BFA General Art

General Art

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts is a studio-intensive concentration giving students an exceptional range of creative skills to visually express ideas through fine arts media. These include abstract problem-solving, critical thinking, prototyping, and professional practice skills related to visual arts. This interdisciplinary concentration prepares students for professional careers in fine arts and represents a richly diverse ecosystem of philosophies and practices.

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BFA Animation

Animation

Bachelor of Fine Arts

The Animation concentration prepares students as capable media professionals competing in a broad entertainment and visualization market. Graduates of the Animation concentration acquire industry standard proficiencies in media literacy, aesthetic development, critical thinking, collaboration, technology adaptability, and creative leadership. Students will utilize cutting-edge techniques to create strong portfolios that include a range of creative skillsets that explore motion, performance, aesthetic appeal, visual communication, and expression. Students are exposed to contemporary professional challenges that include 3D modeling, aesthetic development, preproduction, 2D and 3D animation, technical animation, and visual storytelling. Students will also acquire proficiency in industry standard tools in the game, film, and visualization markets such as the Adobe Creative Cloud, Autodesk Maya, Substance, and ZBrush Core.

 


BFA Graphic DesignGRaphic Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Graphic Design is an integral part of today’s culture and society. Our concentration in Graphic Design is a contemporary approach to design incorporating the latest technology with professional practices built around client interaction. Courses begin with basic graphic design processes and advance to design methodologies, typography, illustration, moving image, web design and conceptual strategies.

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BFA Drawing/Painting

Drawing/Painting

Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • Drawing and Painting are contemporary fields in art, steeped in technique and history. Artistic passion is directed to create dynamic visual works with a focus on drawing and painting. Students experience the freedom of material exploration and conceptual development in the visual realization of ideas by incorporating skills developed through both drawing and painting.

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BFA Sculpture/Ceramics

Sculpture/Ceramics

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Sculpture and Ceramics offer students a broad range of sculptural experiences in a variety of media. In the fall of 2017, our newly redesigned studios for both ceramics and sculpture will be state-of-the-art facilities where students are inspired to realize their ideas through three-dimensional media. We prepare students for the contemporary art world with offerings in mixed-media and 3D printing for ceramics. 

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BFA Printmaking/Photography

Printmaking/Photography

Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • Photography and Printmaking combines two rapidly evolving domains with fine arts and commercial applications. This concentration combines the traditional forms of both photography and printmaking with the more contemporary digital applications which keep these areas current in the field. Printmaking techniques include screen printing and relief techniques, while photography teaches both darkroom and digital formats.

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BA General Art

GENERAL ART

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts is a broad based studio concentration for students interested in art. With fewer requirements in studio arts, students have a great deal of flexibility to include a wide range of courses to suit their interests, including humanities, science, mathematics, social/behavioral classes or foreign languages. 

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Art Minor

Art Minor

Students minoring in Studio Art have the opportunity to incorporate artistic passion with their academic pursuits. These students fulfill their art interests though courses in painting, ceramics, drawing, sculpture, printmaking and photography. These engaging studio classes provide creative experiences in fine arts.

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Filmmaking CertificateFilmmaking Certificate

The Department of Art and Design’s Certificate in Filmmaking provides a focused sequence of courses that guides students through the art and craft of filmmaking. Taught by a faculty of experienced and award-winning professionals, our Certificate in Filmmaking provides a strong foundation in screenwriting, cinematogrophy, and editing. The sequence culminates with an applied capstone in which students create a substantive documentary or narrative film.

 



Theatre Performance CertificateTheatre Performance Certificate

Theatre Performance prepares students to act on stage and use elements of performance to convey meaning to an audience. As a result, students participate in a range of forums spanning from traditional theatrical performances to spontaneous avant-garde art experiences. Through advanced training and practice in verbal and non-verbal forms of communication, students develop valuable career skills related to public speaking, presentation, writing, and collaboration. 

 


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