Art and Design

Bachelor of Fine Art

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art and Design offers two options that students can choose from within the major: a Graphic Design Option or an Art Option.

Art Option

The Art Option includes a core of Foundation courses, Art History courses, Upper-Level Art Courses (Focus Area), and a cumulative Art and Design capstone course. Within this degree option students can select from a variety of Art courses in Studio Art, Graphic Design, Art History, and Art Education to build their own degree based on student interest in order to prepare them for a career within the Arts.

Graphic Design Option

The Graphic Design Option includes a core of Foundation courses, Art History courses, Upper-Level Graphic Design Courses (Focus Area), an Integrated Projects course, and a cumulative Art and Design capstone course. The intent and focus of the Graphic Design option is to graduate students who demonstrate expertise as visual communicators. This option prepares students with a solid visual/educational experience by developing their capacity for critical thinking toward problem-solving, stimulating their creativity and imagination, and preparing them for a wide variety of jobs in graphic design.