department of art & art history

FIne Arts Center, 105 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881 – 401.874.5821

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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Studio



The Department of Art and Art History’s B.F.A. program is an intensive pre-professional┬áprogram that requires a higher concentration of credits earned in studio courses. Similar to the B.A. program, the B.F.A. program includes painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, video and multimedia, digital art and design, and photography. Students work in various media to develop technical skills and to provide opportunities for creative expression as well as extensive hands-on practical experience working closely with artists and instructors in classroom settings and one-to-one exchanges.


All art studio majors in the B.A. and B.F.A. programs are required to take the three foundation art courses

These courses are also offered for general education credit in Fine Arts.



Curriculum Sheets | Course Descriptions for Art and Art History

The B.F.A. in art studio is a more studio-intensive program requiring 72 art and art history credits of the 120 total credits to graduate. This degree provides more in-depth professional training. After the foundation year, students may select from course offerings in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, video and film, digital art and design, and selected topics courses such as collage, monotype, and digital painting and drawing.

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