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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio is designed for those who wish to work professionally as artists in art related fields and/or wish to pursue a graduate degree, Masters of Fine Arts, MFA. Students electing a degree in Studio choose a studio emphasis from ceramics, painting, printmaking, or sculpture, see current catalog for specifics. The MTSU Art Department offers studio experience in clay, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. The degree requires completion of 79 semester hours, including the following:

  • ART 1610 - Two-Dimensional Design
  • ART 1620 - Drawing I
  • ART 1630 - Three-Dimensional Designv
  • ART 1640 - Drawing II
  • ART 1910 - Art History Survey I
  • ART 1920 - Art History Survey II
  • ART 1930 - Art History Survey III
  • ART 3940 - Art History Methods or PHIL 4100
  • Art History Upper Division - 3 hours
  • Art History Upper Division - 3 hours

A studio emphasis of 18 hours through course level VI in one of the following areas:
  • Ceramics
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture

One art minor of 9 hours through course level III from one of the following areas:
  • Book Arts
  • Ceramics
  • Graphic Design
  • Printmaking
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
10 hours of studio art electives. Selected from entry and upper level courses in one or more of the following areas: book arts, ceramics, computer art, drawing, graphic design, multimedia, printmaking, painting, sculpture as it is relevant to the students area of emphasis.

12 hours of art electives. Selected from entry and upper level courses in one or more of the following areas: art history, book arts, ceramics, computer art, drawing, graphic design, printmaking, painting, sculpture as is relevant to the students area of emphasis.

A senior exhibition of student work is also required.