The oil painting concentration adopts classical painting techniques and traditions. It will provide interested students with a systematic approach to this invaluable artistic legacy of the West, incorporating the best features of the intensive Atelier training environment within a rigorous academic setting.
Oil Painting is a long-standing form of artistic expression. Students in this concentration will follow the “Academic Art” training to study portrait techniques and skills, figure and landscape painting, as well as classical drawing, to culminate in the composition of oil paintings.
The overall job prospects for graduates majoring in Fine Arts and Design is steady. Students with a BFA in Fine Arts and Design have a wide variety of career options, including:
In addition to the standard college admission criteria, successful applicants to the BFA in Fine Arts and Design are required to have an adequate background in drawing, painting, or related training. An applicant is required to submit a portfolio of his or her work during the application process.
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The BFA in Fine Arts and Design is a 120-semester credit curriculum with three major components: major requirements (82 credits), core general education courses (32 credits), and free electives (6 credits)
|ART102A||Art Anatomy A||2||None|
|ARH101||Art History I||3||None|
|ARH102||Art History II||3||ARH101|
|ARH203||Art History III||3||ARH102|
|ART111||Visual Literacy I||2||None|
|BUS121||Fundamentals of Arts Management||3||None|
|BUS312||Digital Marketing for Artists||2||None|
|ART451||Senior Project||4||Dept. Approval|
|ART461||Senior Internship||4||Dept. Approval|
|Drawing Skills and Techniques||24|
|ART102B||Art Anatomy B||2||ART102A|
|DRP103||Quick Sketch Techniques||2||None|
|ART103||Introduction to Sculpture||2||None|
|Oil Painting Skill and Techniques||20|
|DRP202||Still Life Painting||2||DRP102B|
|DRP321||Portrait Painting||2||DRP202, DRP203|
|DRP323A||Nude Painting A||2||DRP322|
|DRP323B||Nude Painting B||2||DRP323A|
All undergraduate students, regardless of their major, are required to acquire certain essential knowledge and skill sets by taking courses from the General Education Core.
Students in the BFA in Fine Arts and Design program will achieve the “Natural Science,” “Arts & Aesthetics,” and “Health & Wellness” requirements through their major courses.
As a result, a remainder of 32 general education credits will be needed to meet the general education requirements.
Students are free to choose 6 credits from any college level courses offered by the College.
The academic requirements for graduation are the successful completion of the curriculum with a grade point average of no less than 2.0. In addition, a graduate must have taken at least 50 percent of all courses from Fei Tian College.