Art & Design

Art

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Discover new possibilities in every art form.

Creativity is second nature to you. You love to think about the theory behind art and its concepts. In this program, you’ll choose from a vast array of electives to broaden your experience and understanding of art. Our BA program will help cultivate the critical thinking and practical skills needed for you to make a career in the art world. Plus, with fewer credits (120) and studio requirements than our BFA programs, it’s especially ideal if you want to take on a double major.

At Lesley, you’ll discover the many aspects of art with a mix of lectures, field trips, and hands-on studio sessions. Our expert faculty will teach you different techniques and media to help showcase your artistic individuality. From figure drawing to art history, painting to 3D art, you’ll take your creativity and perspective to new levels. And, learn to analyze work in terms of its form, content, and meaning.

You’ll find a strong sense of artistic community throughout your study at Lesley. Every course is designed to prepare you for a career in the arts. And, you’ll participate in internships in Greater Boston that will further your knowledge and skills for the real world. The possibilities for you artistic future are endless.

Fine Arts
Sean Flood ’05
Sean Flood is a Boston native, born and bred. He has traveled its streets and neighborhoods by paint and canvas, and captured the city's architectural landscape.

Exposed from a young age, by the influence of his father, to building construction, carpentry, architecture, and design, Flood says that he started to enjoy painting architecture and interior spaces—which then developed into a specific interest in cityscapes and architectural buildings.
The piece that sparks a movement. Make it.
Choose from these fine arts career paths (and others that don’t exist yet).

Faculty

Program Cost Description
Approximate cost for 1 year of attendance in this undergraduate program.
Art
  • Tuition
    Fall Tuition
    $13,150
    Spring Tuition
    $13,150
  • Room & Board
    Double/Triple/Quad Room
    $9,570
    Housing Deposit
    $300
    Meal Plan
    $6,180
  • Fees
    Health Service Fee
    $800
    Department Fee
    $500
    Activity Fee
    $250
    Materials Fee
    $150
    Registration Fee
    $80
    Lab Fee
    $40
  • Total
Estimated Cost

Review all undergraduate tuition and fees, and what they cover.

Tuition and fees are subject to change each year, effective June 1.

  • Tuition
    Fall Tuition
    $13,150
    Spring Tuition
    $13,150
  • Fees
    Department Fee
    $500
    Activity Fee
    $250
    Materials Fee
    $150
    Registration Fee
    $80
    Lab Fee
    $40
  • Total
Estimated Cost

Review all undergraduate tuition and fees, and what they cover.

Tuition and fees are subject to change each year, effective June 1.

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Approximate cost for 1 year of study in this undergraduate program. Tuition and fees are for the 2017–2018 academic year.
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