Bachelor Programs in Fine Arts

Compare 49 Bachelor Programs in Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Pursuing a Bachelor in Fine Arts can be a great choice for individuals who enjoy creating art of all kinds. This degree can provide wonderful exposure to many different art forms as well as enhancing artistic skill and creativity.

Prospective students often ask, what is a Bachelor in Fine Arts? It involves the study and practice of numerous artistic disciplines such as painting, drawing, sculpture and multi-media applications. Art history classes are also frequently incorporated into the curriculum.

There are a number of reasons students choose to pursue a degree in fine arts, if nothing else it helps hone visual and sensory skills essential for working in art related fields. 

The cost of obtaining a Bachelor in Fine Arts can vary by institution and country. Prospective students should research the schools in which they are interested to confirm any programs under consideration meet their requirements. Contacting admissions offices directly to verify all program costs and fees is strongly recommended.

There are many employment opportunities for individuals with fine arts degrees. One popular choice is to be an art teacher for an elementary, middle or secondary school. Other options include pursing work as a craft artist and working in ceramics, jewelry or textile design. Many students are also interested in working as painters, sculptors, illustrators or printmakers. Some graduates choose to work in multi-media art; they design animation sequences utilizing hand-drawn or computer generated images which are in high demand by media, software and gaming companies. Writing, acting and architecture are also career options.

There are a wide variety of schools that have wonderful fine arts programs. Don’t put off your education any longer. Our extensive database is an ideal place to start researching all the options. If you require more flexibility, online classes can be a great option. To get started with a course, 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 Fine Arts

The University of Tennessee at Martin
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Martin

The Department of Visual and Theatre Arts at the University of Tennessee at Martin offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program in Visual Art, Graphic Design, or Theatre. The mission of the Department of Visual and Theatre Arts is to prepare students for careers in these fine arts disciplines or continued study at an advanced level. [+]

The Department of Visual and Theatre Arts at the University of Tennessee at Martin offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program in Visual Art, Graphic Design, or Theatre. The mission of the Department of Visual and Theatre Arts is to prepare students for careers in these fine arts disciplines or continued study at an advanced level. The programs provide artistic and technical training in the various areas of study, cultural and historical context for their disciplines and the opportunity for the students to gain an appreciation for all of the fine arts activities while in the program.

Graphic Design – the students in this discipline will study

Graphic Design Applications and Practices Design Theory and History Typography and Page Layout Multimedia and Computer Illustration Professional Practice in Graphic Design ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts

Felician University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Rutherford

Students may major in Art and receive a Bachelor of Arts in Art. You may also major in any other discipline at the University and minor in Art. [+]

Major or Minor in Art

Students may major in Art and receive a Bachelor of Arts in Art. You may also major in any other discipline at the University and minor in Art. (Examples: criminal justice major and photography minor, or business major and graphic design minor.)

Felician University also offers certification programs and 18-credit minors in art.

Co-major in Art

K-6 elementary education majors may choose an art concentration as a co-major.

Areas of Concentration

You have the option of selecting one or more concentrations during your course of study, including:

Fine Art Graphic Design Painting and Drawing Photography and New Media Study Abroad Option ... [-]

Bachelor in Studio Art

Messiah College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 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 Fine Arts Degree

University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Florence

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program is designed for students with a professional interest in art, and five areas of concentration are offered: ceramics, digital media, painting, photography, and sculpture. Candidacy for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree requires successfully passing a portfolio review following the completion of 45–96 credit hours of university coursework. [+]

The University of North Alabama is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The Department of Art offers major programs leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree; minor programs in art, art history, and photography; and coursework applicable to partial satisfaction of general studies components in all programs. Subject programs for the preparation of art teachers are offered as a double major in Art and Education.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program is designed for students with a professional interest in art, and five areas of concentration are offered: ceramics, digital media, painting, photography, and sculpture. Candidacy for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree requires successfully passing a portfolio review following the completion of 45–96 credit hours of university coursework.... [-]


Bachelor in Fine Arts

Willem de Kooning Academy
Campus Full time September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

