Bachelor's Degree in Arts in North America

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Bachelor degrees from accredited colleges and universities can be important stepping-stones toward a successful career.The most common type of undergraduate program is a bachelor's degree, usually awarded after four years of successful study

Arts studies incorporates a variety of art forms, including film, visual art, music, and theater. Some art programs will focus on one specific area while others will give students an overall education of the arts.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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Bachelor in Studio Art

Messiah College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Mechanicsburg

Develop your creative skills as you prepare for an exciting career as an artist in our accredited program! [+]

Studio Art (B.A. or BFA) at Messiah College

Develop your creative skills as you prepare for an exciting career as an artist in our accredited program!

The Bachelor of Art (B.A.) is intended for students who wish to experience a broad liberal arts education with an emphasis in the study of visual art. The Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) is designed for students wishing to maximize their studio immersion, particularly for those considering the pursuit of a graduate degree (MFA). While it retains much of the liberal arts breadth of the B.A., its focus is upon studio practice and theory.

Studio art major distinctives

As a Studio Art major at Messiah College, you’ll be able to:

Learn from noted artists through our visiting artists and lecturers each semester. Study with faculty who are practicing artists and have had their work featured in shows and publications across the country and throughout the world, and with an art historian who has worked in major museums and published extensively. Display your creative works regionally. Show your work at our yearly juried student art exhibition. Be well-prepared for graduate school (BFA program). Have the opportunity to participate in a practicum. Participate in the departmental honors program and/or independent study. opportunities for in-depth research and study. Build a solid body of creative work in preparation for your capstone senior art exhibition. As a senior have a dedicated studio space in the Frey Hall senior studios. Take our annual field trip to a major U.S. city... [-]

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Visual Arts

University of Windsor, Undergraduate
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Windsor

Our BFA honors program offers you excellent studio space, invaluable foundation skills and supportive faculty, to support the development of your individual creativity and expression. [+]

Program Description

Our BFA honors program offers you excellent studio space, invaluable foundation skills and supportive faculty, to support the development of your individual creativity and expression.

We offer professional, skill-based training in photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, digital video and new media, contextualized through the study of critical and theoretical concerns in contemporary art.

We offer in-depth studio practices and art history combined with exhibition opportunities and exposure to the cultural institutions of Windsor and Detroit.

Our program includes courses in drawing, painting, print media, photography, sculpture, BioArt, film production and integrated media (digital imaging, sound and video). Individual studio space is available to you during Year 4.... [-]


Bachelor in Art History

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 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. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in North America 2018. 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. How We're Different Small classes taught by nationally and internationally renowned faculty equates to individual attention and successful mentoring. Students have access to studios 24 hours a day, seven days a week which promotes independent visual exploration, fosters camaraderie and community among students, and encourages the work ethic needed for success in the visual arts. Each studio faculty member maintains an active studio, most have gallery affiliations, and all have successful national and/or international exhibition records. Art history faculty have proven records of success including publications and presentations at national and international venues, publications in peer-reviewed literature, and internationally competitive research grants and fellowships. Faculty and students have participated in ArtPrize by curating, publishing, and exhibiting and have included Overall... [-]

Dual Bachelor in Business Administration & Art: Visual Art Administration

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 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. How We're Different Small classes taught by nationally and internationally renowned faculty equates to individual attention and successful mentoring. Students have access to studios 24 hours a day, seven days a week which promotes independent visual exploration, fosters camaraderie and community among students, and encourages the work ethic needed for success in the visual arts. Each studio faculty member maintains an active studio, most have gallery affiliations, and all have successful national and/or international exhibition records. Art history faculty have proven records of success including publications and presentations at national and international venues, publications in peer-reviewed literature, and internationally competitive research grants and fellowships. Faculty and students have participated in ArtPrize by curating, publishing, and exhibiting and have included Overall Winner in 2010, Top 10 in 2012,... [-]

Bachelor in Arts Management

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Green Bay

Arts organizations make communities come alive – from symphonies to jazz bands, theaters to sculpture gardens, museums to community arts centers, public radio to festivals. All of that activity is made possible by arts managers. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in North America 2018. Arts organizations make communities come alive – from symphonies to jazz bands, theaters to sculpture gardens, museums to community arts centers, public radio to festivals. All of that activity is made possible by arts managers. Arts management can be an exciting, fulfilling career for someone who likes to be close to the arts and artists and wants to work behind the scenes to make the arts happen. Arts managers work behind the scenes to bring art and audiences together – raising funds, marketing, organizing volunteers and facilitating programs. At UW-Green Bay, Arts Management is both a major and a minor. Many students pair the Arts Management major or minor with studies in music, studio art, theatre, dance, gallery and museum practices, English, or history. We believe that successful arts managers are equally proficient in art and administration – and we also believe that the arts are a unique industry and have management challenges that are not found in other kinds of businesses. Your studies will include arts management core courses along with courses in the arts, not-for-profit management and business. An internship or other practical, real-life experience is an important part of the experience. Who should be a Arts Management Major? Arts Management is an ideal major or minor for students who like to be around the arts but are not necessarily interested in being an artist or performer. It’s also a good choice for those who are preparing for artistic careers and... [-]

