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    Jul 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Augusta University Catalog 
2021-2022 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Art and a concentration in Drawing/Painting

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Program Overview

Drawing and Painting are contemporary fields in art, steeped in technique and history. Artistic passion is directed to create dynamic visual works with a focus on drawing and painting. Students experience the freedom of material exploration and conceptual development in the visual realization of ideas by incorporating skills developed through both drawing and painting.

Program Contact
Scott Thorp
Program Accreditation

The art and design unit is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

Admissions Information

For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website.

Progression & Graduation Requirements
  • Portfolio Review: All art majors are required to submit their work for a review by all fulltime Department of Art and Design faculty after the completion of the following courses: ART 1211 - Drawing I: an Introduction to Techniques and Methods of Expression (3 Credit Hours) ART 1520 - Two-Dimensional Design (3 Credit Hours) ART 1530 - Three Dimensional Design (3 Credit Hours) , and 12 additional hours of studio art courses (21 hours total.) Portfolio Reviews are scheduled at the end of the fall and spring semesters. Passing the Portfolio Review is a prerequisite for ART 4999 which is a graduation requirement. Portfolio Review occurs on the day after the last day of class of the fall and spring semesters. Transfer students must meet this requirement with the provision that a minimum of three hours be done while in residency at the university and that the transfer courses for the remaining 18 hrs. be equivalent to the required courses listed above. Each student should submit a minimum of 15 studio works. These are to include both two-dimensional and three-dimensional works. See the Department of Art and Design for specific Portfolio requirements.
  • Senior Exhibition: The B.F.A. degree candidate is required to pass ART 4999 - Senior Exhibition (BFA) (3 Credit Hours)   to graduate. The work for this exhibition must be accepted and judged by a fulltime Department of Art and Design faculty mentor and ART 4999 - Senior Exhibition (BFA) (3 Credit Hours)   instructor as demonstrating significant quality and quantity to warrant the earning of the B.F.A. degree.

Core Area A-E: 42 Hours

For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours

Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Total Hours for the Degree: 124 Hours

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