Art, B.F.A., B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art includes painting and drawing, sculpture, printmaking, film and video, 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 hands-on practical experience working closely with artist/instructors in classroom settings and one-to-one exchanges. The program educates art and art history students in the understanding, production, and analysis of visual art and culture.

The Bachelor of Arts in Art History offers a thorough introduction to the art and architecture of Europe and the Americas, beginning in ancient times to contemporary art. Students learn about the major monuments from the history of painting, sculpture, architecture, printmaking, photography, and more by studying them in their historical, social, and cultural contexts. Visiting artists, scholars, and curators enrich the regular course offerings with special lectures, workshops, and other events.

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Curriculum Sheets

Bachelor of Fine Arts:


Bachelor of Arts:


BA: Art History


BA: Studio Track


Major Entry Requirements

  • Complete a minimum of 24 credits, including at least 12 credits in studio art courses including ART 101, ART 103, ART 207, and 3 credits in ARH 120 with a cumulative average of 2.00 or better
  • Complete URI 101