Bachelor of Science Degrees in Arts

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

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time September 2017 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. [+]

BScs in Arts. 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. Graduates of this program will work in a variety of industries from gaming to virtual training environments. Examples include building computer game software for Microsoft, designing virtual reality environments for Boeing, or working at the Department of Defense Modeling and Simulation Office or one of its contractors. [-]

Bachelor in Architectural Building Engineering

New England Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Warwick

The bachelor degree program in Architectural Building Engineering combines the art of designing buildings in the context of their fundamental systems with the engineering and technical concepts of construction. Study structural design, advanced environmental and mechanical systems, civil engineering, and building design. The course culminates with your senior thesis. [+]

The bachelor degree program in Architectural Building Engineering combines the art of designing buildings in the context of their fundamental systems with the engineering and technical concepts of construction. Study structural design, advanced environmental and mechanical systems, civil engineering, and building design. The course culminates with your senior thesis. Career Possibilities Drafter/Designer Project Manager/Engineer CAD Engineer Structural Designer The Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Building Engineering Technology is offered through the Department of Design + Architectural Building Technology. The Architectural Building Engineering Technology Program is based upon the premise that buildings are designed and built using a team concept. As an integral member of that team, the architectural engineer must have the ability to create and construct buildings that will answer the economic, safety, technical, sustainability, and aesthetic requirements of a project. Early in the program, students develop the necessary skills and abilities by emphasizing the fundamentals of architectural design, structural engineering, environmental systems, sustainability, and construction technology. Students also begin by developing basic skills in drafting, graphic communications, three dimensional theory, computer-aided drafting (CAD), construction documents, construction techniques, green technology, and building materials. In more advanced courses, students build upon the fundamentals and expand their knowledge base of architectural design, engineering, and building science. In the this program, students study advanced topics in structural engineering using wood, steel, masonry, and concrete, advanced environmental and mechanical systems, sustainability, LEED certification of buildings, site planning, contracts and specifications, and construction law. The program culminates with a Senior Thesis course. In... [-]

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Multimedia Technology and Innovation

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong THEi
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon

This programme focus on emerging multimedia technologies and the creative process in a commercial and social context that is relevant to a career in the multimedia industry. It also emphasises on intellectual and creative development through the application of technology, computer systems and design to produce innovative multimedia solutions. The industry-focused approach nurtures a new generation of multimedia professionals with strong technology knowledge with awareness in the art, design, cultural, social and commercial context. [+]

BScs in Arts. This programme focus on emerging multimedia technologies and the creative process in a commercial and social context that is relevant to a career in the multimedia industry. It also emphasises on intellectual and creative development through the application of technology, computer systems and design to produce innovative multimedia solutions. The industry-focused approach nurtures a new generation of multimedia professionals with strong technology knowledge with awareness in the art, design, cultural, social and commercial context. Career Prospects Graduates will be employed as multimedia programmers, multimedia designers, game designers, user experience designers and new media artists in the creative industry. With more experience, they can advance to managerial positions such as project managers, technical directors and creative directors. Required Academic Qualifications Applicants with non-local qualifications Non-local qualifications refer to academic qualifications obtained in secondary or tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong and Mainland China, including GCSE , IGCSE , GCE examinations, International Baccalaureate ( IB ) or other overseas qualifications Applications with non-local qualifications, including language qualifications, will be assessed individually by the departments concerned. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Game Development

AUM American University of Malta
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 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 NCFHE) [+]

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 NCFHE) 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. Undergraduate Application Checklist and Requirements Completed AUM undergraduate application Official secondary school records English Language Proficiency Scores SAT scores (where applicable) Counselor or teacher letter of recommendation Documentation of extracurricular activities or other achievements Personal statement Application Fee Secondary School Records You will need to submit your secondary school records along with your completed undergraduate application. If your school records are in a language other than English, you will also need to include a certified translation. All students admitted to AUM are required to have completed 12 years of schooling and to have a minimum cumulative grade average of 80 or its equivalent. Common secondary education certificates that AUM accepts are: American style high school diploma or certificate AP program British System combination of: GCSE/IGSCE "O" Levels: five subject exams with grades of A, B, C or D,... [-]

