Bachelor Programs in Fine Arts

Compare 45 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 Level Study Cycle 1

MOPA
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 France Arles

The objectives are to acquire a methodology that allows the students to carry school projects to successful outcomes from beginning to end; to gain both individual and team experience; to acquire the artistic and cinematographic fundamentals enabling students to successfully complete an animated film; to gain experience in the complete technical workflow from concept development to production of an animated short film. [+]

A 3-year CG animation course leading to the Advanced Study Cycle 2

Tuition language: French

The objectives

The objectives are:

to acquire a methodology that allows the students to carry school projects to successful outcomes from beginning to end; to gain both individual and team experience; to acquire the artistic and cinematographic fundamentals enabling students to successfully complete an animated film; to gain experience in the complete technical workflow from concept development to production of an animated short film.

Generally, the subjects studies are organised around four main strands:

Art

develop an artistic gaze, an understanding of form and shape, develop gestural/practical skills, be able to draw correctly form observation, develop one’s own visual language. ... [-]

Bachelor in Fine Arts

McMurry University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Abilene

The Bachelors of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) students concentrate on multimedia and graphic design or studio art. The B.F.A. studio art graduate who excels attends graduate school or pursues a career in graphic design, illustration, museum education, art galleries, art education or establishes his or her own teaching or production studio. [+]

The Department of Art at McMurry University develops strong conceptual and technical skills for artistic expression, creative problem solving, artistic appreciation, and historical perspectives in its students. In this hands-on program, our students study numerous traditions in the creation of art.

Our students are also exposed to an extensive knowledge of the art of Western Civilization and non-European cultures in relationship to the pluralistic contemporary world that enhances the education of art majors and other interested students.

Our successful students fully participate in:

Classes Assignments Critiques Exhibitions Study Abroad

Our Students graduate with comprehensive knowledge of:... [-]


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation

DigiPen Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Redmond

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation is a four-year program designed to prepare students to create artwork at the professional level. Rather than simply teaching students how to use current [+]

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation is a four-year program designed to prepare students to create artwork at the professional level. Rather than simply teaching students how to use current tools and software, the BFA program emphasizes the development of foundational skills that remain relevant and useful regardless of the technology or medium. Students who successfully complete this program will have the skills to produce powerful, affecting imagery in a professional studio environment.

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

Candidates for the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation program must have a strong foundation in drawing and art concepts and be open to constructive feedback on their work. Candidates must provide an art portfolio of 15 to 20 samples of artwork and should have experience with drawing and other fine arts disciplines such as painting and sculpture. ... [-]


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 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.... [-]


Bachelor of Fine Arts – Visual Arts

Memorial University, Grenfell Campus
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

Visual artists are driven by their passion to express themselves through their work and are motivated their surroundings. It’s the way you perceive and interpret the world. The visual arts program at Grenfell Campus is an immersive studio-based, four-year degree program in contemporary art. [+]

Visual artists are driven by their passion to express themselves through their work and are motivated their surroundings. It’s the way you perceive and interpret the world.

The visual arts program at Grenfell Campus is an immersive studio-based, four-year degree program in contemporary art. Explore your creativity through different areas of visual art, such as

Drawing Painting Sculpture Printmaking Photography New media and digital imaging Installation Time-based practices Art history/visual culture Textile/Fibre Art Why study visual arts at Grenfell?

The visual arts program at Grenfell allows students to express themselves through various art forms and media. Our instructors support students in their journey to find the materials, processes, and practices that best suit their artistic visions. We will help you to enhance your technical skills while developing your creative intent. Our program will also introduce you to contemporary art practices and give you the opportunity to work with celebrated national and international artists.... [-]


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine Arts

Paris College Of Art
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 France Paris

With Paris as its extraordinarily rich cultural setting, the PCA 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. [+]

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 PCA 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.... [-]


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 Fine Arts

The University of Tennessee at Martin
Campus Full time September 2018 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 2018 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 Of Arts And Design, Cartoon Concentration

Université Du Québec En Outaouais UQO
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Canada Gatineau Saint-Jérôme + 1 more

This program allows and encourages openness to the visual world by interaction between the mastery of formal language and its application in the different modes of expression in the visual arts, graphic design or comics. [+]

The comic is an art both literary and graphic. Composed of a succession of pictures with text, it helps to tell a story real or imagined.

To make a cartoon, the artist must establish the synopsis, specify the cutting action, write dialogues, create the characters and the environment in which they operate. He must also choose viewpoints, framing and layout of thumbnails, perform a first draft of the design, conduct inking, the color development and ultimately transcribe the dialogues and comments. Once published, the comic can be presented in various formats (eg. Headband, board, book, album).

OBJECTIVES

This program allows and encourages openness to the visual world by interaction between the mastery of formal language and its application in the different modes of expression in the visual arts, graphic design or comics.... [-]


Bachelor in Animation

Budapest Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2018 Hungary Budapest

Animation is an infinitely diverse genre of motion picture art with the most intercultural opportunities of our time. [+]

Animation is an infinitely diverse genre of motion picture art with the most intercultural opportunities of our time. From cartoons to special effects, from computer games to online interface, from art films to commercials, it offers plenty of room to improve your creativity.

While learning the fundamentals of the profession, our students experience classical drawing- and puppet animation and, as a rarity, they also have the possibility to work with 35 mm film. Acquiring the necessary co-artistic fundamentals will enable them to individually develop animated creations with complex technical needs. Excellent professors, an inspiring intellectual community, and an up-to-date and stable technical background provide our graduates with the opportunity to bring the best qualities and talent out.... [-]


Degree In Graphic Design And Animation

Universidad Tecmilenio
Campus Full time 8 semesters July 2018 Mexico Chihuahua San Luis Potosi Culiacan Mazatlán Guadalajara Cancún Veracruz Puebla Merida Hermosillo Queretaro Durango Campus Cuernavaca Mexico State Mexico City Monterrey Torreon Ciudad Juárez Villahermosa Nuevo Laredo + 19 more

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:... [-]


Bachelor in Fine Arts

Willem de Kooning Academy
Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

You develop your artistic talent through multi-facetted 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 within 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 Art

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 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

Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design
Campus Full time March 2018 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.... [-]