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2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Art B.F.A.

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View information for the Department of Art , including Learning Objectives for the department and its programs.

View the degree program Roadmap, which provides a recommended advising map to complete the degree program in four years. Please consult your academic advisor as you develop your academic plan.

The BFA degree curriculum requirements include: General Education (51 units), Foundation prerequisites (27 units), BFA Major (54 units).

Admission to the BFA Major will be by portfolio review after completion of the Foundation prerequisites to the major. Students transferring from a community college may submit a portfolio for review and be admitted directly into the BFA program if they have completed courses equivalent to the Foundation prerequisites. Students also may apply while enrolled in the upper-division B.A. degree in Studio Art. A 3.0 grade point average in the Major must be achieved for eligibility in the program and maintained to continue in the program. If the grade point average in the Major drops below 3.0, the student will be reassigned to the B.A. degree in Studio Art program.

Please contact the Art Department for further information regarding the program and scheduling portfolio reviews.

All studio art courses in the major may be taken twice for credit.

1. Complete the University General Education requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

(51 units)

Click here to view General Education requirements .

2. Complete Foundation prerequisites to the Major:

(27 units)

3. Complete the Major

(54 units)

b. Participation required in an exhibition of the work of graduating BA/BFA candidates.

f. Complete at least 24 units from the following areas:

For a “Mixed Emphasis,” include units from all four areas i-iv. For a specific subject area “Emphasis,” include at least 15 units from one subject area, and 9 units from the three other areas. Options require advisor approval.

(24 units)

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