Bachelor in New Media, Art, & Technology

Indiana University Kokomo
Campus Full time November 2017 USA Kokomo

The Bachelor of Science in New Media, Art, & Technology is for the student who wants to be more focused on new media topics within their degree. The major consists of 45 credit hours of courses in New Media, Art, & Technology, divided between a required core and courses within a chosen concentration, including electives. [+]

BScs in Arts. The bachelor’s degree in New Media, Art, & Technology (NMAT) combines tradition and innovation in a four-year, undergraduate degree for students wishing to develop practical skills and strong knowledge in areas including, but not limited to, digital media, web and mobile media, 2D and 3D studio art and design, virtual media, and emerging media. Students will learn strong computer, art, and design skills, preparing them for a variety of careers and graduate studies. Students tailor the degree to their interests and plans by taking a core set of courses in New Media, Art, & Technology, selecting a concentration area, and choosing electives. The twenty-first-century curriculum offers skills, knowledge and in-service learning, providing valuable pathways to many occupations, including graphic design, illustration, publishing, commercial art, fine art, web design and development, videography, cinematography and photography. Bachelor of Science Degree The Bachelor of Science in New Media, Art, & Technology is for the student who wants to be more focused on new media topics within their degree. The major consists of 45 credit hours of courses in New Media, Art, & Technology, divided between a required core and courses within a chosen concentration, including electives. The Bachelor of Science degree features an innovative multidisciplinary approach, with course work taught by faculty from a variety of fields. Concentrations Make the degree yours by choosing one of the following: Digital Media Graphic Design Web Design Mission New Media, Art, and Technology is a program that prepares students to be critical, adaptive,... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Animation

The Los Angeles Film School
Campus Full time 36 months September 2017 USA Hollywood

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 professional... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Digital Art & Design

Full Sail University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Winter Park

Visual messaging has become the primary language the business world uses to communicate ideas about their products and services to the public. Whether as an element of creative entertainment, a component of advertising or branding, or the design elements defining the next wave of web content, well-placed and attention-getting images can convey an infinite variety of ideas and information. [+]

BScs in Arts. Digital Arts & Design Undergraduate Degree This program combines art fundamentals with the design industry’s current technology – helping students expand their artistic talents to create powerful images for entertainment, advertising, branding, and the web. Course Highlights: 3D Animation Advanced Computer Graphics Digital Publishing Motion Graphics Digital Storytelling Graphic Web Design Design and Art Theory Visual messaging has become the primary language the business world uses to communicate ideas about their products and services to the public. Whether as an element of creative entertainment, a component of advertising or branding, or the design elements defining the next wave of web content, well-placed and attention-getting images can convey an infinite variety of ideas and information. Full Sail’s Digital Arts & Design degree teaches creative artists how to improve their skills in this competitive and exciting field. But more importantly, this program is designed to help you develop your own eye for design, and translate that knowledge into a career creating these powerful images. The degree provides a complete design education, with industry-specific courses that will teach you how to communicate ideas and stories through different media, including video, print, motion graphics, and the web. The specialized curriculum starts with an overview of traditional 2D and 3D art theory, the foundations of the design industry. You’ll take that knowledge into classes that cover multimedia production, including techniques in typography, page layout, composition, and even website design. Further courses focus on developing proficiency on the same software technology used in... [-]

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 2017 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 organisation 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. As property and planning are not taught at school, students have a wide variety of A Levels and equivalent qualifications. The most important requirements are an analytical mind and a clear motivation towards the course. Course content Our Property and Planning course provides a professionally oriented education, producing graduates capable of dealing with all aspects of property and development. The learning and teaching of the course consists of a variety of formats including lectures, seminars, presentations, group work and visiting lectures. The range of assessment methods includes exams, essays, and group and individual project work and presentations. Subjects of study The following subjects are indicative of what you will study on this course. Year 1 (Credit Level 4) Subjects of study include: Introduction to Building Technology Introduction to Government and Law Introduction to Planning and Sustainablity Introduction to Property Introduction... [-]

