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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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45 Results in Fine Arts

Felician University

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 ... [-]
USA Rutherford
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences

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 medi ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Florence
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Budapest Metropolitan University

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 des ... [+]

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... [-]

Hungary Budapest
September 2019
Full-time
6 semesters
Campus
Paris College Of Art

With Paris as its extraordinarily rich cultural setting, the P.C.A. Fine Arts Department promotes the development of artistic skills, the expression of creative processes ... [+]

Teaching art is about initiating total involvement, passion, questioning and questioning the questioning, experimenting, process, investigating ideas, inventing and finding visual answers.– Véronique Devoldère, Chair of Fine Arts

With Paris as its extraordinarily rich cultural setting, the P.C.A. Fine Arts Department promotes the development of artistic skills, the expression of creative processes, and an informed awareness of how art practice intersects with current visual, cultural and societal concerns.Students gain a strong foundation in the artistic tradition via both established and new media, thus enriching their capacity for communication and expression as a whole. The curriculum balances a full investigation of traditional media: drawing, painting and sculpture, with extensive explorations in video, installation, performance, photography and digital imaging. The new focus program in the junior year allows students to choose a 2D, 3D or 4D orientation. Elective courses in other departments open students to new and different methods and processes. Interdisciplinary practice provokes students to pursue and develop individual artistic modes of inquiry. Application of theory and criticism shape students’ ability to work and think critically and analytically. Courses in Art History and Critical Studies, critiques, debates and tutorials, and the considerable resources available in Paris, direct students to an informed exploration within both historical and contemporary art practices. Museum and gallery visits are an integral aspect of the curriculum.... [-]

France Paris
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Colby-Sawyer College

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 a ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA New London
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Willem de Kooning Academy

The term ‘animation’ is derived from the Latin word ‘anima’, which means ‘soul’. Thus, ‘animation’ literally means ‘to incite, to bring to life’. Freely translated, anima ... [+]

Our department Animation focuses intensively on applicability and concept development, in addition to the development of the student’s craftsmanship and skills.

Animation is encountered in films, television series, games, augmented reality, virtual reality, interactive applications/apps, commercials, simulations and informational films. There is also a wide variety of formats, from traditional 2D animation and 3D computer techniques to stop-motion and digital cut-out animation. Animation combines technology with narratives. Animation was made possible by technological advances during the 19th and early 20th centuries, when illusionists became filmmakers. The art form continues to be shaped by technological developments. Animation also has a profound influence on the ways in which societies function and communicate. The animator who is aware of these evolutionary developments also knows the future of the profession and, perhaps more importantly, is in tune with relevant developments in society.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
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Full-time
Campus
Tampere University Of Applied Sciences

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-qualit ... [+]

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.... [-]

Finland Tampere
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Columbia College Hollywood

The BFA in Visual Effects provides immersive, project-based experience with professional, industry-standard technology, creative skills, and collaborative workflow used t ... [+]

Average Program Length: 4 Years

Minimum Credit Hours Required: 192

Where Art & Technology Converge

The BFA in Visual Effects provides immersive, project-based experience with professional, industry-standard technology, creative skills, and collaborative workflow used to create professional quality visual effects for film, television, and interactive media.

You Will: Collaborate with others and develop contemporary skills for use in television, movies, games, and interactive media Learn from faculty mentors, who are also working professionals Use professional, high-end software, including Maya, Zbrush, Cinema4D, and Houdini Build a portfolio of original works to showcase what you’ve learned Career Paths ... [-]
USA Los Angeles
July 2019
Full-time
4 years
Online
Queensland University of Technology

Develop depth of knowledge in your chosen creative area, with hands-on, studio-based learning and direct connection to industry experts. ... [+]

Overview Study a specialized course of study in one of our 10 majors. Gain experience and contacts in your industry through professional industry placements and projects. Create a portfolio and exhibit works to industry professionals.

Majors Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting)

QUT Acting is Australia’s leading degree in acting specializing in screen performance. It is highly regarded nationally for its graduates’ readiness to work in film and television. Applicants are selected on the basis of their audition.

You will undertake three years of intensive training and performing, graduating as an employable film and stage actor. Your film shoots have professional film crews, and your performance seasons provide opportunities to work with professional directors and designers of national standing. Our specialized screen training, small group size, and superb facilities give QUT acting graduates a distinctive edge.... [-]

Australia Kelvin Grove
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
OCAD University

Many of Canada’s most successful artists are graduates of this program – everyone from members of the Group of Seven and Ken Danby to Ivan Alifan, Elly Smallwood, Vanessa ... [+]

Drawing & Painting

Many of Canada’s most successful artists are graduates of this program – everyone from members of the Group of Seven and Ken Danby to Ivan Alifan, Elly Smallwood, Vanessa Maltese, and Rajni Perera.

In this program, you’ll first develop skills and experiment with mediums and techniques. Then, you will begin to create your own body of work and develop your own style.

Drawing & Painting accepts first-year students directly into the program. Applicants selecting the Drawing & Painting major will have their portfolios reviewed for a limited number of spaces available for direct entry. If you aren’t accepted for direct entry, you may be considered for the general first-year program and can apply to join the Drawing & Painting program in the second year.... [-]

Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
ArtFX

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 ... [-]
France Montpellier
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Lund University

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Sweden Malmö
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Seeway - Barcelona

The Diploma in 2D and 3D Animation in Barcelona establishes the processes of creation, development and construction of the world of cartoons and animation through a profe ... [+]

The Diploma in 2D and 3D Animation in Barcelona establishes the processes of creation, development and construction of the world of cartoons and animation through a professional environment perspective.

As a student you will immerse yourself in a program so that you develop the necessary skills to enter the labor market. You will learn different processes and animation techniques offering you a completely transversal starting point that will allow you to orientate yourself towards different specialties such as videogames, 3D animation and 2D animation.

You will be involved in an educational environment of the first level, learning from great professors of the main disciplines of animation, who actively work in the world of animation, involving you in 100% real projects and immersing yourself in the tendencies of animation.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
October 2019
Spanish
Part-time
3 years
Campus
Universidad Tecmilenio

Create innovative design proposals to communicate great ideas. ... [+]

Graduate Profile

By graduating from the Graphic Design and Animation career, you are able to:

To innovate in the techniques of production of animation and multimedia design applicable in the marketing and advertising. Determine the visual communication goals of any company. Conceptualize, develop and produce designs and animations according to the needs of any organization. Integrate designs of style, image and brand creation for different projects, publishing or digital. Create scenarios, elements, simple characters and interactive 3D animated sequences for cinema, television, video games and the internet. Labor Field

As a graphic design and animation professional, you can apply your knowledge and develop yourself in:... [-]

Mexico Chihuahua San Luis Potosi Culiacán Mazatlan Guadalajara Cancún Heroica Veracruz Puebla City Mérida Hermosillo Santiago de Querétaro Durango Cuernavaca Mexico City Buenavista Monterrey Torreón Ciudad Juarez Villahermosa Nuevo Laredo  + 17 More
July 2019
Spanish
Full-time
8 semesters
Campus
Northern Arizona University

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 ma ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus