course, you’ll learn the end-to-end process of making games and discover what it takes to become a successful games developer. [+]

BScs in Art Studies. Overview You’ll master the mechanics of playful interaction, whether you’re building your technical expertise in 3D or forms of artificial intelligence. Through skills workshops, technical demonstrations, live briefs and professional practice with the network of digital creative businesses that helped shape the course, you’ll see what it takes to create software engineering that delights, excites and challenges users. Your games development skills Our undergraduate games development course allows you to focus on areas that interest you, professionally and personally. You’ll be exposed to a variety of industry standard platforms and technologies to understand their differences and how they are best deployed. Applying computer science, emerging technologies, user experience and interaction design for the creation of new games, you’ll create games for different audiences, based on evidence gathered through research, observation and practical experimentation. You’ll evolve how you think, make decisions and develop ideas, to ultimately code games that give users an exceptional experience. Your games development future As well as acquiring and developing the creative tools that will enable you to develop unique and innovative games, this degree will also show you how to make them commercially successful. You’ll get a thorough grounding in the business of games, learning how to develop, distribute and licence games products as an independent producer. Typical careers paths include Games Designer Game Programmer DevOps Engineer Game Developer UI Programmer Product Designer Web Designer Software Researcher Engineer Software Developer AI Programmer Course content ... [-]

Bachelor's Degree in Animation & Visual Effects

SAE Institute North America
Campus Full time 32 months September 2019 USA Emeryville

The Animation & Visual Effects Bachelor's Degree program focuses on the foundations of visual effects, designed to get the student into the field in as few is 32 months. [+]

The Animation & Visual Effects Bachelor's Degree program focuses on the foundations of visual effects, designed to get the student into the field in as few as 32 months.

DEGREE PROGRESSION

Each academic year you'll be immersed in project-based, hands-on courses while gradually accruing your general education requirements.

Freshman Year: Mathematical Concepts, Drawing Bootcamp, Design Basics, Media Sound & Visual 1

Sophomore Year: Concept & Imaging, Compositing 1, 3D Modeling 1, Concept Art, Introduction to Animation

Junior Year: Current Industry Techniques, Dynamic Effects, Motion Studies, Character Rigging, Creative Pre-Production

Senior Year: Animation Body Mechanics, Facial Animation & Lip Sync, Live Action Compositing, Reel Production, Popular Culture Bachelor's of Applied Science students will be required to complete 36 credits of General Education classes including: Communications & Critical Thinking, Mathematical Concepts, American History, Creative Writing, and more.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Computer Animation

Full Sail University
Online Campus Full time Part time 20 - 29 months September 2019 USA Winter Park + 2 more

Full Sail University’s Computer Animation bachelor of science degree program guides students through the same production pipeline used in professional studios – from storyboarding, sketching, and visual development to modeling, character animation, and final compositing. [+]

From implementing crowd scenes in a movie or television commercial to creating vast landscapes for a video game, artists use computer graphics in nearly every aspect of today’s entertainment industry.

Full Sail University’s Computer Animation bachelor of science degree program guides students through the same production pipeline used in professional studios – from storyboarding, sketching, and visual development to modeling, character animation, and final compositing.

Our computer animation programs begin by exploring the art concepts behind drawing, sculpting, and other traditional forms of expression. As you prepare to take your artwork from page to screen, you'll also learn the foundational animation principles behind computer-generated characters, objects, and environments.... [-]


Bachelor in Design and Development of Video-Games (B.S.)

Inter American University of Puerto Rico
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 Puerto Rico Barranquitas Bayamón Fajardo + 2 more

The Bachelor of Science in Video Game Design and Development provides students with a theoretical foundation and appropriate practice for the complex and competitive world of the video game industry. [+]

The Bachelor of Science in Video Game Design and Development provides students with a theoretical foundation and appropriate practice for the complex and competitive world of the video game industry.

The skills and techniques learned in this program will help students to design and develop tools (video games) to help others in different areas of their lives such as education, learning, health, family cohesion, artistic expression, and the acquisition of social consciousness.

In addition, students will learn to work in a multidisciplinary environment where they will recognize the importance of good communication and teamwork. They will also learn to appreciate, recognize and understand the work and effort of all team members.... [-]


B.S. in Simulation Science, Games, and Animation

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Prescott

The Bachelor of Science in Simulation Science, Games, and Animation degree prepares students to design and build virtual worlds using mathematical algorithms and technologies underlying aviation simulators, computer aided design (CAD) systems, computer animation software, streaming video networks and computer games. [+]

Program starts Fall 2017

The Bachelor of Science in Simulation Science, Games, and Animation degree prepares students to design and build virtual worlds using mathematical algorithms and technologies underlying aviation simulators, computer aided design (CAD) systems, computer animation software, streaming video networks and computer games.

