Bachelor of Fine Arts
Learn a wide range of artistic skills while you pursue a B.F.A. degree at ACU. An Art B.F.A. can lay the foundation for a career as an artist, teacher or pave the way for graduate school.
Art is all around us. It tells the most compelling stories of the human experience. And behind each piece of work is a story and a skilled artist.
What is a B.F.A. degree? The B.F.A. degree definition covers a challenging program of study. The ACU Bachelor of Fine Arts is a studio-intensive course of study designed for students with a strong commitment to a professional future as graphic designers, studio artists and/or art teachers. As a Bachelor of Fine Arts students, you’ll develop a broad repertoire of skills through the study of painting, sculpture and printmaking, and build a solid foundation in the fine arts through coursework in design, drawing, art history and art theory.
You can further hone your skills by concentrating in one of these areas: art education, graphic design, painting, photography or sculpture.Our goal is that once you graduate with a B.F.A., you’ll leave ACU with an exceptional, professional portfolio, especially appealing if you plan to pursue an MFA after graduation.
Fine Art (BFA)
Graphic Design (ART-GRDS)
Art level Teaching (ART-ARTT)
*Based on track selection
University Requirements: 56 credit hours + Major Requirements: 72 credit hours (Choice of 4 tracks) + Electives: 0 credit hours = Total Required: 131 credit hours*
ART 105 - Two-Dimensional Design
ART 106 - Three-Dimensional Design
ART 111 - Basic Drawing
ART 112 - Figure Drawing I
Art and Design
National Candidates: May 1st
Early Action: November 1st
Regular: February 1st