A bachelor's degree is an undergraduate degree that is offered by universities and colleges when students complete a program of study. Most bachelor courses last three or four years with some lasting up to seven years.
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Visual and Creative Arts majors in graphic design receive instruction in the foundations of studio art. Building upon this foundation, students engage in specialized studies in print and digital media grounded in an understanding of the social impact of the arts. [+]
As a Saint Mary’s art student, you will develop an impressive portfolio and exhibit your work every semester in The Moreau Center for the Arts. You’ll work closely with accomplished professors who exhibit regionally, nationally, and internationally and explore new developments in art and a wide range of media and techniques. The art program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)... [+]
The one-year Post-Baccalaureate Certificate offers an intensive year of studio art study and practice, closely advised and supported by SMFA faculty. The... [+]
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program
The one-year Post-Baccalaureate Certificate offers an intensive year of studio art study and practice, closely advised and supported by SMFA faculty. The program is ideal for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree and want to immerse themselves in intensive studio artmaking.Whether you have recently graduated or are changing careers, the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate provides excellent preparation for graduate degree study in art or for professional practice as an artist. You design an individualized studio art curriculum. You may experiment across media or focus intensely on one discipline. SMFA faculty will provide you with instruction, support, advice and encouragement throughout your course of study. In frequent individual consultations, instructors will critique your work and guide your development. Every week, you’ll come together with your classmates in a seminar that guides your progress, builds camaraderie and fosters artistic growth. You’ll also go on field trips and attend lectures by visiting artists, museum curators, gallery directors, collectors and critics.In your independent studio work you’ll develop your art and your process. Each semester, you’ll present the accumulated work of that semester to be assessed for studio credits at Review Boards.The Post-Baccalaureate program attracts applicants from a wide range of backgrounds. Some Post- Baccalaureate students are recent college graduates seeking a year of intensive studio education before beginning independent work as artists. Others come to initiate professional art practice after working in a different field.Still others are working artists whoseek to expand their skills or explore new media.Completion of the Post- Baccalaureate Certificate prepares students for a variety of paths.Some choose to continue their studies in the SMFA’s Studio Diploma program, entering at the fourth year level. Others go on to graduate degree programs, such as the MFA. Many participate as fellows in professional artists’ residencies. Whether immediately, or after further formal study, most graduates sustain professional practice as artists.... [-]