Bachelor in Game Programming

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2017 USA San Francisco

The Game Programming BS curriculum integrates the engineering and programming techniques used in game creation. With an emphasis on math and objective-oriented programming through the use of complex algorithms, students will develop strong problem-solving skills, learn to write efficient code, and collaborate with artists and designers to provide optimized solutions for game design. [+]

BScs in Arts. The Game Programming BS curriculum integrates the engineering and programming techniques used in game creation. With an emphasis on math and objective-oriented programming through the use of complex algorithms, students will develop strong problem-solving skills, learn to write efficient code, and collaborate with artists and designers to provide optimized solutions for game design. BS Game Programming Unit Requirements Major Coursework Core 36 units Major 30 units Electives 9 units Liberal Arts 45 units TOTAL 120 units BS Game Programming Degree Requirements Minimum grade of C- in all major coursework and the following Liberal Arts courses: LA 108 Composition for the Artist LA 255 College Math LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations LA 293 Precalculus Minimum 2.0 GPA And the following general education requirements: 3 Written Communication courses 1 Fundamental Math course 1 Applied Math course 1 Math for Programming course 1 Employment Communications & Practices course 1 Historical Awareness course 1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course 1 Art Historical Awareness course After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. BS Program Learning Outcomes Undergraduate students will meet the following student performance criteria: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Correctly apply math concepts to create functioning code Research and generate workable solutions under a deadline Create and execute plans to develop complex interactive software applications Technology Demonstrate proficiency with technology related to contemporary game programming Game Programming Implement appropriate industry practices... [-]

Bachelor in Web and Interactive Media

Pennsylvania College of Technology
Campus Full time 4 years January 2018 USA Williamsport

The Bachelor in Web and Interactive Media at Penn College exposes students to the evolving and converging discipline labeled “Interactive Media”. Simply stated, interactive media deals with products and services which have been digitally created and respond to user actions. [+]

Bachelor in Web and Interactive Media The Bachelor of Science in Web and Interactive Media at Penn College exposes students to the evolving and converging discipline labeled “Interactive Media”. Simply stated, interactive media deals with products and services which have been digitally created and respond to user actions. As an Interactive Media student at Penn College, you will learn how to integrate skills in web design/development, interactive marketing, social networking, digital communications, audio and video production, digital publishing, and production to create interactive, user-defined products and services. A career in this field requires a combination of skills in visual design, proficiency with technology, and the desire to be a lifelong learner. Career Opportunities Positions in Web and multimedia development include website design and development, social media marketing, instructional technologies, mobile development, app development, and digital publishing. Recommended High School Subjects Students should have completed course work in the visual arts and math (three years) during high school. Additionally, students should have a solid background in written and oral communications and have taken a course in computer technology. Special Equipment Needs All entering students are required to own a laptop computer that is in good working order. The recommended laptop is an Apple MacBook. Majority of professional web designers and developers use Apple MacBooks as their primary means to complete web projects. Program Goals A graduate of this major should be able to: design a prototype of an interactive media project. present to an audience an example of a professional-level interactive... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design

Mansfield University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Mansfield

The Graphic Design program offers a creative, interdisciplinary approach to visual design that integrates visual design, art history, studio art, communication, and marketing. Students learn to employ the design process to create visual communication products using a variety of tools and technologies. [+]

BScs in Arts. The Graphic Design program offers a creative, interdisciplinary approach to visual design that integrates visual design, art history, studio art, communication, and marketing. Students learn to employ the design process to create visual communication products using a variety of tools and technologies. In addition, students conduct professional presentations of their design work, while learning to critique the effectiveness of their own work as well as the design work of others. As part of the degree program requirements, all students complete an internship or practicum experience as a required part of their degree program. Within the Graphic Design degree program, students choose one of the following concentrations: Print Graphics or Motion Graphics. Print Graphics Concentration The Print Graphics concentration focuses on the use of print tools and technologies to create, reproduce, distribute, and market visual messages. Students gain experience with drawing, offset and digital printing, photography, computer software and hardware, bookbinding, and exhibition practices. The concentration emphasizes the practical application of these graphic design tools and techniques for commercial purposes. Motion Graphics Concentration The Motion Graphics concentration focuses on the use of time-based motion technologies to create, reproduce, distribute, and market visual messages. Students gain experience with film, video, sound, custom software programming, custom hardware prototyping, and interactive media for screen presentation or site-specific installation. The concentration emphasizes the practical application of these graphic design tools and techniques for commercial purposes. [-]