Bachelor in Art: Studio Art

Siena Heights University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Adrian

The program’s primary goal is to develop the visual artist. Students are encouraged to take risks, speculate, explore, research, create and pursue artworks of quality. Students are asked to deal in materials and in ideas, to explore past perceptions of the world of art and their interior and exterior worlds of imagination and values. [+]

Studio Angelico is Siena Heights University’s nationally accredited art department, offering degrees in Graphic Design, Art History and Fine Arts. As part of these degrees, you can explore art media such as animation, ceramics, drawing, graphic design, metalsmithing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, video editing and web design. In addition, opportunities are available for you to combine your art degree with various other majors, minors and certifications in areas such as business, psychology, chemistry, museum studies, and teacher education, which will help you prepare for careers in such fields as advertising, art therapy, art conservation, museum work and art education. At Studio Angelico, you will enjoy small class sizes, personalized attention, up-to-date facilities, and a supportive and diverse community of learners that will foster your growth as an artist. Our Visiting Artists Program connects you with experts from around the world; the Klemm Gallery in Studio Angelico not only features the work of our visiting artists but provides a professional venue for our BFA majors' senior projects. Educational travel opportunities are also available. We invite you to meet our faculty, to tour our facilities and to present a portfolio of your artwork for possible scholarships. The program’s primary goal is to develop the visual artist. Students are encouraged to take risks, speculate, explore, research, create and pursue artworks of quality. Students are asked to deal in materials and in ideas, to explore past perceptions of the world of art and their interior and exterior worlds of imagination and values. These expectations... [-]

Bachelor in Studio Art

Colby-Sawyer College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA New London

Select the B.A. degree program for a deep working knowledge of the fine arts with the opportunity to explore a variety of career possibilities. Choose the B.F.A. degree for an intensive study of the visual arts that will prepare you for a career as a professional artist. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in North America 2018. Bachelor in Studio Art Make Your Artistic Dreams a Professional Reality Blend color, shadow and texture to create a bright future with a degree in studio art. Select the B.A. degree program for a deep working knowledge of the fine arts with the opportunity to explore a variety of career possibilities. Choose the B.F.A. degree for an intensive study of the visual arts that will prepare you for a career as a professional artist. Both options build your creative and critical thinking skills alongside studio and technical skills. Choose from concentrations in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture, and experiment outside your concentration to gain a wider working knowledge of the arts. Minors in art history, graphic design and studio art can be combined with any program of study to add a rich understanding of historical and contemporary art to any major. Supplement your studies with dance, theater and music classes. For complete information about minor requirements and course offerings, please refer to the college catalog. Concentrations CERAMICS Some Things Last Forever Some of the most well-preserved and fascinating artifacts in civilization are ceramics. Fire up your creative legacy with the ceramics concentration at Colby-Sawyer. Explore the multi-faceted world of ceramics through conceptual, formal and technical studio work while studying glaze and clay science, the history of ceramics and contemporary developments in the field. Active faculty, visiting artists and scholars collaborate with you to provide individualized instruction in all aspects... [-]

Bachelor of Arts

Allegheny College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Meadville

The Art Department’s programs are designed to develop a broad intellectual grounding in the traditions of the visual arts through an understanding of Studio Art practice and Art History, coupled with knowledge from other disciplines. Students learn to discriminate between the processes of production, interpretation, and evaluation, and to think creatively about all aspects of artistic problem solving. Through the examination and creation of original works of Art, students learn to contextualize artworks, and understand the relationships between praxis, theory, and history. [+]

Bachelor of Arts The Art Department’s programs are designed to develop a broad intellectual grounding in the traditions of the visual arts through an understanding of Studio Art practice and Art History, coupled with knowledge from other disciplines. Students learn to discriminate between the processes of production, interpretation, and evaluation, and to think creatively about all aspects of artistic problem solving. Through the examination and creation of original works of Art, students learn to contextualize artworks, and understand the relationships between praxis, theory, and history. ART MAJORS Studio Art Progresses from broad exploration of visual art toward specialization in a chosen medium. Art History The visual heritage of Western art and architecture, progressing from surveys (Ancient, Renaissance, American, etc.) to a substantial original research project. Art and Technology An interdisciplinary major shared between the Communication Arts and Art Departments that explores connections between photography, video, and computer art. Double and self-designed majors encouraged. Minor Programs Studio Art • Art History Special minors such as Art & the Environment and Medieval & Renaissance Studies may be considered. Department Facts Distinctions Individualized attention, close student-faculty relationships. Opportunities to integrate art with other disciplines: recent double majors include studio art/physics; studio art/biology; studio art/math; studio art/environmental science; art history/English. Senior Projects demonstrate to employers and graduate schools the ability to define and complete a comprehensive original assignment. Special balance between depth in the major and breadth of overall programs. Important integration of studio art and art history in the curriculum. Upper-level seminars that... [-]

