Department of Art and Art History Design

Undergraduate Degree Information

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Design

The B.F.A. in Design is a focused, pre-professional degree program encompassing typography, image creation/manipulation, interaction design, and 3D design that is intended to prepare students for employment or graduate study in the field of design.

Course Requirements
University Core Curriculum
Design
Approved Design-Related Electives
Art and Art History (AAH) Core
Art/Design History
Electives

Hours
42
30
15
9
12
12

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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Design

The university’s B.A. in Design degree program is intended for students who desire a solid foundation in design techniques, aesthetics, research methods, history, and theory, but who prefer the flexibility and breadth of a liberal arts degree to the more studio-intensive and employment-oriented pre-professional B.F.A. degree.

Course Requirements
University Core Curriculum
Design
Art and Art History (AAH) Core
Art/Design History
Foreign Language
Electives

Hours
42
24
9
9
12-18
18-24