Department of Art and Art History

Major Graduate Program

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program is a professional degree that is studio intensive. It is meant to prepare students to be practicing artists after graduation and provide a strong foundation for advanced study in art at the graduate level.

The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in studio art promotes growth and excellence in artistic inquiry, creative achievement, and academic research. The curriculum prepares emerging artists for lifetime involvement with contemporary culture. The program strives to immerse advanced students in an environment that exemplifies professional practice and creative contributions in the arts. Students accepted into the program work closely with highly committed and nationally recognized faculty who support a wide range of research in studio media.