As a technical, multidisciplinary degree, students will take courses in computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering, military science, intelligence, security management and business. Aspects of art and design will complement the technical side of this degree. Work in the computer labs will be extensive and students can expect to graduate proficient in C#, C++, Python, Javascript, HTML5, Maya and Unity3D. Other course topics include Game Engine Lab, Interactive Media, Multiplayer Game Systems, and Artificial Intelligence. ... [-]


BSc in Computer Games Programming (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham + 1 more

In this dynamic industry, you'll become a multi-skilled programmer, working with both hardware, such as consoles, and software including games engines. You'll use commercial software including C#, C++, UDK, CryEngine, Unity, Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk 3ds Max. Through our membership of the PlayStation First Academic Programme, you’ll also have access to Move.me™ and PlayStation®Mobile(PSM), PlayStation®3 (PS3™) PlayStation®Vita and PlayStation®4 (PS4™). [+]

In this dynamic industry, you'll become a multi-skilled programmer, working with both hardware, such as consoles, and software including games engines. You'll use commercial software including C#, C++, UDK, CryEngine, Unity, Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk 3ds Max. Through our membership of the PlayStation First Academic Programme, you’ll also have access to Move.me™ and PlayStation®Mobile(PSM), PlayStation®3 (PS3™) PlayStation®Vita and PlayStation®4 (PS4™). Benefit from guest lecturers who work within the gaming industry with previous speakers including Richard Lemarchand from Naughty Dog and Lewis Payne from Headstrong Games.

You also have the option to do a year's paid work placement as part of your studies with students previously working for Rockstar Games Lincoln, Codemasters, and Microsoft. You can visit EGX London (formerly Eurogamer expo), Comic-Con London and Digital Bristol, where you'll meet and network with professionals.... [-]


BA/BSc Honours in Imaging Art and Science

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time 3 years United Kingdom London

The course is suitable for applicants who have a background in science subjects and a strong interest in visual arts, or with a background in arts subjects and a strong interest in science and technology and is particularly aimed at those studying a combination of arts and science subjects. [+]

We have access to a visual world previously unimaginable; reality itself is increasingly mediated, augmented, or replaced by images. This innovative dual pathway course, unique in the UK, offers breadth and depth in the study of imaging: techniques, histories and applications, from multiple perspectives of art, science and technology.

You will explore the rich and visually complex world of imaging in a dynamic, creative and interdisciplinary environment. Covering key technological developments, applications and cultural creation, the course combines the study of all aspects of imaging, including photography, optics, media arts, visual communication, imaging science and technologies, incorporating aspects of psychology and computing.... [-]


BSc Honours in Computer Games Development

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 3 years United Kingdom London

This course covers all major technical aspects of the games development process from design to production. It aims to prepare you for a career in software development with a particular emphasis on computer games. The course provides you with a solid understanding of game technologies including programming, applied maths, computer graphics and game engines. [+]

Computer Games Development combines technology and creativity in a multidisciplinary way. The games industry is still an expanding and challenging sector with continually evolving ideas and cutting-edge technologies. It requires practitioners to exercise more flexibility in software specifications and functionality, through adapting their approaches to design and management while keeping abreast of broad changes to technology.

This course covers all major technical aspects of the games development process from design to production. It aims to prepare you for a career in software development with a particular emphasis on computer games. The course provides you with a solid understanding of game technologies including programming, applied maths, computer graphics and game engines. You are supported to expand a broad range of knowledge and skills including mobile and web application development, 3D modelling and animation, and human-computer interaction. To enhance student employability the course offers a number of talks from creative industry and will support your participation in prestige game competitions and digital fairs as well as industrial placements and internships.... [-]


BSc in Management with Arts

International Business School – Budapest
Campus Full time September 2019 Hungary Budapest

The BSc in Management with specialization in Arts Management is a three-year full-time course of modular studies. The programme is delivered in English and is committed to the concept “Where Creativity Meets Commerce” with integrated high-impact business practices integrated into a hands-on programme that focuses on managing both the people and the companies which make up the arts and events organizational communities. [+]

BA in Management of Arts

The BA (Hons) in Management with specialization in Arts Management is a three-year full-time course of modular studies. The programme is delivered in English and is committed to the concept “Where Creativity Meets Commerce” with integrated high-impact business practices integrated into a hands-on programme that focuses on managing both the people and the companies which make up the arts and events organizational communities. IBS in combined partnership with The University of Buckingham, UK, offers students the most comprehensive arts management programme in Central Europe.

As you complete the programme you will have developed a critical awareness of organizations in and around the creative industries; you will have acquired a thorough knowledge and understanding of arts and events management; and, very importantly, you will have developed effective skills required in both the business and creative fields.... [-]


BSc Honours in Property and Planning

University of Westminster - Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course provides you with a detailed understanding of the nature and philosophy of town planning and the planning process, with a concentration on sustainable development, urban regeneration, and the environment. Your learning in these areas will be complemented by other aspects of property and development including valuing, developing, managing and investing in the property markets, together with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. [+]

Property and planning are 'people businesses' and are dynamic and stimulating professions offering variety, travel, networking opportunities, and high-earning potential. The work has a huge impact – every organization and every person requires somewhere to work and somewhere to live.

This course provides you with a detailed understanding of the nature and philosophy of town planning and the planning process, with a concentration on sustainable development, urban regeneration, and the environment. Your learning in these areas will be complemented by other aspects of property and development including valuing, developing, managing and investing in the property markets, together with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Multimedia Arts and Sciences

Mapúa Institute of Technology
Campus Full time November 2018 Philippines Manila

This program is designed to train students to become contemporary visual artists and interactive media designers. [+]

The School of Multimedia and Visual Arts of Mapúa Institute of Technology offers programs that explore infinite possibilities of creativity in concept and design development. Its innovative curricula are geared to develop competencies and greater understanding of art and its societal impact. Instructions are designed to provide utmost learning experience combining traditional art and emerging multimedia technologies with outcomes-based teaching and learning system as the foundation to meet the aptitudes required for successful launching of careers of its graduates.

Vision and Mission

We shall be globally recognized as a center of excellence in Multimedia and Visual Arts education by providing instructions that are current in content, state-of-art in delivery and responding to the challenges of the times.... [-]