B.F.A. degree program in art
HEGIS code 1002
NYS SED program code 82460

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The Art major is writing intensive.
Department requirements (68 - 69 credits)
The department chair, with the approval of the chair of the department's undergraduate curriculum committee, may allow substitutions for one or more of these requirements consistent with the educational goals of the program.

Art 1050 or Core Studies 2.1 or Core Curriculum 1120 or Art 1010.

Art 2210, 2211, 3066, 4290, and 4291.

Nine additional credits in art history courses.

Forty-two additional credits in studio art courses subject to the following:

1) At least 21 credits must be completed after admission to the B.F.A. degree program.
2) At least three credits must be chosen from each of the following subject areas:
a) Drawing
b) Painting
c) Sculpture
d) Printmaking
e) Photography
f) Digital art

Special topics and honors courses in the above subject areas can count toward the fulfillment of the subject-area requirement with permission of the instructor and the chairperson.

Exhibition of the student's art work, following approval by the Art Department. (The exhibition will normally be held during the semester preceding graduation.)

Admission to the B.F.A. degree program should be obtained prior to the completion of 26 credits in studio art. An art portfolio is required. Consult the Art Department for procedures.