The School of Visual Studies Art program  offers opportunities for creative development, provides instruction in visual literacy, and trains students in the necessary technical and conceptual skills needed to pursue a lifetime of creative activity.  Through a variety of studio art courses, students learn critical thinking skills, creative problem solving, and become life-long learners. Course offerings include  ceramics, drawing, fibers, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.  The BFA is considered a professional degree intended to provide a solid foundation for a career in visual art. Students in the BFA program must complete 60-70 hours of studio art and 12 hours of Art History. Starting Fall 2015, all students wishing to pursue a BA or BFA degree in art must pass the Art program BA/BFA Portfolio Review.  Students that earn a degree in art pursue a variety of careers, including artists; art educators; commercial and studio designers; and graphic, web, print and packaging designers.

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