You develop your artistic talent through multi-faceted training in all aspects of the profession: applied artistic research, conceptual development, technical skills, communication and presentation of and entrepreneurship in the arts. [+]

Art theory, research and experimentation all play a prominent role in your study programme

Art exists within a network of cross-references: the artist reflects upon the world at large. Within the Fine Art study programme, you will be learning to define and redefine what art is – or can be – in relation to society. You will be developing your artistic talent through a versatile training in all aspects of the profession: applied artistic research, concept development, ‘making’ skills, communication and presentation of your work, as well as entrepreneurial skills specifically relevant to the domain of the arts. This way you will become a creating pioneer, working on your own self-directed visual research projects.... [-]


Bachelor in Animation

Budapest Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2019 Hungary Budapest

Are you interested in how a drawing becomes a motion picture, are you attracted by film tricks, video games, making apps? As an animation designer, you can become the designer of complex productions in advertising, the electronic media, motion pictures, digital post-production or game design, or the specialist of a special field. [+]

Are you interested in how a drawing becomes a motion picture, are you attracted by film tricks, video games, making apps? As an animation designer, you can become the designer of complex productions in advertising, the electronic media, motion pictures, digital post-production or game design, or the specialist of a special field

WHAT CAN YOU STUDY?

-visual techniques offering limitless opportunities

-procedures making the path towards the magical world of animation easy to walk

-practical knowledge with the help of excellent experts and cutting edge technical infrastructure

-you can find the most suitable genre for yourself

STRUCTURE OF THE TRAINING... [-]


Bachelor in Studio Art

Colby-Sawyer College
Campus Full time September 2019 USA New London

Select the B.A. degree program for a deep working knowledge of 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. [+]

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 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.... [-]


Bachelor's Degree Programme in Media and Arts

Tampere University Of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

Media and Arts is a degree programme for future experts in the field of culture. The studies will guide you into creating fresh ideas and developing them into high-quality products in an artistically, technically and economically successful manner. [+]

Practical competences for creative minds

Media and Arts is a degree programme for future experts in the field of culture. The studies will guide you into creating fresh ideas and developing them into high-quality products in an artistically, technically and economically successful manner.

The Degree Programme in Media and Arts provides you with up-to-date competences in the growing, international and constantly changing sector of culture. You will learn how to use emerging media tools and different working methods in a customer-friendly way. Options for practical training and exchange studies abroad will offer you an exceptionally good opportunity for an international career.

During the first year, you will choose one of the study paths: Interactive Media, Music Production or Fine Art. Besides choosing your main study path, you can construct your personal curriculum from several subdivided study modules, such as games design, sound design or fine art photography.... [-]


Bachelor in Art

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Grand Rapids

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. [+]

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 in Film Art

Paris College Of Art
Campus Full time 3 years January 2019 France Paris

For centuries, the world’s greatest thinkers and artists have come to Paris to learn, create, and find inspiration. This program gives you the chance to do the same. [+]

For centuries, the world’s greatest thinkers and artists have come to Paris to learn, create, and find inspiration.

This program gives you the chance to do the same. Through a groundbreaking partnership with Emerson College, students may now apply to the new, joint Global BFA in Film Art.

In this one-of-a-kind program, you’ll get to create everything from experimental films and videos to gallery installations, web series, and public art — in short, you’ll be making the film and media art that shapes and defines our multicultural world. The program’s global learning environment will help you expand your intercultural competence, grow your communication abilities, cause you to challenge your own assumptions and frames of reference, and grant you a new perspective — in life, in learning, and maybe through your camera lens. As renowned French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard said: “I know nothing of life except through the cinema.”... [-]


Bachelor of Fine Arts

Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design
Campus Full time March 2019 New Zealand Auckland

Whitecliffe Fine Arts graduates create compelling and powerful visual expressions of their ideas. By understanding and operating within the ever-expanding field of visual art, they learn to adapt quickly, think critically, and take a lead in shaping contemporary culture. [+]

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Whitecliffe Fine Arts graduates create compelling and powerful visual expressions of their ideas. By understanding and operating within the ever-expanding field of visual art, they learn to adapt quickly, think critically, and take a lead in shaping contemporary culture.

