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Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and log on to Degree Works to check student-specific program progress.
Minimum University Requirements
Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)
Credits of C- or better
Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above)
The BFA is a professional art degree requiring above-average accomplishment in art. Only students demonstrating considerable promise will be accepted for this more demanding professional degree program. This degree requires 78 semester credits in Art courses, leaving 42 credits to fulfill all other General Education and University Studies requirements. A cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required for the BFA degree. A grade of B- or better is required in all art (ART) and art history (ARTH) classes. Courses may not be taken for a pass/fail grade, except ART 2700 and ART 4915. This degree fulfills the requirements for entrance into graduate schools of art.