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Develop your creative process Through Visual Art

Bring your talent for creating emotion through painting, sculpture or ceramics to A&M-Commerce. Our Bachelor of Fine Arts and our Bachelor of Arts (BFA/BA) in Studio Art are 120-credit hour programs that provide an intensive foundation in theoretical knowledge and professional skills. Develop a personal vision, high-level techniques and the ability to make sound artistic decisions. The BFA/BA in Studio Art is characterized by continuous assessment. As a graduating senior, you will exhibit your work in a university gallery during your last semester.

Where It Is Offered Commerce

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Studio Art Concentration, Art (BA) :: SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN…


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Studio Art:: Focus Your Passion

Focus Your Passion

The Department of Art offers one track in the Bachelor of Arts with a studio art emphasis and five tracks in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Arts.

Ceramics Studio Art (BFA)

Learn how to use clay as a fine art medium for ceramics with this 120-credit hour degree track. In this track, you will experience the functional and aesthetic traditions of clay.

Experimental Studies Studio Art (BFA)

Achieve effective and innovative individual expressions through art. With this track, you will discover a variety of artistic concepts that address the creative process.

Painting Studio Art (BFA)

Learn traditional and contemporary painting techniques through a variety of subjects and approaches as you develop your artistic style.

Sculpture Studio Art (BFA)

Study a variety of three-dimensional media with this track. You will learn about the art of sculpture within historical and contemporary contexts through museum and art gallery visits.

Studio Art Emphasis, Art (BA)

Develop a broad foundation of common conceptual and technical skills used in a variety of creative activities.

Studio Art (BFA) with Teaching Emphasis

Take your expertise to the classroom and teach future artists with this 135-credit-hour track. You will develop a high level of competence in your artistic expression and confidence in effective, engaging instructional abilities.

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Studio Art Concentration, Art (BA) :: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

What you will learn

A degree in studio art will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Learn the basics of painting, sculpting and ceramics.
  • Explore the global history of art, from prehistoric periods to today.
  • Consider criticism, theory, styles, processes and other issues relevant to an understanding of art in all its forms.
  • Integrate other educational pursuits with your visually creative work.
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Studio Art Concentration, Art (BA) :: Careers


Earning your BFA equips you with the expertise, versatility and experience needed to achieve success in a complex and rapidly changing world. Graduates are able to demonstrate proficiency in their specialty and display a collection of high-quality original work. Many of our graduates have pursued graduate work to further refine their skills and knowledge.

Career Possibilities

  • Illustrator
  • Commercial designer
  • Art educator
  • Studio artist
  • Graphic designer
  • Creative arts educational specialist
  • Multimedia artist/animator
  • Commercial photographer
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Studio Art Concentration, Art (BA) :: FEATURED COURSES

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Studio Art Concentration, Art (BA) :: Course Delivery and Resources

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Course Delivery

Our program is offered face-to-face at the main campus in Commerce. Courses are offered during the fall and spring semester, as well as the summer terms.

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Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,126 for Texas residents and $9,034 for non-residents.

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Studio Art Concentration, Art (BA) :: RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS

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