A bachelor’s degree is a post-secondary degree awarded after completed 120 credits. It usually takes eight semesters to complete a Bachelor’s degree. While completing an undergraduate course, candidates have to study general courses and chose a major specific subject. A Bachelor’s degree can also be called a baccalaureate in certain countries.
A fine arts education will vary depending on the interests and skills of the students. Some program specializations include photography, dance, theater, ceramics, music, graphic design, illustration, digital media and sculpture. Instruction often includes both classroom lecture and studio practice.
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Top Bachelor Programs in Fine Arts in Jamaica 2018
The painting programme offers the opportunity to explore the diverse possibilities of contemporary art practice, and cross- disciplinary experimentation. [+]
Bachelor in Painting
The painting programme offers the opportunity to explore the diverse possibilities of contemporary art practice, and cross- disciplinary experimentation. Students are introduced to traditional and contemporary approaches to painting. Emphasis is placed on developing personal visual vocabulary with strong critical thinking and technical skills.
ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C. Be at least 17 years old at the time of admission. English Language at the CXC/G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is compulsory for all applicants. Visual Arts at the CXC/ G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is advantageous to applicants. PORTFOLIO: Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of original work for evaluation. The portfolio should consist of not less than fifteen (15) pieces of recent artwork, i.e., drawings done from observation, including landscape, still life, self-portrait or figure drawing. Slides or photographs are accepted from overseas applicants. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants can register for the TOEFL examinations at www.ets.org/toefl. [-]