The College of Art and Design offers a diverse range of educational options in the fine arts depending upon your goals, schedule, and interests.
The College of Art and Design grants a fully accredited Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, a two-year Advanced Professional Certificate, and two Master of Fine Arts degrees. You can also take an individual course or workshop. If you are a high school student, our popular pre-college program can enhance your portfolio and your chance of admission as well as your qualification for scholarships.
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Bachelor of Fine Arts (4 years)
Bachelor of Fine Arts, double major (5 years)
Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, low residency (2 years) Master of Fine Arts in Photography, full residency (2 years)
Advanced Professional Certificate (2 years)
Pre-college courses and residency
BFA/Master of Education, dual degree (5.5 years)
Professor, Chair of Animation and Motion Media
Assistant Professor of Animation and Motion Media
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Geoff Marian ’08 BFA, Animation, Freelance Animator, www.splatboom.com - “It’s important to learn about current events, literature, and types of art other than your own. The better informed you are, the better artist you are.”