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College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Photograph of students viewing an art installation in the O'Kane Gallery 

The Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts (BAFA) program helps students develop talents and cultural​​ knowledge, preparing them for success in any fine arts institution.

Fine arts majors have an u​​understanding of art and personal expression. In addition, students acquire strong skills in research, public speaking, and writing.

Graduates who earn a BA in Fine Arts at UHD will be able to:

  • Describe in detail the historical and stylistic development of each of the fine arts;
  • Effectively analyze and communicate the significance of humanities and fine arts products and performances;
  • Express ideas through multiple media.

​Degree Information

The following four year degree plan is based on the UHD 2016-2017 academic catalog. Students should meet with a UHD Academic Advisor to develop their own plan.

Care​​​ers

Students who graduate with a degree in Fine Arts will complete an internship that provides practical work experience and encourages professional networking. Additionally, students produce a portfolio of professional work to present to potential employers. Skills developed in this program will be useful in a variety of areas, such as:

  • Education
  • Museum curation
  • Administration
  • Commercial art, including graphic design, gaming, and advertising
  • Studio art and live performance
  • Art and music therapy
  • Media and photography
  • Art criticism
  • Fashion, interior, and stage design
  • Acting, directing, and technical theater
  • Music production and composition​

Suggested ​​Minors

  • Art - 18 Hours Minimum
  • Arts Administration - 18 Hours Minimum
  • Communication Studies - 18 Hours Minimum
  • Creative Writing - 18 Hours Minimum

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