Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate Programs

Degrees Offered

Please see the Education Department section of the Catalog for information on the B.S. in Visual Arts Education.

Certificate Programs:

Minors

Admission Requirements

ALL BFA; BS, ART;  BS, ARTS ADMINISTRATION WITH FINE ARTS SPECIALIZATION:

Submission of Art Portfolio is required. Details on content are provided by the Office of Admissions. Special consideration may be given to talented students who lack formal art training. (An Art Portfolio is not required of applicants to BS, Arts Administration with Comprehensive Arts or Theatre specializations.)

Admission to Upper Division

BFA, ANIMATION; BFA, ART; BS, ART; BS, ARTS ADMINISTRATION WITH FINE ARTS SPECIALIZATION:

  1. Completed a minimum of 45 semester hours which includes the full foundation program in Art. Special consideration may be given to talented students who lack formal art training.
  2. An overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better.
  3. An overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better in Art courses.  BFA, Animation: An overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better in required Art courses and in Animation courses. 
  4. Submission of upper division application and portfolio of work to be reviewed by the Visual & Performing Arts faculty.

BS, APPLIED THEATER:

  1. Completed a minimum of 45 semester hours.
  2. An overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better.
  3. An overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better in Theater courses.
  4. Submission of upper division application and portfolio of work to be reviewed by the Applied Theater faculty. The portfolio will include video, audio and written components.

BS, ARTS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM WITH SPECIALIZATION IN: FINE ARTS, COMPREHENSIVE ARTS, THEATER:

  1. Completed a minimum of 45 semester hours.
  2. An overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better.
  3. An overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better in Art courses.

Graduation Requirements

BFA, ANIMATION; BFA, ART; BS, APPLIED THEATER; BS, ART; BS, ARTS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMS:

  1. An overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.00
  2. BFA Programs and BS, Art: complete all requirements for ART498 Senior Exhibition
  3. BFA Programs: Participate successfully in 2 group critiques during the senior year
  4. Minimum grade of C in:
    • BFA, Animation: ART445; ART490; all Animation courses. 
    • BFA, ART: Drawing/Illustration specialization-Drawing emphasis:ART204, ART205, ART306, ART345, ART346, , ART445, ART490.
    • BFA, ART: Drawing/Illustration specialization-Illustration emphasis: ART230, ART346, ART381, ART382, ART383, ART445, ART490.
    • BFA, Graphic Design: ART219, ART301, ART319, ART320, ART420, ART445, ART490.
    • BFA, ART: Painting specialization: ART325, ART326, ART425, ART426, ART445, ART490 .
    • BFA, ART: Sculpture specialization: ART267, ART367, ART368, ART445, ART464, ART490.
    • BS, ARTS ADMINISTRATION: ACC225, ACC226, ARTA450, BA211, BA220, ECO201, FIN325, HSM350, MGT208, MGT312, MIS280, MKT209, MKT312.

Please refer to the Education Department section of this catalogue for information on the BS in Visual Arts Education.

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