The development of a sustainable art practice through a variety of creative media is the cornerstone of Fine Arts study at Whitecliffe. Students explore traditional and contemporary materials, techniques and approaches in relation to their projects. Each student's understanding of theoretical and visual issues is developed and challenged in order to help them position their work in relation to relevant national and international art.... [-]


2D Animation / Stop Motion Degree

ArtFX
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 France Montpellier

This bachelor’s level degree prepares students for professional careers within 2D fields and sculpting. [+]

This bachelor’s level degree prepares students for professional careers within 2D fields and sculpting. Thanks to the balance between traditional techniques and new technologies, students will develop their creativity and reveal their artistic and technical skills through hands-on workshops supervised by studio artists.

During their training, they will learn how to lead team projects in the real conditions of professional production.

1st Year - Fundamentals Figure, Anatomical and Perspective Drawing Sculpting Cultural Development Image Grammar Miming

Professional Workshops: Storytelling, Script Writing, Storyboard, Directing

2nd Year - Refinement Artistic Development Creative Development: Concept Art, Character Design ... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Flagstaff

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

Available Emphasis Areas:

Ceramics - Emphasis Painting - Emphasis Printmaking - Emphasis Sculpture - Emphasis

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

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art?

Every artist soars on two wings—imagination and craft. If you can imagine angels yearning to fly, we can help you set them free. Join one of our programs in ceramics, painting, printmaking, or sculpture and see where your talent can take you.

Develop your craft in small classes that guarantee close interaction with faculty. Our studio facilities provide all you'll need to make art--except your personal vision. Study the masters, explore critical scholarship, and create visual objects in a variety of media. Build self-confidence with a required one-person exhibition, presentation, and oral defense. You'll graduate prepared for the life of a working artist or for careers in art-related fields. Our balanced program of study will also fully prepare you for graduate study.... [-]


Fine Arts

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Netherlands Groningen

You are at a crossroads in your life. Ahead a great many roads lead to multiple destinations. Which direction will you take? The Bachelor of Fine Art will teach you to be a professional fine artist. An artist is driven by curiosity and the desire to create things that haven’t been seen before. He or she is inquisitive, eager and curious and has the ambition to take an autonomous position in the world of fine art. Do you recognise yourself in this profile and are you passionate about art? Do you want to work with your hands as well as your head and are you happiest making things? A Bachelor of Fine Art at Minerva Art Academy could be right up your alley. [+]

Study a Bachelor's in Fine Arts in the Netherlands You are at a crossroads in your life. Ahead a great many roads lead to multiple destinations. Which direction will you take? The bachelor of Fine Art will teach you to be a professional fine artist. An artist is driven by curiosity and the desire to create things that haven’t been seen before. He or she is inquisitive, eager and curious and has the ambition to take an autonomous position in the world of fine art. Do you recognise yourself in this profile and are you passionate about art? Do you want to work with your hands as well as your head and are you happiest making things? A Bachelor of Fine Art at Minerva Art Academy could be right up your alley. Your future as independent fine artist ... [-]

BFA in Visual Arts

Lund University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Sweden Malmö

The Bachelor’s programme in Fine Arts consists of individual work in your own studio, individual tutoring from professors and other teaching staff, and timetabled courses in the major fields of artistic technique, artistic creation and art theory. [+]

Programme overview

The Bachelor of Fine Arts programme at Malmö Art Academy provides preparation for an international career. We take your own artistic work as the starting point in teaching theoretical and practical subjects.

The three-year Bachelor’s programme consists of individual work in your own studio, individual tutoring from professors and other teaching staff, and timetabled courses in the major fields of artistic technique, artistic creation and art theory. Our internationally active professors work in a range of different artistic fields. This leads to important interaction at Malmö Art Academy and also gives you the opportunity to choose courses that reflect your artistic intentions.... [-]