Bachelor of Art and Design

Green River College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Auburn

Your education in the arts begins here. Green River College fosters an in-depth preparation for the study and creation of art. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in North America 2018. Your education in the arts begins here. Green River College fosters an in-depth preparation for the study and creation of art. At Green River you will undertake a program of study which helps each individual student find a balance between aesthetics and technique in your creative process and expression. Through the development of strong problem solving skills, you will learn to discuss the theoretical and practical meaning of your work. At Green River you can develop your ideas, build strong techniques, and create a competitive portfolio. The Associate in Fine Arts degree in Art is generally pursued by students who plan to transfer to a four‐year university. However, completion of this degree does not guarantee admission as an art major. This degree offers students a broad foundation in advanced education or a career in art. Students granted the degree meet all of the requirements of the Washington state Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA).   A portfolio highlighting the student’s best work completed at Green River Community College, emphasizing originality, facility, and exploration is highly recommended. Portfolio presentation is usually the determining factor in acceptance for Fine Arts major, and this degree provides the structure for the preparation of a strong portfolio. To earn this degree, students must complete a minimum of 105‐106 quarter credits in courses numbered 100 or higher (from approved distribution list below) and meet specific distribution requirements. No more than 25 percent of credit requirements may be taken on a pass/no‐credit basis.... [-]

Bachelor in Art

Green River College
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2018 USA Auburn

Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great service it offers to each and everyone of our students. [+]

You can go anywhere from here. Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great service it offers to each and everyone of our students. Our goal is to help you to achieve your dream, whether it is to transfer to a top university, better your English or experience the American college life. The following is a list of sample classes for popular university transfer majors: The Associate in Computer or Electrical Pre‐Engineering AST‐Option 2/MRP degree encompasses some general education courses required of first‐ and second‐year students and is intended to prepare students planning to transfer to a university in the science‐related fields. It will give students the broad background needed before beginning more specialized, upper‐division courses. The curriculum is not intended to fulfill General Education/University (GER/GUR) requirements, but to prepare prospective transfer science students to enter the state universities with junior standing, not only in credits but also with major/program preparation. To earn this degree, students must complete 98‐quarter credits in courses numbered 100 or above (from approved distribution list below) and meet specific distribution requirements. No more than 25 percent of credit requirements may be taken on a pass/no‐credit basis. Students should be aware that courses with “Pass” grades may not satisfy the requirements in their major field. Students must attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0, and earn a minimum of 24 credits, including the last quarter in residence, at Green River Community College. Students should include some 200‐level classes in their course of study.  ... [-]

Bachelor in Art

Buena Vista University (BVU)
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Storm Lake

Become a professional exhibiting artist. Teach students how to work with their core beliefs and question not what art was but what it is and will be. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in North America 2018. Bachelor in Art Become a professional exhibiting artist. Teach students how to work with their core beliefs and question not what art was but what it is and will be. Manage an art gallery and design innovative displays. A firm grounding in art theory, production, and criticism will allow you to pursue various avenues in the art world. Through your studies, you will gain technical and conceptual understanding of the art discipline, and delve into many subjects including art history, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography and drawing. You will have round-the-clock access to top-notch facilities and equipment and ample opportunity to display your work in BVU’s large art gallery or other exhibition areas. Art students also have an extensive variety of studio processes available to them, including resin-bonded sand casting, wood carving, metal fabrication and welding. As part of your studies, you will develop professional skills through internships and study abroad opportunities. You will also work alongside expert professors who are practicing artists and are committed to teaching, research and lifelong learning. In addition to honing your technical abilities and producing professional work, you will learn to think critically, communicate clearly and work creatively. Art courses Major: 51 credit hours ART 201 Art Foundations I ART 202 Art Foundations II ART 301 Prehistoric and Medieval Art History ART 302 European Renaissance to Baroque Art History ART 303 Romanticism to Modern Art History ART 304 Modern to Contemporary Art History ART 310 Painting ART... [-]

Dual Degree Program BFA + BA/BS

School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Campus Full time 5 years September 2018 USA Boston

The Dual Degree program is a unique dual degree program offered in conjunction with Tufts University. This demanding program is specifically designed... [+]

Dual Degree Program BFA + BA/BS

Since 1876, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has been educating artists by providing them with the respect and freedom they need to develop.

At SMFA, you'll find exceptional teachers who are expert mentors as well as working artists. You'll find cutting-edge art-making, enviable relationshipswith our degree-granting partner institution Tufts University and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and an extraordinary heritage of launching great artists.

Each of our programs has its own emphasis, but each resounds with the intensity that comes from the exploration of ideas by a community of nearly1,000 artists.The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston currently offers:... [-]