Visual Arts and New Media: Film & Video Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Requirements

Foundation Program (21 credit hours):

ART 100Visual Concepts

3

ARTH 101Art in Culture from Prehistory to 1400

3

ARTH 102Art in Culture from 1400 to the Present

3

ARTS 102Foundations in 2-D Form and Content

3

ARTS 105Foundations in Drawing

3

 

ARTS 240Foundations of 3-D Form and Content

3

or

ARTS 270Foundations in Clay

3

 

ARTS 222Cinema Arts I

3

Total Credit Hours:21

Major Requirements (51 credit hours):

ARTH 276Film Form

3

ARTS 322Cinema Arts II

3

ARTS 323Experimental Narrative

3

ARTS 324Special Effects for Experimental Video

3

ARTS 3403-D Methods and Materials

3

 

ARTS 155Introduction to Film Photography

3

or

ARTS 156Introduction to Digital Photography

3

 

ARTS 422Cinema Arts III

3

ARTS 494Directed Studio Projects

1-3

ARTS 495Independent Studio Projects

1-3

ARTS 429Film and Video Arts Capstone

3

ARTH/FILMArt History or Film Studies electives

3

ARTS Art Studio Electives

18

Total Credit Hours:51

NOTE:

  • ARTS 400 Senior Exhibition is optional, but strongly recommended. To enroll, a 3.5 GPA (in ARTS) and/or area faculty approval is required.
  • ARTS 490 Learning Assistant can be used for a maximum of 6 credit hours of electives under advisement. ARTS 497 Research Practicum can be used for a maximum of 3 credit hours of electives under advisement.
  • ARTS 494 and ARTS 495 are variable 1-3 credit hour courses. BFA students must complete the courses with 3 credit hours each to satisfy the degree requirements.

Visiting Artist Program (8 credit hours):

Eight semesters at 1 credit hour each.

Total Credit Hours:8

NOTE:

  • The Visiting Artist Program is only required each semester the student is a major within the department.

Total Credit Hours: 80