Art - BACHELOR'S (BA, BFA)
Our internationally recognized research programs provide outstanding undergraduate and graduate training in theoretical, experimental, and applied art, design, and new media. Our programs are enhanced through the co-sponsorship of projects with area museums, internships, and other collaborations, giving graduates a distinctive point of view as they enter the professional world.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Students completing a degree in studio arts are challenged to think in experimental and creative, yet disciplined and established ways. This program is designed for those aspiring to work in their field of interest as a professional or to enter graduate school upon completion of the degree. Area options are clay, drawing, cinematic arts, glass, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, or visual communication design. Degree plan options and requirements:
- BFA in Art: 124 credit hours, estimated 79 hours in art
- BFA in Art with Teacher Education: 133 credit hours, 15 hours from the College of Education and about 76 hours in art
- BA in Art: 120 credit hours, with a minor requirement of 18 hours, with approximately 55 hours in art
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Art in Studio Art
The BFA in art in studio art is a four-year program that offers the opportunity for concentrated study in clay, drawing, cinematic arts, glass, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, or visual communication design. The BFA in art is formulated for students who desire a more in-depth concentration in one studio area.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Art with Art Education (Certification)
The BFA in art with art education (certification) allows students to explore a variety of media while acquiring the certification required to teach art in kindergarten through 12th grade in the Texas public school system.
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Art
The Bachelor of Arts in art is a four-year program that includes a built-in minor program and balances advanced studio classes with an academic course of exploration in any minor program offered by the University. The B.A. also offers the opportunity for concentrated study in clay, drawing, cinematic arts, glass, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, or visual communication design.
WHY CHOOSE US?
- National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) accredited program
- Award winning faculty, to include a Guggenheim Fellow, two Joan Mitchell Awards, two Moss-Chumley Awards, Morgan Woodward Distinguished Professor in Film, and several UTA Distinguished Scholars/Creative Activity Awardees
- #4 top Texas graphic design program for 2020 & #44 nationally (Animation Career Review)
- 27 Visual Communication Design Student ADDYs (American Advertising Awards) received in 2021, with 12 accepted student entires into the 2021 National Student Show and Conference
- State of the art facilities: large world class glass studio, newly renovated Cinematic Arts spaces (including a customized green screen), Corrpro Packaging Design lab, sculpture foundry space and more!
- Internship opportunities in related fields, including in Design and Collections/Museum Studies
- Award winning Advisors (UTA and College of Liberal Arts Awards)
Take the next step toward investing in yourself by learning more about our Art - Bachelor's (BA, BFA) program.