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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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47 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
Messiah College

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... [-]
USA Mechanicsburg
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
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

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.”... [-]

France Paris
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Aquinas College

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 rev ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Grand Rapids
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
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
Willem de Kooning Academy

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

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.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2019
Full-time
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
Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, 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 ... [+]

Bachelors in Fine Arts. 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 ... [-]
Netherlands Groningen
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
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
Universidad Francisco De Vitoria

The artistic creations are the reflection of your time. That is why at the UFV we train you so that you can respond to both the demands of art galleries and those propose ... [+]

The artistic creations are the reflection of your time. That is why at the UFV we train you so that you can respond to both the demands of art galleries and those proposed by cultural industries such as animation, videogames and, by extension, all visual creation.

We are the Madrid university with the highest rate of employability in fine arts and the third in Spain.

Ministry of Education

What makes us different?We are pioneers in comprehensive training: we offer a practical teaching that addresses from the most traditional plastic arts to the latest technologies, without neglecting your intellectual and humanistic training.During the four years of Bachelor's Degree, you will study a Title You can choose between: Expert in Digital Art Creation to professionalize you as a specialist in animation and in 2D and 3D concept art, responding to the labor demand and the growth of this sector and Expert In Fashion Design with this title you will learn to solve the needs of the fashion industry with the experimental creativity that an artist develops.You will learn from great professionals and professors and you will be trained in the best facilities: drawing rooms, painting workshop, sculpture and engraving, four computer labs, photography and TV sets, etc.You can enjoy excellent international conventions and get a scholarship to artistic merit with which we reward talent, exclusive for students of Fine Arts in all its forms.Because we have the best university facilities in Europe at the Faculty of Communication: 4 sets, editing and post-production rooms, videogame... [-]
Spain Pozuelo de Alarcón
September 2019
Full-time
4 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:... [-]

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July 2019
Full-time
8 semesters
Campus