BFA in Art Practice


Program Overview

The BFA is a 4-year professional degree (121 credits). The course work provides students with knowledge and skills designed to prepare them for a career as practicing artists and/or for pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree. It is a competitive program that provides a comprehensive education in visual art practices, theories, and history, with an interdisciplinary emphasis on trends in contemporary art. BFA students are required to research, develop, assemble, present, and defend a body of well conceived and executed work. Students interested in the BFA degree must pass a digital portfolio for review prior to beginning their third year course works

The BFA provides focus on the conceptual, historical, and technical aspects of art study. Specialized BFA coursework begins in the third year and culminates with a focused project, review, and exhibition in the fourth year.

BFA in Art Practice Graduation Planner

BFA Art Practice Application Process (for transfer students only)

A transfer student is one who is transferring to PSU with 90 or more credits from another institution and may be ready to start Year 3 of the Art Practice program.