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2024-2025 General Catalog 
2024-2025 General Catalog

Art: Ceramics - BFA

Caine College of the Arts

Department of Art and Design

About This Degree

The BFA is a professional degree requiring above-average accomplishment in art. Students must first apply and be accepted to a specific emphasis area.

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.

This degree fulfills the requirements for entrance into graduate schools of art.

Minimum University Requirements

Admission Requirements for this Program

  • New freshmen must be admitted to USU in Good Standing as Pre-Art or Pre-ID.
  • Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU are admitted with a 2.75 GPA. Students must also pass a competitive portfolio review. Space is limited. See department website for more information.

Additional 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. A grade of C or better is required in CHEM 1010  or CHEM 1110  and GEO 1010  or GEO 1110  classes. Courses for the major may not be taken on a pass/fail basis, except ART 2700  and ART 4915 

Art Major: Art Ceramics Core Requirements (9 credits)

Choose three of the following:

Art Major: Ceramics Requirements (59-60 credits)

Open Electives

Total elective credit is determined by General Education courses taken, degree type selected, additional credits earned, and any additional math or other prerequisite courses needed. Please consult your  Academic Advisor for details.

Total Credits: 120

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