Bachelor of Fine Arts

The Bachelor in Fine Arts is a professional degree with a studio specialization that prepares students to enter the competitive art world. The studio specializations available include digital art, graphic design, printmaking, painting, sculpture, and ceramics.

BFA in Studio Art

81 Hour Fine Art Major

Foundation Requirements (15 credits)

  • AR 100 Drawing I (3)
  • AR 104 2D Design (3)
  • AR 106 3D Design (3)
  • AR 201 Color Comp (3)
  • AR 202 Drawing II (3)
  • AR 001 Foundation Review (0)

Core Requirements (21 credits)

  • AR 302 Printmaking (3)
    OR AR 303 Screenprinting, AR 501 Intaglio, AR 502 Lithography
  • AR 319 Intro to Graphic Design (3)
    OR AR 314 Drawing III
  • AR 325 Painting I (3)
  • AR 330 Fibers I (3)
  • AR 332 Sculptures I (3)
  • AR 342 Ceramics I (3)
  • AR 323 Art & New Technology (3)

Art History Requirements (12 credits)

  • AH 110 Art History Survey I (3)
  • AH 210 Art History Survey II (3)
  • AH ___ Art History Elective (3)
  • AH ___ Art History Elective (3)
    OR UI 337 Modern Architecture
    OR UI 461 Issues in Modern Art

In One Studio Area (12-18 credits)

  • AR ___ Specialization (3)
  • AR ___ Specialization (3)
  • AR ___ Specialization (3)
  • AR ___ Specialization (3)
  • AR ___ Specialization (3)
  • AR ___ Specialization (3)

Open Art Electives (12-18 credits)

  • AR ___ Art Elective (3)
  • AR ___ Art Elective (3)
  • AR ___ Art Elective (3)
  • AR ___ Art Elective (3)

Additional Graduation Specialization Requirement (3 credits)

AR 490 BFA Capstone

Contact

573.651.2143
amwelker@semo.edu
River Campus Seminary 104

Department of Art and Design
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701