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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2015 - 2017 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog

Art, BFA


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The Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with a major in Art at UT Permian Basin is a professional degree designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to become professional artists and designers, and to develop the kind of inquiring mind that will lead to continued study at an advanced or professional level in the field. The total semester credit hours required for a BFA in Art is 120.

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree are required to enter two competitions (local, area, state, national, or international) prior to graduation.

All Art majors will be required to meet the visual arts core or its equivalent. Those students transferring in who have not met these requirements must do so before taking junior and senior level courses.

Degree Requirements


  1. It is the student’s responsibility to read the catalog and be familiar with and fulfill all the requirements for the BFA degree.
  2. Complete at least 120 sch for the BFA degree. At least 48 sch must be completed at the junior/senior level, and 24 of the last 30 must be taken at U.T.P.B.
  3. At least 30 sch must be taken at UTPB.
  4. Obtain at least a C grade in ALL MAJOR courses. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or C average in all courses applicable toward the BA degree.

General Education Requirements (42 sch)


Communication (6 sch)


Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)


Creative Arts (3 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Component Area (3 sch)


Bachelor of Fine Arts


The BFA is a professional degree designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge and experiences necessary to become professional artists.

All Art majors will be required to meet the visual arts core or its equivalent. Those students transferring in who have not met these requirements must do so before taking junior and senior level courses.

Upper Level Art Requirements (33 sch)


  • Sculpture (3 sch)
  • Painting (3 sch)
  • Printmaking (3 sch)
  • Ceramics (3 sch)
  • Drawing (3 sch)
  • Drawing (3 sch)
  • Art Studio Elective (3 sch)
  • Art Studio Elective (3 sch)
  • Art Studio Elective (3 sch)
  • Art Studio Elective (3 sch)
  • Art Studio Elective (3 sch)
  • Art Studio Elective (3 sch)

One Art History courses before the Twentieth Century (3 sch)


One Art History courses related to the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries (3 sch)


Upper Level Electives to Complete 120 sch


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