Apparel Design and Merchandising

Eastern Kentucky University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Richmond

Excellent career opportunities exist for people who have knowledge of the fast-paced world of fashion, who understand textile product development, and who also possess keen business skills. [+]

Degree Options B.S. in Apparel Design and Merchandising Who Would be Interested in Apparel Design and Merchandising? If you are highly motivated and like a challenge in a fast-paced environment If you understand the implications of new information, and are able to analyze and interpret numbers If you are articulate and able to communicate well with others If you are a careful listener who is interested in working with others Why Apparel Design and Merchandising? Excellent career opportunities exist for people who have knowledge of the fast-paced world of fashion, who understand textile product development, and who also possess keen business skills. As the only apparel design program in the Commonwealth, EKU ADM balances classroom experience with real-life application through numerous opportunities in cooperative education and internship. You learn theories of fashion diffusion, individual development, and consumer behavior to better understand the client and customer. You learn the specifics of textile performance, evaluate apparel quality, create displays, produce a fashion show, plan merchandise assortment, develop original designs, and create a full apparel line. You learn in small hands-on classes. Where Are Recent Graduates Employed? Macy's Lucky Magazine Magic (world's largest apparel trade show) White House/Black Market Chico's Tianhai Lace Company, Ltd Are There Scholarship Opportunities? Burrier Freshman Scholarship [-]

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. [+]

BScs in Arts. 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. 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. Graduates may progress into careers in commercial photography and image production, TV and cine camera work, digital post-production, digital special effects, imaging education, or gallery, museum or editorial work. Those taking the BSc pathway may also work in industrial research and development, processing laboratory management, scientific, forensic and medical imaging or technical consultancy. Graduates from the BA pathway may additionally progress into careers in arts management, and independent arts practice. Course content With a focus on photography and image production, the course allows you to develop an art or science specialism together with experience in working... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Architecture

Mapúa Institute of Technology
Campus Full time November 2017 Philippines Manila

This program is designed to guide students in progressively assimilating the creative and technical aspects of [+]

This program is designed to guide students in progressively assimilating the creative and technical aspects of the profession while developing in them sensitivity to their rich cultural heritage. It aims to develop well-rounded individuals prepared to meet the challenges and dynamics of architectural practice. Its training combines theoretical and practical aspects of the practice with emphasis on the optimum development of the students’ analytical and creative skills. It also provides computer-aided design and drafting courses, architectural internship, and correlation courses to link the students to the world of practice. Graduates of this program are primarily trained for professional practice and may engage in the general practice of architecture or may specialize in the fields of interior architecture, construction management, sustainable design, and urban design. Objectives - To develop graduates with mastery of comprehensive architectural knowledge, both in theory and practice and proficiency in technical skills necessary in the global practice of architecture. - To produce architects with high standard of professional ethics, values, attitudes and sense of responsibility - To develop of graduates with keen sense of history and culture in line with preservation of the architectural heritage of the country. - To design the built environment in the context of ecological balance and sustainable development - To develop architectural practitioners that could initiate and conduct architectural research and development for the advancement of the profession [-]

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. [+]

BScs in Arts. 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. Course content This course will prepare you for work in an increasingly challenging and rewarding field by giving you a clear perspective of the current nature and practice of games development. You will be equipped with the required technical and creative skills for the new era of game developers. You will gain a thorough knowledge of programming, computer graphics and game project management, together with an appreciation of the industrial environment. Subjects of study The following subjects are... [-]